At Brookside Inn, our Culinary Chef’s and their service team strive to provide both a delicious and appealing menu to our patients. Emphasis is placed on healthy and appealing choices for everyone.
We have an on-site registered dietitian who works with our patients in order to ensure that they are receiving proper nutritional needs each day.
Meals are served in our gracious dining room where the patient can share a warm and comfortable social environment, or in their rooms if that is their preference. Patients may also reserve the family dining room for a special event or an intimate meal among loved ones.
Brookside Inn’s A La Carte Menu
To meet each patients taste, we offer a wide variety of ‘a la carte’ options for an enjoyable dining experience:
Featuring fresh spring mix lettuce, a variety of fresh vegetables.
Meats, cheese, cottage cheese, potato salad, olives, and all the fixings.
Fresh Fruit Platter with Cottage Cheese
Tomato Stuffed with Cottage Cheese or Tuna Salad
All salad plates served with crackers
Burgers & Sandwiches
Hamburger Cheeseburger – Bacon Cheeseburger – Garden Burger
BLT – Grilled Chicken Sandwich – Tuna Salad Sandwich – Chicken Salad Sandwich – Egg Salad Sandwich – PB&J
Deli-style sandwiches available: Smoked Ham, Turkey, or Roast Beef
At Brookside Inn, patients are provided with a variety of beverages including juices, and sodas. Hot herbal tea and coffee are also offered.
Complementary and Alternative Modalities
Caring for the Whole Person: Body, Mind, and Spirit
In addition to providing medical care, Brookside inn offers an array of complementary and alternative healthcare services such as massage, Chinese Medicine, aromatherapy, reiki, and reflexology. We also employ a full-time Spiritual Services Provider to serve the needs of the spirit.
Benefits of Complementary Modalities
Massage brings the power of conscious touch to awaken the body and soul, thereby reducing stress and anxiety, calming the nervous system and improving circulation.
Chinese Medicine, including acupuncture, is commonly used for relaxation, pain management, and immune support.
Reflexology is an alternative form of applying gentle pressure points on the feet to promote relaxation and a healthier balance to the body’s systems.
Clinical Aromatherapy provides an aromatic influence commonly used to reduce agitation and anxiety. Aromatherapy also supports the immune system and promotes healthy skin quality.
Our Spiritual Wellness Program, called “On Eagles Wings”, is led by our Spiritual Services Provider. Through the power of compassionate listening, companionship and prayer as requested, we provide a strong and impactful spiritual service program that assists patients and residents through the transitions they face.
A positive and uplifting atmosphere can set the tone for a resident’s stay. Brookside Inn employs outgoing and friendly professional staff to create social programs activities. We provide specialize our activities to match the capabilities and needs of each resident. This also has a powerful impact in the healing process.
Each resident is given a calendar to stay informed of upcoming events such as birthday parties, movies, musical programs, outings, and other special events. Friends and family are always welcome to visit and attend our special events.
Specific activities include:
- Resident Council
- Resident Menu Selection
- Resident Activity Planning Committee
- Musical Performances
- Bird Aviary / Fish Aquarium
- Wake-It-Up Shake-It-Up Daily Morning Exercise
- Daily Devotions and News
- Red Hat Club
- Men’s Club
- Religious Services
- Bible study and chapel chat
- Friday Happy Hour Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Tasting
- DVD’s, Magazines, Books available
- Nail Spa
- Painting Classes, Memories in the Making
- Wii Games, Board Games, and Puzzles
- Evening Activities
- Live Vaudeville Performance
- Outings for shopping and cultural events
- Casino Nights
- One to one visits