Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
Offers Assisted Living and Independent Living
Reviews of Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
Assisted Living Reviews for Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
September 10, 2021
I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident
March 13, 2019
I visited this facility
Richard, thank you so very much for your review of Carriage Inn Lake Jackson. We are committed to providing excellence in service, an experience that exceeds your expectations, and a home where your well-being is our passion. Live Life Well®
Independent Living Reviews for Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
August 21, 2017
I visited this facility
August 31, 2014
I visited this facility
May 31, 2012
I am a friend or relative of a resident
Questions about Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Most of our population ranges between 80 to 95. Our residents enjoy movies, ice cream socials, bible studies, bingo, games & crafts.....the list goes on and on.
What programs or activities does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer a wide variety of group exercise, painting & other art classes, group bible studies, weekend trips away from the community, and much more.
What places are near Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We are in a perfect central location from a wide variety of places. The movie theater, Brazos Mall, Sea Center, Stephen F. Austin Memorial & Museum, to name a few.
What transportation services does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson offer to assisted living residents?
We offer transportation to and from anywhere in Lake Jackson and some of the neighboring cities within our set mile radius. We have a Cadillac for small group outings and we have a bus that is wheelchair accessible and can hold a large group of residents for bigger outings.
What makes the chef or dining program at Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our Director of Food Service has been with Carriage Inn for sixteen years! He truly has a passion for cooking and a love for our seniors. He can even make amazing ice sculptures for our events that will take your breath away. We offer restaurant style dining and we serve delicious homecooked meals. We are also equipped to handle special diets, such as mechanical soft and puree diets.
What safety features or security measures does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson offer to assisted living residents?
For all of our residents we provide a Philips Lifeline pendant. These pendants will register a fall or if the button is pushed, and concierge of care staff will be alerted. We have concierge and care staff available for service 24/7. The entrances to our hallways stay locked and only residents that live here have a key that can gain access into the building. Concierge makes rounds several times throughout the night for safe measures.
How does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
Carriage Inn is able to send out email notifications to residents and their families. We can also send information by mail. We also utilize social media to get out flyers for community events.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson during daytime and nighttime hours?
We offer a 1 to 8 staff to resident ratio at Carriage Inn.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Before any of our staff can begin work, they have to perform around 20 hours of online training through a program called Relias. Then they will receive hands on training in their field. Monthly staff meeting are held to continue education for staff. Online Relias training continues throughout the course of their time here, as well.
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Average age for our Independent Living can range from 65 to 85. Residents enjoy weekend trips, lunch outings, bingos, dances, wine & cheese socials, and so much more.
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
We are close to the Recreation Center, Brazos Mall, Sea Center, Civic Center, Actions INC Senior Center and much more.
What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson has organized?
We have taken trips to Fredericksburg, Brenham to see the bluebonnets & Blue Bell Creamery, Senior Fest Community Event, Community Bingos and Events held at the Civic Center.
What transportation services does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson offer to independent living residents?
We offer full transportation to and from any place in Lake Jackson and other neighboring cities within our mile radius.
What makes the chef or dining program at Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?
Our Director of Food Service has been with Carriage Inn for sixteen years! He truly has a passion for cooking and a love for our seniors. He can even make amazing ice sculptures for our events that will take your breath away. We offer restaurant style dining and we serve delicious homecooked meals. We also offer an al a carte menu available anytime between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. In between meals we regularly have ice cream or wine & cheese socials, along with fresh baked cookies or bread. We keep fresh fruit and cereal on hand at all times, as well.
What common areas are available for independent living residents?
Living room with a fireplace, Ice Cream Parlor, Gymnasium with several equipment, library, two large activity rooms, and a full service beauty salon.
What safety features or security measures does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson offer to independent living residents?
All residents receive a Philips Lifeline pendant. This will register falls or you can push it for assistance. We have a concierge available 24/7 to help get you the care you need. All of our doors lock and only residents who live here are given a key to enter.
If Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Carriage Inn is pet friendly. We accept cats and dogs 30 pounds or less. They can walk around the community on a leash and the resident must clean up after their pets.
Does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?
We have several companies and also private caregivers that see our Independent Living residents. They are hired by the resident themselves to come in and give assistance. We keep a list of contacts at the front desk.
What safety features or security measures does Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson provide to protect residents who wander?
Carriage Inn has a secured memory care neighborhood to help with residents who wander or exit seek. The memory care it's own living room, dining room and courtyard and they are all secure.
Costs for Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
Services and Amenities of Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: No
- Studio Apartments
- Detached Homes
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Beauty Barber Shop
- Resident Transportation
- Garden And Patio
- Resident Parking
- Laundry For Linens
- Laundry For Clothing
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Fitness Room
- Overnight Guests
- Resident Capacity: 99
- Respite Care
- Minimum Age: 62
- Pets: Yes
- Licenses: 140395
- State Licenses: AL License #140395
About Carriage Inn - Lake Jackson
The assisted living program in our community simplifies everyday activities and enhances the quality of life. Our assisted living services focus on personal care and wellness services, help with daily activities, and medication management. Here, you’ll live life to the fullest with a range of assisted living services tailored to your needs. If you move to our community for independent living and later need extra assistance, you can transfer to the level of care that you need, right here.Get Costs