Heron House

3221 Fruitville Road Sarasota FL 34237

866-465-5993

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At Heron House, we have a plethora of community features. Frequent off-site experiences and trips are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community offers the aid of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its residents. We provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our delight to accommodate visiting company, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, 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. We offer meal choices such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. We offer difference exercise programs such as Tai Chi™ classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, stretching classes, and ForeverFit™-based exercise program. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor 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. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our walking club for social and physical stimulation, bible study, card/pinochle club, or bridge club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and Senior Proms. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement opportunities for residents. Our community grounds is comprised of an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a computer room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a movie room, and a hot tub / swimming pool. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is available to 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. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to 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. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store. Our

on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Mormon religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. 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 delivered 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. 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. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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 accounted for. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is at hand to provide comprehensive eye care. 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, insulin injections, and medication administration. 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. Our community provides psychiatric care. 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 community is licensed for 95 residents. The building was built in 1998, and last renovated in 2018. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The local area offers 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 Heron House

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 Heron House

  • Great

    The heron house is great they take good care of my mother in law and she is happy there.

  • Not for us

    It was not a good tour for us at the Heron House. The staff was not very friendly. We noticed that many were busy on their cell phones. The residents we saw did not look happy. It was not an inviting environment....

  • Taking Good Care of My Mother

    My mother is doing well with her move to this community. They have a good staff in this facility, and they are taking good care of her, and her needs. I'am pleased with all they have done for us. They do...

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Community Details at Heron House

  • Heron House Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Heron House

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