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Elance at West End

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5550 Cardinal Place, Alexandria, VA 22304

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4.0
A beautiful community
Brandywine Living community itself is vey clean but there could be more house keeping within the apartments - maybe even just twice a week would make a difference. It is a pet friendly community and they have a nice dog park area which is one of the reasons we picked this community. Also t

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Elance at West End

Close to the historic Old Town, Brandywine Living at Alexandria offers residents a luxurious experience in an ideal location in northern Virginia. Green space abounds in this area of the United States. Amble in the charming Armistead Boothe Park, explore the boardwalk at Ben Brenman Park, and go biking through the forest trails at the lovely All Veteran’s Park, all within a 10-minute drive from the facilities. Arlington, VA, Washington, D.C., and Mount Vernon make excellent day trips for those interested in exploring significant American landmarks.

 

This state-of-the-art, six-story building was just finished in 2018. With 116 suites, it offers residents the rare benefit of choice. Choose between six different floor plans, from the Assisted Living Semi-Private studio all the way to the Serenade Grand II suites, the most spacious option complete with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an airy living room.

 

Where Brandywine at Alexandria really shines is in its amenities. A comfortable movie theater shows residents’ favorite films from today and yesterday, a stately pub offers a place to reminisce, a therapy pool encourages fitness, and a restaurant-style dining room makes meal time a true highlight. The genuinely lovely common areas encourage residents to make new friends.

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Senior living options offered

Assisted Living

Memory Care

Independent Living

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Amenities
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Healthcare Services

  • Memory Care
  • Staffing & Ancillary Services
  • Medication Management
  • Non-Ambulatory Care
  • Incontinence Care
  • Diabetic Care

Meals & Dining

  • International Cuisine
  • Professional Chef
  • Gluten-free
  • Low / No Sodium
  • Guest Meals
  • No Sugar
  • Special Dining Programs
  • Vegetarian
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant Style Dining
  • Vegan
  • Anytime Dining
  • Meals Provided

Room Amenities

  • Respite or Short Term Stays Offered
  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Cable or Satellite TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Wi-Fi/high-speed internet
  • Kitchenette

Community Amenities

On-site dining options

  • Bar or Pub
  • Private Dining Room
  • Café or Bistro

Transportation & parking

  • Property Convenient to Public Transit
  • Uncovered Parking
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Covered Parking
  • Transportation at Cost
  • Resident Parking Available

Pets

  • Weight Limit (lbs)
  • Cats Allowed
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Pet Care Available

Common areas

  • Central Fireplace
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Outside Patio
  • Beauty Salon
  • Computer or Media Center
  • TV Lounge
  • Meeting Room
  • Library

Recreational areas

  • Jacuzzi
  • Movie or Theater Room
  • Fitness Center
  • Piano or Organ
  • Swimming Pool
  • Raised Garden Beds

Services

  • Beautician
  • Laundry Service / Drycleaning
  • Housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Activities

  • Karaoke
  • Visiting Chaplain or Priest
  • Devotional Activities Offsite
  • Happy Hour
  • Jewish Services
  • Birthday Parties
  • Cooking Classes
  • Dances
  • Yoga / Chair Yoga
  • Brain fitness / Dakim
  • Art Classes
  • Intergenerational Programs
  • Protestant Services
  • Gardening Club
  • Live Well Programs
  • Sensory-based Programs
  • Devotional Activities On-Site
  • Reminiscence Programs
  • BBQs or Picnics
  • Holiday Parties
  • Other Religious Services
  • Live Musical Performances
  • Forever Fit
  • Wine Tasting
  • Tai Chi
  • Wii Bowling
  • Live Dance or Theater Performances
  • Community Service Programs
  • Pet-focused Programs
  • Educational Speakers / Life Long Learning
  • Water Aerobics
  • Activities On-site
  • Day Trips and Outings
  • Trivia Games
  • Catholic Services
  • Stretching Classes
  • Visiting Rabbi

