Recent Posts in Custodial Care Category

Sun downing in the elderly

<p>In Part I of our sundowning series, we looked at signs and symptoms that caretakers might notice in someone afflicted with sundowners &ndash; from increased evening restlessness and ...
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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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Dementia in Care Homes

Dementia is an overarching syndrome defined by a group of thinking and social symptoms which interfere with daily functioning and activities. It is very common in ages 60+ to be diagnosed with some ...
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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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A Flair For Custodial Care

What is custodial care? Custodial care is a non-medical care, either at home or in an assisted living facility such as Manchester Place, which assists individuals with the activities of daily living ...
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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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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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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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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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Defining Custodial Care

Custodial care is a type of assistance for people who can no longer perform normal day-to-day activities, such as grooming and meal preparation. This kind of care can be provided at assisted living ...
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What Is Custodial Care?

As parents and loved ones get older, you may notice that elderly relatives have more difficulty in personal care and daily chores that that were never present in the past. While an elderly relative ...
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