Desert Hills Memory Care Center

25818 Columbia St Hemet CA 92544

866-465-5993

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At Desert Hills Memory Care Center, we provide a plethora of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is located nearby public transportation. We offer free high speed internet. Our purpose-built community provides the support of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its occupants. We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. We offer meal alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sugar options. Residents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. We offer difference exercise programs such as ForeverFit™-based exercise program and stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. 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. 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 include trivia nights and dances and Senior Proms. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, 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 enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a movie room, and our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

We offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms 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 showers are available.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost. 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. Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets. 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. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. 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 delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. 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. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. 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, insulin injections, 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. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Our community provides psychiatric care. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. 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 facilities are secure and our staff is specially trained to contain and de-escalate dangerous behaviors and suicidal ideation. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Our property is licensed for 56 residents. The building was built in 1997, and most recently renovated in 2008. We are home to residents age 55 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The neighborhood is near several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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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.

Reviews of Desert Hills Memory Care Center

  • Care for a friend

    We poured this nice community for good care for the friend. The staff was very helpfully in all ways. The community was clean and we were happy with everything here.We would suggest other families tour this...

  • Do not send your loved one here!

    All about the money. Simply a glorified babysitting facility for your loved one. No Alzheimers Disease verified philosophy. Loving but ignorant how to best encourage and support retaining any cognitive growth...

  • Desert Hills Memory Facility

    Desert Hills staff told my family that they specialized in handling difficult behaviors, which can often accompany dementia. My dad, after being at Desert Hills for five days and presenting difficult behaviors,...

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Community Details at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

  • Desert Hills Memory Care Center Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

  • Memory Care
  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments