The Crossings at Ironbridge

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

14 Reviews
6701 Ironbridge Parkway, Chester, VA 23831
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for The Crossings at Ironbridge

September 14, 2016

By Darlene364728

I visited this facility

We went to the Crossings at Ironbridge. All we did was just visit it one day, but I thought it was nice. I didn’t have much of a visit there because my car broke down, and I had to wait for a tow truck. My sister did more of the visiting than I did. I went inside, and it seemed to be well-maintained. I believe they had activities daily. Their facilities looked nice. They do have a barber shop and salon.

January 15, 2016

By Jim118167250

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Crossings is reasonable but not excellent. They had a bathroom drain into the dining room facility which took them seven days to repair and closed half the dining facility. I appreciate the staff in the dining room, though. They need to have a full-time maintenance person to maintain the site. They haven’t washed the windows inside or out in the four years my mother-in-law has been there. The inner courtyard needs to be pressure washed at least three times a year. They need to update the bathrooms. The staff should be readily available and not sleeping during working hours. I worry about security, and my mom-in-law complains that her things disappear.

May 21, 2015

By tigerlilyhome

I am a friend or relative of resident

My mom has been a resident here for the past three years. She really enjoys the friendships and the activities---shopping trips, bingo and the music programs are her favorites! I eat dinner with her a couple of times a week, so I can certainly say that the food is good! The facility is pretty, clean and neat---and the staff is courteous and caring. There is always someone to greet you at the lobby desk (the other reviewer’s experience was unusual, from what I’ve seen). The have recently had a nearly complete change of upper management, new facilities renovations and a new computerized medication dispensing system put in place. It’s been a bit of a bumpy ride in the last few months, for sure! I do miss the relationships I had with the former staff, but the new staff seems nice. All in all, I definitely recommend it.

October 08, 2014

By Caring94361950

I visited this facility

Someone recommended the Crossings, and it was a nice community. The people that work there were okay. I like that it is a house and not a tall building. It was clean. They need to have someone there to greet you.

July 29, 2014

By Terri19

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My uncle has been at the Crossing at Ironbridge for two years. It's a very nice facility. It's a warm, inviting, and friendly place. The décor and the appearance was wonderful. It was homey. And one of the things that really impressed us, they took us to a model room, it was a studio and it had a mini little kitchen. We liked everything. They had a cut out in the bathroom so you just step in and all of the safety features. They have big window to look at which was wonderful. It's nicely painted and carpeted. We didn’t get the feeling that it was all about money. They had crafts, exercises, bingo. They have a large size TV where people can watch. They did have a little pub area too. They were all in one floor and very concentrated. The biggest problem they have is the facility wasn’t a big place to begin with and most people were either in wheelchairs or etc.

November 14, 2011

By pal1

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Clean caring environment, with many activities and local entertainment. The staff are friendly, courteous and helpful. I like the fact that meds. are administered to residents that may have a memory problem, reminders for meals, hairdressers and hygiene are a help if you can't be there on a daily basis. Meals are fair to good with a variety to choose from, and will accommodate requests if possible. Am very pleased with the facility at this point of my aunts care needs.
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Questions about The Crossings at Ironbridge

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

All Ironbridge staff is dementia certified and receive annual training.

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

We provide our residents the opportunity to age in place meaning that we can provide very basic needs as it relates to there care to more extensive needs with a tenured staff that makes caring for your loved ones the continuity of care they deserve. We have a variety of ages from 60 up. Our residents love bingo/ morning exercise/music/ trivia/bus rides and painting classes. They also love the food.

What programs or activities does The Crossings at Ironbridge offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Activities are offered daily we promote things that motivate thinking/exercise. Happy hours and daily socializing with our residents that live here thru activities and one on one for those that prefer to be alone. We also when the weather permits utilize our lovely outdoors areas for outside activities.

What places are near The Crossings at Ironbridge or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

We provide transportation via the van to Walmart/Target/dollar store/Kohl's.

What transportation services does The Crossings at Ironbridge offer to assisted living residents?

Our van transports to doctors appointments and takes our residents on outings.

What makes the chef or dining program at The Crossings at Ironbridge exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

We offer several entrees and an always available for those who may not want a full course meal.

