Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with Brown Deer Place. We are familiar with the resident you are describing and are saddened to hear that the efforts made to resolve this situation were not sufficient for your family. Please know that it is always our goal to provide resident-centered care to all who call Brown Deer Place ‘home.’ We do our best to maintain stability for the resident in this environment, but recognize that some individuals’ needs grow beyond our ability to serve. It is our hope that each family who faces this situation can find comfort in knowing that the team at Brown Deer Place took every measure possible to ensure their loved ones’ dignity, safety and overall well-being were put first. In order to further understand your concerns and address any ongoing issues, we would ask that you reach out to Senior Housing Management and Brown Deer Place’s Operations Manager at 1-800-366-6716 ext. 11.
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Reviews of Brown Deer Place | Assisted Living
February 19, 2018
November 30, 2017
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Cindy, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We're happy to hear that you found our staff to be very helpful and our community to have many options for social and leisure activities. If you are still searching for a retirement living community, we hope that Brown Deer Place is in the running!
June 29, 2012
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Questions About Brown Deer Place
Assisted Living at Brown Deer Place
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Brown Deer Place. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
The overall population of the residents at Brown Deer Place are varied in age. Brown Deer Place is a small, close knit community that enjoys a variety of activities on a daily basis.
What programs or activities does Brown Deer Place offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Brown Deer Place offers many activities. One resident favorite is Live 2B Healthy, an exercise program designed specifically for seniors. A physical therapist works with our residents 3 times a week, doing light exercises to reduce the risk of falls. We offer Music Speaks, an interactive music therapy program, capturing the idea of the many benefits of music therapy: communication. As music is known as a universal language, their board certified music therapists use the power and versatility of that language to improve communication both verbally and non-verbally. ‘Where words fail, music speaks.’
What places are near Brown Deer Place or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Brown Deer Place is located in Coralville, in the heart of the exclusive Brown Deer Neighborhood. There are many walking trails nearby, as well as a man-made walking path on our property for residents to enjoy.
What transportation services does Brown Deer Place offer to assisted living residents?
Brown Deer Place is pleased to offer complimentary transportation services to appointments for our residents.
What makes the chef or dining program at Brown Deer Place exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Chef Nathan has prepared delightful seasonal menus to appeal to the palate of all of our residents. Our meals are served "restaurant-style" to offer our guests a remarkable dining experience at all mealtimes.
What safety features or security measures does Brown Deer Place offer to assisted living residents?
Brown Deer Place has staff on-site around the clock. Management staff is on call 24/7. The building is secured nightly and all of our residents are provided a call button to alert staff to any emergency, at any time of the day or night.
How does Brown Deer Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Our nurse is on site daily to communicate with family regarding any care issues.
If Brown Deer Place accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Brown Deer Place is a pet-friendly community! Our resident animals enjoy large, open outdoor spaces as well as a secured fenced-in area to run off-leash
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Brown Deer Place is very committed to supporting families dealing with dementia and Alzheimer's. We have routine in-services devoted to that illness, as well as intense training regarding all levels of senior care.
What safety features or security measures does Brown Deer Place provide to protect residents who wander?
Residents who are a wander risk are provided with a "wander guard". We also have a secure memory care unit that is staffed 24/7
Memory Care at Brown Deer Place
Is Brown Deer Place affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
Our residents are free to utilize any area hospital that they choose.
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Features of Brown Deer Place
- Minimum Rate: $2880/month
- Minimum Memory Cost: $5300/month
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- In Room Kitchenette
- In Room Kitchens
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Room Service For Meals
- Beauty Barber Shop
- Resident Transportation
- Coffee Shop
- Party Space
- Tv Room
- Garden And Patio
- Resident Parking
- Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym
- Laundry For Linens
- Private Cleaning Services
- Laundry For Clothing
Technology and entertainment
- Cable In Rooms
- Internet Enabled Rooms
- Technology Extra: Emergency Call System
- Hospice Care
- Medication Management
- Physical Therapy
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Lectures Discussions
- Book Clubs
- Wii Sports
- Fitness Room
- Arts And Crafts
- Activities Extra: Live 2 B Healthy, Massage Therapy, Music Speaks Music Therapy, Smile Program
- Home Sale Assistance
- Va Benefits Consultation
- Financing Advice
- Guest Parking
- Guests At Mealtime
- Overnight Guests
- Minimum Age: 55
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed
Range of services
- Physical Therapy
- Licenses: Certified by the Iowa Dept. of Inspections and Appeals
- State Licenses: S0111
About Brown Deer Place
Welcome to Brown Deer Place, an independent living, assisted living and memory care community in Coralville, Iowa!
When you move to Brown Deer Place, life will get a little more exciting and a lot more convenient. We believe in providing an all-inclusive lifestyle for all of our residents. This means, we don’t nickel and dime for every amenity we provide.
Brown Deer Place’s Retirement Living program provides the extra care and comfort you need. With a variety of floorplans, you are sure to find an apartment that is perfect for you. Apartments can be decorated to your preferences, just like home!
In our memory care program, residents who need closer care with one-on-one interactions for socialization and activities of daily living can reside in a secure area with trained staff to provide positive life experiences according to their individual needs and preferences.
What Makes Us Special
Brown Deer Place, formerly Windmill Pointe & Hawthorne Inn, is undergoing some very exciting structural and operational changes. Programming is being enhanced and a remodeling project is underway to improve the lives of current and future residents.