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Memory Care That Helps You Experience More Possibilities For Your Life.

Realizing a loved one is in need of assistance can be a very emotional time. Braley Care Homes specializes in Alzheimer's & Dementia and offers exceptional, yet affordable care in a professional, compassionate manner.

Memory Care That Helps You Experience More Possibilities For Your Life.

Realizing a loved one is in need of assistance can be a very emotional time. Braley Care Homes specializes in Alzheimer's & Dementia and offers exceptional, yet affordable care in a professional, compassionate manner.

The Family Assessment Form and the Behavior Profile are guides designed to assist you in determining the level of need for your loved one.

After you have completed these forms, feel free to send via mail or fax to the attention of Chris Braley, Braley Care Home’s licensed clinical social worker. He will be happy to discuss the results of the assessment tools and any other concerns you may have.

The Family Assessment Form and the Behavior Profile are guides designed to assist you in determining the level of need for your loved one.

After you have completed these forms, feel free to send via mail or fax to the attention of Chris Braley, Braley Care Home’s licensed clinical social worker. He will be happy to discuss the results of the assessment tools and any other concerns you may have.

Chris Braley interview

Why Choose Braley Care Homes?

Braley Care Homes was created from a father and son’s passion for quality assisted living in a home-like environment, spawned from their experience in the mental health field.

Chris and Dean Braley opened Braley Care Homes on March 29, 2005. Braley Care Homes expanded into Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and, memory care services in 2008. Chris Braley is the owner and administrator of Braley Care Homes and it remains the only free-standing Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and memory care facility in West Virginia. Our facility was built with dementia care in mind and is the ideal environment for someone with this disease. It is locked 24 hours per day and has a beautiful outdoor courtyard with a pastoral view, which is secure at all times.

Our memory care activities and behavior programming is geared toward meeting each individual’s needs, which helps keep their anxiety level down and reduces the risk of behavior issues.

Chris Braley has a bachelor’s and Master’s degree in social work and is an LICSW (licensed independent clinical social worker). Chris shares, “dementia is not only in my professional life, but also in my personal life. My grandmother and father suffered from dementia, so I know the pain the families go through as they watch helplessly as their love one suffers. Our goal at Braley Care Homes is to tap into each resident’s unique qualities and help bring a calmness to both their life and their family’s life.

Chris Braley interview

Why Choose Braley Care Homes?

Braley Care Homes was created from a father and son’s passion for quality assisted living in a home-like environment, spawned from their experience in the mental health field.

Chris and Dean Braley opened Braley Care Homes on March 29, 2005. Braley Care Homes expanded into Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and, memory care services in 2008. Chris Braley is the owner and administrator of Braley Care Homes and it remains the only free-standing Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and memory care facility in West Virginia. Our facility was built with dementia care in mind and is the ideal environment for someone with this disease. It is locked 24 hours per day and has a beautiful outdoor courtyard with a pastoral view, which is secure at all times.

Our memory care activities and behavior programming is geared toward meeting each individual’s needs, which helps keep their anxiety level down and reduces the risk of behavior issues.

Chris Braley has a bachelor’s and Master’s degree in social work and is an LICSW (licensed independent clinical social worker). Chris shares, “dementia is not only in my professional life, but also in my personal life. My grandmother and father suffered from dementia, so I know the pain the families go through as they watch helplessly as their love one suffers. Our goal at Braley Care Homes is to tap into each resident’s unique qualities and help bring a calmness to both their life and their family’s life.

About Us

Braley Care Homes, located in Hurricane, WV, is the only free-standing Alzheimer’s Dementia Care Facility in West Virginia.

Braley Care Homes’ philosophy is “quality care in a home-like environment.” The facility was built with dementia and memory care in mind and is the ideal environment for someone with this disease. It is locked 24 hours per day and has a beautiful outdoor courtyard with a pastoral view, which is secure at all times.

Memory care activities and behavior programming is geared toward meeting each individual’s needs, which helps keep their anxiety level down and reduces the risk of behavior issues.

We have caring, highly trained staff available 24/7 including nurse aids, AMAPs, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and an activity coordinator.

old woman being cared for

About Us

Braley Care Homes, located in Hurricane, WV, is the only free-standing Alzheimer’s Dementia Care Facility in West Virginia.

Braley Care Homes’ philosophy is “quality care in a home-like environment.” The facility was built with dementia and memory care in mind and is the ideal environment for someone with this disease. It is locked 24 hours per day and has a beautiful outdoor courtyard with a pastoral view, which is secure at all times.

Memory care activities and behavior programming is geared toward meeting each individual’s needs, which helps keep their anxiety level down and reduces the risk of behavior issues.

