Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

3565 Sunset Blvd West Columbia SC 29169

866-465-5993

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Overview of Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center in West Columbia, South Carolina

At Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center, we offer a variety of community features. Frequent off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our residents. Our purpose-built community offers the support of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its residents.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to residents. Dining options include specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. We offer specified dining options such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. We love to celebrate with holiday parties. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes.

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, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice 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, a jacuzzi available to residents, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

Community Amenities at Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

Living Options and Amenities

We offer studio units, handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users, and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Featured Services at Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community.

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 on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

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 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. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. 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. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. 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, 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.

Find your home at Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 66 residents. The building was constructed in 2014. We are home to residents age 55 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

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

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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Semi-Private
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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.

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      • Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center Amenities

        • Indoor Common Areas
        • Activities Onsite
        • Beautician Onsite
        • Meals Provided
        • Outdoor Common Areas
        • Activities Offsite

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