Forest Ridge

151 Village Park Drive West Jefferson NC 28694

866-465-5993

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At Forest Ridge, we have a myriad of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and outings. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located nearby public transportation. We offer free wi-fi. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community provides the aid of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its residents. All meals are provided to residents. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our community activities roster includes dances and Senior Proms. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

We offer wheelchair accessible units and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident units featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. 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 hair care and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication 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 provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. 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. We have registered nurses on our community staff. 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, including 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. 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. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. 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, 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. 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 60 residents. The building was constructed in 2006. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The community 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 Forest Ridge

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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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 Forest Ridge

  • A Good Experience

    I just think Forest Ridge did a really good job on helping my loved one adjust to the atmosphere. It is a difficult time for anyone, but my loved one ended up liking it at Forest Ridge. It was a good experience....

  • Things went well when we put her in f...

    Things went well when we put her in for assisted living, but the only thing we've come up against, which nobody told us is we had already had her signed up and everything, my brother in law is power of...

Community Details at Forest Ridge

  • Forest Ridge Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Forest Ridge

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