Secure Memory Care in Seattle, WA
Dorothy’s Place Memory Care Facility
Dorothy’s Place Memory Care at Bayview boasts the same extensive, high-level services offered in Assisted Living, coupled with Alzheimer’s and dementia care that supports each individual by engaging them in their memory care community in a purposeful way. Passion for the person is our specialty. Our small memory care neighborhood, made up of only 10 studio memory care apartments, enables seniors to not only function, but thrive, in an enriched and supportive environment.
Dorothy’s Place Memory Care Amenities:
- An intimate setting of only 10 private, secure memory care suites
- Small, quiet environment
- High staff-to-resident ratios
- 24/7 nursing and memory care staff
- Assistance with daily living activities
- Secure outdoor garden access
- Specialized activities
- Pet therapy w/ Melvin, our neighborhood cat
If you are interested in learning more about our memory care facility in Downtown Seattle, check out our memory care pricing.
Frequently Asked Questions About Memory Care
Dorothy’s Place Memory Care is an environment that provides specialized support for people with memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s. Dorothy’s Place has 10 secure, single memory care apartment suites equipped with a bathroom and kitchenette.
When it becomes difficult to care for someone with severe memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia at home. In addition, when it is unsafe for your loved one to be living at home alone. A memory care residence provides a secure setting and community.
We encourage you to look at the layout, physical environment, and size of the memory care residence you are researching. Bayview’s memory care is smaller, which means lower staff to resident ratio. With a smaller setting, there is increased memory support, more structure, and less stimuli for your loved one. Once you’ve narrowed your choices, visit each memory care residence. Food, activities, staff, availability of continuing care are all important factors to consider.
Our memory care staff to resident ratio is 1 to 5 residents. Bayview’s memory care staff also undergo extensive dementia care training.
While this answer requires an in depth conversation in person, here are few tips in understanding the transition from assisted living to memory care. At Bayview, the conversation typically begins with the family and our social worker. A memory care community is a very unique setting and is often not a one size fits all. Therefore, a crucial conversation with our social worker allows an opportunity to have all your questions answered.
For Bayview’s memory care, there is a secure wanderguard system in place if applicable.