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8.2Review score11 reviews
8.2
Review score
11 reviews
5 star
73%
4 star
9%
3 star
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2 star
9%
1 star
9%
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8.7
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A Place for Mom has scored Elance at West End with 8.2 out of 10 using our proprietary review score based on 6 reviews in the last 2 years. Over all time, Elance at West End has 11 reviews with an average "overall experience" of 4.3 out of 5.
Overall Rating
4.3
Cleanliness
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Care Services
4.6
Staff
4.6
Meals & Dining
4.7
Activities
4.6
Value for Cost
4.4
A Place for Mom has scored Elance at West End with 8.2 out of 10 using our proprietary review score based on 6 reviews in the last 2 years. Over all time, Elance at West End has 11 reviews with an average "overall experience" of 4.3 out of 5.
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anonymous - Family/friend
Assisted Living
December 8, 2022
4.0
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A beautiful community
Brandywine Living community itself is vey clean but there could be more house keeping within the apartments - maybe even just twice a week would make a difference. It is a pet friendly community and they have a nice dog park area which is one of the reasons we picked this community. Also the apartments were bigger then other apartments we saw at different communities. Our loved one have done a few activities but their dog keeps them pretty busy so they haven't taken advantage of a ton but from what we have seen they look really good. They absolutely loves the meals. What came to a surprise for us is that it seems we have to advocate for our loved ones just a little more then what we thought - it seems we are having to be more reactive instead of proactive.
Cleanliness
4
Friendliness
4
Care Services
4
Staff
4
Meals & Dining
5
Activities
4
Value for Cost
4
Anonymous - Family/friend
Assisted Living
October 7, 2022
5.0
Verified Review
Brandywine provides all of the above (activities, cleanliness, housekeeping, etc). The individual we worked with as we made our decision was thoroughly informative and great to work with. I would definitely recommend to others. My brother in law will move his mother to Brandywine this month and I have recommended to others.
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Care Services
5
Staff
5
Meals & Dining
5
Activities
5
Value for Cost
5
Brandywine resident family member - Family/friend
Memory Care
September 19, 2022
5.0
Verified Review
Definitely worth a good look
I think the warmth and caring exhibited by the staff is what sticks out the most about Brandywine Living. The reflections unit is the one for memory care. They have 6 floors, 4 for assisted living and 2 for memory care. I would certainly recommend the facility to others. I think all facilities should be measured against Brandywine, we looked at many other facilities and came back to this one.
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Care Services
5
Staff
5
Meals & Dining
5
Activities
5
Value for Cost
5
Dora - Family/friend
Assisted Living
July 29, 2022
5.0
Verified Review
Nice Respite
Brandywine is a fine place with very attentive staff. It's clean, well maintained and has many amenities. Love the aquarium bar and the roof top lounge. The pool could be bigger but appropriate for its residents. We would consider a permanent stay if needed.
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Care Services
5
Staff
5
Meals & Dining
5
Activities
5
Value for Cost
5
Jenika L - Family/friend
Assisted Living
May 28, 2022
1.0
Depends which floor you live on
Depends which floor you live on for quality of care. My mother does not live on the most expensive floor. My mother's care has been inadequate. Have to constantly followup for all aspects of her care. Staff do bare minimum as far as her daily care. Unable to track who cared for her on a specific date because they rotate staff so much. The carpet in her space needs to be replaced, looks spotted soiled with dirt even though they have cleaned it. The decor throughout the building is attractive, but her personal space is basic and nothing to write home about. The water faucets in her space often stop working. She's not in memory care but I did see it on my tour. I was not impressed Very small space, they are crunched in the hallway during the day. There's a handful of staff spread out among the departments that go beyond and above basic care which would equate to their motto of excellence if most of their staff did the same.
Cleanliness
3
Friendliness
2
Care Services
2
Staff
3
Meals & Dining
3
Activities
3
Value for Cost
2
anonymous - Toured community
Memory Care
May 23, 2022
2.0
Verified Review
Community Tour
Walking into Brandywine Living was like I was walking into The Biltmore Hotel. But I didn't like that the memory care unit was on a higher floor, and the outdoor space for the unit was just a small concrete pad with planters. Based on the cost, I’m sure their care was good. But they certainly seemed like they were more geared toward outward appearances, and the staff were less friendly than at other places I toured. I would not have placed my family member there. It was beautiful - it was the most lavish place I saw, but that wasn’t what my family member needed. Memory care seemed secondary. For assisted living, if you can afford it, I think it could be a great place.
Diane - Family/friend
Assisted Living
March 7, 2022
5.0
Verified Review
Highly recommend
Everybody was always so friendly, from the person at the front door to the nurse that was helping out they were amazing. My dad did go into hospice and they were able to provide that here and step up the nursing care so he was able to stay in his room which was wonderful so we did not have to find another place to live. I would absolutely recommend this facility to other families
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Care Services
5
Staff
5
Meals & Dining
5
Value for Cost
5
MGS - Family/friend
Assisted Living
February 7, 2022
5.0
Verified Review
Friendly, Caring Staff and Everything Works
The community is very friendly. There is a physician assistant that my loved one sees, we were under the impression it was a doctor that would be seeing my loved one on a regular basis. It would have been nice to know this upfront. The CNAs are on the ball and can get a print out of the medications of my loved one. Anytime I call they are able to assist me in answering my questions. The front desk staff is willing to try to solve any issues that arise as well. The food is good, dining room is beautiful, and they have been willing to try and bring meals to my loved one's room to assist with their transition into the community. There has been sometimes that I've had to remind them of my loved one's dietary restrictions. There are plenty of activities for the residents to choose from. There are some games, outings, as well as music, and activities to assist with mindfulness.
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Care Services
5
Staff
5
Meals & Dining
4.5
Activities
5
Value for Cost
5
anonymous - Toured community
Assisted Living
December 14, 2021
5.0
Verified Review
Tour of Brandywine Living
Our tour experience with Brandywine Living was great! We loved the facility itself and the administrative staff were amazing. I wish my loved one would have gone here, but the location was a little too far for him.
Lisa H - Family/friend
Assisted Living
February 3, 2021
5.0
Verified Review
Coming home
We chose Brandywine Living because my mom is very particular and this place is a step above the other places that we looked into. You walk in and feel like you are in a hotel, it is not institutional at all. My mom is in a 1 bedroom (550 sq ft) and it has been adequate for her needs. The food is my moms favorite part of the facility. They have chefs on site who prepare all the meals and they are made from scratch. I am excited for her to be able to get out and do some of the activities that they were able to provide before covid. I would most certainly recommend if you can afford it.
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Care Services
5
Meals & Dining
5
Activities
5
Value for Cost
4
MeaganM - Industry reviewer
Memory Care
December 15, 2020
5.0
Beautiful Community!
Such a beautiful community in a great location! The amenities and customer service are above and beyond! Brandywine provides excellent care to their residents and the fact that they have 24hr nursing on site is an added bonus! Was very impressed when I visited this community!
Cleanliness
5
Friendliness
5
Value for Cost
5
Care Services
5
Activities
5
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