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Reviews of The Forest at Duke
dad1 March 12, 2017
I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident
Difficult times with new management, very high turnover, short staff in health center and low morale. Facilities are beautiful and food service managed by subcontractor seems to be well received. Several recent robberies despite new security measures.
Caring Visitor4 December 17, 2015
I visited this facility
I like Duke, but I am not making changes as of now. They have very nice programs. They also have food, which you can use; they don’t want you take food in your apartments. They showed me all around, took me to dinner, and you can order what you want. They have programs and all kinds of activities.
ZenobiaD October 21, 2014
I am a friend or relative of resident
Fabulous community. My mother spent her last year's here moving from a small apartment in assisted living through several levels of care (Alzheimer's) and ultimately into nursing care. Throughout all the time there, the staff treated with love and respect. I was free to come and go at all hours and even on holidays, the staff recognized me and told me how my mother was doing. We visited more than 20 communities in Maryland and North Carolina and this was by far the best.
carrdesign August 28, 2012
I am a friend or relative of a resident
I can't say enough good things about The Forest at Duke. It's a fairly large facility, including independent cottages, private rooms, and a hospital type setting. The staff was great, and before the new director stepped in, the old director would know each resident by name. He also recognized and greeted us. I can't say I was too thrilled with the food there, as there wasn't a lot of variety.But the grounds and the buildings were very clean, very well maintained, and they recently built a large new section which is indoors, but resembles an outdoor downtown street with shops and cafes. They sponsor events often, and have activities for residents to participate in, as well. Everyone I met here seemed to have a genuine respect and concern for the residents. I'd recommend the Forest at Duke to anyone who's looking for good care for a loved one or themselves.
Carol4 June 14, 2012
I visited this facility
My mom is the one who personally chose The Forest. The deciding factor for her was she wanted to go somewhere were she already knew people. She has friends in this particular facility in Durham. My mom said if she's gonna go to any place it's gonna be this one. She would be happy to be in The Forest at Duke. I once visited this facility and it's actually a very nice place to live. The facility itself is really attractive and all the people are very friendly and warm. You will feel the concern. We're still not sure if she's going to agree to leave her house. We live in Charlotte and my mom is in Durham so she wants to go where she has friends and that happens to be in Durham. The Forest at Duke is a great place to recommend.
About The Forest at Duke
The Forest at Duke is an independent living community in Durham, NC designed for seniors, normally 55+, who are able to care for themselves and wish to live independently.for more details on housing, services, and rates.
Features of The Forest at Duke
- Medicare Provider Number 345542
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