Somerford House & Place Newark

501 South Harmony Road Newark DE 19713

866-465-5993

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At Somerford House & Place Newark, we have a myriad of community features. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its residents. We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. Dining options cover specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. We offer dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method™ to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety. Our community grounds is comprised of indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, WanderGuard capability is employed to ensure the safety of our residents.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our 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. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. 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. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, 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. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is 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. 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 on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are engaged. 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. 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. 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.

We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Pricing at Somerford House & Place Newark

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 Somerford House & Place Newark

  • Very nice facility and very clean. Residents were very happy and friendly and active in the facility. Staff and residents were very communicative and engaged, everyone knew everyone and had a nice family atmosphere....

  • Mom's New Care

    We have been a little unhappy with this community. My mom had become ill. The staff is nice, but then need to give more attention to her needs. The menu is needing some improvements. We do like that they have...

  • Good meals. Caring personnel. Clean. Accommodating service. Very satisfied.

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Community Details at Somerford House & Place Newark

  • Somerford House & Place Newark Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Somerford House & Place Newark

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