Concord Memory Care
Specialized memory care services in a safe, supportive environment.
Memory Care at Melody Lane is a level of care available for our residents with cognitive impairments, Alzheimer’s disease, or other dementia-related conditions.
Melody Lane is located in the Health Services Center on our Havenwood Campus. Our caring, certified staff at Melody Lane is specially trained to meet the diverse needs and challenges of our residents with dementia. We provide a supportive setting with 24-hour, personalized care.
What is Memory Care?
Memory care is a program that specializes in assisting senior residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and related cognitive illnesses. This long-term care option is designed to meet the specific needs of someone who is suffering from memory loss by providing a safe, structured environment.
At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we encourage residents to remain active and engaged by planning appropriate activities, encouraging socialization and offering alternative therapies to reduce anxiety associated with memory loss. Our staff is also available 24/7 to help residents with tasks like dressing and grooming, although they are encouraged to be as independent as possible.
Our Approach to Memory Care
We understand how challenging memory loss can be for individuals struggling with the condition, as well as their families. Our high level of personalized care respects each residents’ personal history, needs, and preferences. We also welcome input and guidance from the families of our Memory Care residents and have care management professionals on staff to provide family members with social work services, support, and education.
At our memory care facility in Concord, NH, our holistic approach to care places importance on our residents’ physical health, as well as their emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. The family members of residents at Melody Lane have peace of mind knowing their loved one is safe, happy, and cared for.
Memory Care Services in Concord, NH
At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we are committed to providing compassionate memory care in an environment that makes residents feel safe, comfortable, and valued. Through the use of familiar routines and familiar faces, we work to create a calming atmosphere.
Some of the services we provide include:
- Comfortable private, or semi-private, rooms
- Nutritious daily meals and snacks
- Housekeeping and laundry service
- Medication management
- Exercise and physical therapy programs
- Social programs and activities
- 24-hour staffing and a personalized care plan
Our Memory Care Staff
Our caring, staff members are specially trained to meet the diverse needs of our Melody Lane residents. Our highly qualified team includes board-certified physicians, social workers, dieticians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and experienced nurses, and licensed nursing assistants. Together, these individuals work to set the standard for memory care.
When developing care plans, we are happy to take input and guidance from our residents’ families. We also have care management professionals who can provide social work services, support, and education to family members.
Cost of Memory Care in Concord
At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we pride ourselves on offering memory care that is affordable and accessible. The family members of residents at Melody Lane can expect to pay $332 per day for a semi-private room and $384 per day for a private room. This flat fee affords access to a variety of amenities and services including dining options, housekeeping, security, events and activities, specialized care, and more.
Though our rates are in line with state-wide averages, it is important to remember that not all care is equal. Our trained memory care team provides personalized support to meet residents’ physical and psychosocial needs. We have adopted a person-centered approach to memory care, meaning that we are with you and your family member through each step of this journey.
When Is It Time for Memory Care?
It can be difficult to watch a family member struggle with cognitive decline related to Alzheimer’s or dementia, and even more difficult to know when to seek consistent, professional memory care services. As a general rule, however, when cognitive decline is threatening an individual’s safety, it is time for memory care.
Symptoms of dementia are dangerous and can compromise an individual’s ability to live independently. For instance, a family member may forget to take their medications as prescribed or forget to pay the electricity bill. They may also experience balance problems or instances of wandering. If you are noticing any of these symptoms, intervention is necessary.
Memory Care Frequently Asked Questions
How do you help make memory care residents feel safe?
Our memory care staff members are specially trained to create a safe, relaxing environment for seniors with memory loss and dementia. Through daily routines, consistent familiar faces, and 24-hour care, we work to provide a safe, comfortable and calming atmosphere.
When should dementia patients go into memory care?
When memory impairment begins to put an individual’s health and safety at risk, memory care is needed. Wandering, for example, can create dangerous situations for individuals who are unable to find their way back home. This behavior also creates a potential for frequent falls and injuries.
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