Somerford Place of Northridge
8700 Lindley Ave Northridge CA 91325
Overview of Somerford Place of Northridge conveniently located in Northridge, CaliforniaAt Somerford Place of Northridge, we have a multitude of community features. Frequent off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our campus is located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Our location conveniently offers resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. The exercise program includes stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. 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 enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Residents may participate in community service programs. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may partake 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 roster includes trivia nights and dances and "Senior Proms". 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.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a movie room, and a bistro. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.
Languages Spoken at Somerford Place of NorthridgeSpanish speaking staff members are present at our community.
Location Characteristics at Somerford Place of Northridge
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for 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. Resident rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.
Featured Services at Somerford Place of Northridge
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesOur lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle 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. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs.
Religious ServicesWe offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish 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.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. A visiting optometrist is at hand to provide comprehensive eye care. 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. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. 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 and medication administration. 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. 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 staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
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Community CertificationsThe building was built in 1974, and last renovated in 2012. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere 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 Somerford Place of Northridge
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