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Brookdale Forest City

493 Piney Ridge Rd
Forest City, NC 28043-9017
(828) 288-1171
Fax: (828) 288-1178
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
a member of Brookdale Senior Living
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    Carolina House of Forest City provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale’s signature Personalized Assisted Living we customize our care offerings for the individual. This allows each resident the freedom and opportunity to make choices that will ease their lifestyle transitions. Our residents enjoy life with the support they need, coupled with the proper lifestyle and care accommodations as their needs change. We promise Respect for Individual Preferences and offer personalized care needs in an atmosphere that encourages each resident to live in health and longevity. We provide a comfortable lifestyle, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs and care. Our residents enjoy life with any support they need, coupled with the appropriate accommodations as their needs change. Our community is dedicated to enriching the lives of our residents every day with signature services to those who value their freedom and independence, but desire or need services providing them with the highest level of quality, care and value. We offer special housing and care options for those who require assistance with the activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing and administration of medications. Our Clare Bridge Place program serves those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Each day, we promise to work to deliver Daily Moments of Success for each resident. The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides structure and activities each day designed to meet specific needs of those with dementia, while the Clare Bridge Dining Program, designed by a gerontologist and registered dietitian, helps residents retain the ability to enjoy and master the daily dining experience.
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Our community welcomes all inquiries; we accept private pay, most long term insurances and VA benefits.  Rent is month to month with 30 day termination notice.
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    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
    Staff-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
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    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
    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:
    Needing skilled nursing care 24 hours a day
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $2343
    Maximum cost: $3312
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $3440
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $4852
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2948
    Billed per month
    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
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 76
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Tai Chi,Bingo,Bible study groups,musical programs,Walking Club,Red Hat Society,Gardening Club
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    NC Adult Care Home/Home for the Aged
    License No. HAL-081-014
    Issued by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
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