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The Kensington

2210 Avenue H
Fort Madison, IA 52627-4003
(319) 372-4233
Fax: (319) 372-7940
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing
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    The Kensington is a warm and lively assisted living community with a wide variety of amenities including free in-town transportation. Residents enjoy the front patio, "secret garden" and screened in back patio. Light streams into the dining room from double french doors, which open onto the landscaped courtyard. Primrose Path is a secured memory care residence within The Kensington, serving 18 residents in bright, home-like surroundings.
    All genders welcome
    Age 18 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided for eight (8) or less hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Staff certifications and training:
    All staff receives annual training, and Primrose staff are given Alzheimer's/dementia care training in cooperation with the Alzheimer's Association. Caregivers are RN-supervised.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Unmanageable behaviors that pose a danger to others; the need for 24-hour skilled nursing care
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our signature 52-week activity program is designed to engage mind, body & spirit as well as spark daily "moments of joy"
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 90
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bingo and card groups, weekly Mass, Bible studies, inter-generational programs, men's club, numerous bus trips, entertainment and educational programs, Social Hour every Friday afternoon, parties, seasonal all-family events and more.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $500
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Additional personal assistance fee amount: $205
    Nursing care fee required
    IA Assisted Living Program
    License No. S0092
    Issued by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
    IA Asst. Living for People with Dementia
    Issued by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
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