Dementia Care Specialists

At Heritage Springs, dementia care is all we do, enabling us to provide a level of care unmatched by other long-term care facilities in the Susquehanna Valley. All Heritage Springs employees are specially trained and certified to provide the highest level of care and compassion to our residents. In addition to being certified in dementia care, our staff members receive at least 24 hours of extensive training each year to equip them with the latest techniques and practices for handling specific dementia care challenges.

Staffing at Heritage Springs includes:

  • Registered Nurse Administrator
  • LPNs in the building throughout the day and evening time
  • Specially trained nursing assistants
  • Specialized activity personnel planning activities throughout the day and evening

Heritage Springs Care Teams

Our staff is organized into five care teams; Resident Care, Activities, Dietary, Housekeeping, and Administrative. 

 
Resident Care Team:
  Assist residents with Activities of Daily Living, such as bathing, dressing, and eating.  The Resident Care Team members include LPNs, CNAs, Resident Assistants and Medical Technicians.

Activities Care Team: Organizes and leads the social, physical and religious activities and events for our residents.  The planned activities are purposely designed to promote social interaction, build self-esteem, and provide sensory stimulation.

Dietary Care Team:  Ensures our residents are receiving proper nutrition. Following the individual dietary needs set by their physicians, the team creates appealing menus based on the food preferences of the resident.

Housekeeping Care Team:  Provides a safe and comfortable atmosphere for our residents and their guests by ensuring all of the resident areas are clean and neat.  The team is diligent that all of our residents have fresh bed/bath linens and clothing.     

Administrative Care Team:  Oversees the quality of care for each resident, and ensures that all governing regulations are met.  The team also provides all staff training and human resources​ requirements.