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Passionate Care, Personalized - Welcome to Memory Care in The Cottage at Élan Manatee

At the end of a purpose-filled day, we want our Memory Care residents to gently ease into sleep feeling safe, attended-to, and loved. That’s why at Elan Manatee, we offer a holistic approach to Memory Care in the Bradenton, FL area. To achieve a higher standard of dementia and Alzheimer’s services in Bradenton, our staff receives the most current training in all phases of dementia. Our comprehensive, evidence-based outlook to memory care ensures your loved one’s well-being – mind, body, and soul. After all, an engaged mind is a nourished mind, so we encourage meaningful connections between our staff and residents.

Residents share stimulating conversation and cherished memories within the buttermilk flow of natural light at The Cottage. Elan Manatee’s Memory Care wing was designed with an intuitive layout to promote a calming environment. We establish the personalized attention that every resident deserves by keeping the rooms available at The Cottage low and our staff per resident ratio high.

At Elan Manatee in Bradenton, our residents are part of a caring, close-knit community. For us, community means person-centered care around the clock. Whether you need your linens changed or want to enjoy the blooming flowers with a sunlit garden stroll, we’re here for you 24-7.

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Personalized Memory Care Services

Our loving staff consider caring for our residents in The Cottage their passion. At Élan Manatee, we support this passion with required certifications and the best of ongoing training in positive, person-centered dementia care. Also, we maintain higher staff-per-resident ratios to ensure every staff member can truly get to know each resident and the kind of personalized assistance they need.

We love when our staff and residents bond, so we actively encourage meaningful relationships between them. These relationships benefit the resident by allowing their caregivers to be more intuitive and flexible in their care, as well as their loved ones by providing access to detailed information from the caregivers themselves. The Cottage provides a loving atmosphere and a feeling of security that not only allows our residents a measure of independence and encourages engagement, but also provides their loved ones with much-needed peace of mind.

  • Specialized care in all phases of dementia
  • Knowledgeable, compassionate staff on-site 24/7
  • Medication management
  • Personal assistance with daily needs based on individualized care plans
  • Personal medical alert systems
  • Housekeeping and personal laundry service
  • Passionate focus on cleanliness
  • On-site physical therapy available
  • Scheduled transportation available

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Purposeful Memory Care Amenities

We designed The Cottage at Élan Manatee as a calm, homelike, open environment to inspire comfort and community as well as provide plenty of opportunities for independence. Residents of The Cottage live in their own, specialized, separate wing of the building. Each well-appointed suite or private room is created to be both accessible and easily navigable and opens onto a spacious, yet cozy living area.

We encourage all of our residents to bring their own belongings and make their new residence their home. The Cottage features its own beautiful courtyard as well as a personal kitchen. Common area decorations are specifically chosen to inspire personal engagement, joyful tales, and happy memories. There are also plenty of cozy gathering spaces to encourage social interaction.

  • Dedicated, separate wing of the building
  • Spacious, easily navigable apartments
  • Large, homelike, central living space
  • Separate kitchen
  • Courtyard with gazebo, covered porch, and garden
  • Walking trail
  • Safe flooring
  • Storytelling artwork
  • Activity stations
  • Light and cheerful furnishings and decor
  • Plenty of windows with natural light
  • Pet-friendly
  • Therapy Gym
  • Access to salon
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