Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

173 E. Rochester Ottumwa IA 52501

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Overview of Prairie Hills at Ottumwa conveniently located in Ottumwa, Iowa

At Prairie Hills at Ottumwa, we offer a myriad of community amenities. Regular off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our occupants. Dogs and cats are permitted in private quarters. Our location is conveniently located nearby public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our pleasure to entertain visiting company, meals included. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. 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. 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 communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety. 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 offers an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, and a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a computer room, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

Languages Spoken at Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

Staff members who speak Spanish, German, and American Sign Language are employed by the community.

Location Attributes at Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Ground floor units 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, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

Available Services at Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

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 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. We offer devotional services on-site, 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 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 provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. 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. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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. 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. 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 and medication administration. 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 (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. 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.

Community highlights at Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

Community Certifications

The building was constructed in 2007. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

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

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers 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 Ottumwa

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.

Reviews of Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

  • Review of Prairie Hills

    Prairie hills has been a great community for my mother! Numerous staff, including the Executive Director, Health Director and the Environmental Director have helped my mother adjust to a loving, caring environment....

  • Review of Prairie Hills

    I moved here from another Assisted Living community in town and am highly satisfied. All staff are very good to residents. There are lots of activities going on so you can keep busy every day. This is a great...

  • Mom was here in January -March, when she fell and sent to Hospital til April 5th...They did NOT want her back, due to liability issues etc. THOROUGHLY enjoyed staff, etc.. Just Wasn't to be for mom at...

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Community Details at Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

  • Prairie Hills at Ottumwa Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

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