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Dunlop House Assisted Living & Specialized Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

235 Dunlop Farms Blvd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834-1792
(804) 520-0050
Fax: (804) 520-2868
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    A Caring Retirement Community with a Tradition of Affordable Assisted Living and Optional Alzheimer's and Dementia Center. The first and finest Assisted Living in Colonial Heights, Dunlop House consistently exceeds the minimum standards established by the Department of Social Services offering a variety of levels of quality care and choices to all residents. A member of the Colonial Heights community since 1999, Dunlop House blends a rewarding and vibrant lifestyle with a wide range of services, living options, luxurious amenities and convenience. Walking distance to shopping in a quiet neighorhood community setting. There's simply no other retirement community like it in the area. Dunlop House offers family practice physicians, gero-psychiatric physician and podiatrist with offices on site, as well as an on-site rehabilitation center. Our staff works with your healthcare professionals to help you get healthy, and stay healthy. As it should be, the choice is yours.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical 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
    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
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    3 year license from Dept. of Social Services 48 hours per week of Activities programming for Assisted Living and Alzheimer's and dementia care. LPN/RN 24/7 MedTechs On-goingn dementia Care training for ALL staff in ALL departments (dietary, housekeeping, admissions, marketing, nursing, maitenance). CPR/First Aid training for ALL staff.
    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:
    Determined on an individual basis. Will accept Hospice and Home Health agencies for additional care support.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Dedicated Activities Assistant 48 hours per week providing appropriate activies within each person's abilities and tolerance. To enhance physical and cognitive abilities, our specialized program focuses on celebrating life with activities designed to build on previous life experiences and talents. In a supportive and nurturing setting, residents receive individualized assistance with life skill and personal care activities.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets 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
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 82
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Religous/Spiritual Services, Bingo, Dance Nights, Musical Performances, Arts/Crafts, Puzzles, Wii Video Game, Day Trips, Community Enrichment Activities, etc...Check for current events.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    VA Assisted Living Facility
    Issued by Virginia Department of Social Services
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