Our Approach to Wellness

Senior Care Built on Pride and Trust

Hunter’s Creek weaves wellness into our approach to senior care everyday. Our philosophy is that a person is well when the whole body is well. The wellness approach takes the mind, body, and spirit into account for each individual resident––including caregivers. We offer short-term, respite stays in our community when caregivers need extra support or potential residents want to experience the facility first hand.

The pursuit of a balanced and fulfilled life doesn’t end at a certain age, or with the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. All of our residents are giving the space and support they need to age with dignity, feel healthy, and continue to grow and learn. As local members of the surrounding community, we also appreciate the diversity in our community by hiring staff members who are bilingual. At Hunter’s Creek, we are committed to meeting your needs every step of the way.

“Wellness is an active, lifelong pursuit toward a balanced and fulfilled life.”

Our Wellness Mission

Hunter’s Creek encourages residents to maintain independence and experience optimal health. Our integrative wellness program assists in this goal by using circles of care that include teams of residents, staff, healthcare professionals, and family members. Together, we create a health and wellness environment individualized for each resident. We do this through three pillars of wellbeing: physical, emotional, and nutritional.

Physical Wellbeing

Fostering a healthy body through movement, exercise, and proactive health care

  • Occupational and physical therapy
  • Fitness and exercise
  • Dance and movement
  • Yard games such as croquet
  • Courtyards and walking paths
  • Medication maintenance
  • Vital sign checks
  • 24-hour supervised care for memory care residents

Emotional Wellbeing

Developing a joy-filled mind through positivity, self-acceptance, and stress management

  • Music and sound therapy
  • Aromatic common areas
  • Pet-friendly for residents who can manage their cat or small dog
  • Moving faux animals
  • Stress-reducing activities
  • Lush courtyards that reduce anxiety
  • Encouraging fun and laughter
  • Intergenerational activities
  • Community faith-based services
  • Resident council meetings and open communication with administration

Nutritional Wellbeing

Acquiring optimal nutrition based on brain-healthy foods and dietary needs

  • Garden-to-table resident-grown herb garden
  • Guided cooking and baking classes and projects
  • Visually appealing foods
  • Multi-sensory meals
  • Vitamin supplementation
  • Nutrient-dense brain foods
  • Daily menu featuring a variety of options

Health and Safety

Hunter’s Creek partners with a variety of medical professionals and therapists. Our medical partners recognize and respect proven treatment protocols, however, the philosophy of care offers alternative therapies to reduce medications when appropriate. Our nurses are dementia-trained in memory support and available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Additionally, infection control is a top priority. Hunter’s Creek will follow all guidelines as advised by the State of Florida and the Center for Disease Control.

Covid screening for visitors and staff

Temperature checks for visitors and staff

Backup generator

Trip-resistant flooring

80″ touch screen TV and Zoom conferencing area for family and physician visits

Electronic key fob system

Touchless technology in all common areas

Open line of communication with family

Entry point surveillance

Concrete and metal frame construction

Face Coverings Worn By Direct Care Staff

Illness Reduction

Not One, But Two Secure, Outdoor Courtyards

With two courtyards, there’s room for everyone. Our memory care residents have exclusive access to a sun filled courtyard for exercising, gardening, or visiting with family and friends. Enjoy the sunshine on our walking path, sitting at tables with umbrellas, or outdoor game tables. Each courtyard includes:

  • Easy access and freedom of movement
  • Butterfly gardens and walking paths
  • Covered patio with seating area
  • Aromatic plants and flowers
  • Outdoor game tables and activities
  • Second floor screened patio overlooking courtyard
  • Resident-grown courtyard-to-table herb garden