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Elmcroft of West Knoxville

8024 Gleason Dr
Knoxville, TN 37919-5405
(865) 690-3550
Fax: (865) 690-7754
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Elmcroft of West Knoxville is conveniently located near West Town Mall, just off 1-40 and 1-75 and minutes from four major hospitals. Knoxville is host to many year round events ranging from outdoor activities in Market Square, to Lady Vol games and Neyland Stadium. If you love the beauty and solitude of mountains, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a short drive away with stops along the way for fine dining and shopping in Gatlinburg and the outlet malls in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.

    Elmcroft of West Knoxville is an assisted living community offering accommodations for those who may require assistance in their daily living activities. It is staffed 24 hours a day with trained healthcare personnel and offers as much or as little care as a resident may want or need. In addition, Elmcroft of West Knoxville has a licensed Healthcare Director on call 24 hours a day.

    Elmcroft of West Knoxville features a full sprinkler system and each apartment is equipped with an emergency call system that may be used whenever the need arises. In addition, all exterior doors may be locked so that a secure environment can be maintained.

    Each apartment includes all meals and basic utilities as part of the monthly fee. Also, residents enjoy daily activities, private dining room for family and guests, library and sitting areas, deli and billiard activity room, housekeeping services and many other amenities. Other services include a beauty/barber shop for a nominal fee.

    The emphasis on activities is a main thrust of the service offerings. Social interaction is a vital part of overall good health and Elmcroft of West Knoxville is committed to offering residents a full range of social, recreational and spiritual activities from which to choose. Scheduled transportation on the community van allows all residents to take advantage of travel activities.

    Elmcroft of West Knoxville is truly a great place to live and work and is proud to be a part of the Knoxville, Tennessee community.
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    We have a 30 move out requirement
    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
    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
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    CPR, Residents Rights, Infection control, Body mechanics, Fire and safety and evacuation procedures, Accident prevention, Prevention medication Errors, Abuse neglect identification and reporting.
    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
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    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:
    We have a 30 day notice requirement before move out.
    If resident not able to exit the community within 13 minutes with minimal assistance; if resident is not compliant with Assisted Living Regulations.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Residents may bring pets
    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
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 125
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    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
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Non-denominational services provided every Sunday, Bible Study Groups weekly, Bingo Weekly and Exercise classes weekly.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $350
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $1000
    TN Assisted-Care Living Facility
    License No. 00000126
    Issued by Tennessee Department of Health
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