Description of Iris Memory Care of Rowlett
Iris Memory Care is proud to be the first Assisted Living Community in Rowlett to offer specialized Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care. At Iris Memory Care, we believe that our expertise and specialized knowledge of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia combined with our heartfelt compassion create the best quality of life for your loved one. From the moment you walk through our front door, you’ll feel like you’re in a single-family home complete with familiar sights, soothing sounds, and homey aromas, providing an easier transition for your loved one. For Respite care, Short-term stays, or Long-term stays, Iris Memory Care welcomes you and your loved one with compassion, dignity, and all the comforts of home.
Memory Care Services
- Trained care staff 24 hours a day
- On-site registered nurse
- Medication management
- Personalized daily activity programming
- Three chef-prepared meals daily, dietitian approved
- Healthy, nutritious snacks
- Personal assistance with bathing, dressing, and grooming
- Incontinence care
- Scheduled transportation
- Housekeeping and laundry services
- Mobility and transfer assistance
- Emotional and behavioral management
Resident suites and community spaces at Iris Memory Care reflect an elegance that lends itself to both privacy and dignity. The striking beauty of hardwood-like floors makes you feel at home while also providing durability and helping to eliminate fall risks. Private bathrooms are finished with granite, gorgeous tile showers, and custom wood cabinetry. Even the wall colors are specially chosen for their calming qualities. Additional features and amenities include:
- Comfortable living rooms
- Covered porches for shaded relaxation
- Beautiful courtyards with circular paths for outdoor strolls
- Game and activity room
- Interactive art and life stations
- Full-service salon
- Snoezelen® therapy
- Life safety systems
- Wander management
Memory Care by Design
Iris Memory Care is THE residential alternative to traditional assisted living. Unlike other Memory Care communities which regularly have in excess of 40 residents in a building, Iris Memory Care has two separate buildings that are built for a maximum of 24 residents each. Advanced research has shown that those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia thrive in a small, intimate environment, therefore our home-like model lends itself to maintaining each resident’s health, happiness, and freedom of movement.
An open floor plan in each building permits residents to easily navigate their way and allows staff to provide accessible care and supervision. Thanks to a higher staff to resident ratio compared to most Assisted Living communities, residents enjoy individualized attention and care every day at Iris Memory Care.
The kitchen and dining areas are designed to encourage community and social engagement. Meals are served from an open concept gourmet kitchen where you can see, smell, and hear the preparations and even have a chat with the chef. Families are encouraged to join their loved one anytime for engagement and conversation over a home-cooked meal!
Iris Memory Care believes that the best way to maintain a residents' quality of life, to help prevent falls, and to manage potential behavioral issues is to keep residents engaged in stimulating, interesting, and engaging activities! Robust activities programming and regularly scheduled events engage the mind and stimulate the senses, giving a sense of purpose and daily successes. Not only does Iris have a full time Life Enrichment Director (Activities Director) on staff, all staff members are equipped with multiple tools to assist their efforts in providing activities based on current research and best practices, including Snoezelen® Therapy, a soothing, multi-sensory experience designed to stimulate the mind, increase awareness, and improve mood and cognition.
Located in Rowlett, Texas on Miller Road, Iris Memory Care is on the way to and from all of the area’s major destinations, including Firewheel Town Center, Rowlett’s new Bayside project, and Lake Ray Hubbard, making it easy for family and friends to stop in for visits. Conveniently located just off the President George Bush Turnpike, Iris Memory Care also serves Garland, Sachse, Rockwall, Mesquite, Sunnyvale, Wylie, and Murphy.