Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo
4989 Wills Rd Nanaimo BC V9T2K4
Description of Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo conveniently located in Nanaimo, British ColumbiaAt Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo, we provide a variety of community amenities. Pets such as dogs and cats are allowed in private quarters. We offer free wi-fi. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the benefit of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its occupants.
Dining AmenitiesAll meals are provided to residents. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining options are comprised of restaurant-style dining. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise program are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms".
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds offers an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.
Location Features at Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident rooms featuring roll-in showers are available. Units featuring full bathtubs are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Featured Services at Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community.
Personal ServicesOur lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Our facility is properly equipped and staffed to handle feeding IV insertion management. We have ventilator health equipment on site. Healthcare services include colostomy care. Our facility services include catheter care. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise.
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Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 83 residents. The building was constructed in 2017. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.
Pricing at Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
Reviews of Avenir Memory Care at Nanaimo
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- Excellent care facility!!
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