Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

11250 N. 92nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85260


About the community Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

Our community at Amber Creek is one of the top rated of its kind in the area - we believe that to build and maintain senior living communities we're proud of, we must aim higher than the industry standard. Amber Creek Inn Memory Care is located in a convenient, urban area near numerous medical facilities, and is well-equipped to serve the specific needs of those experiencing Alzheimer's, dementia, and other forms of memory loss. Whether your loved one is in the beginning stages of the journey or needing close one-on-one interaction, our community is the perfect alternative to a nursing environment. Our team is specially trained within our Personal Touch program, making each resident encounter unique. Whether for a short respite stay or a new long-term home, our family will take care of your family.€‹

Our Community

When you enter our grounds you will likely notice the friendly staff, our happy residents, and the positive energy around our atrium. Amber Creek Memory Care has an outside patio and garden for you or your loved ones to gather in and enjoy the weather while staying safely within the premises. There's an enclosed courtyard so you'll be shielded...

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Senior Living Options Offered

Memory care

Pricing for Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

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Amenities at Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

Health Care Services

Diabetic care
Memory care
Incontinence care
Ambulatory care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Doctor
Nurse
Podiatrist

Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Guest meals
Restaurant style dining
Room service

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Ground floor units
Handicap accessible

Community Amenities

Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community
Enclosed courtyard

Transporation & parking

Transportation at cost

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Barber shop
Beauty salon

Services

Beautician
Housekeeping
Laundry service / drycleaning

Recreational areas

Swimming pool
Game room
Jacuzzi
Movie or theater room

Primary language spoken by staff

English

On-site dining options

Private dining room

Activities

Devotional activities on-site
Visiting chaplain or priest
Visiting rabbi
Art classes

Reviews for Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

4.1

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4.2

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4.1

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5.0

Meals & dining

5.0

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4.2

Value for cost

4.1

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5.0
August 2, 2021
Robert - Spouse or partner of resident/client
Excellent

I'm very satisfied with them, especially compared to other places that I visited before we selected a place for my loved one. The feedback that I've received from vendors who are going to different places is similar. They think very highly of Amber Creek, and they rate it much higher than other places in the valley / Phoenix area. I like the general attitude and atmosphere here. They make a conscious effort to make everybody feel comfortable, and it's a a fairly small facility compared to others. The food is excellent as well.


5.0
July 16, 2020
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Amber Creek Review

My father has been at Amber Creek for over a year now and is very happy. The team does a very good job of keeping him as engaged as possible, which is important as he still is able to function at a pretty high level. I am always contacted promptly if there are any issues and the staff is friendly and courteous whenever we interact. I find the leadership team responsive, proactive and vigilant with respecting to protecting his health, especially during these challenging times with the virus. My father enjoys the food and is very content with his room and the overall accommodations. He always says they keep him out of trouble, so that’s good! I would highly recommend this facility.


5.0
July 8, 2020
KCKC - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Good care

I have good things to say about Amber Creek Inn. They cared for our Mom when she got ill. She was frightened and crying, which she never does, and they calmed her, figured out her speech was gone, and got her to ER. Nurse [name removed] was really helpful and communicated well throughout the process (I live in northern Arizona.) They noticed she was acting different at lunch compared to breakfast, so they're observant. I feel comfortable with the care they give and our Mom is not easy to deal with.


4.0
June 25, 2020
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Excellent community

I found them to be very satisfactory. They have a really challenging job. They have managed keep to keep the residents safe during the corona visits. The nursing staff are very good, the other staff are little move variable. The staff do really well at a very tough job.


