The Dementia Care units are for Residents with complex care needs related to dementia. Special Needs Units (SNU) and Special Needs Behavior Units (SNBU) provide secure environments for individuals who require an integrated and multidisciplinary care plan to safely and effectively promote quality of life. Residents receive ongoing monitoring and evaluation of care and medical needs to assist individuals to live as independently as possible in a secured group environment.
Students must have background knowledge about dementia, patience and be able to respond appropriately to responsive behaviors.
This unit accepts student placement requests from Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Health Care Aides and Health Unit Clerks.
Tower 3 – 26 SNU beds, 10 SNBU beds
Lodge 3 – 22 SNBU beds
Tower 7 – 36 SNU beds