Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
7400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road Atlanta GA 30328
Description of Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody located in Atlanta, GeorgiaAt Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody, we offer an assortment of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our occupants. Pets such as dogs and cats are permitted in resident rooms. Our facility is located near reachable public transit. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the support of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its occupants.
Dining OptionsAll meals are provided to occupants. It's our pleasure to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. We offer specified meal options such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. The exercise program includes chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations and stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. 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. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may engage 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 include trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
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, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a computer room. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations.
Languages Spoken at Dogwood Forest of DunwoodySpanish speaking staff members are present at our community.
Community Features at Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
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. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident units featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.
Featured Amenities at Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.
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. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.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. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are accounted for. 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. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. 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 ADL assistance, insulin injections, and medication administration. 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. 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.
Find your home at Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 74 residents. The building was constructed in 1997, and most recently renovated in 2010. 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. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
*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 Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
- Happy with the staff!!
I have no complaints of how things went for my loved one while he was at this community for his respite stay. The staff where wonderful to work with and I was comfortable with the care they provided him. He...
- Beautiful Water Feature !!
My loved one and I often spend lots of time on the court yard patio where there is a beautiful water feature and lots of scenery. She has the perfect size apartment with a variety of great amenities. I could...
- Everything Is Going Well
Everything is going pretty well for my step father at this community. The community for the most part is well-kept. The staff has been good, they are nice and helpful. He is in the memory care unit of the community,...
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Community Details at Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody
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