Dogwood Trails is a premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in Palestine, Texas that serves families residing in Anderson, Smith, Freestone, Henderson, Cherokee, Limestone, and Houston counties. No matter where their residents have lived before, the team at Dogwood Trails is honored to have them call the community home.
Located in the Piney Woods, the city of Palestine has a population of just over 57,000 residents. The community is approximately equidistant from Dallas, Houston, and Shreveport. The area is well known for its natural features, particularly during the dogwood and magnolia tree blooming season. There are also over 20 historically significant buildings in and around the city, recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. There are many parks, museums, and walking paths for everyone to enjoy.
Dogwood Trails provides high-caliber assisted living and memory care services.Whether a resident needs some extra help managing their activities of daily living (ADLs) or coping with the effects of dementia or Alzheimer’s, the highly experienced and compassionate staff treats every resident with the respect and dignity that they deserve. The individualized services are designed to meet the residents’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs every day.
The team at Dogwood Trails understands that the decision-making process of choosing the right assisted living or memory care community can be complex and stressful. They are there to help along every step of the way.
Dogwood Trails has a strong leadership team and highly credentialed staff including RNs, certified activities coordinators, and an executive director, Caycie, who is also an RN with over 20 years of geriatric experience. Diane, the health services director, is an RN with over 35 years in the nursing field. Sharyn, the lifestyle director has previous experience managing the YMCA and is a certified activities coordinator. Linda, the dietary director has over 20 years of culinary experience and is also a certified food safety manager by the state of Texas.
Prior to admission, each resident is assessed by a nurse who will create an appropriate plan of care designed to meet all of their needs. In conjunction with the resident’s family and physician, the care plan is developed to ensure safety and well-being. If medication management is needed, the health service director and resident care coordinator work with the resident’s physician to ensure proper prescription management. The staff works closely with the medical team to help monitor and adjust medication as needed.
Dogwood Trails sits back on the edge of the town among five acres of beautiful, towering pecan and oak trees. The country setting creates an environment where residents feel relaxed, comfortable, and at home. Dogwood Trails is well known for their smiles and warm atmosphere, providing residents with exceptional accommodations, 5-star cuisine, social outings, engaging clubs, recognition of residents’ birthdays, spa services, and spiritual services.