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Madison Heights/Kelley Place Memory Care Communities

108/109 Chaney Dr, Enterprise, AL 36330

3.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Madison Heights/Kelley PlaceMadison Heights/Kelley Place is a residential care home located in the serene and tranquil town of Enterprise, in the southeastern part of Coffee County, and the southwestern part of Dale County, in Alabama. Our picturesque town has a rich heritage and beautiful...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Dothan, Alabama

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community provides residence to two or more persons who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its occupants 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for seniors who are unable to care for themselves.

This type of community is a helpful and easy living option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually allow access to individuals 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include specially prepared food, personal clothing, and cosmetic and grooming items. Types of amenities and services offered at nursing homes can include friendly visitor programs, patient and caregiver education, injections, and adult day services . Many inhabitants are bachelors or widows who have less social support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, be free from discrimination, and get information on services and fees. Many occupants of nursing homes are persons with behavioral problems. These can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care.

Cost of Living

The community where a community is located can have a significant influence on community price. Cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing which care option meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Dothan is about 15.9% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Dothan is about $800 and the median value for a home for Dothan is approximately $141,732.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Dothan is 1.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 62.5% white, 0.5% other or not specified, 33.7% black, 0.3% Native American, 3.3% Hispanic, and 1.8% mixed race. In terms of education, 24.8% have a college degree, 9.2% have a graduate degree, and 28.6% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 47.2% are male and 52.8% are female. The median age of Dothan is 39 years old. Dothan has a population density of 293 people per square mile. In Dothan, 10.9% do not have health insurance, 16.9% have some form of disability, 19.7% live in poverty, and 7.4% are widows. In Dothan, 10.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Alabama citizen is ranked 49th nation-wide. Additionally, Alabama is ranked 46th by healthcare standards. In total, Alabama has 101 general hospitals and 164 health centers that provide care for 4,900,655 citizens. Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Alabama has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 97.4, and a housing index rating of 71.5. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Alabama ranks 35th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In Alabama, 51% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 10,514 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of Alabama residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Alabama ranks 31st in the nation.

State-wide weather information

On average, Alabama has an air quality index rating of around 38.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.4 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.74 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 8.15 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Alabama is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 93F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 62F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Alabama drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 66F in the month of February. Alabama experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of flowering dogwood, southern magnolia, flowering dogwood, and downy serviceberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the jaguarundi, the the California sea lion, the ring-tailed cat, or the feral swine. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.

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