Falls River Village

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1110 Falls River Ave., Raleigh, NC, 27614

Reviews of Falls River Village


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4.0
11 Reviews

August 01, 2013

By Andrea12

I visited this facility

I had inquired at Falls River Village because at that time they had 4 stars rating. But at that time when we needed availability, they did not have it and they had contacted us after we already had our father-in-law placed. The apartments that we saw there were very nice, but not quite so bright and cheery as far as natural sunlight because the windows were small. But other than that the apartments were comfortable. They were clean and had a nice kitchenette area. The community was smaller. They had higher staff ratio and the proximity was much closer for us to travel. The cost was a little less too. I would recommend it to others.

October 14, 2012

By SleepyMaggie

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The facility itself is just lovely, with sunny courtyards and a large, nicely decorated lobby with lots of chairs for residents to gather and socialize. The lobby also had a large-screen TV and played a cable channel with nothing but old-fashioned movies all afternoon. I think keeping active socially is the best way to remain in good health and spirits as we age, and this was definitely emphasized at Falls River. They also have lots of organized activities such as bean-bag tournaments, bingo, crafts, etc.The staff were always very friendly and positive and dedicated, at least, they were until a change of management freaked them all out (see notes about that below.) The medical staff were knowledgeable and outgoing, and stayed right on top of medication schedules and changes. Even the facility maintenance staff were enthusiastic and would drop whatever they were doing if a resident needed a lightbulb changed or their clock battery replaced etc., and they did it with great respect and a hug and a joke.The dining-room staff were also generally upbeat and positive, and the dining-room was beautifully appointed and had a really good atmosphere for socializing and eating. The food, well... (and this was also the case in the two Independent Living facilities Mom lived in prior to this one) let's just say seniors like their food a certain way. They like old-fashioned comfort food the way it is traditionally prepared, like they served it to us when we were kids. Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, lasagna, roast beef, etc. They don't like any surprises, especially not with food, and they aren't impressed by something new and exotic. I've noticed that these places all seem to want to go gourmet on their residents. I personally really liked some of the fancy dishes they sprang on the residents (either I or my husband ate there with Mom once a week) but the residents themselves did NOT appreciate the novelty, and especially not Mom who is VERY particular about how things should be done because that's how they have always been done :) She complained incessantly about the food, and though we tried to explain this to management, they never did quite seem to see what the problem was.Things kind of deteriorated after this facility changed management and was taken over by a hotel chain. The food definitely got worse, and even I didn't like it much anymore. There were constant problems with running out of things because the new kitchen manager just didn't have an inventory plan (at least, not one that worked.) But the worst part was that the staff's attitude really became sour and negative, because they were all so afraid they were going to be let go, and those that were kept on were under orders to cut costs in any way possible, and to stop "wasting time" doing nice little things for the residents that they weren't being charged for, etc. The new goal was to cut costs and maximize shareholder value, rather than to make the facility a pleasant place where their residents felt happy and comfortable. Fortunately, after a lot of people threatened to pull their loved ones out of there, management began to behave a little better, and the staff also perked up again. By the time Mom had to be moved to a full nursing facility, we were happier with the atmosphere again and even the food had gotten better. If it stays this way, I would be very happy to live there myself someday.

April 23, 2012

By resources80

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Falls River Assisted Living Facility was a very nice experience. Overall this facility was very clean. The staff were friendly and it appeared as if they really took interested in their resident's care needs. The location of this facility is very convenient for other friends and relatives living in the area and also easy to locate for those traveling to visit their relatives. I would definitely recommend this assisted living facility for other seniors that need care. This facility is truly a home away from home! The residents seem very comfortable!
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    Costs

    • Minimum Rate: $4415/month
    • Rent Plus Care Fees

    Room and housing options

    • 1-bedroom apartments
    • 2-bedroom apartments
    • Studio Apartments

    Dining options

    • In Room Kitchenette
    • In Room Kitchens
    • Dining Room Shared Meals

    Features

    • Beauty Barber Shop
    • Resident Transportation
    • Party Space
    • Tv Room
    • Garden And Patio
    • Resident Parking
    • Features Extra: Secured Entry

    Cleaning services

    • Laundry For Linens
    • Private Cleaning Services
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry For Clothing

    Technology and entertainment

    • Cable In Rooms

    Health services

    • Hospice Care
    • Medication Management
    • Physical Therapy

    Activities

    • Offsite Activities
    • Music
    • Religious Services
    • Lectures Discussions
    • Wii Sports
    • Gardening
    • Cooking

    Financial guidance

    • Home Sale Assistance
    • Va Benefits Consultation
    • Financing Advice

    Guest services

    • Guest Parking
    • Guests At Mealtime
    • Overnight Guests

    General

    • Respite Care
    • Minimum Age: 65
    • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

    Nurses

    • Nurses Extra: We Have 24 Hour Nurses.

    Range of services

    • Physical Therapy

    Licenses

    • State Licenses: HAL-092-142

    About Falls River Village


    Senior assisted living at Falls River Village offers residents the best of both worlds. All benefits of our senior living community are combined with a full spectrum of senior care services to create a premier senior assisted living community. Residents enjoy beautiful surroundings, on-site amenities and social programs alongside continual on-call medical care.

    At Falls River Village, we adhere to state-of-the-art standards of senior assisted living while providing a special touch. Our residents receive personal and comprehensive care and are consistently treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Whether our residents need help with day-to-day activities, getting to appointments, or medication management, our caregivers kindly and competently meet those needs.

    Our assisted living community in Raleigh has been purposefully designed to provide you or your loved one with a nurturing, comfortable, home-like environment that is attractive and easy to navigate. We foster community and family by hosting many activities and events each month. Residents are encouraged to participate in as many pursuits and outings as they like, appropriate to their ability. No matter what, everyone is treated as an individual person with unique needs.

    At Falls River Village, our residents live life to its fullest as they age in place.

    Assisted Living Amenities

    • Personalized Care Plans
    • 24-hour Staffing
    • Emergency Response System
    • Medication Management
    • Scheduled transportation to local shopping and medical appointments
    • Award winning Wellness Everyday™ programs, provided 7 days a week
    • Dining for Wellness™ - educational and wellness program
    • Brain Health University™
    • Beauty and Barber Shop
    • Housekeeping and maintenance service
    • All utilities and basic cable included
    • Individually controlled heat and central air
    • Fresh, seasonal cuisine prepared by the dining service team

    What Makes Us Special


    Intimate homelike communities ___ Offering AL and MC on the same campus making transitions smoother___ Nestled in a neighborhood close to shopping and activities___ On-site rehabilitation services___ Single level secured communities.

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