Citizens Memorial Hospital | Vitality | Summer 2024

14 VITALITY Summer 2024 Community Springs Healthcare Facility opens memory care unit Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation now has memory care units in five communities. Community Springs Healthcare Facility in El Dorado Springs recently opened a 15-bed, highfunctioning unit. Caring for a loved one with dementia can be tough, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Memory care units (MCUs) inside CMH Foundation skilled nursing facilities provide specialized care. Our caregivers make sure residents receive kind and gentle assistance with daily activities. We also offer custom care plans that focus on maintaining dignity, promoting independence and enhancing quality of life. CMH has 130 MCU beds in these facilities: ● Ash Grove Healthcare Facility (Ash Grove)—20 beds. ● Colonial Springs Healthcare Center (Buffalo)—34 beds and a 16-bed, high-functioning MCU. ● Community Springs Healthcare Facility (El Dorado Springs)— 15 beds (high-functioning MCU). ● Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility (Stockton)—30 beds. ● Parkview Health Care Facility (Bolivar)—15 beds. Our memory care units provide around-the-clock support so families can rest easy knowing their loved ones are in good hands. Senior living options at CMH Citizens Memorial can help you live with joy and purpose in a safe environment with the help you need. Independent living. An independent living apartment at CMH allows you to keep your independence with the comfort of nearby health care services. You’ll still cook your own meals and come and go as you please. Available in Ash Grove, Bolivar, Buffalo and El Dorado Springs. Residential care. Keep your privacy in an apartment without the worries of living alone. Enjoy group activities and dining with neighbors. Residents receive some daily help from trained staff. Available in Bolivar. Skilled nursing facilities. Receive routine help from trained staff 24 hours a day. Private and semiprivate rooms, short-term rehabilitation, longterm stays and memory care are available. Available in Ash Grove, Bolivar, Buffalo, El Dorado Springs and Stockton. Learn your options and decide the best fit for your care needs with a quick survey at CMHCareOptions. To speak with a CMH long-term care representative, call 417-328-6731 or email cmhltcadmit@ Memory care unit amenities ● Family areas for spending time with loved ones. ● ADA-compliant assistive devices. ● Handrails. ● Physical, speech and occupational therapy. ● TV hookups available. ● Memory care dining room with individual meal planning. ● Laundry services. ● Daily planned activities. ● Full-service salon. ● 24-hour security system.