Prairie Hills at Des Moines

5815 SE 27th St Des Moines IA 50320

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Description of Prairie Hills at Des Moines conveniently located in Des Moines, Iowa

At Prairie Hills at Des Moines, we have a range of community amenities. Residents can enjoy frequent off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are welcome in resident quarters. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the support of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our delight to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef.

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 host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. 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. 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. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. 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

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of 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 occupants or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a jacuzzi available for residents to relax, a bistro, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space.

Location Amenities at Prairie Hills at Des Moines

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. 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 and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Premium Amenities at Prairie Hills at Des Moines

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care 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 who are 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. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. 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. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle 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. 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 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, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 35 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. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Community highlights at Prairie Hills at Des Moines

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 148 residents. The building was constructed in 2009. 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 Prairie Hills at Des Moines

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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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.

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      • Prairie Hills at Des Moines Amenities

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

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