3605 Ratliff Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
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  • Kirkwood by the River Dementia Care

    Kirkwood by the River is a memory care provider in Birmingham, AL.  The staff at Kirkwood by the River provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting.  Staff are on service 24 hours a day.  There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged.  It is a secured property.  Residents who are prone to wandering can be accepted.  There is a computerized system that alerts staff if a resident attempts to wander to an unsafe area.  Kirkwood by the River may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  At Kirkwood by the River, you can rest assured because nurse is on staff and a doctor is on call.  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Homecare Onsite
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.

    Memory Care Offered
    This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community. The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community is equipped to use mechanical lifts transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation

    Smoking

    Allowed in Private Areas Indoors
    Allowed in Public Areas Indoors
    Allowed Outdoors

    Meals

    Meals Provided
    Kosher
    Vegetarian


    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Full Tubs
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place
    Swimming Pool / Hot Tub

    Activities Provided

    No hot tub
  • Average Room Pricing at Kirkwood by the River

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $4,500 - $5,500
    1 Bedroom Averages $4,700 - $5,700
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.


    Estimated Fees at Kirkwood by the River

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $1,700 - $2,100 One-time
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

Nearby Communities

If Kirkwood by the River isn't quite what you're looking for, take a look at a few other nearby communities that might be a better match.

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Danberry at Inverness Nearby Community
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9.35 miles away.
Mount Royal Towers Nearby Community
300 Royal Tower Drive, Birmingham, AL
9.36 miles away.

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Birmingham9 miles4$3,880
Homewood11 miles1$6,820
Vestavia Hills13 miles1$4,900
Hoover14 miles4$4,300
Pell City14 miles1$4,050
McCalla28 miles1N/A

General Pricing Information for Birmingham Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$1,300$3,885$5,175
Semi-Private$2,500$3,650$4,225
Studio$3,900$4,530$4,975

Community Reviews

Nice, but not impressive

reviewed on: 01/27/2014 by Daughter

We toured this location when we were looking into options for my parents. It was a nice enough looking place, but it just didn't impress us compared to others that we had seen in the area. The... Read the full review.

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