We have caring, highly trained staff available 24/7 including nurse aids, AMAPs, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and an activity coordinator.

old woman being cared for
old woman being cared for

Our Mission

Braley Care Homes were created in 2005 from a father and son’s passion for quality assisted living in a home-like environment, spawned from their experience in the mental health field.

Braley Care Homes provide professional care in a

home-like environment, which is crucial to preserving our residents’ dignity and self-worth. We believe this can best be done in smaller environments, rather than large facilities. The home setting is the environment we choose to care for our loved ones. They can surround themselves with pictures and furniture for that complete home feeling. Our intimate, home-like atmosphere allows for individualized care and lasting relationships.

old woman being cared for

Our Mission

Braley Care Homes were created in 2005 from a father and son’s passion for quality assisted living in a home-like environment, spawned from their experience in the mental health field.

Braley Care Homes provide professional care in a

home-like environment, which is crucial to preserving our residents’ dignity and self-worth. We believe this can best be done in smaller environments, rather than large facilities. The home setting is the environment we choose to care for our loved ones. They can surround themselves with pictures and furniture for that complete home feeling. Our intimate, home-like atmosphere allows for individualized care and lasting relationships.

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Testimonials

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I have only great memories of the great care my husband received. Never heard an unkind word to anyone there. This care home facility is wonderful. Thank you, Mr. Braley, for all you do and your staff. God's blessing continue to be with you all.

Brenda B. L.

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I’ve worked there and I’ve seen how the residents are treated. Staff love their jobs and you can tell. Owner is great with residents too. They do a wide variety of activities and even a pet dog.

Samantha G.

five blue stars

I have only great memories of the great care my husband received. Never heard an unkind word to anyone there. This care home facility is wonderful. Thank you, Mr. Braley, for all you do and your staff. God's blessing continue to be with you all.

Brenda B. L.

five blue stars

I’ve worked there and I’ve seen how the residents are treated. Staff love their jobs and you can tell. Owner is great with residents too. They do a wide variety of activities and even a pet dog.

Samantha G.

five blue stars

Absolutely the best care home in the valley for your loved one with dementia.

Leah S. K.

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Residents and workers are great. What you see is what you get. Thanks, BCH!

Nola H.

five blue stars

Absolutely the best care home in the valley for your loved one with dementia.

Leah S. K.

five blue stars

Residents and workers are great. What you see is what you get. Thanks, BCH!

Nola H.

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Finding Peace of Mind: Transitioning to Memory Care Living

February 13, 20246 min read

As we journey through life, our experiences shape us in myriad ways. However, as we or our loved ones age, some experiences can become more challenging, particularly when it comes to memory loss and cognitive decline. Transitioning to memory care living can be a daunting prospect, laden with uncertainty and emotional turmoil. Yet, amidst the complexities and apprehensions, there exists a beacon of hope: the pursuit of peace of mind.

In this blog series, we delve into the profound journey of transitioning to memory care living, exploring the myriad facets of this transition with empathy, insight, and practical guidance. From understanding the importance of specialized care to navigating the emotional landscape of change, each installment aims to illuminate the path toward finding solace and tranquility amidst the uncertainties. Join us as we embark on this transformative journey, embracing the pursuit of peace of mind in the realm of memory care living.

Finding Connection: Importance of Relationships in Memory Care

In the journey of memory care living, relationships stand as pillars of support, comfort, and joy. For individuals navigating memory loss, the significance of meaningful connections cannot be overstated. In this blog, we delve into the profound importance of relationships within memory care communities, exploring how they foster a sense of belonging, enhance quality of life, and ultimately contribute to peace of mind for residents and their families.

Importance of Relationships in Memory Care

The Essence of Relationships

At the heart of memory care living lies the essence of relationships. Whether it's the bond between residents, the connections forged with caregivers, or the cherished relationships with family and friends, these interpersonal connections form the foundation of a supportive and nurturing environment. In a world where memories may fade, the warmth of human connection remains steadfast, offering solace and companionship.

Fostering a Sense of Belonging

Within memory care communities, fostering a sense of belonging is paramount. Through shared experiences, mutual understanding, and genuine companionship, residents find comfort in knowing they are part of a community where they are valued and accepted. From group activities to communal meals, every interaction serves to strengthen the sense of belonging and create a supportive social network.

Enhancing Quality of Life

Relationships have the power to enrich and enhance the quality of life for individuals in memory care. Whether it's sharing laughter with friends, reminiscing about past experiences, or simply enjoying each other's company, these moments of connection bring joy and fulfillment to residents' lives. Through meaningful relationships, individuals find purpose, meaning, and a renewed sense of vitality.

Supporting Emotional Well-Being

In the midst of memory loss, emotions can run deep and sometimes turbulent. Yet, within the embrace of supportive relationships, residents find solace and emotional comfort. Caregivers and fellow residents provide a compassionate ear, a shoulder to lean on, and a source of empathy and understanding. These relationships serve as emotional anchors, helping individuals navigate the ups and downs of their journey with grace and resilience.

