This new (31,470 SF) assisted living memory care facility located in Sarasota, Floridaincludes 58 resident rooms, dining rooms, activity areas, a full service commercial kitchen, administrative offices and memory garden walk paths. The prototype design is based upon 100% of the occupants’ dependant upon assisted living care due to varying degrees of memory ailments.
The project required special attention to finish details, elimination of door & shower thresholds, lighting levels and finish colors. Residents afflicted by Alzheimer’s disease and similar ailments view and process their surroundings in a different manner than the average adult.
A state of the art resident tracking system dubbed “Skynet” required special coordination with the product’s development team. The system will monitor resident movement and message staff if atypical behavior is detected. The technology also allows the unlocking of resident doors as they approach and is linked into thefacility’s camera system to allow friends & family to check on their loved one through a secure website. Every decision that went into the construction of Phillippi Shores considered the comfort and well being of its future residents.