Heritage Woods of Charleston

480 W. Polk Ave Charleston IL 61920

866-465-5993

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Summary of Heritage Woods of Charleston located in Charleston, Illinois

At Heritage Woods of Charleston, we have an assortment of community amenities. Regular off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our occupants. Our campus is conveniently located near reachable public transit. Our location conveniently offers resident parking.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our pleasure to entertain visiting company, meals provided.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise program are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and resident karaoke nights. Our community offers a healthy living program covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. 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. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our gardening club.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a computer room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents.

Location Characteristics at Heritage Woods of Charleston

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units and studio units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food.

Premium Amenities at Heritage Woods of Charleston

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to 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 on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.

Religious Services

We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available. 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. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. 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 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. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. This community provides ADL assistance. 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.

Community highlights at Heritage Woods of Charleston

Community Certifications

The building was built in 2011. We accept residents from the age of 65 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. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Heritage Woods of Charleston

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
$ See Pricing

*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 Heritage Woods of Charleston

2.9 of 5 Average rating
7 Reviews
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  • Not a safe place for mom

    We moved our Mother here thinking she would be safe. After repeated requests for her to get a life line button for her, they told us that... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Not a safe place for mom

    We moved our Mother here thinking she would be safe. After repeated requests for her to get a life line button for her, they told us that they didn't have any that were working and had to wait for one. After being there only 3 weeks she... more

  • Heritage Woods is a fantastic community! The staff are caring and supportive! I love working with all of the staff....

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Heritage Woods is a fantastic community! The staff are caring and supportive! I love working with all of the staff....

  • Has gone downhill fast

    This place has really gone downhill. Food is terrible, no nurtricious and repetitive. Nursing care is minimal and very not client friendly.... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Has gone downhill fast

    This place has really gone downhill. Food is terrible, no nurtricious and repetitive. Nursing care is minimal and very not client friendly. Huge CNA staff turnover....

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Community Details at Heritage Woods of Charleston

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    • Heritage Woods of Charleston Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Heritage Woods of Charleston

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