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RIDGEWOOD AT FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE

5675 Ponderosa Dr
Columbus, OH 43231-3137
(614) 890-8285
Fax: (614) 891-6556
Services Offered:
Independent Living, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living
  • General Information
  • Independent Living
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Friendship Village of Columbus, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community provides a continuum of care and services in an environment that promotes independence, wellness, and human dignity. Our residents and staff are proud of our well-earned reputation of being a warm, friendly, and exciting place to live. Our library, billiard room, fireplace lounge, Soda Shoppe, multi-purpose room, and private dining room are great for entertaining and provide residents with many lifestyle options. Those who enjoy the outdoors can take a stroll through Friendship Woods, visit one of the many courtyards, or garden in our personal gardening areas. There is truly something for everyone at Friendship Village of Columbus.
    All genders welcome
    Age 65 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Audiology
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    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
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    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
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Staff go through a yearly orientation with monthly inservices as a supplement.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Friendship Village of Columbus would likely discharge a resident if we are unable to give the resident the appropriate care they need.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Memory Magic, Tailored Activities, VitalStim Therapy, etc.
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Room Amenities
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Community
    Opened in:
    1978
    Number of residents: 350
    Dining Styles
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    Other recreational activities:
    There are over 30 different on-site clubs/committees for residents to participate in. Friendship Village of Columbus is near many Golf courses, Shopping venues, colleges, etc.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Buy-in fee required
    Pet deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
  • Skilled Nursing
  • CMS Star Ratings
    Overall Rating:
    1
    Quality Metrics:
    3
    Health Inspection Rating:
    1
    RN Staffing Rating:
    3
    Staffing Rating:
    3 https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=365399
    Last Update From CMS:
    05/03/2017
    Community
    Number of residents: 80
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
  • Assisted Living
  • Community
    Number of residents: 70
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 365399
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    OH Residential Care Facility
    License No. 2275R
    Issued by Ohio Department of Health
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