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Bickford Cottage Urbandale

5915 Sutton Pl
Urbandale, IA 50322-1877
(515) 331-3000
Fax: (515) 270-1781
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing
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    Welcome to Bickford of Urbandale, a premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community! Ideally situated just off Interstate 80/35, Urbandale prides itself on being able to offer small town charm with big town experiences. Enjoy fine dining, shopping, and sporting events or take a trip in time as Living History Farms recreates village life from five different Iowa eras, covering 300 years. Our residents love the wooded seclusion our branch provides while visiting together with friends and family in the courtyard. We are proud to be a part of this thriving community in Urbandale, Iowa and excited for you to become a Friend of the Family at Bickford of Urbandale!

    We welcome you to tour our community and experience the Bickford Difference for yourself. Bickford of Urbandale is located on Sutton Place west of Bennigan’s so, please, stop on by any time. We’re here to listen to your story and show you how Bickford can help. We invite you in and welcome you home.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    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
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    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
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    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:
    Violent behavior; verbal outbursts that are at the expense of others.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Memory Care Unit
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $2850
    Maximum cost: $4476
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $3270
    Maximum cost: $5444
    Billed per month
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Residents may bring pets
    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
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    All staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 70
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Church services, bible study
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Buy-in fee required
    Buy-in fee amount: $5000
    IA Asst. Living for People with Dementia
    License No. S0042
    Issued by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
    US Federal EIN
    Issued by U.S. Internal Revenue Service
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