Brookdale South Windsor

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

6 Reviews
1715 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Call (800) 385-2527
Brookdale South Windsor (800) 385-2527

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Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale South Windsor

March 06, 2012

By white ben

I visited this facility

A residential option for seniors is all that we require once they become old. Doing activities like going to bathrooms, cooking, dressing and showering etc can be undertaken very easily in assisted living. I visited this facility to let my father live a peaceful life. I found it nice, safe and secure for 24 hours. Medical facility is available in close vicinity. The residents enjoy all kind of luxuries at reasonable rates. The facility is quite cheap and does not cost extra burden. Good quality food is available as desired by the residents. Routine is quite attractive and every effort is made by the management to let everyone form part of this home. Residents can contact their siblings and enjoy the facility of transportation for going anywhere. I liked the facility being neat and tidy. It has been experienced that most of the people get settled fairly quickly in this particular facility. Still, if some one feels lonely, staff on duty provides a warm and friendly gesture. Surely, it is a nice place to stay
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Questions about Brookdale South Windsor

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

MC has staff has ongoing in servicing specific to dementia/Alzheimer’s care

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Brookdale South Windsor. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Average age is 85, very social group, music and trivia.

What programs or activities does Brookdale South Windsor offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Very active community Bfit, optimum life programing

What places are near Brookdale South Windsor or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Within walking distance:4 banks, CVS, stop and shop, restaurants, shopping

What transportation services does Brookdale South Windsor offer to assisted living residents?

Transportation for doctor visits, shopping and trips out for meals, sightseeing, large group trips.

What makes the chef or dining program at Brookdale South Windsor exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Dining program-customized menus for residents, 5 meal choices, Optimum life-low salt, low fat, heart healthy meal choices

What safety features or security measures does Brookdale South Windsor offer to assisted living residents?

Life alert pendant, secured front doors, concierge 9-7

How does Brookdale South Windsor keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Newsletters, personal notes, flyers

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Brookdale South Windsor during daytime and nighttime hours?

BKD staffs to acuity

If Brookdale South Windsor accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Yes we accept pets, walking area outside

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Senior care training/in-services monthly both live training and BKD computer lessons

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

Memory care is staffed to acuity can also provide extra care if required

What safety features or security measures does Brookdale South Windsor provide to protect residents who wander?

We have a secured environment with a secure outside courtyard

What programs or activities does Brookdale South Windsor offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Memory care residents are engaged through person centered approach, memory specific programing, one on one programming

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

HWD, RN assess health and cognitive functioning this is done upon admission, 30 days later then quarterly thereafter unless change of condition.

What techniques does Brookdale South Windsor use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Hand over hand techniques and hand under hand to support muscle memory and dignity. Warm lavender and citrus towels

How does Brookdale South Windsor keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Newsletters, personal notes, flyers, updates personally to families

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

BKD SW is a perfect location offering a rural backdrop with access to shopping restaurants and health care professionals

Is Brookdale South Windsor affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Hospital is generally determined by family choice

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Services and Amenities of Brookdale South Windsor

Room and housing options

  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Garden And Patio

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services
  • Fitness Room

Guest services

  • Overnight Guests


  • English


  • Minimum Age: 65


  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4535/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $4195/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $6855/month
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    About Brookdale South Windsor

    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

    Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a wonderful living environment everyday. Our genuine caring staff, home style meals, daily activities add to our residents' experience.

    Through special events, activities, clubs and ongoing cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us. Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home.

    Amenities and Services
    • Daily assistance with bathing and dressing
    • Medication management
    • Dining assistance and special diets
    • Assistance with reminders and redirection
    • Escorts and assistance with walking
    • Emergency response call system
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry and linen service

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