We have a specialized Huntington's Disease Unit that provides around the clock service here at Leisure Chateau Care & Rehabilitation Center. We are proud to be one of the only specialized units in the country that provide care uniquely tailored to the needs of the individual with Huntington's Disease.
Our expertise enables us to enhance and maximize the quality of life in a safe, secure environment overseen by our interdisciplinary team. Contact us today at 732.370.8600 to learn more about the care we can provide for you or your loved ones.
As a host to the largest Huntington Disease population throughout New Jersey, Leisure Chateau has pioneered and developed a unique care and activity program geared specifically for our Huntington Disease residents.
Our specialty service care program is administered under the auspices of Dr. Michael McCormick of UMDNJ, one of the leading medical authorities on the specialized care and treatment of HD.
Leisure Chateau's therapists and staff are intimately familiar with the special needs and accommodations for the various stages of this degenerative condition.
We are proud to host the official bi-monthly support group of the New Jersey chapter of the Huntington Disease Society of America.
We provide a comprehensive, resident driven program that understands and designs a care plan based on the resident's individual preferences and needs. We offer comfort, safety, security and consideration to ensure our residents entire emotional, physical, and spiritual needs are meet.
Understanding the patients, their needs and successful interventions
Learn about this unique patient population from healthcare professionals at a long-term care nursing unit that has 35 patients with Huntington's disease.
This FREE informational webinar took place Jan. 19, 2011. To access the recorded session, click the arrow on the webinar box below.
To download handouts for this webinar, click here.
To read an article on Huntington's disease and to see a slide show from Leisure Chateau, click here.
Webinar Presenters: A multidisciplinary care team from Leisure Chateau, Lakewood, NJ, including:
Mandy Spiller, head dietitian at Leisure Chateau.
Kelly Kunz, the unit manager on the Huntington's unit. She is an LPN who has worked at Leisure Chateau since 1989 and on the Huntington's unit since its inception in 1998.
Michelle Schiavone, who has been employed at Leisure Chateau on the Huntington's unit since 2009.
Carol Peel, an RN for 17 who is in charge of the restorative nursing program.
Donna Knowles, director of nursing at Leisure Chateau.