Grand Brook Memory Care

35 Years of Compassionate Memory Care

Grand Brook - Assisted Living Garland

Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers to your Questions about Grand Brook Memory Care

Below you will find some of the frequent questions that families ask about our memory care communities. If you do not find an answer to your question, feel free to email us or phone us at 469-964-5727.

Can I count on Grand Brook to make sure that my loved one’s nutritional needs are met?
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Our dietary staff works closely with the Director of Healthcare and the Community Executive Director to ensure every meal provides the highest levels of nourishment for our residents.
Our staff is committed to providing the closest to home cooking as possible through freshly prepared meals made from scratch
Three nutritious meals prepared daily with attention to individual dietary needs
Snacks are available 24 hours a day
Monitoring of weight loss and weight gain
Ongoing evaluation of nutritional needs and special dietary requirements
Monitoring of glucose levels for diabetics (when prescribed by a doctor)

What can you tell me about your staff and the services they provide? View Answer Close Answer

Each of our family owned and operated communities provides peace-of-mind that your loved one is well cared for and receives the following services:
Licensed nurses with specialized expertise in dementia care on site 7 days a week and on-call 24 hours a day
Staff trained specifically for Alzheimer’s and dementia-related memory care on-site 24 hours a day
Emergency call response in each room
Administration and storage of all medications – with options for re-ordering
Health monitoring (vital signs, lab tests, therapy needs, glucose levels)
Assistance with daily living including bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, hygiene and mobility
Laundry – personal and linens
Daily housekeeping
24-hour security with a monitored camera system and magnetically locked exterior doors

What activities are available and who develops them? View Answer Close Answer

Our certified Life Engagement Managers use an assessment tool and the resident profile in addition to family care conferences to develop individualized lifestyle engagement plans for each resident.
Holistic methods are used to engage our residents’ whole being through touch, music, dance, and aromatherapy
Family incorporated activities, cookouts, birthday parties and holiday-themed dinners and events
Gardening, supervised outings to local restaurants, coffee shops, and stores
Regular spiritual services
Supervised outdoor walking groups in our courtyards and walking paths
Regular daily social engagement and exercise programs are individualized to meet each resident’s lifestyle
Personalized one-on-one programs that help residents continue to enjoy their life-long hobbies such as cooking, needlework and painting

How many residents do you accept and how do I apply for residency at Grand Brook? View Answer Close Answer

We have multiple layouts across all of our Grand Brook communities. We accept no more than 48 individuals total for any of our layouts ensuring that we give your loved the best care possible.
If you are interested in residency at Grand Brook Memory Care, please contact our community and we will be glad to set up an assessment with one of our specially trained nurses. Our complimentary assessments will help you to determine the best living options for your loved one.

What can you tell me about the layout of Grand Brook Memory Care? View Answer Close Answer

Each of our buildings were purposefully built to mimic a home environment and were extensively researched in order to provide specifically designed living spaces for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory impairment.
Themed neighborhoods with unique colors and images, extra-high ceilings and wide hallways
Numerous activity areas and rooms for TV viewing, arts & crafts, reading, visiting and private dining with the family
Specialized design features that minimize confusion, encourage social interaction, enhance visual stimulation, and provide a home-like atmosphere
Current technology for security and monitoring systems help residents and families feel comfortable and safe

Are the living spaces attractive and comfortable? View Answer Close Answer

We offer both private and companion rooms with bathrooms in all rooms. All of our rooms are carpeted and spacious, with a variety of sizes of rooms available. You are welcome to bring your own furniture if you like or we can provide furniture for you.

Will Grand Brook take care of my loved one's laundry? View Answer Close Answer

At Grand Brook Memory Care, we wash your loved one’s personal laundry, bed linens and any other laundry needed. We fold and return completed laundry to each resident’s room.

Is housekeeping assistance provided to the residents of Grand Brook? View Answer Close Answer

We have a full-time housekeeper who cleans the entire community including dusting, vacuuming and cleaning each resident’s bedroom and bathroom and making the bed. Our caregivers on staff do not do housekeeping.

Call 469-964-5727 today to speak with an Grand Brook representative or to schedule a tour.

"Grand Brook of McKinney was quite literally the answer to our prayers…The administration, nursing, and care staff have worked closely with our family to customize my mother's care, re-evaluate her needs and offer options. The staff is professional, loving, and attentive to our mother's needs." Marie N. - McKinney, TX