Bickford of Bloomington

14 Heartland Drive Bloomington IL 61704

866-465-5993

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Overview of Bickford of Bloomington conveniently located in Bloomington, Illinois

At Bickford of Bloomington, we have a host of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are permitted in resident quarters. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to residents. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds includes an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

Location Features at Bickford of Bloomington

Living Options and Amenities

We offer wheelchair accessible units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, we are fully integrated with WanderGuard capability. Resident lodgings featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Featured Services at Bickford of Bloomington

Transportation

We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Community information at Bickford of Bloomington

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 45 residents. The building was built in 2002. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Pricing at Bickford of Bloomington

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Bickford of Bloomington

3.9 of 5 Average rating
7 Reviews
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  • Bickford feels a little older than the other shiny new ones I visited, but that is because they are 17 years old and that is actually good... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Bickford feels a little older than the other shiny new ones I visited, but that is because they are 17 years old and that is actually good as my dad would probably feel more at home there. They had all the amenities. I really liked the... more

  • I toured this community

    I went on a tour here and the staff was nice. The community was nice too. They answered all of my questions. It was only about 15 years old... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    I toured this community

    I went on a tour here and the staff was nice. The community was nice too. They answered all of my questions. It was only about 15 years old and there has been no updates and the carpet is worn out. It was clean and kept up it just wasn't a... more

  • Great place for care

    I toured this nice community. A lot of great staff members available. The rooms were nice and a lot of choices on the size of a room. They... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Great place for care

    I toured this nice community. A lot of great staff members available. The rooms were nice and a lot of choices on the size of a room. They have a nice snack bar. The staff were great and were able to answer my questions. They offer a lot of... more

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Community Details at Bickford of Bloomington

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    • Bickford of Bloomington Amenities

      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Meals Provided
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Activities Offsite
      • Vegetarian
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Activities Onsite
      • Devotional Services Onsite

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Bickford of Bloomington

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      • Assisted Living
      • Memory Care
      • Independent Living
      • Nursing Home
      • Care Homes
      • Home Care
      • Senior Apartments