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Memory Support

Laurel Valley: Memory Support

Laurel Valley at St. Luke Lutheran Community - North Canton is a secure, memory support unit specifically designed to focus on the psychosocial needs and sensory stimulation for the Alzheimer's resident. The unit offers a comfortable, familiar environment promoting independence where the resident can explore the unit safely.

Staff from every department is specially trained to work in Laurel Valley. Each will also receive ongoing training in the care of the Alzheimer's resident.

The Resident Life staff provides individual and group activities specific for the Alzheimer's resident's needs.

Laurel Valley is Medicaid and Medicare certified. Criteria for admission is assessed on the resident's current ambulation patterns, current medical needs, behaviors, cognition level and current activity level, and a diagnosis of dementia. The individual is assessed prior to admission to the unit.

Memory Support

St. Luke Lutheran Community has completed the MUSIC & MEMORY℠ Certification Program and is certified as a provider of the personalized music program. Our certification ensures families that their loved ones will have access to the transformative, therapeutic benefits of personalized music and marks St. Luke's commitment to person-centered care. For more information about the MUSIC & MEMORY℠ program, click here.

St. Luke Lutheran Community is a member of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), Leading Age Ohio, and Lutheran Services in America (LSA).