Reviews of Rockwood South Hill in Spokane, Washington
August 14, 2022
Rockwood South Hill was a wonderful place. There were a lot of things I loved about it. They were on several acres so the landscaping was beautiful and they had homes that people could have there. The food options were wonderful. They even offered a lot of special food to try to eat, like dairy-free meals, etc. So, that was a real plus. We saw people walking around and coming down. Everybody was happy. They got beautiful facilities. There are a lot of places for groups to gather and a lot of room to visit. They had a lovely dining room and patio outside. The person that took us around and the people from the office were all very friendly and very nice. The only negative thing about our tour was we only saw one room and somebody just moved out of there, but they said they were going to remodel it.
March 10, 2022
Rockwood South Hill has houses there. People live in their houses, but they don't have to worry about maintenance because they take care of everything. We also looked at one of the assisted living homes and it was OK. It needs a fresh coat of paint and then it'd be OK. The independent living is called The Summit, and that's their new building. It's like living in New York where you live in a building and everybody's got an apartment type of thing. They had more activities and opportunities. They had more movies, and they had an up-to-date library. They had lots of places like a little bakery, a coffee shop, and a wine bar. I thought Mom would be happier in Rockwood, but she keeps telling me she doesn't want to go to Spokane. I was impressed with it. That was probably my first choice, but my mom's friends are all down in Kennewick. They had houses and duplex in one section of it. The Summit was the apartments and The Ridge was more of the assisted living part. The one-bedroom apartment had a living area, a kitchenette, a bathroom that's equipped for the handicapped, and a separate bedroom. They had a two-bedroom, but we didn't see it. We talked to the marketing consultant, and I also got to tour a house. It was like a three-bedroom, two-bath house. One of the things I liked about them was that when people move out, they completely update. If you buy into a house, you can do some of the customizations, too. It's a separate house, and they're all one level. What I liked about Rockwood is it's a nonprofit. Once you get in, you stay in, you don't have to worry about having to move. You might move within the complex, like going from a house to an apartment to assisted living, but they don't kick you out. They have TED talks, they bring in movies, they bring in musicians because they have a theater in there, they have different church services, a library, knitting groups, they have an art room where people do drawing and painting, and they have a wood shop there. They had four different restaurants, a coffee bar, a bakery bar, and they have some walking trails. They also offer group outings to the Spokane Symphony, the performing arts center, Fox Theater, and they also have a place for hairstyling and they do some physical exercises, too. They had book discussions. They also come in with wine tastings, yoga, and meditation. They practice tai-chi, water aerobics, and three card games I've never learned how to do, which are Bridge, mahjong, and Cribbage. I'm considering filling it out for me. The staff members during the tour were really good about showing me what was what. It was clean. It didn't stink like my grandmother's nursing homes did. They appear to keep up on their maintenance well. If there is a problem, they just get in and solve it as fast as they can.
April 14, 2019
Rockwood South Hill was a very nice community. Their facilities were very nice. There were many friendly people. The rooms were nice. The dementia units have their own showers, which was a nice plus. The residents can take a shower when they want to rather than having to wait for an aide to take them to the shower room. They had a medical van that rotated people to doctor's appointments, etc. Their transportation would take people out on outings and drive them around town just to look at different neighborhood just to get out. They had painting classes and some cooking. Rockwood South Hill would be a 5 if they could handle all facets of dementia but they can't. My husband was there because he had a broken tailbone and bladder infection at the time, so it wasn't necessarily memory care, but it was more medical.
March 20, 2019
My mother has moved into The Courtyard at Rockwood. We are happy with it. They have two dining areas. A lot of time they feed them when they're upset or agitated. They offer them some food to help them settle down. They do a lot of music, and they bring people in to play piano. There are times when they bring small animals in. They have taken Mother out on a care drive with a small group of people in a van. It was nice. My mother did not do well, but I like the fact that they took them out. The food is good. They can eat all they want. They seem to have a good selection, too. The staff is good.
August 22, 2017
Rockwood Retirement Community is gorgeous and beautiful. They just built a new tower that has seven new floors, and it starts with independent living. You could live in houses or apartments and it goes all the way through assisted living and Alzheimer's care if needed. We're going to move my mother-in-law this week. Everybody's been wonderful. They have great food, and the dining areas are beautiful. They have three different restaurants: formal, casual and the least casual one.
July 29, 2016
Rockwood's atmosphere is quite nice. My mother's room is wonderful. The food and the dining room are wonderful and restaurant-style. They have a whole variety of social activities. However, I don’t care for the social worker.
September 17, 2015
Rockwood Retirement Community was very nice. They were excellent. I highly recommend them. It was a lovely place for a senior. They had a beautiful dining room. They had lovely apartments in the main building, and they also had separate houses. It was probably one of the nicest retirement communities.
May 29, 2014
I have several friends who live at Rockwood South. The cost of that place was out of my league, so I didn't give a lot of consideration to it. However, it was really a lovely place. Their individual houses on their campus were quite large, which is why they're expensive. The grounds were kept up. There was a certain degree of independence, like for those who want to do a lot of gardening around their place, they are free to do that, or if they prefer to have a grounds keeper take care of it all, that's fine too. They also have a lot of activities. They have buses going on to all kinds of events in town. They have bridge club, exercise classes, book clubs, etc., whatever interests you. There was an art group where they put on an art show every year. Whatever kind of interest, there are enough of people to form a group out of, and they do that. I think that is just fine for those who can afford that kind of lifestyle. They do have different levels of care, and most of my friends have taken advantage of all of those levels.
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As a Life Plan Community, we have been providing families the highest quality of senior Living and wellness for 60 years! Rockwood South Hill understands the decision to move into a community can come with some apprehension, but our exceptionally knowledgeable staff will help guide residents and their families through the challenges that come with this life change. Our goal is to make transitions as smooth as possible for everyone involved. Skilled nursing offers long- and short-term care for residents who need rehabilitation services or who suffer from serious or persistent health issues. In addition to personalized care, residents enjoy daily activities, visitations from resident volunteers and staff, healthy meals and monthly celebrations, which all contribute to maintaining the highest quality of life possible.
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