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Cadbury Commons at Cambridge

66 Sherman St
Cambridge, MA 02140-3527
(617) 868-0575
Fax: (617) 868-0023
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Independent Living
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    As an independent, family-owned, Independent and Assisted Living residence, Cadbury Commons is able to create a variety of programs and services that address the needs of mind, body, and spirit while fostering independence, dignity, and self-worth. Our courtyard garden is resplendent in spring and its raised beds can burst with fresh tomatoes in late summer. Proximity to Boston and Harvard Square yields high-quality chamber music and jazz concerts, interesting lectures on unusual topics, and cultural and ethnic diversity. Daily dining is considered a special experience, not only for good nutrition but also for the enjoyment of good food served well. There is longevity among the staff and department directors, a history of caring and skill that comes from the heart.
    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
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    Personal care staff are Certified Nursing Assistants. Cadbury Commons complies with all continuing training required by the regulations of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
    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
    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:
    Mid-stage and late-stage changes in condition and/or behaviors may require the personal assistance of private home health aid(s).
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Cadbury's Morningside Program specialized in the care of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, dementia or other related memory disorders.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types 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
    All staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Vehicle provided by facility
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 74
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Buffet style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Full calendar of daily enrichment activities, from lectures and discussion groups to conditioning exercise, computer classes, writing and drawing workshops, museum trips, concerts and singing groups.
    This facility caters to:
    Cadbury Commons remains a place where a person can be comfortable whatever their race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, and/or sexual orientation.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    Damage or security deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    MA Assisted Living Facility
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
    US Federal EIN
    Issued by U.S. Internal Revenue Service
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