Grace Center

What We Offer

Grace Center’s program offers a variety of services and specialties.

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Socialization/Exercise:
  • Social activities and parties
  • Music and entertainment
  • Arts and crafts in our Craft Room
  • Informational and interactive presentations on a variety of topics from local experts
  • Woodworking in our Woodshop
  • Sewing, knitting, and embroidery in our Textile Room
  • Gardening and outdoor patio conversation area
  • Outings into the community (ex: farmers market, the fair, baseball games, museums)
  • Group projects and holiday parties with local day care and primary school children
  • Reading materials, jigsaw puzzles, and cozy seating by the fireplace in our Library
  • Billiards, board games, and cards in our East Lounge
  • Discussion groups
  • Outdoor barbeques
  • Rhythms group and sing-a-longs
  • Hand therapy
  • Lap walking
  • Stand balance exercise
  • Group games that focus on eye coordination and team work
  • Seated dowel exercises that focus on range of motion and flexibility
  • Seated hand weight exercises that increase strength and endurance
  • Chair yoga
  • Wii Sports
  • Indoor putting green
  • Indoor and outdoor basketball hoops
  • Velcro dartboard

 

Rehabilitation and Excercise at Grace Center Corvallis, Oregon

Health Monitoring
  • Consultation with on-staff registered nurse
  • An individualized plan of care based on the functional abilities and goals of each participant
  • Blood pressure recorded before and after exercise
  • Monthly weights taken
  • Medication management (including insulin)
  • Social services and support for the participant and caregiver
  • Nutritious lunch and morning beverages

 

Memory Care Specialty
  • Safe and secure indoor and outdoor environments with specialized alarm system
  • All staff are trained by certified Best Friends Approach trainer in the Best Friends model of dementia care
  • Outdoor therapeutic garden with raised beds
  • Indoor park with games such as golf, basketball, horseshoes
  • Mentally-stimulating games and puzzles
  • Arts therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Animal therapy
  • Cozy lounge and library
  • Quiet resting area
  • Now Open: Specialized Controlled Multi-Sensory (MSE) therapy room which uses LED lighting arrangements and aroma therapy to sooth and reduce anxiety

 

Post-rehabilitation Specialty
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy follow-up
  • Gym with specialized fitness and exercise equipment
  • Modified group exercise classes
  • Walking program and specialized mobility equipment
  • Strength and endurance training
  • Range of motion and stretching exercises

 

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Respite
  • Opportunities for caregivers to get a break (time to work, take care of business, spend time with other family and friends, and to rest)
  • Supportive care management and team-work
  • Access to a monthly Caregiver Support Group led by Grace Center’s RN

 

Amenities
  • Showers Service
  • Massage Therapy
  • Personal Care/ Grooming Needs
  • Other (please ask us about other amenities that may be available)

 

What are the benefits of our programs?

There are many positive outcomes from using adult day services and Grace Center sees this over and over with their participants.

Health Status is improved or maintained through:
  • Improving or maintaining mobility (strength, balance and gait)
  • Preventing falls and related fractures
  • Providing and encouraging adequate nutrition and hydration
  • Managing incontinence and preventing urinary tract infections
  • Administering and monitoring medications and reporting adverse effects to physician
  • Reporting health changes to family/physician and preventing hospitalization

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Problematic behaviors are decreased or prevented through:
  • Decreasing agitation and restlessness
  • Improving nighttime sleep
  • Preventing injuries related to wandering
Mood disturbances are decreased through:
  • Decreasing and preventing depression
  • Increasing social interaction and communication
  • Increasing self-esteem and life satisfaction
Family caregivers receive support through:
  • Improving or maintaining their own physical health and psychological well-being
  • Being enabled to keep their family member at home
  • Reassurance that their loved one is well cared for in a stimulating, safe environment