Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

8220 Snowden River Parkway Columbia MD 21045

866-465-5993

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At Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia, we have an assortment of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its occupants. We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We offer dining choices such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

We offer wheelchair accessible units. Ground floor units are available. Resident quarters featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

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. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications 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 present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. 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 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. 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 insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. 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 (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. 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. 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 staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Our community is licensed for 64 residents. The building was constructed in 2001.

Pricing at Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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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 Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

  • Things are not as they appear

    [Removed] Dimmed lighting to dumb the residents down and make dirt harder to see. The staff have clever little things that they tell you that *seem* spontaneous but are actually carefully crafted phases and...

  • Residents of all functionality mixed together.

    I would give their food a four. My concern was that when I toured it seemed like they made it sound that they would place my loved one with other men and with those that were experiencing a comparable level...

  • It was excellent, I highly recommend it!

    It was excellent, I highly recommend it! We used the respite services for two weeks. The staff is really excellent, everyone who works there is great. I would use them again, I am very pleased, I would use...

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Community Details at Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

  • Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Somerford Place Alzheimer's Assisted Living Columbia

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