Downey Retirement Center

11500 Dolan Ave Downey CA 90241

866-465-5993

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At Downey Retirement Center, we have a myriad of community features. Frequent off-site experiences and trips are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is located near accessible public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. 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 occupants. We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We offer dining services such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. We love to celebrate with birthday parties. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement opportunities for residents. 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 a hot tub / swimming pool. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Spanish, French, Russian, German, and Italian speaking staff members are present at our community.

We offer wheelchair accessible units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, WanderGuard capability is employed to ensure the safety of our residents. Resident quarters featuring wheelchair accessible 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. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. 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. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. 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 administered injections, 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. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Our community provides psychiatric care. 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. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. 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. 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 community is licensed for 243 residents. The building was built in 1983, and most recently renovated in 2011. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above.

Pricing at Downey Retirement 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 Downey Retirement Center

  • Does not provide the level of care that she will ned

  • Staff was nice. Place needs to be cleaned though. The memory care dinning area is just a room with folding tables. Very crowded because most of the residents are in wheel chairs. Not very inviting. The...

  • We stopped by late morning to visit this facility. The floors & walls in the game and lounge were filthy. The rest of the place was not clean. The staff didn't seem so engaged with the seniors.

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Community Details at Downey Retirement Center

  • Downey Retirement Center Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Downey Retirement Center

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