5.0
June 17, 2020
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
A high quality memory care facility.

My girlfriend moved in 18 months ago having progressing Alzheimer's. The current staff is very caring, thorough, & attentive to each patient's needs. The facility had a quick response to covid-19 by locking down & no visitors allowed to prevent virus cases. FaceTime appointments & phone calls are very accessible. The facility is extremely well kept with no obnoxious smells in the common areas, bathrooms, & bedrooms. The chef has improved the meal offerings with more salads & vegetables than before. A challenge would be to keep the patients weight down with the 3 full meals & snacks offered to all patients all day, with patients with Alzheimer's who can't remember that they just ate already a few minutes ago. Quarterly care conferences for the staff, patient, & family members are done to keep up the proper level of care & keep the family informed. This is a clean, knowledgeable, & caring facility/staff.


4.5
June 16, 2020
Senior Living Financier - Loved one of resident/client
High-Functioning Dementia: Hard Lesson Learned

I work in the senior living industry and thought I knew it well. But I learned a valuable lesson from initially making the wrong placement for my husband. He is high-functioning with a suspected Alzheimer's diagnosis, and he was initially in a small memory care program where I thought he would get a lot of personal care. I learned that a larger program like Amber Creek's provides many more people at varying levels of dementia functionality, and this has allowed him more options to connect with others. Also the activity programming is much more robust, supported by a larger population, and Amber Creek excels at planning wonderful activities for their residents. Adding to that, the current staff and administration at Amber Creek is very caring. I would definitely recommend Amber Creek specifically and a larger memory care program generally, especially to anyone who is middle- to high-functioning.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

June 17, 2020

Senior Living Financier, Comments like yours are the best possible confirmation that our efforts to ‘create happiness by providing the finest living experience anywhere’ are paying off. At Amber Creek Inn, we strive to create the most loving and nurturing community we can—a true home to our residents—and your appreciation means everything to us. Your comments and compliments are a gift to our staff, and to our community. Thank you! - Ryan Love, Executive Director


5.0
April 15, 2020
Julia B. - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Perfect home away from home

One key thing for me was proximity to medical care and proximity to my home. Amber Creek is three blocks from the hospital and physicians from the hospital visit Amber Creek weekly so I do not need to bring mom out to doctor appointments. They even brought in a mobile x-ray to x-ray her hip that was hurting. I looked at 7 places. I really like that Amber Creek provided the bed and night stand, since mom was moving from out of state I only had to bring a few things when I moved her in. I like that all the units are on one floor and mom does not have to navigate an elevator. Her room faces the courtyard and the community has a very neighborly feel. My mom's unit is right across from the dining room, she loves to be near all the activity. A huge factor for me is that Amber Creek is the only community that I looked at that has a motion detector in the ceiling, which is helpful since my mom gets up a lot in her room and the nursing staff can see her movements. I could not see someone with Alzheimer's knowing to pull a pull cord.Other facilities that I looked at moved residents as their needs progress, at Amber Creek my mom will stay in the same unit. I really like that there is a rate lock for the entire length of her stay at Amber Creek. That is great for budgeting.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

June 17, 2020

Julia, At Amber Creek Inn, our motto is to ‘create happiness by providing the finest living anywhere,’ and your kind words are nothing short of confirmation that we are doing what we set out to do. We can’t thank you enough for sharing your positive experience with others, it means the world to us. Thank you! - Ryan Love, Executive Director


5.0
December 30, 2019
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
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Review of Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

Mother only there for a week. Staff is exceptional easy to contact, informative, kind, accommodating. [Name removed] gave us support and guidance during the transition to the community.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

June 17, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience at Amber Creek Inn. We strive to create the most loving and nurturing community we can—a true home to our residents—and your appreciation means everything to us. Your comments and compliments are a gift to our staff, and to our community. Thank you! - Ryan Love, Executive Director


5.0
December 3, 2019
J. Hurley - Loved one of resident/client
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Review of Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

My grandfather in law lived at Amber Creek for about 6 mos until he passed on. The staff was very nice and he was always clean. When we first moved him on, the food was questionable, but they brought on a new cook and it was good at the end. My wife was able to speak with managers when needed. If you have to choose a place that's not home, this is a good bet.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

