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Elmcroft of Reading

9 Colin Ct
Reading, PA 19606-3067
(610) 370-2211
Fax: (610) 370-2161
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Elmcroft of Reading is in Berks County, where you will discover a community that is as rich in heritage and culture as it is in beauty. The Schuylkill River, the Blue Mountains and the Appalachian Trail provide a refuge for any nature-lover, while the city of Reading offers arts and entertainment to culture-seekers. World-class entertainment, four professional sports teams, a symphony orchestra, great museums and Goggle Works - an integrated arts center that is the largest of its kind in the nation - all make Reading a community brimming with cultural activities, Elmcroft of Reading has a reputation of having a family like atmosphere, a long term committed caring staff, with a strong community involvement.

    Elmcroft of Reading is an assisted living community offering accommodations for those who may require assistance in their daily living activities. It is staffed 24 hours a day with trained healthcare personnel and offers as much or as little care as a resident may want or need. In addition, Elmcroft of Reading has a licensed Healthcare Director on call 24 hours a day. Elmcroft of Reading features a full sprinkler system and each apartment is equipped with an emergency call system that may be used whenever the need arises. In addition, all exterior doors may be locked so that a secure environment can be maintained. Each apartment includes all meals and basic utilities as part of the monthly fee. Also, residents enjoy daily activities, library and sitting areas, housekeeping services and many other amenities. Other services include a beauty/barber shop for a nominal fee.
    The emphasis on activities is a main thrust of the service offerings. Social interaction is a vital part of overall good health and Elmcroft of Reading is committed to offering residents a full range of social, recreational and spiritual activities from which to choose. Scheduled transportation on the community van allows all residents to take advantage of travel activities. Elmcroft of Reading is truly a great place to live and work and is proud to be a part of the Reading, Pennsylvania community.
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    All ages welcome.
    Level of Care Assessment prior to move in. Income requirement for payment of monthly charges.
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a 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
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    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
    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
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    SerSafe, CPR, Med.Tech., First Aid Certificate.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Residents may bring pets
    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
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 65
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    NorthEast Pharmacy
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Catholic Services Weekly, non-denominational weekly, Bible fellowship, sing-along monthly, quilting, widows/widowers support monthly, Senior Club monthly, Red Hat Ladies Monthly.
    This facility caters to:
    Veterans, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Buy-in fee amount: $350
    Pet deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    PA Personal Care Home
    License No. 214260
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
    PA Assisted Living Residence
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
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