Auten Center (Alzheimer's Care) Brochure by UMVmarketing


									                                                               WHO WE ARE
                                                        The United Methodist Village is a Non-Profit
                                                Christian Organization founded by the United
                                                Methodist Church in 1908. Since its inception, the
                                                Village has been motivated by a guiding spirit of
                                                compassion and Christian concern for the whole
                                                person: mind, body, & spirit.
                                                        We are the only facility in Southern Illinois
                                                that provides five levels of care from Independent
No two people experience Alzheimer’s            Living to Skilled Nursing, including the Auten Center
disease in the same way. As a result there is   which is a specialized unit for Alzheimer’s residents.
no single approach to care giving.              At the Village there are no leases or entry fees.         Auten Center
                                                        Our services include Physical, Occupational,     An Alzheimer’s Care Unit
“Here at the Village, we                        and Speech Therapies. The Village is a member of
adapt to the resident’s                         the United Methodist Association and all services
                                                are licensed by the Illinois Department of Public
world, instead of forcing                       Health.
them to adapt to ours.”                                                                         
                                                Financial assistance available to those who qualify.

Our Auten Center Offers:
                                                          Additional Services Offered
   An understanding & trained staff
                                                                  Assisted Living
   An enhanced quality of life for your
                                                                 Alzheimer’s Unit
    loved one
   Secure, homelike environment
                                                                   Skilled Care
   Individual, specialized care
                                                               Intermediate Care
   Activities
                                                      Respite Care – short term stay program
   Private and semi-private rooms
                                                   Independent Living – Apts, Cottages, & Villas
   Private dining room / kitchen
   Lovely private garden to visit with
    family or friends
   Families are encouraged to
    participate in the plan of care
                                                         1616 Cedar St & 2101 James St
                                                            Lawrenceville, IL 62439
                                                                (618) 943-3347

                                                                                                                 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

                                                                                                                 Q   What is Alzheimer’s disease?

                                                                                                                     Alzheimer's disease is a brain disorder. It is

                                                                                                                 A   the most common form of dementia
                                                                                                                     among the elderly; it involves the parts of
                                                                                                                     the brain that control thought, memory
                                                                                                                     and language.

                                                                                                                 Q   Who is affected by this disease?

    ALZHEIMER’S AFFECTS MORE                                                                                     A
                                                                                                                      One out of every three families is
                                                                                                                     affected by the disease. This disease is
                                                                                                                     the most prevalent and devastating

    THAN 5 MILLION AMERICANS.                                                                                        illness of seniors. Alzheimer's seriously
                                                                                                                     affects a person's ability to carry out
                                                                                                                     daily activities.

As Alzheimer's disease progresses, care can become
                                                            ACTIVITIES                                           Q   What can I do?

                                                            Activities will be planned to address the needs,         As Alzheimer's disease progresses, care
more stressful and complex for the caregiver. No two
people experience Alzheimer's disease in the same
way. As a result there is no single approach to care
                                                            history, strengths, and challenges of the
                                                            resident. The objective of the skilled Alzheimer's
                                                            unit activities program is not to only serve the
                                                                                                                 A   can become more stressful and
                                                                                                                     complex for the caregiver. No two
                                                                                                                     people experience Alzheimer's disease
giving. Here at The Village, we adapt to the residents                                                               in the same way. As a result there is no
                                                            best interests of the participants, but to also
world, instead of forcing them to adapt to ours.                                                                     single approach to care giving.
                                                            make activities a rewarding experience for both
                                                            the person with Alzheimer's and the health care
OUR TEAM                                                    professionals.
Our skilled Alzheimer's team members include a
physician, licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants,    AUTEN CENTER HISTORY
social workers, a dietitian, activities planner, volunteers, The United Methodist Village offers a
                                                                                                                 Q   What are the activities you have for
                                                                                                                     them here at the Village?

                                                                                                                     Activities will be meaningful, have
a chaplain, family members, and your loved one.

                                                             special care Alzheimer's Center. This center
                                                             was made possible by a gift from Clyde H.
                                                             Auten, formerly of Alton, Illinois, in memory
                                                                                                                 A   purpose, be voluntary, feel good to the
                                                                                                                     participant and offer the resident with
                                                                                                                     Alzheimer's a reasonable chance of
                                                             of his wife Lorraine.                                   success.
Our goal is to use these individualized procedures to
help our residents to achieve maximum
independence, improve or restore the performance of Pictured Above: Auten Center residents picking
necessary daily functions such as walking, promote           corn that they planted in their outdoor
health and wellness and enhance the quality of life for courtyard
each individual.                                                                                             

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