Description of Longwood Plantation
We are an assisted living center located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. We provide attractive suites that have a charming home-like elegance. Our 24-hour staff provides and plans laundry services, recreational activities, and cable TV. You can enjoy these amenities at no extra charge. Each suite is equipped with a private bath. Our "shared" areas include an elegant dining room, a spacious living room, and a sunroom. All areas of the facility are also handicapped accessible.
Longwood Plantation Living in Orangeburg, South Carolina
Mother and Daugther
Longwood Plantation is a 20-room community with accommodations for assisted living. We feature attractive suites with a charming home-like elegance. Laundry services, recreational activities, and cable TV are all provided at no extra charge. Each suite is equipped with a private bath. Our “shared” areas include an elegant dining room, a spacious, yet cozy living room, and a sunroom to warm your heart. All areas of the facility are handicapped accessible. We provide 24-hour supervision by caring professionals.
Longwood Plantation provides a unique combination of housing, personalized services, and healthcare. Our spacious, elegant facility is designed to respond to the varied needs of our residents. We offer support for individuals to carry on independent, productive lives and provide maximum support for those who require more specialized, enhanced care to address the challenges of daily living. Our goal is to maintain independence for a longer period of time while remaining in a home-like setting. Our comprehensive services feature privacy, comfort, companionship, security, and social activities while providing the necessary assistance to promote independence and maintain dignity.
Our reputation has been built with well-trained staff who truly care for, value and respect both our residents and their families. Longwood Plantation is family owned and managed and takes pride in offering unique services to members of our community.
Longwood Plantation is designed for comfort and safety. You can enjoy the comforts of home while having the safety, security, and assistance of our professional and caring staff.
Magnolia Place Memory Care
We understand that Alzheimer’s and related Dementias are a physical disease of the brain. We do not see resident behaviors; instead, we see the symptoms of the disease in their actions.
We believe it best to let the resident make as many choices as possible in the promotion of independence.
We believe if a resident wants to dress themselves this allows the resident to have a “success.” The resident dresses for the resident and not for the staff or family. If they have mismatched clothes, shoes and a funny hat then this is great if it makes them happy.
We believe the more we know about a resident’s past the better we are able to connect with them in their present. Families and employees are asked to provide relevant information from long-term memories to assist in interventions if the resident is agitated. We ask that this information be recorded on signs on the inside of their room door.
We believe that an agitated resident should be REDIRECTED with a distraction. We will work to have those distractions readily available. Families and staff together can record what works distracting each resident so that we all can share in that knowledge. When the resident is REDIRECTED then the staff or family should engage in REMINISCING with the resident by talking about old memories.
We believe some dementia and Alzheimer’s residents may gradually go back in time with their memory. The further the disease, the younger the resident believes their age. We believe it is in the best interest of the resident to not attempt to correct them but to enjoy their memories of that age.
We believe that as a certain resident’s mind goes back in time they may no longer recognize their spouse or children at their current age. It is important to recognize that informing the resident of the identity of the grown child or older spouse will dishearten and frustrate the resident. It is better to ask the resident to talk about their children or spouse and share those pleasant memories.
Together we can harvest the positive memories and celebrate the moments that bring joy.