Downey Retirement Center

11500 Dolan Ave Downey CA 90241

866-465-5993

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Description of Downey Retirement Center conveniently located in Downey, California

At Downey Retirement Center, we have a multitude of community features. Regular off-site experiences and day trips are very popular with our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community provides the aid of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its occupants.

Dining Amenities

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. We love to organize 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

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

Languages Spoken at Downey Retirement Center

Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

Community Attributes at Downey Retirement Center

Living Options and Amenities

We offer wheelchair accessible units. Ground floor units are available.

Featured Services at Downey Retirement Center

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. 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 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 provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. We have registered nurses on our community staff. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. We are 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 accounted for. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides administered 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. Our community provides psychiatric care. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. 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.

What to expect at Downey Retirement Center

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 243 residents. The building was built in 1983, and most recently renovated in 2011. We accept residents from the age of 65 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

2.6 of 5 Average rating
12 Reviews
Reviews gathered from across the web
(6) A Place For Mom
(6) SeniorAdvisor.com
  • DON'T DO IT! STAY AWAY!

    this place does not deserve not even a half of a star. We were referred by Kaiser for one of the places to tour. This place is across drug... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    DON'T DO IT! STAY AWAY!

    this place does not deserve not even a half of a star. We were referred by Kaiser for one of the places to tour. This place is across drug rehab place. My sister and I walked in and these guys across the way at the drug rehab place were cat... more

  • visited. clean. the rooms were spacious and each had a patio. nice. the common area was a little small and dark. staff was nice and helpful.

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    visited. clean. the rooms were spacious and each had a patio. nice. the common area was a little small and dark. staff was nice and helpful.

  • Staff was nice. Place needs to be cleaned though. The memory care dinning area is just a room with folding tables. Very crowded because... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    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 rooms are spacious. No TV can be... more

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Community Details at Downey Retirement Center

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    • Downey Retirement Center Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Downey Retirement Center

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