We’re Nationally Recognized for Our Approach to Memory Care
At Discovery Village, we realize the types of trials that are experienced by those with dementia. When your loved one is enrolled in our Memory Care center, we will provide the support and guidance they need through an individual-oriented approach that is recognized as one of the very best in the nation..
Our SHINE® Memory Care program curriculum has earned a National Certificate of Recognition from the Alzheimer’s Association®, the country’s leading, voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care and research. The distinction is one that we share with a small and elite group of U.S. memory care providers.
SHINE® is a unique custom approach to memory care that makes use of scientific methodologies to support understanding, engagement, and quality of life for seniors living with Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and other conditions related to our memory.
Our certified nurses and their trained assistants, with continuous studies and specialized training in memory care diseases, plot a lineup of events for each resident that focuses on a series of crucial life aspects. Our SHINE® Memory Care program is planned to restructure and maintain that which their illness has snatched away from them. From quality meals to personalized care and attention, you can rest easy knowing your family members are in the best hands and receiving the finest-quality care. You have our word on it.
What Is the SHINE® Memory Care Program?
At Discovery Village At Tampa Palms, residents can look forward to be welcomed by a warm and friendly environment where welcoming common areas, stylish dining rooms and high-rated activity centers encourage friendships naturally. Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and/or dementia and/or deserve care and compassion, and our professionally-trained Memory Care staff will make sure that they get top-rated care.
Our SHINE® Memory Care Program provides long-term care designed to meet the needs of these residents through an environment with close supervision, accessible assistance with daily tasks and medical care. We also offer daily programs to keep residents occupied and engaged for a deep sense of enrichment.
Some of the benefits of memory care communities include the assistance of specially trained team members, the peace of mind that comes with knowing your loved one is in a safe, secure environment and opportunities for residents to interact and socialize. If you have considered a memory care program for your loved one, Discovery Village At Tampa Palms offers high-quality care in our stylish, comfortable community..
The SHINE® Memory Care Program
Discover Independence, Confidence, and Self-Esteem
At Discovery Village senior living communities, we know the impact of the following:
- Celebrating each small success one at a time
- Encouraging active participation in all activities of daily living
- Building on strengths instead of focusing on restrictions
- Encouraging physical exercise, stimulating mental activity and supporting religious and social contacts
Discover Dining Delights
- Gourmet meals packed with nutrients promote overall body health
- Active dining experience with ready assistance if necessary
- A quiet and calm environment for daily dining at the same time allows residents to focus
- “Food on the Run” suits residents who lack of focus during mealtime or are frequent wanderers
Discover Fun and Engaging Activities
- Purpose-driven activities in small groups or on a one-to-one basis
- Activities focused on honing residents’ current abilities and time of day
- Activities that are non-competitive, age-appropriate and failure-free
- Opportunities that match the attention span of residents
Discover Friendships and Belonging
- Active participation and support in personal care activities help maintain a maximum sense of control and independence
- Personal care activities that define the image of a person as seen by others like peers, friends, and family
- Work or productive activities provide a sense of personal success and worth
- Leisure or recreational programs promote friendships and pleasure to raise quality of life
Contact Discovery Village At Tampa Palms Today
Our SHINE® Memory Care programs emphasize the following in their holistic, personalized treatment plans:
- Superior communication with residents and families
- Extensive training for our team members
- A handcrafted “My Story” book for each resident
- A dining experience that uses indirect cues to increase appetite, awareness, interaction and engagement
- Individual and group activities, sensory experiences and calming, quiet moments
- Safe, secure neighborhoods developed for your loved one’s health, convenience and happiness
For more information on our SHINE® Memory Care Program and to experience “A Day in the Life” of one of our residents, feel free to get in touch with a senior lifestyle coordinator by filling out our secure online form or call us at 813.540.2572 today. We would be glad to discuss with you about what your loved one needs. You can explore our facilities by scheduling a tour, and we’ll gladly answer any questions and address any concerns you may have.