Desert Hills Memory Care Center

25818 Columbia St Hemet CA 92544

866-465-5993

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Description of Desert Hills Memory Care Center conveniently located in Hemet, California

At Desert Hills Memory Care Center, we offer a variety of community features. Regularly scheduled off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are allowed in resident quarters. We offer free high speed internet. Our purpose-built community offers the support of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its occupants.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to residents. It's our delight to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining options cover specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sugar options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health 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 offer different exercise programs such as ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program and stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. 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. Our community offers a healthy living program covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may partake 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 roster includes trivia nights and dances and "Senior Proms".

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 to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a movie room. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

Community Amenities at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

Living Options and Amenities

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-facing and ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident quarters featuring roll-in showers are available.

Featured Amenities at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. 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 on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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 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 present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. 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. 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. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. 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. 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. 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.

Community highlights at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 56 residents. The building was built in 1997, and last renovated in 2008. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above.

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. 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
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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

3.1 of 5 Average rating
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    I find it is a great place for my wife.I guess the price is o k but expensive but better than most.

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

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    I find it is a great place for my wife.I guess the price is o k but expensive but better than most.

  • 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... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    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 or maintenance. 3 thumbs... more

  • 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... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    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, was hospitalized for... more

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Community Details at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

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    • Desert Hills Memory Care Center Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Desert Hills Memory Care Center

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