Ridgeland, MS - (5/11/17) Beau Ridge Memory Care, located at 650 Highland Colony Parkway in Ridgeland, MS, was Mississippi’s first and only community to be presented with the Dementia Care Specialists Distinguished Provider Award during a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 9th at the community. The award recognizes select memory care communities that demonstrate excellence in resident care, specifically in cultivating an environment and team that allows their residents to enjoy the absolute greatest level of function, safety, and quality of life possible.
The Distinguished Care Provider award was presented to Beau Ridge by Sharon Host, a member of the Dementia Care Specialists’ team. The award represents Beau Ridge’s unique commitment providing an exceptional abilities-based approach to care. “The Distinguished Provider status represents an absolute seal of approval from industry leaders,” says Host. “It is only offered to communities that represent the highest standard and quality of specialized Alzheimer’s/Dementia care.”
Beau Ridge is owned and operated by Schonberg & Associates, a leading specialized senior living provider that also owns Bay Cove Assisted Living & Memory Care in Biloxi, Alden Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care in Hattiesburg, and other successful communities throughout Louisiana and South Carolina. Beau Ridge Memory Care is the Greater Jackson Area’s only free-standing memory care community devoted exclusively to serving residents with Alzheimer’s/Dementia, and it was developed specifically to meet the unique needs of the residents it serves. Each team member at Beau Ridge Memory Care is specially trained in Alzheimer's and dementia care, and the community’s individualized wellness and activities programs are custom-designed to enable each resident to function at the highest possible level and live their best lives.
“Beau Ridge Memory Care is so unique because it truly offers a level of individualized care that can’t be found anywhere else,” says Debby Gooch, Beau Ridge’s Executive Director. “Leading a community that is able to focus solely on memory care is such a gratifying experience, because we are able to devote all of our efforts and resources especially to customizing each resident’s experience in a way that allows them to live up to their own highest potential each day. Everything about our community is tailored specifically to each resident’s own abilities and preferences, from the activities they do to the level of assistance we provide.”
More than five million Americans are currently living with dementia, and it’s projected that almost 15 million will be affected by the year 2050. Beau Ridge is proud to offer the specialized level of care and expertise needed to serve as a partner and resource for individuals and families in the Greater Jackson Area affected by Alzheimer’s/Dementia.