First Colonial Inn

845 First Colonial Rd. Virginia Beach VA 23451

866-465-5993

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Description of First Colonial Inn in Virginia Beach, Virginia

At First Colonial Inn, we offer a myriad of community amenities. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and trips. Animals such as dogs and cats are permitted in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its occupants.

Dining Options

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our joy to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes stretching classes and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Residents may participate in community service programs. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. 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.Residents may participate 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 bridge club, book club, or choir/singing club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and a private golf course / putting green.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a computer room, a bistro, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, and a fully-stocked arts and crafts center. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations.

Community Features at First Colonial Inn

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is provided to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident quarters featuring roll-in showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Available Services at First Colonial Inn

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Jewish religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

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 who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. 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. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle 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. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. A visiting optometrist is at hand to provide comprehensive eye care. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication 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, administered 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. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 35 lbs. 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.

What to expect at First Colonial Inn

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 60 residents. The building was built in 1985, and last renovated in 2016. We accept residents from the age of 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.

Pricing at First Colonial Inn

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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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 First Colonial Inn

4.9 of 5 Average rating
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  • Review of First Colonial Inn

    The reality of learning that you will have to live the rest of your life in Assisted Living is not pleasant when you are a widowed,... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Review of First Colonial Inn

    The reality of learning that you will have to live the rest of your life in Assisted Living is not pleasant when you are a widowed, eightyish male, on your own, that needs help. Knowing all the Assisted Living facilities in your community... more

  • My Visit to the Community

    I had a good tour with First Colonial Inn. I noticed that the people seemed to be mostly in their room. I didn't see much socializing... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    My Visit to the Community

    I had a good tour with First Colonial Inn. I noticed that the people seemed to be mostly in their room. I didn't see much socializing between the residents....

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Community Details at First Colonial Inn

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    • First Colonial Inn Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at First Colonial Inn

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