Forest Ridge

151 Village Park Drive West Jefferson NC 28694

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Summary of Forest Ridge conveniently located in West Jefferson, North Carolina

At Forest Ridge, we have a range of community amenities. Residents can take part in regularly scheduled off-site adventures and trips. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident rooms. Our facility is located nearby public transportation. We offer free wi-fi. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. 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.

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 occupants 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.

Community Features at Forest Ridge

Living Options and Amenities

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 rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Amenities at Forest Ridge

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. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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 delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. 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. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. This facility is 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 on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are accounted for. 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, 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 weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 20 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 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.

Community highlights at Forest Ridge

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 60 residents. The building was built in 2006. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

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. 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

4.8 of 5 Average rating
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  • Beyond our expectations

    This community has gone beyond our expectations in their care for our mother. I have not seen my mother so content in many years. She is... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Beyond our expectations

    This community has gone beyond our expectations in their care for our mother. I have not seen my mother so content in many years. She is taking part in the activities and on the field trips she has helped the needy kids pick-out school... more

  • 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... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    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 attorney over her finances, and they... more

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Community Details at Forest Ridge

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    • Forest Ridge Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Forest Ridge

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