Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

1121 Reston Ave Herndon VA 20170

866-465-5993

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Description of Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community in Herndon, Virginia

At Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community, we offer a variety of community features. Regular off-site experiences and excursions are very popular with our residents. Dogs are allowed in private rooms. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents.

Dining Options

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents.

On-Site Activities

Residents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise curriculum are stretching classes. 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. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center.

Location Amenities at Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

Living Options and Amenities

We offer wheelchair accessible units and studio units. Ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is provided to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, we are fully integrated with WanderGuard capability. Resident rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Available Services at Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

Transportation

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

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. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. 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 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. 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. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications 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, 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 50 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. 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 staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Community information at Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 64 residents. The building was constructed in 2010, and last renovated in 2019. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Pricing at Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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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 Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

  • Review of Great Falls Assisted

    I could not be more pleased with the community. We are so lucky to have had my father in a place with such loving and caring staff. They really do make a difference.

  • Great Dementia Care

    Great Falls Assisted Living provides a lovely environment indoors and out.The four neighborhoods offer a family setting. The residents and visitors can co-mingle. They can become friends with each other.The...

  • Excellent Care

    GFAL is an excellent, high quality memory care facility with a dedicated professional staff. My father lived there for over five years and was very well cared for every day. I would highly recommend Great...

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Community Details at Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

  • Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Great Falls Assisted Living – A Memory Care Community

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