At Bloomington Cove Long Term Care Centre, 112 residents with special needs benefit from creative, state-of-the-art dementia care programs that promote choices, independence and quality of life.
Bloomington Cove is the only centre in the Province of Ontario devoted exclusively to dementia care. A service leader in the community, Bloomington Cove meets the complex needs of its residents through its commitment to innovation, research and staff training.
For example, staff members participate in specialized training in "Gentle Persuasive Approach"; a unique system of dementia care designed to:
Engage residents in making decisions related to their own familiar routines;
Support natural wake-up times;
Promote a calming "hush, no rush" approach that enhances quality of life.
In addition "Enabling Choices" service delivery model promotes resident choice and provides meaningful activities, recreational and fitness programs, physiotherapy and personal support to maintain resident wellness.
Bloomington Cove was successfully accredited in 2012 with the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International achieving a three year award.
Through caring, knowledgeable staff members, and ongoing dialogue with residents, families and our partnerships within the community, we ensure that our innovative services remain responsible; supporting the needs of each resident.