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Buckingham South

5450 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31405-6918
(912) 355-5550
Fax: (912) 353-7373
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    At Buckingham South you are able to enjoy two exciting social scenes, the Buckingham South community with over 80 residents and all the opportunities that the jewel of the south, Savannah, Georgia has to offer! The qualified activities staff at Buckingham South organizes a vast array of social, cultural and recreational events to enjoy ranging from weekly sing-a-longs, daily aerobics, guest speakers, guest entertainers, line-dancing, ballroom dancing, trips to the nationally renowned symphony, playhouses, museums, parks, beaches, and so much more! Buckingham South is a licensed, full service assisted living facility designed with community, independence, and luxury in mind. Around the clock caregivers provide assistance to those in need along with regular health screenings and medication monitoring. Buckingham South is located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia...the Hostess City of the South. Nestled into one of Savannah's finest residential communities, we are steps away from shopping centers, restaurants, and grocery stores. Nearby are two medical centers, malls, banks, churches, synagogues, and beaches. Buckingham South has been designed to offer our residents both independent living and assisted living lifestyles. Our warm, secure environment encourages a rewarding, independent style of life, while support from our qualified staff is available as needed, and tailored to meet your unique needs. This thoughtfully planned community has set the standard for retirement living. We offer an elegant, quality lifestyle where exciting activities, companionship, service, luxury accommodations, and peace of mind are everyday experiences Completed in 1999, the traditional values of Buckingham South are founded on more than 45 years of experience in the health care field providing affordable, quality senior living. We are a non-denominational community open to all persons regardless of race, religion, or national origin.
    All genders welcome
    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
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    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
    Staff-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
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    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
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    All staff are trained in first aid, CPR, transferring, oxygen use, diabetic care, wound care, bariatric care, catheter care. Ongoing seminars are given every 2 weeks.
    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
    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:
    Trying to leave facility. Disturbing other residents by wandering into their rooms.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Specific activities using social skills, physical exercises, memory exercises, varied therapies ,etc.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation 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
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Security staff on premises
    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
    Air purification system
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 92
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals available
    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
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Fitness trainer
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible study groups, Bingo nights, Bridge club, etc.
    This facility caters to:
    Deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired, veterans,retired teachers, golfers, etc.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $350
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $500
    GA Personal Care Home
    Issued by Georgia Department of Human Resources
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