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Stellar Care

4518 54th St
San Diego, CA 92115-3527
(619) 287-2920
Fax: (619) 286-8534
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
Stellar Care serves San Diego County, CA
  • Assisted Living
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  • Assisted Living
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    Collwood Terrace is a new facility located in the middle of San Diego County, minutes from all the major freeways. We specialize in dementia/Alzheimer's care and have a diverse and caring team. At Collwood Terrace, "it's all about the care."
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    Collwood Terrace is state licensed as an RCFE and therefore has a specific minimum age requirement (62) unless a medical diagnosis supports the person living at the facility. Collwood Terrace is month to month with most people paying privately. Most long-term care insurance policies do pay at the assisted living level.
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided for eight (8) or less hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    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
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Staff certifications and training:
    Collwood Terrace staff is made up of caregivers, kitchen staff and servers, activities personnel and a diversified administrative team. Five on staff have been certified as RCFE administrators and all staff is trained to work with Alzheimer’s/dementia residents. We have monthly continuing education classes and retraining on a regular basis.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    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:
    If care of the resident became out of code with licensing requirements or family/administration felt that this level of care was no longer the safest situation.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    mental stimulation; physical activity; accommodating spiritual needs; monitoring food and fluid consumption; fall prevention education; medication and pain management; immediate response to any change of condition; ongoing attention to cleanliness and grooming through the day
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $3700
    Maximum cost: $4000
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2700
    Maximum cost: $3000
    Billed per month
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Controlled access garage
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New 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 telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 150
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant 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
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Catholic communion, Jewish Shabbot, nondenominational services, daily exercise class, music appreciation class, Bingo, cooking class, arts and crafts, putting green
    This facility caters to:
    Collwood Terrace is located in the Mid-city area of San Diego. This is an ethnic and culturally diverse area and our residents and their families reflect every aspect of life and lifestyle.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    CA Residential Care Fac. for the Elderly
    License No. 374603625
    Issued by California Department of Social Services
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