Dover Place

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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1203 Walker Road, Dover, DE 19904
Call (800) 385-2527
Dover Place (800) 385-2527

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September 07, 2015

By Caring112551750

I visited this facility

It is very nice. The people are friendly. I just overall like the whole atmosphere. It is not too big where it feels uncomfortable. It is homey and very nice. It is more convenient for me; it is closer to my home.
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Questions about Dover Place

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

All staff are certified in CARES, a person-centered approach to dementia care, and are re-certified every 2 years.

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

The average age of residents in AL is 85. Women tend to outnumber men 3 to 1. Favorite activities include Bingo, cards, crafts and musical entertainment.

What programs or activities does Dover Place offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our intimate community setting allows us to tailor programs to the interests and abilities of our individual residents.

What places are near Dover Place or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Dover Place is conveniently located near Routes 1 and 13 with easy access to medical offices, retail, and local dining.

What transportation services does Dover Place offer to assisted living residents?

Scheduled transportation is offered to Assisted Living residents.

What makes the chef or dining program at Dover Place exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

We serve a variety of options at every meal with table service for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Our menu is chef-prepared with dietician oversight.

What safety features or security measures does Dover Place offer to assisted living residents?

Each of our communities has a secured front entrance and visitors must sign in and out each time they enter and exit the community.

How does Dover Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Each of our communities has a monthly newsletter which is shared with residents and their family members. Our dedicated staff is always available to meet with you to discuss your family member's plan of care

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Dover Place during daytime and nighttime hours?

Our staffing is based upon the individual care needs of our residents as well as the number of residents. Staffing will vary based on these factors.

If Dover Place accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Our communities are pet-friendly with enclosed courtyards for our furry friends.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff receives monthly in-service trainings at the community level as well as mandatory monthly online training courses.

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

We staff according to resident need. Each resident is assessed by our licensed nurse to determine their individual care plan.

What safety features or security measures does Dover Place provide to protect residents who wander?

Our egress doors are alarm-activated.

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

Our memory care programming follows an approach called "My Day" that incorporates concepts of mind, body, and spirit.

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

A licensed nurse completes an initial assessment upon move-in with follow-up assessments at 30 and 90 days.

What techniques does Dover Place use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Our staff assist residents by prompting and cueing which allows residents to dine with dignity and promotes their independence.

How does Dover Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We utilize a family call program in which a community leader calls families monthly to discuss any changes and provide updates.

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

Dover Place is located in a scenic neighborhood setting with plenty of trees and landscaped gardens.

Is Dover Place affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Dover Place is in close proximity to Bayhealth Hospital.

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Services and Amenities of Dover Place


  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4470/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $9060/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: Yes
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Garden And Patio

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services

Guest services

  • Overnight Guests


  • English


  • Respite Care
  • Pets: Yes

Range of services

  • Personal Care Assistants

Types of care

  • Meal Preparation

Training Areas

  • Memory Care Training
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About Dover Place

At Dover Place, we develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, with a full-time licensed nurse available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care in our 71-apartment community. Dover Place welcomes pets and offers activities to help residents thrive in mind and body, explore the rich history and culture of our nation's first state, and appreciate the nature of the Delaware Bay. Our residents also enjoy Ceramics, Socials, Gardening , Rummikub and Pokeno, Yoga, Bible Studies and Community Meetings . We strive to offer high quality assisted living in Dover and to provide our residents with the care and attention they deserve. Contact us today to learn more about memory care and our assisted living community in Dover, DE.

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