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3407 Carroll St
Alamosa, CO 81101-2062
(719) 587-3514
Fax: (719) 587-3614
Services Offered:
Independent Living, Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    The Bridge at Alamosa, Independent and Assisted Living, located just outside Alamosa in a quiet, easily-accessible corner of prairie behind the Wal-Mart Super Store, offers a wide variety of services, health care and activities as well as comfortable living environments anyone would be proud to be a part of. We offer several private studio, one-bedroom plans and two-bedroom apartments with beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, a lavish nearby lake, and our elegantly landscaped courtyards and outdoor patios. Meals are served in the facility's elegant dining rooms three times daily and every Friday we have our famous Friday Night Socials, complete with live music, all-you-can-eat buffet-style dining, and a delectable wine list. Bring the whole family, visitors are always welcome. During temporary illness, meals may be served in residents' rooms. Guest meal tickets may be purchases from our receptionist, otherwise guest pay $5.00 per meal. Telephone, television and internet jacks are available in each apartment for a flat rate of $45.00 a month, which includes unlimited long distance calls anywhere in the United States. We also have a high-tech computer lab with instruction and scheduled classes on Internet-use and basic Word-Processing. Medication management by a certified medication administrative staff is available for those who require assistance in that part of daily living. Outings, activities and special events are always encouraged. To ensure safety, all residents are asked to sign in and out of the facility at the reception desk, which transportation is provided by The Bridge for scheduled shopping trips, sightseeing tours and other out-and-about activities. Transportation is also available for medical appointments within the San Luis Valley. Activities are provided for residents every day. Calenders of events are posted and are available on a monthly basis. Senior Life Programming is a big part of everyday life at the Bridge at Alamosa. People are encouraged to join the various clubs, groups and organizations which are available. Day-to-day "chores" and "work" will also be available for people to do. Examples include setting tables, making name tags, yard work, answering phones. etc. Dance classes, computer classes, woodworking, sewing, water aerobics, etc. will be available at different times for people to enjoy. The Bridge at Alalmosa offers three basic stages of care. Services include (as needed), but are not limited to the following: State One offers three meals daily, daily towels (provided) and "touch-up" housekeeping service, housekeeping services, personal laundry service, weekly linen service (sheets and pillowcases are provided for twin-size beds), 24-hour in-house staffing, emergency call system, Riverwords Wellness Program (exercise, health and fitness), social and recreational activities, licensed nursing coverage daily and on-call, local SLV transportation for The Bridge, scheduled activities and physician appointments, and medical health management. Stage Two includes all of the services offered in Stage One, plus, if needed, medication administration, management of other health issues (diabetes, etc.) within the scope of Assisted Living, and verbal reminders/minor re-direction. Stage Three offers all of the services available in Stages One and Two, plus, if needed, assistance with bathing, dressing and transfers, more frequent laundry service and/or bathroom cleaning, assistance with continence management, frequent call-light assistance, and re-direction.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Massage therapy
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Breathing support requiring ventilator
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    The Bridge at Alamosa provides a 24-hour emergency response system, which is monitored closely by an on-site staff. Staff is medication, first aid and CPR certified, of which they recieve the latest in CPR and first aid training on a yearly basis.
    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 up and awake night staff
    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
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 29
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Kosher meals prepared in a kosher kitchen available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    Swimming pool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Social, educational and recreational programs and activities including art, music, sewing, dance, health and educational classes, such as Bible Study groups, daily Bingo games, water aerobics twice a week, Friday Night Socials, movies and shopping.
    This facility caters to:
    The Bridge at Alamosa is a unique combination of residential housing, personalized services and health care. It is designed to respond to the individual needs of adults who may need assistance in some areas of daily living or for those who just do not want to worry about keeping a house, shopping, cooking or cleaning any longer. The Bridge promotes maximum independence and privacy for each person and encourages the involvement of family, neighbors and friends.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
  • Assisted Living
  • Community
    Number of residents: 85
    CO Assisted Living Residence
    Issued by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
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