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330 Amity Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525-2131
(203) 389-2911
Fax: (203) 389-2916
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
BROOKDALE WOODBRIDGE serves New Haven County, CT
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    Set on acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard, lovely gardens and walking paths, Emeritus at Woodbridge is considered one of Connecticut’s premier Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s/Dementia Communities. Located close to Merritt Parkway/Route 15, our Emeritus at Woodbridge sits high on a hill in the Woodbridge countryside, overlooking beautiful West Rock. Residents here enjoy a vibrant and social retirement living. And, if you need a helping hand from our warm and caring staff, we offer complete assisted living services, tailor-made to your needs. Our care services focus on wellness to help you maintain your health, so you can live as independently as possible. Emeritus at Woodbridge feels like home the moment you walk through the doors. Our common areas are bright and cheerful and include a spacious dining room, library and TV room, beauty parlor, activities/craft room, snack cart, private dining room for family parties, and two small gathering rooms for small group activities. Our community features studio efficiencies, 1 bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartment style living. Residents requiring assistance with Activities of Daily Living may receive the care they need from a 24/7 care staff and nurses who are available daily (12-hours on-site and 12 hours on-call). Individualized care plans are available starting at $500/mo. Residents at Emeritus at Woodbridge have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities, including family nights, holiday parties, dances, physical and fitness activities, spiritual faith programs and numerous resident clubs (Bridge, Men’s Club, Poker Club, Jewelry Making, Art, Bingo and more). Emeritus at Woodbridge is conveniently located off the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) close by entertainment venues such as The Shubert Theater, Yale British Art Museum, libaries, banks, shopping centers, drug stores, banks and some of Connecticut's most trusted medical facilities, including: Yale/New Haven Hospital, The Hospital of St. Raphael's and Griffin Hospital, just to name a few. Memory Care: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: EMERITUS at Woodbridge also offers an innovative Memory Care Program, Join Their Journey®, for seniors affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. Because each family’s experience will be unlike any other, our goal is to get to know you and your loved one, so that we can offer support and solutions for your individual situation. We “join the journey” of your loved one by recognizing individuality, encouraging choices and allowing residents the dignity to live in a secure, personalized and familiar setting that feels comfortable for them. The best way to learn about Emeritus at Woodbridge is to take a guided tour, view our model apartments, and meet our residents.
    All genders welcome
    Age 55 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per 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
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative 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
    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:
    EMERITUS SENIOR LIVING staff are continually attending Continuing Education Programs as part of EMERITUS SENIOR LIVING's education program including Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Training, Caregiver training, Connecticut Assisted Living Association training, Assisted Living Facilities Association training, Certified Nursing Aid training, and more.
    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:
    Intravenous feeding, tracheotomy or any other care activity requiring 24-hour Skilled Nursing.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Emeritus at Woodbridge has a dedicated Memory Care Unit that specializes in care of residents with Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia conditions. 25 residents in total. Exemplary 5 to 1 care ratio! The Memory Care Unit has a dedicated Registered Nurse, Unit Director, Social Director and highly-trained care staff. A special "Join The Journey" program is offered to families to help educate them on the disease process.
    Living Space Options
    Minimum cost: $2275
    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
    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 courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 116
    Dietary Options
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Complimentary Membership to Community Center located next door (swimming, gym, theater, musical presentations, guest speakers, etc.), Shabbat Service on Friday, Communion Service on Saturday, Poker Club, Bridge Club, Current Events Discussion Group, Movie Club, Bingo, Trivia, Outings to local restaurants, shopping, plays, entertainment venues, Beauty Parlor, Yoga, Morning Exercise, Walking Path, Art Class, Happy Hour Socials, Jewelry Making, Dance Parties, Baking, Cook-Outs, Trips to area parks, Spanish Culture Class, Jewish Culture class, Transportation provided to Doctors, Shopping, Library and off-site religious services.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Additional personal assistance fee amount: $395
    Nursing care fee required
    Nursing care fee amount: $395
    CT Assisted Living
    License No. 000170
    Issued by Connecticut Department of Public Health
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