Why Mountain View Memory Care Centers
Mountain View Centers – Claremont Memory Care, comes with 25+ years of experience in Dementia, Memory Care and Alzheimer’s Patient Care Services as well as Short-term respite Care for Alzheimer’s patients. We are a fully staffed center, with a wide range of experienc with difficult behaviors and behavioral management, wandering, combativeness, hallucination, frustration, depression, confusion and Sundown syndromes.
Medical Services Coordination
• Physician – Dr Sai, Dr. Patel (Kaiser), Dr. Hirsch
• Psychiatrists – Dr. Jacob, Dr. Kho
• Podiatrist – Dr. Todd Schafer (Bi-monthly or as required)
• Pharmacy – Plaza Pharmacy
• Physical Therapy, Hospice, Registered Nurse – as per doctor’s orders
Dorothy was given several psychotropic medications because of her combativeness and not sleeping at night. When she was taking medication, she was more confused and could not find the bathroom so she had more accidents, she started to fall and broke a hip. She had surgery and could not walk. It was not Alzheimer’s but the medication that made her go down hill.
Our Solution: Working with physician to determine the need for medication, allows us to reduce the psychotropic medications and the side effects of it. Staff knowledge about what is usual behavior and how to manage the behavior will provide best solution for Dementia/Alzheimer’s patients at Mountain View Alzheimer’s Center.
Custom-designed & Newly Constructed Facility: Addresses unique needs of Alzheimer’s patients
: Indoor/Outdoor access without loud startling alarm. Our focus is about creating a subtle balance between safety and freedom
No Physical Restraint: 100% patient population without physical restraint. Alice was restrained physically to wheelchair and medicated because she was going out the door. When she moved to MVAC, she wanted to walk so badly but she was not stable. It required us to provide close supervision for about a week and then she never stopped walking.
Our Solution: Locked perimeter provides security but floor plan of the facility allows indoor and outdoor enjoyment without any concern.
Minimal Use Of Psychotropic Medications: Most of our residents are not chemically restrained
Over Medication /Chemical Restraint: Janet was at Assisted Living with a private nurse who monitored blood pressure and medication doses. Side effects were numerous, so with her doctor’s help most of the medications were discontinued. Since then she lived for 8 years.
Our Solution: 75-80% of our residents are not on psychotropic medication. So resident and family can enjoy the quality of life at every stage of the disease.
Loving, Affectionate and Experienced Staff: We have a Low turnover ratio, with most of our staff having served for 5+ years.
Bathing & Grooming : We are vigilant about Daily bathing, ensuring good hygiene and skin care
Feeding : Feeding can take up to 30 – 45 minutes. We feed residents who need the help, making sure their nutrition is well attended to.
Fun & Stimulating Activity: We know and understand the need for residents to be intelecutally stimulated. Our residents enjoy daily exercise, games, music, and events with family and staff. Our Developmentally Disabled Elderly attend day program jobs as administrated by the State of California.
Hospice Care: Margaret was sent to hospital and then to SNF. She was weak and not eating. Family had choice between feeding tube or hospice. Family decided to bring her back to MVGH under hospice. She was fed what she liked means all sweets. It took time to feed every meal. Once she got energy, she was off of hospice for about a year.
Our Solution: We have helped many who were candidates for feeding tube or hospice and brought them back to eating regular meal.
All Inclusive Price Structure Room: Care level and medication management included