Katy’s Cottage | Memory Care

Katy’s Cottage Memory Care is an Assisted Living community for individuals who present symptoms of memory loss and dementia.  The foundation of our care philosophy places an emphasis on independence, dignity, and enhancing each resident’s quality of life.  We believe that people with memory impairments often feel more comfortable and have a better sense of well-being in an environment of simplicity, and a structured routine with choice.

Meaningful Engagement

Daily meaningful engagement activities are specifically identified to nurture the spirit of Katy’s Cottage residents by providing life skills which are familiar tasks that residents enjoyed doing in the past that still bring them a sense of purpose in the present. These experiences, which might range from walking, food prep, folding, sorting, and gardening, greeting or reading to others, give residents a sense of accomplishment.

Katy’s Cottage’s – Reach for the Sky Program

We understand that people with cognitive challenges develop gaps in their abilities. Our Reach for the Sky Programming utilizes the expertise of Occupational Therapists to understand the abilities that each resident has retained. Safety, function, and personal satisfaction are the key considerations of our Reach for the Sky program.

The Allen’s Model used in Reach for the Sky comprises the basis of this training with the focus upon accurate identification of the cognitive levels of functioning thus allowing appropriate modification of treatment and care approaches. Reach for the Sky is designed to maximize the impact of the staff’s interventions for adults with varying degrees of cognitive impairment.

Memory Care Amenities & Services
Choice of studio, one-bedroom, or suite-style living Stimulating, structured wellness program to meet individual needs
Three chef-prepared meals and available snacks throughout each day. Spiritual care provided by our on-site chaplain and Spiritual Life programs
Weekly housekeeping and linen change Scheduled Transportation for special outings
24-hour on-site staff Staff trained specifically for memory care services
Individually-controlled heating and air conditioning Residential, home-like setting with controlled access

 

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Bethany Burns
651-632-8858
bburns@ehomesmn.org