Elmcroft of La Mesa

4960 Mills St La Mesa CA 91942

866-465-5993

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At Elmcroft of La Mesa, we have a range of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and excursions. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. We offer free wi-fi. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants. All meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. We love to celebrate with 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. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. 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 include trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and Senior Proms. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. 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 and a movie room. Staff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.

We offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, WanderGuard capability is employed to ensure the safety of our residents. Resident rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

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 devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. Catholic religious services are available. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. 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 present on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. 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. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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, and medication administration. 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. 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. 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 staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Our property is licensed for 56 residents. The building was built in 1998, and most recently renovated in 2013. 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 Elmcroft of La Mesa

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 Elmcroft of La Mesa

  • It’s been very good for us

    My mother has been at Elmcroft of LaMesa over a year now. The staff is very caring and compassionate with the residents as well as their families . They have a lot of activities and special events which the...

  • Turnover seems very high. When I notice an exceptional caregiver, I don't see them there very long. The facility in general is kept pretty clean. The care of the residents could stand some improvement,...

  • They really care

    It starts from the very top. I think Elmcroft corporate structure has a lot of quality control in place, but also in Elmcroft of La Mesa, the directors really care and are very knowledgeable, the resident services...

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Community Details at Elmcroft of La Mesa

  • Elmcroft of La Mesa Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Elmcroft of La Mesa

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