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BROOKDALE GARDNERVILLE

1565 Virginia Ranch Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89410-5733
(775) 782-3100
Fax: (775) 783-0071
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Independent Living
a member of Merrill Gardens
  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Licenses
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Merrill Gardens at Gardnerville is located in Carson Valley, just 17 miles east of Lake Tahoe with views of the Sierra Nevada and Pine Nut Mountains. Our apartment-style community offers all of the amenities of a home without the work. Imagine a life without household chores, yard work or home maintenance. Invite guests to a meal, special event or social outing. With our on-site Active Living Director, scheduled transportation and Anytime Dining program – there are opportunities to make new friends or entertain old ones right outside your front door. Welcome to Merrill Gardens!
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Each resident needs a physical from their physical a 2-step TB test, and an assessment to determine if Assisted Living or Memory Care is appropriate Placement. Month to month lease.
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Hospice
    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
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Memory loss
    Staff certifications and training:
    Food safety certification for cooks, Merrill Gardens standard training and orientation. Dementia care series training by Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (monthly/ongoing), Med Tech certification.
    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:
    Constant bedridden state (over 14 days). Inability to maintain weight and nutritional health status, unmanageable incontinence, behavior presenting danger to self or others.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    We provide a secured unit for residents with Dementia/Alzheimer’s. Merrill Gardens Personal Pathways Program promotes quality of life for our residents through meaningful activities. Family involvement and staff development.
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    One bedroom apartments
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    No pets 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
    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
    Microwave
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1999
    Number of residents: 54
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Med Care
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    3x’s weekly trip to local casino (AL only). Bible study group, Bingo, Happy Hour with musical guests weekly, Tai Chi classes.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Additional personal assistance fee required
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Each resident needs a physical from their physician, a 2-step TB test, and an assessment to determine if Independent living is appropriate placement. Month to month lease.
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Staff certifications and training:
    Each resident needs a physical from their physician, a 2-step TB test, and an assessment to determine if Independent living is appropriate placement. Month to month lease.
    Memory Care
    No care is offered for Alzheimer's or Dementia
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Billed per month
    2+ bedroom apartments
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    Dogs
    Cats
    Birds
    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
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1999
    Number of residents: 49
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Med Care
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    Bingo, Happy Hour with musical guest every Friday evening, Tai Chi classes, bible study group, various card groups, trips to local casino 3 times a week.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Licenses
    NV Adult Group Care for Alzheimer’s
    License No. 2505
    Issued by Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
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