Bickford of Suffolk

6860 Harbour View Blvd Suffolk VA 23435

866-465-5993

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Description of Bickford of Suffolk located in Suffolk, Virginia

At Bickford of Suffolk, we offer a host of community features. Regularly scheduled off-site adventures and outings are very popular with our occupants. Pets such as dogs and cats are allowed in private rooms. We offer free wi-fi. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to occupants. We love to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor 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 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. Residents can also join our gardening club. Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center and a bistro. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

Community Amenities at Bickford of Suffolk

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident units featuring roll-in showers are available.

Available Services at Bickford of Suffolk

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. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. 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 offered 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. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication 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 and medication administration. 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 Suffolk

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 60 residents. The building was constructed in 2017. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.

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. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at Bickford of Suffolk

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1 Bedroom
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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 Suffolk

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  • Perfect fit

    My dad is here in the memory care unit. The staff is very attentive and responsive. They treat residents there with a personable human ... more

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    Perfect fit

    My dad is here in the memory care unit. The staff is very attentive and responsive. They treat residents there with a personable human approach. They will engage him to join the daily activities. They have an activity bus that will go on... more

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    • Bickford of Suffolk Amenities

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

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