Compass on the Bay
1380 Columbia Road South Boston MA 02127
Overview of Compass on the Bay located in South Boston, MassachusettsAt Compass on the Bay, we offer an assortment of community features.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining options are comprised of restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining services such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can 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 entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. The exercise program includes Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Residents may participate 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 dances and "Senior Proms".
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro.
Community Attributes at Compass on the Bay
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer studio units and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety.
Premium Services at Compass on the Bay
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services.
Personal ServicesIn our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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 hair care and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area.
Medical Care ServicesOur 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 delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. 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. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. 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. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. 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. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
Community information at Compass on the Bay
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 38 residents. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.
Pricing at Compass on the Bay
*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 Compass on the Bay
Spoke with Matt. Like their approach on diet, holistic, activities what they used to do to re-engage the brain. Do an off site activity once a week. 28 residents in memory household. Still have geriatric...
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We are very very happy with it. She struggled at first with the move, but they worked really well with her, and have been very patient. They really seem to understand the dementia population. They have plenty...
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My father in law has been at Compass on the Bay for a bit over a year. IT was not an easy decision to place his in a care facility, as he is getting up in age and needs some assistance with day to day living,...
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Community Details at Compass on the Bay
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