Pacifica Senior Living Bakersfield

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3209 Brookside Drive, Bakersfield, CA, 93311

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May 10, 2012

By Rose J.

I am a friend or relative of a resident

This facility is well liked and respected in Bakersfield. My previous husband's father is a resident there since he has dementia. Both him and his wife are residents there and have adjusted quite well. Staff is very caring and attentive.
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Questions About Pacifica Senior Living Bakersfield


Q: How do you keep residents’ families informed about their loved ones?

A: Communication with our families is high priority at Pacifica as every family member is notified and updated in regards to their loved one's needs and changes in their condition. We also have monthly care conferences with our residents' families and we offer a wellness program for each resident and the primary physician is notified as well.


Q: What transportation services do you offer to assisted living residents?

A: We have a 14 passenger bus that includes a wheelchair lift and a 5 passenger Chrysler car.


Q: What places are near the community or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

A: We have a very nice park located directly behind our community and a shopping center that our residents like to go to on their weekly shopping outings.


Q: If your community accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

A: We are a pet friendly community in our assisted living community only. We have a secured courtyard as well as a very large exterior outside area that is safe for residents to take their animals out for a nice walk.


Q: What safety features or security measures do you offer to your assisted living residents?

A: We offer 2 hour safety checks around the clock for our residents' safety and we have alarmed emergency exit doors and an egress system in our memory care community.


Q: Describe your community's overall population of assisted living residents. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

A: Our residents' average age is 85 years old. Our residents love socializing in group settings whether it's sitting outside in the breeze way enjoying a root beer float and reminiscing, participating in one of our many crafts we do weekly, or going on a weekly outing to a local hockey game or shopping at a favorite store.


Q: What programs or activities do you offer to enrich your residents’ well-being?

A: Stimulation is so important to our seniors at Pacifica and we encourage everyone to be involved with our daily activities. We have several residents that attend our weekly Adult School class where the teacher gives a history lesson that really engages our residents. Music is a big highlight for our residents. We have weekly entertainment, whether it's a children's choir that comes to perform or a band that helps us celebrate our residents' birthday each month.


Q: What is your community's care staff-to-resident ratio during daytime and nighttime hours?

A: It varies based on our residents' needs, due to not all of them require assistance with personal needs. We have a med-tech on duty 24 hours per day for the residents' medication needs.


Q: What makes your chef or dining program exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted residents expect?

A: Our dining chef and kitchen staff are very attentive to our residents during mealtime. We offer restaurant style dining with a 2 hour time frame for each meal period and we have up to 6 alternative meals to choose from so we can please everyone's taste palate.


Q: What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

A: Our staff receives mandatory monthly trainings from ICEPD company. All direct care staff including med techs and directors are CPR and FIrst AId certified.


Q: What safety features or security measures do you provide to protect residents who wander?

A: Our memory care community has an egress system in place to protect residents who wander and become agitated.


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Features of Pacifica Senior Living Bakersfield


Costs

  • Minimum Rate: $3050/month
  • Minimum Memory Cost: $3000/month
  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Clothing

General

  • Minimum Age: 60
  • Pets: Small Pets

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 157204130 & 157204131

About Pacifica Senior Living Bakersfield


We look forward to caring for you or a loved one. Rest assured that every amenity we offer was created to meet your unique needs, whether they exist now or develop over time. Your peace of mind is our most important priority, and we endeavor to provide all the comforts of home for you or your loved one. We look forward to becoming an extension of your family.

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