Life can be difficult for those living with memory loss, including family and especially caregivers. What’s more, we understand that looking for the perfect “memory care facilities near me” online can increase stress in an already sensitive situation. So, let your search for memory care homes in Oakville and Markham end with Memory & Company.
We provide an environment with compassionate and guilt-free care. Our goal is to help guide you through the entire memory loss journey by offering our Premium Day Program services, as well as short- and long-term accommodations for people living with memory loss.
What Is Memory Care?
Memory care refers to specialized care services, employee training, programs and activities along with environmental design all dedicated to enhancing the daily lives of people living with Memory Loss. It is important to understand all programs and services in a memory care environment are science- and evidence-based in decreasing responsive behaviours, and improving quality of life for people living with Memory Loss
Life at Memory & Company
Memory & Company offers specialized support at any stage of memory loss, including later stages of Memory Loss. We are the world’s first Respite Hotel and Premium Day Program .
Regulated by the Retirement Home Regulatory Authority (RHRA) and as a member of the Ontario Retirement Homes Communities Association (ORCA), we adhere to all pertinent regulations and quality standards.
Memory & Company offers its Members programs to help them keep active and engaged while at the same time assisting with slowing Memory Loss. We provide programs and activities that offer cognitive fitness, physical fitness, social and spiritual programs along with music and art therapy programs. We run seamless programs throughout the day, based on our Members interests and level of ability. We also focus on success-oriented and failure-free activities.
We provide 24-hour monitoring and supervision by knowledgeable Team Members who understand each stage of Memory Loss. Everyone receives personal attention with daily living needs, housekeeping, laundry, nursing, medication management, and meals.
At Memory & Company, we offer private studio suites and suites for couples (Markham location only). All suites are fully furnished and fitted with the needs of our Members in mind. In addition to regular monitoring, our safety system includes motion sensors in every room and intercoms.
The Memory & Company team are professionals in their field while at the same time understand the issues attached to memory loss. Our energetic and creative team includes personal support workers, nurses, recreation therapists, culinary artists, social workers, and gerontologists.
Everyone here has a background specializing in various forms of dementia, memory loss, brain injury, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease. We work with a minimum of five Members to every one Team Member ratio, based on level of care, to ensure each individual receives the best supportive care based on their individual need.
In-House Dining Services
When it comes to food, our Executive Chef here at Memory & Company provides gourmet meals and snacks that feed the soul and mind. All meals, snacks, and beverages are prepared on-site with fresh and nutritious ingredients.
Health and Wellness
At Memory & Company, our focus is on the well-being and safety of your loved one. We have a weekly visiting physician who is also on-call as needed. All medication management and nursing services are provided by a licensed registered nurse or registered practical nurse 24/7 on-site. Our services also extend to pharmaceutical and laboratory needs as warranted.
Since health and wellness go hand-in-hand, we offer certified massages, hair care, and manicure/pedicure spa services. For those that may require physiotherapy or a dentist, we will arrange for these professionals to come to our Members.
What Makes Us Different than Assisted Living?
While some assisted living patients residing in retirement or Long-Term Care may live with Memory Loss, our setting is designed strictly for those needing memory care. Everything about Memory & Company is designed for people living with Memory Loss, unlike many retirement homes where Memory Care is an after-thought of design and staffing.
We believe everyone deserves to be respectfully treated in their own memory loss journey by engaging in daily activities with others. No one is left to sit in their rooms alone at Memory & Company unless they wish to have some private time.
Why Are We a Respite Hotel?
Our Respite Hotel focuses on the needs of the individual, as well as their Care Partners. By extending a helping hand, we hope to provide support when needed, regardless of the stage of their memory loss journey.
For the Care Partner, we offer emotional and physical support, education, and advocate on your behalf when needed. Our goal is to make your life easier in whatever way you deem necessary.
For the Member, we want to make your life easier to through fun activities that help to slow down the memory loss. In addition to providing a safe environment, we use science-based techniques to open doors of enjoyable therapies, socialization, and cognitive and physical recreation.
How to Book a Long-Term, Open-Ended Stay
Memory & Company’s long-term accommodation is open to anyone at any stage of memory loss. Our high-quality programs offer various levels of care enabling our Members to age gracefully with us.
You can book an online or in-person tour simply by contacting us. Our phone lines are open 24/7 or simply fill out the online form on our website.