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The Bristal at East Meadow

40 Merrick Ave
East Meadow, NY 11554-1581
(516) 542-0800
Fax: (516) 465-0165
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    The Bristal has 29 styles of apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom with one and a half baths and an outside patio with a putting green.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Pet deposit- $1500 one-time charge; upon move in pay 75 days rent.
    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
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Become disoriented
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Staff certifications and training:
    Medication training, monthly in-service training in all departments
    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:
    Behavioral, where resident becomes a danger to self and/or others.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    “Reflections” is the Bristal’s 22-bed wing for memory impairment and/or Alzheimer’s.
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $140
    Maximum cost: $153
    Billed per day
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $166
    Maximum cost: $186
    Billed per day
    2+ bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $206
    Maximum cost: $233
    Billed per day
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    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
    Security staff on premises
    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 courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 151
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Precision Pharmacy
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Intergenerational program
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Buy-in fee required
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $1500
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $1000
    NY Enriched Housing Program
    License No. 400-S-299
    Issued by New York Department of Health
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