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Senior Care Services at Heritage Green in Lynchburg, VA

Heritage Green provides assistance and individualized care, all in a home-like setting. Each resident will find a unique mix of security and independence, privacy and companionship, and physical and social well-being. We strive to create a comfortable environment for our residents and their families and work with the residents to meet their needs by customizing our services for them.

ASSISTED LIVING FEATURES

Entertainment just a few steps away
Ready to enjoy a movie and popcorn? Want to chat with family and friends at our computer stations? Our movie theater and computer stations make it easy to do both. Plus the community also has an Activity Center where you can play cards, board games, bingo or billiards with friends.

The convenience of on-site services
No need to leave the community to get a haircut or do the laundry. Heritage Green offers a salon located on the main floor and the full-service laundry room is complimentary.

Areas for entertaining
Want to invite the whole family over for dinner? A private dining room is available for entertaining family and friends on special occasions. Spacious elegant parlors are located on each hall for chatting with guests.

Fireside lounge for relaxing or enjoying company of friends and family

Movie theater for community movie showings and recreational activities

DAYBREAK SERVICES

Within the Heritage Green campus is DayBreak, a fully secured community for seniors with various degrees of memory impairment. Our fully secured community was specifically designed with our residents' needs in mind. The unique building features self-contained neighborhoods, each with a living room, dining room, outside courtyard, with exploring paths. Each member of our professional staff is trained in the delivery of our DayBreak programming, which we developed to meet the needs of memory impaired residents.

We recognize each resident's need for daily therapeutic programming that makes the most of retained skills and abilities while recognizing each resident's individual level of appropriate social stimulation. In addition to integrating activities of daily living into our DayBreak programming, we emphasize the value of human relationships with attention to personal friendships and family interactions.

OUR PROGRAM

While no one has yet figured out how to cure Alzheimer's disease or even stop its progress, we can slow it down and help individuals with Alzheimer's disease live useful, active lives for a longer time and continue to interact positively with their families. This is the goal of the DayBreak program.

Safety: Safety is always our first concern. It starts with the design of the building that is secure and free of objects that can cause harm to a resident with impaired judgment. It continues with the special care each resident receives from staff who are specifically trained in the latest techniques of caring for Alzheimer's disease.

A Medical Approach: There are many medicines available to help individuals with Alzheimer's disease and new ones are constantly being tested. Medicines seem to help some individuals, but not all. The choice to try medicines remains strictly with the family and resident's physician.

Medical Assessment: Every resident has his or her own individualized program of care. Planning for this program begins before the resident arrives when our team of specialists collects information from the family about the resident's health, skills, and specifically what the resident likes to do and liked to do in the past. Assessment directly with the resident is done gradually and in a non-stressful manner both at home and after the resident arrives. Each plan is reviewed with the family soon after move-in and every six months thereafter unless changes in the resident's behavior warrant immediate discussion.

A Familiar Place: Individuals with Alzheimer's disease can become confused as to where they are and why they are there. We try as much as possible to make DayBreak a familiar place for our residents. We prefer each resident's room is furnished with things from their own home, even though we do have furniture available if necessary. Beloved items whether it is furnishings, keepsakes, mementos of past hobbies or trips, or photograph,s help create a comforting and familiar atmosphere for your loved one and in turn can help them be some receptive to their new environment.

The compassionate staff at Heritage Green will communicate regularly with family to ensure their loved one is receiving the best possible care available.

MONTHLY RENT INCLUDES:

  • Three delicious well-balanced meals served daily
  • A variety of therapeutic and social activities. These include wellness and fitness programs, health clinics, guest lectures, cooking classes, movies, and gardening
  • Transportation to local appointments, social events and outings
  • Housekeeping and linen service
  • Complimentary laundry services 
  • State-of-the-art pharmacy services
  • 24-hour on-site health care services
  • All utilities except telephone
  • Maintenance of community interior, grounds and parking areas