Reviews of Lexington Square Lombard
Average Rating: based on 2 Reviews
I am a friend or relative of a resident
The staff at Lexington are generally very friendly and kind, although the dining staff can be rude and most of them do not speak English well. The facility has many activities for its residence to take part in. There is also a library, workout room and swimming pool which are open to all residents. The workout room is a little small, but from what I have seen it is rarely busy. The residents also have the ability to have doctors appointments on site with a specific doctor who visits regularly. A small grocery store in the basement as well as a hair salon make it easy for residents so they do not have to leave the building if they do not want to. The outdoor spaces are located directly next to the parking lot, so while residents do have space to get outside, it's not in a very serene setting. The building itself is also right next to an expressway, although the noise isn't a problem. Overall the facility isn't exactly a paradise, but for an assisted living facility it's not bad.
I visited this facility
Lexington is a corporate chain with notable difference between their facilities. This is one of the least appealing Lexingtons. The building is set in a quiet, safe residential neighborhood. It is a large facility and often the parking lot is very full and difficult to find a spot without driving around waiting for someone to leave. There are some outdoor areas off the first floor for residents and families to use but these are minimal. There are common areas on each floor but they are either designated activity areas or small sitting areas that are generally small and do not afford any privacy. Rooms are of average size and most are shared. They do have large window that allow natural light. The food is average with some meals that appear appetizing and otherse that certainly do not. The staffing most often seems tight to short, with not enough staff to meet resident needs much of the time. Frequently "agency" nurses are encountered who do not work for the facility directly and have little knowledge of residents as a result. While some direct care staff is very kind and compassionate, there is also variability when there should not be.