Creating Lasting Memories

While memories may fade, the moments shared with loved ones endure forever. Within memory care communities, every interaction, every conversation, and every shared experience becomes a cherished memory. Whether it's a heartfelt conversation with a caregiver or a joyful gathering with friends, these moments create lasting impressions that bring comfort and solace, even in the face of memory loss.

Empowering Caregivers: Support Systems in Memory Care Living

Being a caregiver for a loved one with memory loss can be both rewarding and challenging. It requires patience, compassion, and a deep understanding of the individual's needs. However, caregivers often find themselves in need of support and assistance to navigate the complexities of providing care while maintaining their own well-being. In memory care living, there are various support systems in place to empower caregivers and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive in their role

Importance of Relationships in Memory Care

  • Respite Care Services: One of the most valuable support systems available to caregivers in memory care living is respite care. This service offers caregivers the opportunity to take a break from their caregiving responsibilities while their loved one receives temporary care in a professional setting. Whether for a few hours or a few days, respite care provides caregivers with much-needed rest and rejuvenation, allowing them to return to their role feeling refreshed and better equipped to provide care.

  • Educational Resources: Knowledge is power, especially for caregivers navigating the challenges of memory loss. Memory care communities often provide access to educational resources and training programs designed to help caregivers understand the condition and learn effective caregiving techniques. From workshops on communication strategies to seminars on coping with caregiver stress, these resources empower caregivers with the information and skills they need to provide the best possible care for their loved one.

  • Support Groups: Caregiving can be an isolating experience, but it doesn't have to be. Many memory care communities offer support groups where caregivers can connect with others who are facing similar challenges. These support groups provide a safe space for caregivers to share their experiences, seek advice, and find emotional support from peers who understand what they're going through. By fostering a sense of community and camaraderie, support groups help caregivers feel less alone and more empowered in their caregiving journey.

  • Caregiver Counseling: Caring for a loved one with memory loss can take a toll on caregivers' mental and emotional well-being. That's why many memory care communities offer caregiver counseling services to provide individualized support and guidance. Whether through one-on-one counseling sessions or group therapy sessions, caregivers have access to trained professionals who can help them navigate the complex emotions and challenges associated with caregiving. By prioritizing caregivers' mental health, memory care communities empower them to cope with stress, grief, and other difficult emotions in a healthy and constructive way.

  • Resources for Legal and Financial Planning: Memory care communities understand that caregiving involves more than just providing physical and emotional support—it also requires careful planning and preparation for the future. That's why many memory care communities offer resources and assistance for legal and financial planning. Whether it's help navigating Medicaid eligibility, setting up a special needs trust, or creating an advance directive, caregivers can access the information and support they need to make informed decisions and ensure their loved one's long-term care needs are met.

Conclusion

Braley Care Homes Inc, located in Hurricane, WV, United States, we understand the importance of finding peace of mind in transitioning to memory care living. Our commitment to providing compassionate and specialized care ensures that individuals and their families feel supported throughout this journey. With our dedicated staff and tailored programs, we strive to create a nurturing environment where residents can thrive and families can find solace knowing their loved ones are receiving the highest quality of care. For inquiries, please contact us at (304) 767-4033.




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Finding Peace of Mind: Transitioning to Memory Care Living

February 13, 20246 min read

As we journey through life, our experiences shape us in myriad ways. However, as we or our loved ones age, some experiences can become more challenging, particularly when it comes to memory loss and cognitive decline. Transitioning to memory care living can be a daunting prospect, laden with uncertainty and emotional turmoil. Yet, amidst the complexities and apprehensions, there exists a beacon of hope: the pursuit of peace of mind.

In this blog series, we delve into the profound journey of transitioning to memory care living, exploring the myriad facets of this transition with empathy, insight, and practical guidance. From understanding the importance of specialized care to navigating the emotional landscape of change, each installment aims to illuminate the path toward finding solace and tranquility amidst the uncertainties. Join us as we embark on this transformative journey, embracing the pursuit of peace of mind in the realm of memory care living.

Finding Connection: Importance of Relationships in Memory Care

In the journey of memory care living, relationships stand as pillars of support, comfort, and joy. For individuals navigating memory loss, the significance of meaningful connections cannot be overstated. In this blog, we delve into the profound importance of relationships within memory care communities, exploring how they foster a sense of belonging, enhance quality of life, and ultimately contribute to peace of mind for residents and their families.

Importance of Relationships in Memory Care

The Essence of Relationships

At the heart of memory care living lies the essence of relationships. Whether it's the bond between residents, the connections forged with caregivers, or the cherished relationships with family and friends, these interpersonal connections form the foundation of a supportive and nurturing environment. In a world where memories may fade, the warmth of human connection remains steadfast, offering solace and companionship.