December 9, 2019

Hurley, At Amber Creek Inn, our motto is to ‘create happiness by providing the finest living anywhere,’ and your kind words are nothing short of confirmation that we are doing what we set out to do. We can’t thank you enough for sharing your positive experience with others; it means the world to us. Thank you! - Stefanie Smith, Executive Director


0.5
September 15, 2019
Anonymous
Look Elsewhere

I do not tecommend this facility in Scottsdale. In my opinion there are too many residents and mot enough staff to give all residents the specialized care they deserve. Numbers might be in compliance bit that doesn't help those that have higher needs that are not met.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

October 2, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your serious concerns with us. It pains us at Amber Creek Inn to know we have not met your expectations. Please know I value your feedback and am responding within the community. I appreciate your candid feedback. If you're comfortable, please call me at Amber Creek Inn [removed] to discuss further. - Stefanie Smith, Executive Director


1.0
September 11, 2019
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
New director and head nursed ruined this place

WE moved my Aunt into here in 2017. Though not perfect, I would have rated it a 4+. For some reason the then director, [name removed], was removed later in 2018. What a shame. The place went down hill. The new director, [name removed] (who never seemed to be there or available unless they wanted more money), and the new head nurse [name removed] were not interested in patients. They couldn't even manage my Aunts medications correctly. With my Mom's caregivers that is grounds for firing. On one occasion they didn't get my Aunt out of bed so she could eat and then lied about it. My Aunt had been on hospice previously for weight loss.[names removed] just didn't care. [name removed] was more interested in protecting the nurse, Carmon, that was the root of the problem with medications. They even put out the word to the staff that anyone talking to my aunts visiting care staff would be fired. Amber Creek is owned by Koelsch. I tired calling them. Guess what? One can only talk with a receptionist who will take your problem and someone will decide if you will get a call back or not. Now there is a way to run a business! On the day we checked my Aunt out of there they refused to give us my Aunts DNR! When they handed over my Aunts medications we didn't get them all and we discovered other medications that had been missed. Please don't consider Amber Creek or any Koelsch nursing home.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

November 29, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your serious concerns with us. We set very high standards for our community, and in the case that those standards were not fully met to one of our residents, we will do everything we can to make things right. You are our top priority, and we want you to feel that way. Please reach out to our Executive Director Stefanie Smith at [removed] to discuss further.


5.0
August 21, 2018
Victoria - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Review of Amber Creek

My friends and family, who have visited, have been very impressed with Amber Creek Inn Memory Care. We have found the attention, given to our loved on, to be very clos to perfection. When asked, our loved one responds that he likes it there. We find the setting to be kept up nicely and the staff to be attentive, concerned and pleasant. The food is tasty and the menu well thought out. During the day, the residents are encouragsed to be part of the variouss activities being offered on a daily basis. I strongly recommend Amber Creek to anyone that needs the loving care and assistance that they offer.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

December 18, 2018

Victoria, thank you for writing a review and recommending Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. I will pass along your attention comments to our teams and include the humbling attentive, concerned, and pleasant compliments. Our Culinary Director focuses on menu items that are pleasing and tasty, and the Active Living Director is encouraging and varies activities for everyone to participate. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Stefanie, our Executive Director.


5.0
July 26, 2018
Skip - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Review of Amber Creek

Friendly, helpful and smiling!

