Pleasant Hill Village

Offers Assisted Living and Independent Living

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1010 West North Street, Girard, IL 62640
Call (800) 385-2527
Pleasant Hill Village (800) 385-2527

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

Assisted Living residents range from 73 to 101. Pleasant Hill accepts residents starting as young as age 55. Residents enjoy a variety of activities. Some of the top activities are BINGO, bus trips, live music entertainment, and as spring approaches being outside with some type of activity.

What programs or activities does Pleasant Hill Village offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our Activities Department schedules a variety of entertainment, live music, games, bus trips and other fun. We have a stocked pond for fishing, or to just sit and enjoy. Our Directors work with the Activities department to schedule one on one extra time for those who benefit from independent activities. We also have a beauty shop on site.

What places are near Pleasant Hill Village or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Pleasant Hill Residence is located in Girard, which is on Historic Route 66. Pleasant Hill has nicely landscaped grounds for you to enjoy. Gazebo is located in front of the building with easy access. Small grove of trees on the front lawn provides a nice shady area on a warm summer day. Walking paths, with resting benches, continue around the Residence. West of the building is a stocked pond, with a nice sitting area, so you may enjoy the outdoors and nature. Several nice patios and porches connected to the building are available, depending on your desire to enjoy the sun or the shade.

What transportation services does Pleasant Hill Village offer to assisted living residents?

Pleasant Hill Residence has our own 24 seat bus for trips and outings. Macoupin County Public Transportation takes our residents for weekly shopping trips. Their service is also available to be scheduled for local trips around town, as well as for transportation to and from appointments.

What makes the chef or dining program at Pleasant Hill Village exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Our meals are all made from scratch, homestyle cooking. Our food is tasty with a wide variety and seasonal menus. Contact Paulette if you would like to come out and have lunch or supper with us to give it a try.

What safety features or security measures does Pleasant Hill Village offer to assisted living residents?

Our exterior doors are on a timed lock, to lock in the evenings and unlock in the mornings. Each apartment is equipped with emergency pull cords. Our facility is staffed 24 hours.

How does Pleasant Hill Village keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Our Facebook page is updated daily with our scheduled activities. Pictures and additional information are often posted throughout the day. We also reach out via phone and/or email to share information and pictures.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Pleasant Hill Village during daytime and nighttime hours?

There is always at least one person here. During the days and evenings, when our residents are the most active, there are always multiple staff members on site. Nights, late evening, weekends and holidays, there is always at least one person on site and there is always a Director on call if one of them is not in the building.

If Pleasant Hill Village accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

While we do love animals, we do not allow pets. Family members are welcome to bring their pets in to visit their loved ones in their apartments.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff continues education with online training as well as in-service learning.

Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Pleasant Hill Village. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Independent Living (IL) residents at Pleasant Hill range from 70 to 85. Many of the IL residents are involved with their own activities. Garage bays are available so IL residents can bring their cars. If they are not self-engaged in their daily schedule, they also enjoy bus trip for shopping or evening trip to a local restaurant or other planned outing. One of the favorite places is The Brass Door in Carrolton. The meal is served Family Style. Springfield Muni is on the schedule. The staff is always looking for new places to go and new ideas from you!

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

Girard offers several things to enjoy in the community or nearby. Three public golf courses in the area all within 9 miles. One nine whole course is located in Girard. Seven minutes west of Girard there is a 200 plus acre lake to enjoy. This lake is available for boating, camping, fishing, and picnicking. Shopping is available in Girard or within a short driving distance. Several restaurants in Girard or Virden which is 4 miles to the north. In the community there are many churches to attend. There are several community events throughout the year to enjoy.

What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Pleasant Hill Village has organized?

We have monthly off-site bus trips, recently we have gone to the Springfield Muni, Litchfield WalMart, Brass Door and Senior Celebration at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

What transportation services does Pleasant Hill Village offer to independent living residents?

Residents are able to bring their personal vehicles with them to Pleasant Hill Residence. We do have garage bays available to rent. In addition - Pleasant Hill Residence has our own 24 seat bus for trips and outings. Macoupin County Public Transportation takes our residents for weekly shopping trips. Their service is also available to be scheduled for local trips around town, as well as for transportation to and from appointments.

What makes the chef or dining program at Pleasant Hill Village exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Our meals are all made from scratch, homestyle cooking. Our food is tasty with a wide variety and seasonal menus. Contact Paulette if you would like to come out and have lunch or supper with us to give it a try.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Pleasant Hill Residence has an Activity Room, Library/Sitting areas, private dining room and main dining room. All of our common areas are available to all of our residents.

What safety features or security measures does Pleasant Hill Village offer to independent living residents?

Our exterior doors are on a timed lock, to lock in the evenings and unlock in the mornings. Each apartment is equipped with emergency pull cords. Our facility is staffed 24 hours. We also have a secured entry from the parking garage, with each resident having their own entry code.

If Pleasant Hill Village accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

While we do love animals, we do not allow pets. Family members are welcome to bring their pets in to visit their loved ones in their apartments.

Does Pleasant Hill Village work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

Our nursing staff is available to Independent living residents in case of emergency. We do welcome home health agencies, nursing agencies, pharmacies and other agencies to assist in caring for our residents when needed.

What safety features or security measures does Pleasant Hill Village provide to protect residents who wander?

Consistent safety checks, monitoring of residents. We are currently looking in to some new technology/advancements in this area, be sure to check with Paulette if this is a specific service you are looking for.

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Services and Amenities of Pleasant Hill Village

Costs

  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $2964/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $1911/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites

General

  • Resident Capacity: 48
  • Pets: No Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 5104440

About Pleasant Hill Village

Pleasant Hill Village, A location you’ll like…A lifestyle you’ll love! This is our pledge and promise. We are proud providers of Independent and Assisted Living, all at one great location. We have been serving our community since 1905.

Independent Living at its finest ~

From the charmingly landscaped exterior to the attractive interior, Pleasant Hill Residence is designed with you in mind. Pleasant Hill Residence is an independent living facility where seniors can share companionship and fellowship. Our caring Christian community is full of interesting people and exciting activities. We provide transportation to entertainment venues, restaurants and more.

Many services are included in our monthly fee including:

  • Utilities plus cable
  • A dining plan featuring home-cooked meals
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Plenty of parking and more!

Assisted Living, making life easier one day at a time.

Pleasant Hill Residence is an independent living facility where you can age in place and receive assistance as you need. Our Assisted Living offers all the comforts of home, plus so much more. Our goal is to provide needed services to maintain the highest level of independence possible. Perhaps the best comfort comes from knowing that you or your loved one will be embraced in a caring community that fosters active living.

A physician certification is needed prior to admission into assisted living as well as a recent history and physical. A service plan is developed at admission from information that is gathered from the physician, family, and the resident themselves. The goal of the plan is to provide needed services that will keep the resident as independent as possible.

Services that may be included in the service plan are:

Monitoring or supervision of medications or other health services

Assistance with:

  • Ambulation
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Nutrition/eating
  • Personal hygiene
  • Toileting
  • Laundry
  • Bed Making
  • Resident and apartment monitoring

Amenities included:

  • Paid utilities, including basic cable
  • Temperature, individually controlled in each apartment
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Full-service building, grounds and appliance maintenance
  • Recreational and social programs
  • A dining plan with home-cooked meals
  • Weekly housekeeping with laundry service and linen service
  • Medication Reminders

What Makes Us Special

Pleasant Hill enjoys a long and remarkable ministry. Its goal has always been to welcome and care for those in need. We have been serving our community since 1905.


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