Whitcomb House

Offers Assisted Living

6 Reviews
245 West Street, Milford, MA 01757
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Assisted Living Reviews for Whitcomb House

July 17, 2017

By Visitor

I visited this facility

I liked the location of Whitcomb House, and the staff seemed to be friendly. They had different clubs and activities for their seniors. They served three meals a day and offered transportation for doctors' appointments. There were a lot of rooms that were stuffed with things for extra storage.

September 30, 2016

By Trudy206073

I am/was a resident of this facility

The only thing I don't like about my room at Whitcomb House is that the closet is too small. This is a very minor thing, I'm sure, but I've got a lot of clothes. The food, the CNAs, and the people are very good. My other complaint is that the only way I can get out of here is to use the facility's van. Sometimes, that's a problem because it doesn't go out often enough. There are a lot of activities. I play bingo, and occasionally, a gentleman comes and gives biographies of various people. It's very interesting. They have entertainment at 2:00 almost every day, and people come to sing and play instruments. Once a month, there is a resident meeting. We give suggestions about things that we care about or would like to see changed. We have an activities director who takes us out every Thursday to various stores. This is very good for us.
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Questions about Whitcomb House

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

We have Residents ranging from 63 to 100 years of age with the average age being 82. Our residents enjoy live entertainment, Cooking and Gardening Club, Outings to Museums, Senior Center, and more!

What programs or activities does Whitcomb House offer to enrich residents' well-being?

We incorporate the Six Components of Activities - Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Spiritual, Sense of Purpose and Occupational. Every day has 5 to 8 programs for Residents to choose from. Residents are encouraged to attend Activities by way of "Capital Cash". For an important activity such as Morning Exercise, an attendee will be given $20 in Capital Cash, whereas a popular program like Bingo, will return only $1. At the end of the month, Residents use their accumulated Capital Cash at a Resident Auction, bidding on room decor, personal items, clothing, gifts, food and snacks and more. This is the favorite activity of both Residents and Staff.

What places are near Whitcomb House or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

We provide transportation to shopping, dining and outings on a weekly basis. Nearby is Dining, Fast Food, Medical, Grocery and Pharmacy.

What transportation services does Whitcomb House offer to assisted living residents?

The aforementioned trips to shopping, dining, and outings, as well as to Doctor Appointments within a 7-mile radius.

What safety features or security measures does Whitcomb House offer to assisted living residents?

All rooms have pull cords in the bedroom and bathroom. In addition, all Residents receive an emergency call pendant to wear 24/7.

How does Whitcomb House keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

A regular newsletter is sent out. We recently introduced LifeShare, an app that families can download allowing them to see the daily activity schedule, menus and photos. As well, we have a robust Facebook page, and we utilize Skype and Facetime.

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

Generally 16 to 1 from 7 am to 11 pm and 24 to 1 overnight.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

We conduct 14 In-Service training classes annually. In addition, two to four online training modules are assigned monthly.

What safety features or security measures does Whitcomb House provide to protect residents who wander?

Doors are alarmed and all alarms are investigated.

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Services and Amenities of Whitcomb House

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  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: Entry Fee Cost : $2500
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $2995/month

Room and housing options

  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 79
  • Respite Care
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only

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About Whitcomb House

Make yourself at home in the warm, welcoming community of Whitcomb House in Milford, MA, where abundant amenities and thoughtful features provide comfort and convenience.

Our Assisted Living residents enjoy regular live entertainment as well as several family events throughout the year. Imagine an apartment home with no cooking, cleaning or maintenance — and friends next door. That’s what residents find at Whitcomb House, where they can socialize in living rooms with warm fireplaces and comfortable furniture.

Three chef-inspired, restaurant-style meals are served daily in elegant, sun-filled dining rooms so residents can enjoy making conversation over delicious meals. Visiting family and guests are always welcome. Residents who enjoy doing their own cooking will appreciate our country kitchens that offer space to bake signature recipes.

We offer residents a vibrant lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs. Whitcomb House provides a level of care that allows residents to remain as self-reliant as possible while living in a supportive environment.

What Makes Us Special

Whitcomb House provides a level of care that allows residents to remain as self-reliant as possible while living in a supportive environment.

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