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

August 9, 2018

Skip, we love it! We appreciate the positive, succinct review of Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. If we can smile or be more helpful/ friendlier, please contact Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
July 26, 2018
Linda - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Review of Amber Creek

The administrators and staff at Ember Creek are attentive and caring. I moved my mother from another memory care home four months ago and immediately saw the change in her I was hoping for. Amber Creek has wide, sunny hallways, plenty of pleasant rooms to visit and a beautiful courtyard. Residents eat good meals in nice dining rooms. Activity coordinators are cheerful and encouraging. I feel fortunate to have found this community for my mom.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

August 9, 2018

Linda, thank you for writing a review of Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. I will pass along your attentive and caring compliments to our staff, while the Culinary and Active Living Directors were honored to be mentioned. It is lovely that you saw changes in your mother so quickly. Our beautiful courtyards offer enough sun and shade for our many warm days. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
July 26, 2018
John - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Review of Amber Creek Inn

Amber Creek was my dad's residence for the last year of his life. He often told me "this was the happiest he had been in a long long time." The staff at Amber Creek are amazing, from the dedicated caregivers and nurses to the administrative team. Everyone was focused on working toward a common goal - creating happiness for the residents. Amber Creek is family owned and operated and the sense of community here is what sets them apart.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

August 9, 2018

John, we are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed caring for your dad, and I had a tearful smile reading that he was happy living at Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and compliment our amazing and dedicated caregivers and staff. Family owned and operated since 1958, if we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
July 26, 2018
Mia - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Review of Amber Creek Inn

Staff is fantastic! Very caring caretakers.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

August 9, 2018

Mia, we appreciate the five-star rating and compliments for Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. I will share your comments with our fantastic and caring staff. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
July 26, 2018
Reggie - Loved one of resident/client
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Review of Amber Creek Inn

My grandfather couldn't have lived at a better community. The staff goes above and beyond and made us all feel welcome. From the caregivers to the management team, everyone was willing to help us with anything we needed. I will always recommend Amber Creek to anyone in need of memory care.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

August 9, 2018

Reggie, thank you for the glowing recommendation of Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. I will pass along your above and beyond compliments to our staff. We are happy to read that your grandfather couldn’t have lived in a better community. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
July 26, 2018
MB - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Review of Amber Creek Inn

Amber Creek is a very special place. My Dad was a resident for several months. He was sad to leave but personal circumstances caused our whole family to relocate. The entire staff is loving and dedicated to the residents no matter how difficult. I was very impressed with their patience and expertise. I am THAT annoying daughter. Yet, with communication and a little patience on my part as they came to know my Dad, Amber Creek exceeded my expectations. My Dad laughed, sang, danced, clapped and finally even cried. Amber Creek supports individuality and emphasized music therapy along with other stimulating activities. Overall the surroundings are warm, comfortable and bright. My Dad was a loving handful, but he ultimately thrived. Amber Creek is home for an assortment of lively residents with colorful personalities. I enjoyed my visits because of these accomplished, unique individuals and their gracious families. Indeed, my whole family will miss Amber Creek.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

August 8, 2018

M. Brown, thank you for writing a review for Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. I am sorry that you are relocating and hope your dad finds another caring place to call home. We will pass along your compliments to each department and thrilled that he was thriving with us. Our Living Well programs are individualized, and it is wonderful to read how vital these stimulating activities are to our residents and specifically your dad. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
December 7, 2017
Anonymous - Toured community

Terrific if need a locked community!!!!!

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

January 19, 2018

Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community is a secure place for your loved one. Our outside courtyard and walking paths allow the residents to enjoy the sun and nature, while loved ones can have peace of mind. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


5.0
November 14, 2017
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Brought Peace of Mind

The staff at Amber Creek was wonderful with my father, and they really paid attention to his medical needs while he was there. It brought peace of mind to us knowing he was in such great hands. It seems like a sign that we were meant to go to Amber creek because I’m from Kelso, where the community management began, and I also work with a relative of the management family. It was comforting knowing I have that closeness to the community where my father received such excellent care.

Response from Amber Creek Inn Memory Care

December 7, 2017

Thank you for writing a review of Amber Creek Inn Memory Care Community. I will pass along your thoughtful compliments to our wonderful teams. A healthy community relationship is vital to the success of our communities and so happy to read about the excellent care your father received. If we can serve you in any way, we would be grateful if you would call Cindy, our Executive Director.


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