Fostering a Sense of Belonging

Within memory care communities, fostering a sense of belonging is paramount. Through shared experiences, mutual understanding, and genuine companionship, residents find comfort in knowing they are part of a community where they are valued and accepted. From group activities to communal meals, every interaction serves to strengthen the sense of belonging and create a supportive social network.

Enhancing Quality of Life

Relationships have the power to enrich and enhance the quality of life for individuals in memory care. Whether it's sharing laughter with friends, reminiscing about past experiences, or simply enjoying each other's company, these moments of connection bring joy and fulfillment to residents' lives. Through meaningful relationships, individuals find purpose, meaning, and a renewed sense of vitality.

Supporting Emotional Well-Being

In the midst of memory loss, emotions can run deep and sometimes turbulent. Yet, within the embrace of supportive relationships, residents find solace and emotional comfort. Caregivers and fellow residents provide a compassionate ear, a shoulder to lean on, and a source of empathy and understanding. These relationships serve as emotional anchors, helping individuals navigate the ups and downs of their journey with grace and resilience.

Creating Lasting Memories

While memories may fade, the moments shared with loved ones endure forever. Within memory care communities, every interaction, every conversation, and every shared experience becomes a cherished memory. Whether it's a heartfelt conversation with a caregiver or a joyful gathering with friends, these moments create lasting impressions that bring comfort and solace, even in the face of memory loss.

Empowering Caregivers: Support Systems in Memory Care Living

Being a caregiver for a loved one with memory loss can be both rewarding and challenging. It requires patience, compassion, and a deep understanding of the individual's needs. However, caregivers often find themselves in need of support and assistance to navigate the complexities of providing care while maintaining their own well-being. In memory care living, there are various support systems in place to empower caregivers and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive in their role

Importance of Relationships in Memory Care

  • Respite Care Services: One of the most valuable support systems available to caregivers in memory care living is respite care. This service offers caregivers the opportunity to take a break from their caregiving responsibilities while their loved one receives temporary care in a professional setting. Whether for a few hours or a few days, respite care provides caregivers with much-needed rest and rejuvenation, allowing them to return to their role feeling refreshed and better equipped to provide care.

  • Educational Resources: Knowledge is power, especially for caregivers navigating the challenges of memory loss. Memory care communities often provide access to educational resources and training programs designed to help caregivers understand the condition and learn effective caregiving techniques. From workshops on communication strategies to seminars on coping with caregiver stress, these resources empower caregivers with the information and skills they need to provide the best possible care for their loved one.

  • Support Groups: Caregiving can be an isolating experience, but it doesn't have to be. Many memory care communities offer support groups where caregivers can connect with others who are facing similar challenges. These support groups provide a safe space for caregivers to share their experiences, seek advice, and find emotional support from peers who understand what they're going through. By fostering a sense of community and camaraderie, support groups help caregivers feel less alone and more empowered in their caregiving journey.

  • Caregiver Counseling: Caring for a loved one with memory loss can take a toll on caregivers' mental and emotional well-being. That's why many memory care communities offer caregiver counseling services to provide individualized support and guidance. Whether through one-on-one counseling sessions or group therapy sessions, caregivers have access to trained professionals who can help them navigate the complex emotions and challenges associated with caregiving. By prioritizing caregivers' mental health, memory care communities empower them to cope with stress, grief, and other difficult emotions in a healthy and constructive way.

  • Resources for Legal and Financial Planning: Memory care communities understand that caregiving involves more than just providing physical and emotional support—it also requires careful planning and preparation for the future. That's why many memory care communities offer resources and assistance for legal and financial planning. Whether it's help navigating Medicaid eligibility, setting up a special needs trust, or creating an advance directive, caregivers can access the information and support they need to make informed decisions and ensure their loved one's long-term care needs are met.

Conclusion

Braley Care Homes Inc, located in Hurricane, WV, United States, we understand the importance of finding peace of mind in transitioning to memory care living. Our commitment to providing compassionate and specialized care ensures that individuals and their families feel supported throughout this journey. With our dedicated staff and tailored programs, we strive to create a nurturing environment where residents can thrive and families can find solace knowing their loved ones are receiving the highest quality of care. For inquiries, please contact us at (304) 767-4033.




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CONTACT US

Location:

Braley Care Homes

6192 US 60

Hurricane, WV 25526

Phone Numbers:

Referrals and Inquiries: (304) 767-4033

Facility Phone: (304) 201-3677

Facility Fax: (304) 201-3678

AREAS WE SERVE

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday

9:00am – 6:30pm

Tuesday

9:00am – 6:30pm

Wednesday

9:00am – 6:30pm

Thursday

9:00am – 6:30pm

Friday

9:00am – 6:30pm

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