Bickford of Carmel

5829 116th Street East Carmel IN 46033

866-465-5993

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Overview of Bickford of Carmel conveniently located in Carmel, Indiana

At Bickford of Carmel, we have a multitude of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and day trips are very popular with our residents. Animals such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident rooms. Our facility is located near accessible public transit. We offer free wi-fi. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the aid of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its occupants.

Dining Options

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting company, meals included. Dining options include restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, stretching classes, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and resident karaoke nights. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a computer room, a jacuzzi available to residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a bistro.

Community Amenities at Bickford of Carmel

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident quarters featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units featuring full bathtubs are available.

Premium Services at Bickford of Carmel

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. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. 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. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Pet Care Options

Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present 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. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. 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 administered injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. 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. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. 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.

What to expect at Bickford of Carmel

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 58 residents. The building was built in 2014.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at Bickford of Carmel

Room Type
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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 Carmel

4.2 of 5 Average rating
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  • Beautiful but just not a good fit

    From what we saw on our tour of the Bickford of Carmel, the community looked nice and clean, beautiful apartments but rather small, the... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Beautiful but just not a good fit

    From what we saw on our tour of the Bickford of Carmel, the community looked nice and clean, beautiful apartments but rather small, the staff was nice, and our questions were answered. It was a nice experience, but it wasn't the right fit... more

  • Mother loves it!

    The move to the Bickford has been a positive experience for my mother. She is making a lot of new friends and joining in all of the... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Mother loves it!

    The move to the Bickford has been a positive experience for my mother. She is making a lot of new friends and joining in all of the activities that they have available. She loves that she can go out of her room and talk to people. She loves... more

  • I liked it but it was just a little too small for our needs

    I looked here when I was looking into options. I liked it but it was just a little too small for our needs, with only about 35 apartments....

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    I liked it but it was just a little too small for our needs

    I looked here when I was looking into options. I liked it but it was just a little too small for our needs, with only about 35 apartments....

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Community Details at Bickford of Carmel

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    • Bickford of Carmel Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Bickford of Carmel

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