Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

1033 S 42nd St Mount Vernon IL 62864

866-465-5993

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Overview of Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon conveniently located in Mount Vernon, Illinois

At Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon, we offer an assortment of community amenities. Residents can take part in regularly scheduled off-site experiences and trips. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in private quarters. Our campus is conveniently located near accessible public transit. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Now offering free move-in.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals provided. Dining includes 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 low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health 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. Included in our exercise curriculum are stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Residents may participate in community service programs. 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. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms".

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

Community Features at Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, and Western-facing and 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. Resident units featuring roll-in showers are available.

Available Services at Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community.

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 both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant 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 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. 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 offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are met. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides ADL assistance. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 10 lbs. 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 Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 95 residents. The building was constructed in 2007. 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.

Pricing at Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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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 Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

3.9 of 5 Average rating
5 Reviews
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(3) A Place For Mom
(2) SeniorAdvisor.com
  • Nothing but positive

    They offer activities daily. I have had a few meals there and I would say the food is good overall. The staff are amazing. They are so... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Nothing but positive

    They offer activities daily. I have had a few meals there and I would say the food is good overall. The staff are amazing. They are so friendly and on top of things. The community is clean and they do accept medicaid. I would recommend... more

  • It All Worked Out

    Like any new community there were a couple of issues but the staff and I talked about it and it has improved. The staff are accommodating,... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    It All Worked Out

    Like any new community there were a couple of issues but the staff and I talked about it and it has improved. The staff are accommodating, friendly, and helpful to all residents. My aunt had friends living her so that made it easier to get... more

  • Horrible

    Female family members are not safe here. This place has forever changed our lives. I am a Registered Nurse and what happened to my loved... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Horrible

    Female family members are not safe here. This place has forever changed our lives. I am a Registered Nurse and what happened to my loved one in their care is horrific.

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Community Details at Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

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    • Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

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