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Desert Cottage

83617 Himilaya Dr
Indio, CA 92203-4019
(760) 342-7767
Fax: (760) 342-7003
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
Desert Cottage serves Riverside County, CA
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    DESERT COTTAGE IS LOCATED IN MOUNTAIN ESTATES OFF GOLF CENTER AND 42ND STREET, NEXT DOOR TO A BRAND NEW SHOPPING CENTER.OUR DECOR IS VERY CALM AND SUBDUED, WHICH GIVES OUR RESIDENTS A SOOTHING ATMOSPHERE. THE WALK IN SHOWERS AND BACKYARD WALKING PATH ARE JUST A FEW ITEMS WE FEEL BRING SECURITY TO OUR MORE FRAGILE RESIDENTS. DESERT COTTAGE STRIVES TO PROVIDE AN INTERACTIVE LIFESTYLE. IF ONE SHOULD WISH TO COOK, THEN COOKING IT IS. IF GARDENING IS MORE YOUR NICHE, THEN LET'S START PLANTING.OUR GOAL IS TO HARNESS AND INCORPORATE EACH INDIVIDUALS INTERESTS AND HOBBIES.
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 and over
    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
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Staff certifications and training:
    EACH EMPLOYEE RECEIVES AN INTIAL 10 HRS OF ON SITE TRAINING. IN ADDITION TO THE 10 HRS EACH EMPLOYEE RECEIVES 8 HRS OF DEMENTIA TRAINING ANNUALLY.
    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
    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:
    BEHAVIORS THAT WOULD RESULT IN RELOCATION AND OR DISCHARGE: AGRESSIVE/ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR WITH THE POTENIAL OF INJURY. WANDERING THAT WOULD BRING HARM TO SELF OR OTHERS.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    MEMORY BOXES, MUSIC THERAPY, PET THERAPY, MEMORY MATS, BACKYARD WALKING PATH, WATER FEATURE FOR TRANQUILITY
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $3300
    Maximum cost: $3800
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2800
    Maximum cost: $3400
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2500
    Maximum cost: $3200
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    Dogs
    Cats
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    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
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    2007
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 6
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    WALGREENS
    On-Site Services
    Computer and internet access
    Gardening
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Other recreational activities:
    MOVIE NIGHTS, GARDENING, KARAOKE, FANASTY SPRINGS CASINO, LANDMARK GOLF COURSE, FOOT BATHS, BINGO NIGHTS, CARDS, BIBLE QUOTES, MUSIC THERAPY
    This facility caters to:
    DESERT COTTAGE DOES IT'S BEST TO GROUP INDIVIDUALS WITH THE SAME FUNCTIONING LEVEL AND WELCOMES ALL ORIENTATIONS & IMPAIRMENTS
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
    Licenses
    CA Residential Care Fac. for the Elderly
    License No. 336413271
    Issued by California Department of Social Services
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