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Emeritus at Colorado Springs

2850 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80917-5306
(719) 637-0877
Fax: (719) 638-0841
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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Emeritus Senior Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Specializes in memory care for those with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Great central location and located in beautiful bluffs. Private and companion rooms are fully furnished. Caregivers are certified, loving, and compassionate. Also, trained in dementia. Use “Join the Journey” as approach to memory care.
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    Must have diagnosis of some level/form of dementia
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided for eight (8) or less hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Hospice
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Caregivers must be CNA certified and have dementia care experience. Each month, staff are given dementia care training in the building.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Certain combative/aggressive behaviors that cannot be treated. Considered on a case by case basis.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Join the Journey- Approach encompasses many components that provide us the ability to meet each residents needs at each stage of the disease. We provide Dementia/Alzheimer’s/ Memory care.
    Living Space Options
    Minimum cost: $3125
    One bedroom apartments
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    Dogs
    Cats
    Birds
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1999
    Number of residents: 60
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Concierge
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    Bingo, sing-along, fitness class, painting, coffee & news
    This facility caters to:
    Caters to all- works with veterans benefits
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Buy-in fee required
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Licenses
    CO Assisted Living Residence
    Issued by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    CO Medicaid
    Issued by Colorado Medicaid

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