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Avita of Needham

880 Greendale Ave
Needham, MA 02492-4412
(781) 444-2266
Fax: (781) 444-2822
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
Avita of Needham serves Newton, MA, Framingham, MA, Cochituate, MA, Wellesley, MA, Needham, MA and more...
  • General Information
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    Avita of Needham is nestled within a quaint residential area of Needham, MA minutes from downtown Needham and I-95. Avita, which translates to “For Life,” was inspired by our desire to create a safe and fulfilling environment where nurturing caregivers recognize each resident as a special and unique individual.
    About My Services
    Avita long description:
    Avita of Needham is Metro West Massachusetts' first dedicated Memory Care Community
    At Avita, we will take the time to get to know the residents and their families in order to fully appreciate what is truly important to make life worth living for that individual.
    Our Goal is to embrace the life and spirit of our residents.
    Features & Services
    Avita of Needham proudly offers the following services:
    • Comfortable private and semi-private apartments
    • Social Programs
    • The innovative S.T.A.R. Program (Senior Therapeutic Activity & Recreation Program)
    • Three delicious and nutritious meals served family style, with snacks served
    throughout the day
    • The Brain Gym, a unique memory strengthening program
    • Daily housekeeping & maintenance
    • Assistance with personal care, including bathing, dressing, and grooming
    (up to 60 minutes a day included)
    • Assistance with medications
    • Landscaped courtyards with sensory, meditation and working gardens
    • Screen porches
    • Beauty/Barber shop
    • Internet Cafe
    • Laundering of linens and personal laundry
    • All utilities, excluding telephone and cable TV
    • Additional care packages available
    Languages Spoken by Staff
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per 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
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Tendency to fall
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    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
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $6500
    Maximum cost: $6800
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $8500
    Billed per month
    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
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    All 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
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Number of residents: 62
    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
    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
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    MA Assisted Living Facility
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
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