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Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center

900 Polk Blvd
Des Moines, IA 50312-2225
(515) 255-5433
Fax: (515) 277-8898
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing
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  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    Since 1931, The Life Center has provided exceptional nursing care to meet a wide spectrum of needs, including post-acute rehabilitation, long-term nursing home care, Alzheimer's / Memory care, hospice, and respite care.
    Languages Spoken by Staff
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 65 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    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
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Billed per day
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Service animals allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Controlled access garage
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    All staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Number of residents: 72
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and 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
    Computer and internet access
    Guest dining
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Payment Sources Accepted
    IA Nursing Facility
    Issued by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 165006
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Issued by Medicare
    IA Skilled Nursing Facility
    Issued by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
    IA Nursing Fac/Unit - Dementing Illness
    Issued by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
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