Colonial Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

3565 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169

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About the community Colonial Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

Colonial Gardens is an assisted living community that is located in the quiet town of West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina. Colonial Gardens is a place of residence specializing in memory care support and Alzheimer's treatment. At the Colonial Gardens, residents who suffer from Alzheimer's are treated with 'Meaningful Moments' memory treatments that weave memories and routines from your loved ones life prior to Alzheimer's into their everyday life at Colonial Gardens. West Columbia is a pleasant place to live and an even better place to visit loved ones.

Colonial Gardens prides itself in delivering an environment where seniors with memory loss can live in a comfortable expectation free environment that would usually surround their everyday life. The dedicated staff at Colonial Gardens undergoes intensive and extensive memory care training to ensure each resident has an individualized care plan. Besides offering all of these benefits to the residents, Colonial Gardens also offers:

An individualized home setting
Activities and interests developed with the individual in mind
Diverse activities such as cooking, pet visits, singing, gardening, walking, movie night, and exercising
It is a one of a kind community that takes an individualized approach to each resident's support plan. We...

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Senior Living Options Offered

Memory care

Pricing for Colonial Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

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

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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.

Amenities at Colonial Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

Health Care Services

Diabetic care
Memory care
Incontinence care
Ambulatory care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Physical therapist

Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Low / no sodium
No sugar
Special dining programs

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered
Ground floor units
Handicap accessible
Air conditioned

Community Amenities

Memory care services

Wander guard or similar system available
Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community

Transporation & parking

Complimentary transportation

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Barber shop
Beauty salon


Laundry service / drycleaning

Recreational areas

Arts and crafts center
Piano or organ
Raised garden beds


Art classes
Cooking classes
Day trips and outings
Live dance or theater performances

Reviews for Colonial Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care


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June 10, 2021
Susan - Spouse or partner of resident/client
Not perfect, but a friendly, healthy environment for a loved one.

Overall I think for any place like it, a patient needs an advocate and someone to look out for them on a daily basis who is not afraid to ask questions and keep things going. The staff are always willing to help. It's just sometimes you have to point things out. Cleanliness has been a bit of an issue, likely because they're short-staffed. The staff they do have are wonderful and very friendly. I know they're doing the best they can. Our loved one says the food is good, and he's actually eating it and has gone from being underweight to gaining weight. Activities are good but a little limited due to Covid.

June 1, 2021
anonymous - Child of resident/client
I would recommend

We chose Colonial Gardens because ratings were better and it is a smaller facility that is specialized for dementia care. The room sizes here are good, they have private rooms and shared rooms available as well as bigger ones so they have options to choose from. I think that the administrative staff could improve on communication, it is a big problem when it comes to any changes going on and they have dropped the ball a few times. Overall I would recommend to others looking.

February 22, 2021
Allen E - Child of resident/client
Verified Review
I would not recommend this community

We actually the took our loved one out of the community because she was not receiving the care she needed. She constantly got UTI infections, and had to go to the emergency room. They pretty much kept her to her room and down in her bed with the medicines she was taking. We do not think they checked on her as much as they said they would, and there was also a constant change in staff.

August 2, 2017
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Attentive Communtiy

I'am comfortable with my mothers move to this community. She is doing well, and they are taking good care of her, and her needs. They have a lovely staff, and they have been attentive towards my mother, and her needs. Her room is well-kept when I come to visit. They do a good job with the cleanliness around the facility as well. The receptionist is very kind, and friendly. All my concerns have been handle with a quick respond. They have been accommodating to my mother, and I . This is a community I would recommend overall. It is working out well for my family.

March 28, 2017
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
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A good community

I have noticed that every time we visit mom's room is clean and she is well cared for. She does participate in some of the daily activities. The food looks fine and they offer three snacks a day as well as meals. This community offers good care and it is priced right for us.

October 31, 2016
RHW - Loved one of resident/client
Best of the best

I moved my Mom here in June from another facility due to frequent falls and ER visits. My Mom has not had one fall and the alarm system in her room will immediately notify staff if she does fall. The staff and caregivers are very attentive, lots of activities for the residents and multiple common area spaces for tv, activities, etc. I wish I had known about CG when I first moved my Mom to Columbia.

August 31, 2016
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
This is a 5 star community!!!

This community is very clean and it is designed for memory care. The staff are very very attentive. I think the food is good and they are trying to accommodate her dietary needs. They offer activities such as coloring, bowling, making soap and singing.

November 13, 2015
Anonymous - Toured community
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Five Stars

I am on board with everything that the staff members do at the Colonial Gardens facility. It is just a fabulous facility to be at and my loved one and the entire family is just very, very happy with the place.

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Colonial Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care has received an average review rating of 4.3 based on 8 reviews. See all reviews.

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