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Our role (and yours) in Patient Centered Care

Our Role (and Yours) in Patient Centered Care More than a buzzword, “patient centered care” has notably shifted the healthcare approach from a physician-dominated dialogue into a more ...
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New traditions for the holidays

New traditions for the holidays All families carry forward holiday traditions through the years, whether it’s dry turkeys, the elf on the shelf, or Aunt Emmie’s anxiously awaited homemade ...
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It's Not a Job. It's a Calling.

Being a house manager at an assisted living facility isn’t easy, but in caregiver Sharon Ford’s words, “It’s not a job; it’s a calling. It’s not just coworkers and ...
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Safety At Manchester Place

Keeping our residents safe Safety is very important to the wellbeing of assisted living residents. At Manchester Place we make this our highest priority. There are many ways for older adults to injure ...
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Home vs. "The Home"

We shouldn’t have to sacrifice a warm residential environment for more acute care, and fortunately there are operators, like Manchester Place, that strive to accomplish exceptional personal care ...
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Caregiving: More Than Just a Job

When families visit their loved ones in assisted living facilities it’s not always just for a fun visit, it’s also to make sure their loved one is being treated with care. Although this ...
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Rain Or Shine, Guests In Mind

Over the last month or two, North Texas has experienced a lot of severe weather. Whether it was tornado warnings, flash floods, or severe thunderstorms, we’ve had to adjust to what blows our ...
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Cultivating Compassionate Care: The Top 5 Must-Reads

When running a facility dedicated to the care of patients with dementia, it’s important to stay up-to-date on helpful literature in the field. This allows us to remain vigilant and insightful ...
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Food For Thought

As we age, it becomes more important to pay special attention to our diet, because a proper diet affects our mental dexterity, energy levels, immune system and overall physical and emotional ...
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Helping with the Transition to Assisted Living

Assisted living in Dallas can provide your parents with an alternative to living on their own when it is no longer safe or feasible for them to do so. Even when elder care is the right choice for your ...
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Core Values at Manchester Place Care Homes

Manchester Place Care Homes recognizes the fundamental need for seniors to have safe and comfortable elder care near Dallas. This need entails both expert senior care given by qualified professionals ...
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The Residences of Manchester Place

Are you considering senior care centers in Dallas for your elderly parent? The Residences of Manchester Place can make your parent’s next home a safe, welcoming, and supportive one. This video ...
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What to Look for in an Assisted Living Community

An assisted living facility is more than just the next home where your elderly loved one may live. It is also a community in which he can meet other residents and receive the care he needs to enjoy a ...
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The Benefits of Custodial Care

Every senior has different needs as he or she grows older. While some may need intensive elder care on a 24/7 basis, others may only need moderate home care assistance in Dallas to perform typical ...
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Choosing a Residential Care Home for Your Loved Ones

There are many reasons why it may be time for your loved ones to move to a retirement home near Dallas. Your loved ones may have health issues that make it difficult for them to care for themselves ...
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Talking to Your Parents About Assisted Living

Talking to an aging parent about assisted living can feel awkward for many adult children. However, as you’ll learn by watching this video, it’s often better to have the conversation ...
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The Advantages of Manchester Place Care Homes

Manchester Place Care Homes was founded with the mission of providing compassionate elder care to individuals who may need some assistance with daily living, yet prefer to preserve their independence ...
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Getting Settled in a New Environment

The move into assisted living in Dallas is often the culmination of several life changes. Perhaps you sold your house, relocated to a different part of town, or both. With change, though, comes the ...
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When to Have the Talk about Assisted Living

Does your senior loved one need elder care near Dallas? This video reports on the ways that assisted living can prove to be a viable alternative for seniors who require support but are not in need of ...
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Deciding on an Assisted Living Residence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Aging is a normal part of life, but it can be difficult to experience it yourself or to witness it in someone you love. If you or a loved one is in need of senior care in Dallas, it may be time to ...
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Advice for Talking to Your Parents about Moving to an Assisted Living Community

One of the most difficult conversations adult children can have with their parents is one about moving to an assisted living center. Even when parents know that they need some help in their home, they ...
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Signs You Could Benefit from Assisted Living

Is an assisted living community the right place for you? It's a question most seniors eventually face as health issues interfere with daily activities. Many seniors eventually find the move to an ...
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Tips for Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community

Assisted living is an ideal option for many seniors who are facing difficulties in everyday activities and managing personal health. In a much more independent and comforting setting than traditional ...
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