Windchime of Marin

Offers Adult Day Care and Memory Care

9 Reviews
1111 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Kentfield, CA 94904
Call (800) 385-2527
Windchime of Marin (800) 385-2527

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February 28, 2013

By Belinda2

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I thought Windchime of Marin was very nice. The staff seem adequate. It wasn't as modern or clean as the others, but it was more homey and it's a smaller facility. The food looked very good and there was a good variety and people can choose from different things so there was something for everyone.
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Questions about Windchime of Marin

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Our staff are required to complete several hours of monthly training, in addition to All Staff training, attendance at irregular in-service trainings, and are offered special training opportunities at conferences and from outside experts.

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

Our nurse is on site and on duty 5 days a week and is on call 24/7.

What programs or activities does Windchime of Marin offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

We have adopted the Positive Approach (TM) methods developed and championed by Teepa Snow.

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

Our nurse conducts assessments at WindChime or at a prospect's current location. Assessments are conducted before a new resident moves in, 30 days after move-in, routinely every 90 days, and whenever the resident has a change-of-condition.

What techniques does Windchime of Marin use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

WindChime promotes independence for our residents, this includes providing adaptive utensils and tableware so that residents can feed themselves whenever possible. We offer wholesome, nutritious, and delicious cuisine prepared AND SERVED by our Chef. We do not have dining staff so the Chef and our cooks are able to learn directly about resident dietary preferences.

How does Windchime of Marin keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We are a small, personal, and exclusively memory care community, so we are in frequent contact with loved ones. In addition, we offer family members the Sagely app, which they can download to their smartphone and receive daily or weekly digests and photos of resident activity.

Describe the neighborhood around Windchime of Marin. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

WindChime of Marin is located in Kentfield on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. Access to our community is easy, yet it is located in a quiet, green neighborhood setting with terraces overlooking our garden.

Is Windchime of Marin affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

We are not affiliated with any particular hospital, although Marin General Hospital is about 5 minutes away. WindChime offers on-site Physician and on-site Dental services.

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Services and Amenities of Windchime of Marin


  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Memory Care Starting At: $6445/month

Room and housing options

  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: 30 Hours/Week, On Call 24/7


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Financial guidance

  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime


  • Diabetic
  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt
  • Renal


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Resident Capacity: 55
  • Staff Patient Ratio: 6 To 1
  • Minimum Age: 60
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • Licenses: Residential Care Facility for the Elderly
  • State Licenses: 216800977
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About Windchime of Marin

Windchime of Marin is a community specializing in the care of residents with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Residents reside with dignity in a supportive and caring atmosphere. Our charming home-like environment enables us to pay special attention to the residents and their specific needs. The staff at Windchime of Marin are dedicated to caring for each resident as an individual. We take time to learn about your loved ones past life experiences, favorite activities and daily routine.

This enables us to encourage independence, support the resident's strengths and capabilities, and assist them with their needs in a loving and dignified manner. Freedom of movement and choice of activities are at the cornerstone of our memory care programming. Everything at Windchime of Marin is carefully designed to provide an enriching environment with optimum security and safety. Our daily activities program is designed specifically to maximize quality of life. Spacious common area, outdoor patios, and garden offer residents and their families comfortable areas to visit and engage in favorite activities.

Our entire staff is committed to pursuing the highest quality of life for every resident. Staff is available 24 hours a day, so if you need assistance with escorting, eating, bathing, incontinent care, medication management or dressing, we are here to help. Each resident room also has a personal emergency call system that ensures help is just the touch of a button away. Our on-site resident care professionals are always there to oversee the administration of medications, as well as other basic care needs.

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