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25 Sunshine Ct
Durango, CO 81301-6023
(970) 385-4090
Fax: (970) 385-0108
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    “Sunshine Gardens West is a premier Assisted Living Community situated on three beautifully landscaped acres overlooking the La Plata Mountains. We are proud to be Durango’s first and only independent and assisted living facility. Sunshine Garden’s successful blend of affordable luxury and personalized care uniquely redefines the standards for quality assisted living.” Each individual will receive loving care from our carefully selected and well-trained personal care staff. Along with an extensive service package, our distinctive amenities keep life enjoyable and convenient for our residents. With a 72 resident capacity, Sunshine Gardens West has also created many different floor plan options; shared suites, private studios, private one bedroom suites, or our largest two bedroom suites, ideal for couples.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    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
    Adult day care
    Physical 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...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Breathing support requiring ventilator
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    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
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    CPR Certification Classes, CNA Courses, Alzheimer's Education, Continued Education for Caregivers
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    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
    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:
    Wandering from the facility. Combative or aggressive behavior.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Specific Activity Schedule. More one-on-one attention.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite 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
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 70
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals prepared in a kosher kitchen available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant 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
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible Study, Nearby Golf Course, Conversation Hour, Bingo, Weekly Manicures, Weekly Donut Socials, Happy Hour, Theatre Nights
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $500
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    CO Assisted Living Residence
    Issued by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    CO Medicaid
    Issued by Colorado Medicaid
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