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Avamere Living at St. Helens

2400 Gable Rd
Saint Helens, OR 97051-2963
(503) 366-8070
Fax: (503) 366-8088
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
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    Avamere at St. Helens is conveniently located off Highway 30, across from St. Helen’s High School and are near shopping and restaurants. Our beautiful community offers spacious cottages, assisted living apartments as well as memory care. The cottages, studio, one and two bedroom private apartments are equipped with individually controlled heating and air conditioning, full-size refrigerators and microwaves.

    Avamere at St. Helen’s offers richly appointed common areas, like our delightful ice cream parlor, that are available for socializing and family gatherings. Enjoy leisure activities like scheduled outings and country rides in our 15-passenger van hosted by our life-enrichment director. Three restaurant-style gourmet meals are served daily, from a varied menu selection in our elegant dining room.

    Residents in our Alzheimer’s/memory care neighborhood are assisted 24 hours a day by trained caregivers and behavior support staff under the direction of a licensed nurse. A variety of activities facilitated by our life enrichment director is also offered to residents. The staff of Avamere at St. Helen’s practice the “Best Friends” approach –- a philosophy of personalized care that is compassionate and respectful of resident’s preferences and previous lifestyle.
    All genders welcome
    Age 55 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 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
    Care Services
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    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
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    “Best friends” approach. A philosophy of personalized care that is compassionate and respectful of a resident’s preferences and previous lifestyle.
    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
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    The staff of Avamere at St. Helen's practice the “Best friends” approach. A philosophy of personalized care that is compassionate and respectful of a resident’s preferences and previous lifestyle.
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $2415
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $2835
    Billed per month
    2+ bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $3045
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $5600
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $3570
    Billed per month
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    Gated community
    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
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 70
    Dietary Options
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian 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
    Computer and internet access
    Guest dining
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    OR Alzheimer's Endorsement
    Issued by Oregon Department of Human Services
    OR Medicaid
    Issued by Oregon Medicaid
    OR Residential Care Facility
    License No. 50R275
    Issued by Oregon Department of Human Services
    OR Assisted Living Facility
    License No. 70M258
    Issued by Oregon Department of Human Services
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