Memory Support at Kendal at Lexington
Kendal at Lexington has been awarded the high level of achievement required to be recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) as both a ‘Person-Centered Long-Term Care Community’ and a ‘Person Centered Long-Term Care Community with a Dementia Care Specialty.’
In fact, CARF signaled out Kendal at Lexington for its “Remarkably Robust Dementia Program.” What does that mean for you as you plan ahead, or for your loved ones?
CARF Awarded Designations:
- Person Centered Long Term Care Community
- Person Centered Long Term Care Community with a Dementia Care Specialty
Person-Centered Approach to Memory Support
Kendal at Lexington strives to deliver the finest person-centered care and services and establish a sense of well-being among all residents. Our person-centered care philosophy seeks to determine the type of care that will provide an enriched life, and residents are encouraged to become active participants with the multidisciplinary health services team in making care decisions.
Person-centered care plans are developed to help each resident achieve and maintain their highest level of self-care and independence. Staff members are trained to act in ways that maximize choice, flexibility, independence, and self-esteem for the residents.
Quality of life, dignity, privacy, and autonomy are goals shared by residents, staff and the Kendal at Lexington community.
Our positive approach to wellness encompasses dietary, social, psychological, physical and spiritual dimensions.
Kendal’s Team Includes:
- Independent Living Staff
- Physician Extenders
- Nursing Staff
- Activity Staff
- Social Services Staff
- Various Therapists
- Support Staff (dining, housekeeping, maintenance)
Learn How One Resident Powers MUSIC & MEMORY℠ for Kendal at Lexington
MUSIC & MEMORY, a nonprofit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of older adults and those with infirmities through digital music technology, has posted a feature story online about Kendal at Lexington’s Music & Memory program.