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4601 NW 53rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32653-4882
(352) 338-7500
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
a member of Brookdale Senior Living
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    Sterling House of Gainesville 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 appropriate accommodations as their needs change. We promise Respect for Individual Preferences by offering personalized care needs and providing an atmosphere that encourages each resident to live in health and longevity. We also offer special housing and care options for those who require assistance with the activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing and dispensing of medications. Our community offers graduated levels of care based upon the individual need of residents, as determined by our continual assessment process. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of our residents every day with signature services for those who value their freedom and independence, but desire or need services providing them with the highest level of quality, care and value.
    All genders welcome
    Age 65 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
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical 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
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    CPR and first aid, HIV training, Alzheimer’s Level 1 and 2, Activity of Daily Living training.
    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:
    Alzheimer’s Support Group once a month.
    Living Space Options
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $3115
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2785
    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
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call 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: 60
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Religious services offered on Sundays
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $2500
    FL Assisted Living Facility
    License No. 9004
    Issued by Florida Agency For Health Care Administration
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