Prairie Hills - Independence

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505 Enterprise Dr, Independence, IA, 50644

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Move to Prairie Hills at Independence before March 1st and receive the following: -$1000 off your first three full month's rent -Free moving assistance!* -Waived lifestyle fee!

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Assisted Living at Prairie Hills - Independence

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Prairie Hills - Independence. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Our residents enjoy Live 2 B Healthy Senior Exercise Program, BINGO auctions, social gatherings and live music... to name a few! Our activities are always changing with the season, new residents and more! While the majority of our residents are in their 80s, many feel much younger by staying active in our community!

What programs or activities does Prairie Hills - Independence offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our Life Enrichment program offers at least 6 interesting and engaging activities per day. These range from physical, spiritual, mental and beyond in nature. Check out our website, www.prairiehillsliving.com, to see our entire calendar of events and join us for one that sounds interesting to you!

What places are near Prairie Hills - Independence or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Our community is located right off Highway 20, which is very convenient for visitors! We're very close to shopping, dining and entertainment!

What transportation services does Prairie Hills - Independence offer to assisted living residents?

Complimentary transportation to any local health care related appointment is a standard at Prairie Hills. Our bus with wheelchair lift also offers transportation for group outings to local events, restaurants and shopping.

What makes the chef or dining program at Prairie Hills - Independence exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

In addition to daily meal specials and our salad bar, we also offer a fantastic menu of grill and deli items in our "Anytime Dining Menu." Want to know our residents favorite? Breakfast all day long! Come when you want, sit where you want and order what you want!

What safety features or security measures does Prairie Hills - Independence offer to assisted living residents?

Our Stanley Security System provides peace of mind to our residents and their loved ones, without the "industrial" feeling. We're able to monitor door access, pendant assistance requests and more through this comprehensive system.

How does Prairie Hills - Independence keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

At Prairie Hills, we pride ourselves in our ability to keep in contact with families. Our Manager, Health Care Coordinator and other health care staff are in close contact with family members regarding any operational or health care updates, while our website and email blasts provide updates on community happenings, events and dining programs!

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Prairie Hills - Independence during daytime and nighttime hours?

Staffing at Prairie Hills is entirely dependent on the care level of the residents who call our community home. We tweak our staffing schedule to accommodate resident needs as they change!

If Prairie Hills - Independence accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Prairie Hills is pet friendly! Bring your dog, cat, bird or fish along with you when you move. There are outdoor accommodations available for walking as well.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

The staff members at Prairie Hills are fully trained upon hire and on an ongoing basis based on industry best practices and state requirements. Our tools for tracking knowledge and documenting training offer peace of mind and comfort. We encourage our employees to move up within our company and continue to grow in the health care industry. This is why we provide a very competitive tuition reimbursement program that rewards further education.

What safety features or security measures does Prairie Hills - Independence provide to protect residents who wander?

If a resident prefers to wander, the best place to reside would be in our Secure Memory Care Program. This area has it's own staffing, programming, security features and more!


Memory Care at Prairie Hills - Independence

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

All staff is provided up-front training and delegation upon hire and ongoing training to ensure understanding and retention. Our documentation and testing program is reassuring to our management team and our residents' loved ones.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Staffing at Prairie Hills is entirely dependent on the care level of the residents who call our community home. We tweak our staffing schedule to accommodate resident needs as they change and follow all state requirements to ensure the utmost level of safety.

What programs or activities does Prairie Hills - Independence offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our Memory Care Coordinator structures a busy daily calendar that provides routine and purpose. In addition to resident-driven interest programming, we also provide Music Speaks Therapy with a board certified Music Therapist 2x per week.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Before move-in, our Health Care Coordinator/RN does a comprehensive assessment to review overall health history and mental status. This is repeated 30 days after move-in and every 90 days beyond that, unless there is a change in condition such as an illness or fall.

What techniques does Prairie Hills - Independence use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Our dining program in Memory Care features a variety of adaptations including visual menus, demonstration plates, brightly colored dishes to discern food and a variety of 'grab-and-go' options at all hours of the day.

How does Prairie Hills - Independence keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

At Prairie Hills, we pride ourselves in our ability to keep in contact with families. Our Manager, Health Care Coordinator and other health care staff are in close contact with family members regarding any operational or health care updates, while our website and email blasts provide updates on community happenings, events and dining programs!

Describe the neighborhood around Prairie Hills - Independence. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Prairie Hills can be seen from Highway 20 and is located in a residential area, directly near shopping, dining and entertainment.

Is Prairie Hills - Independence affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Prairie Hills has no health care affiliation. Residents and their loved ones are able to choose where and what additional care they would like. We are happy to help facilitate any referrals and work to keep residents in their home at Prairie Hills.

About Prairie Hills - Independence


An assisted living neighborhood, a calm peaceful place where you can live your live and leave your worries behind. The ideal solution for seniors who value their independence, yet need some assistance with daily living, or perhaps just don't want to live alone anymore.

What Makes Us Special


3 nutritious meals, personal laundry, emergency pendant system, free parking, on-site podiatry visits, pet friendly, professional activities program, transportation to appointments

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Costs

  • Minimum Rate: $3365/month
  • Minimum Memory Cost: $5700/month
  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee

Room and housing options

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

General

  • Resident Capacity: 104
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: All Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: S0229

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