What safety features or security measures does The Crossings at Ironbridge offer to assisted living residents?

We have a concierge at the desk to ensure all that enter are supposed to be here. At 8pm the doors are locked and no one can enter without someone on staff coming and letting you in physically.

How does The Crossings at Ironbridge keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We inform families about changes in condition or other matters by all methods we have at our disposal. That's why we asked for emails, cellphone numbers (text messages) as well as alternate phone numbers.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at The Crossings at Ironbridge during daytime and nighttime hours?

Since we are an assisted living and memory care community our ratio's change based on occupancy. Regardless of that, we are at our above the State of Virginia requirements for assisted living and memory care communities.

If The Crossings at Ironbridge accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do offer for you to come with your pet we have wonderful fenced in outside areas that can be utilized.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff have online training every month as it relates to there specific departments as well as monthly meetings to ensure they are up to date on best practices.

What safety features or security measures does The Crossings at Ironbridge provide to protect residents who wander?

We have secured neighborhoods for those residents who do wander but we also have areas where nature can be experienced to allow sunshine and fresh air. Tour oiur community to see what we have to offer.

What programs or activities does The Crossings at Ironbridge offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

We have are reflections program which engages each person individually where they are in the disease process with trivia/ cooking and food preparation/music/dancing/arts and crafts. We engage there long term memories with pictures and sensory boxes.

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

Our Health Care Coordinator initially assesses this and when a change is noted and annually.

What techniques does The Crossings at Ironbridge use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

The Crossings at Ironbridge has a Masterpiece Living culture in our Community and we strive to make sure all residents, staff and families have the opportunity to thrive.

How does The Crossings at Ironbridge keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

If there are changes in your loved ones condition nursing will reach out to discuss this as they arise.

Describe the neighborhood around The Crossings at Ironbridge. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

We are just off of route 10 in a wooded area that appears to be very secluded however we are very close to route 10 and 288.

Is The Crossings at Ironbridge affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Families determine at admission the hospital of preference.

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Services and Amenities of The Crossings at Ironbridge

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  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: Entry Fee Cost: $2500
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3675/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $5845/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: No
  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 83
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only

Licenses

  • Licenses: 1104169
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About The Crossings at Ironbridge

At The Crossings at Ironbridge, aging well means living your best life every day, no matter your age. Our senior living community in Chester, Virginia, welcomes you home with blooming courtyards in a wooded country setting, sophisticated amenities, and a friendly, professional care team dedicated to promoting the highest level of wellness in every resident.

Masterpiece Living defines the AgeWell signature approach to hospitality and care. Inspiring events and activities, world-class dining, spacious apartments, and personalized care plans combine to support the intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual needs and desires of every resident. This helps them to live with the good health, purpose and enthusiasm they deserve.

Age Magnificently with a Lifestyle that Suits You!

Enjoy the good life among friends in a senior living community that feels like family. The Crossings at Ironbridge sits apart in Chester for its beautiful, wooded location, farm-fresh chef-prepared menus, and a calendar brimming with fun and possibilities. Pet-friendly, maintenance-free senior living weaves together the best of personalized care and attentive services to create a warm and delightful experience every day.

Amenities to Enrich and Inspire

An energetic lifestyle plus good company in beautiful surroundings equals joyful living at every age at The Crossings at Ironbridge. Meet up in the game room for a hand of cards, or join friends for an outing to Henricus Historical Park. Leave the cooking to our chefs and the housework to our caring team, and take advantage of everything this moment can offer.

Assisted Living

A supportive and caring team, elegant amenities and a lively community of friends and neighbors open the door wide to renewed energy and a whole new level of wellness, each and every day.

Memory Care

Specialized Memory Care honors and supports your loved one living with memory loss. Innovative programming, thoughtful therapies, and a highly trained care team help residents make connections and feel their best in a secure, calm, and lovely environment.

We’re eager to show you the best of senior living!

What Makes Us Special

Picturesque walking paths and courtyards reflect the wooded beauty of the neighborhood. Nestled between the James and Appomattox Rivers, our city has deep roots in history and a heart for community. Close to top-quality health care services and convenient shopping at Iron Bridge Plaza, our scenic location has a front-row seat to fun.

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