Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
570 Southland Dr Hoover AL 35226
Summary of Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center located in Hoover, AlabamaAt Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, we offer an assortment of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our residents.
Dining OptionsAll meals are provided to residents. It's our delight to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. We offer different exercise programs such as stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Our community activities include regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, 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.
Community Amenities at Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.
Premium Services at Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services.
Personal ServicesWe have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication 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 medication administration. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
What to expect at Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 90 residents. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal 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 Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
*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 Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
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My mother has lived at RH for six months. We are very pleased with the loving staff and the care she receives.
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Wonderful facility. Very caring staff. Best facility for memory care. Large rooms and open garden. Lots of activities. All-inclusive care of very reasonable monthly rate.
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Community Details at Briar Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
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