83617 Himalaya Dr.
Indio, CA 92203
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  • Desert Cottage Dementia Care

    Desert Cottage is a memory care provider in Indio, CA.  The staff at Desert Cottage provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting.  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.  Desert Cottage may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  A doctor is on call Desert Cottage .  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.


    Staffing

    Doctor on Call
    Visiting Nurse
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Dentist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care0%
    Medium Care33%
    Heavy Care66%

    Desert Cottage prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    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. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues.

    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 can provide a 2 person assisted 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 can accept residents who act out physically. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Transportation at Cost

    Smoking

    Meals

    Meals Provided
    Vegetarian


    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Full Tubs
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Desert Cottage

    Room Type Memory Care
    Semi-Private Averages $2,700 - $3,400
    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 Desert Cottage

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $200 - $300 Daily
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $500 - $600 Monthly
    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

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Indio0 miles4N/A
Bermuda Dunes0 miles1N/A
La Quinta0 miles6$3,000
Palm Desert0 miles1$3,600
Rancho Mirage0 miles7$5,560
Cathedral City0 miles10$2,600

General Pricing Information for Indio Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
Semi-Private$3,000$3,165$3,500
Studio$3,200$3,200$3,200

Community Reviews

Nice and small and absolutely beautiful

reviewed on: 07/28/2017 by Anonymous

I rated Desert Cottages 1, a 3 because I feel my wife is over medicated. I took a list of her meds to her regular doctor who has talked with the doctor there at Desert Cottages 1 and they are now... Read the full review.

I Love my Job

reviewed on: 08/11/2016 by LIsa

Desert Cottages is an amazing place to work. I could not imagine doing anything else but working with the elderly with Alzheimer and/or Dementia. The staff works as a team. The family members are... Read the full review.

Thank you Desert Cottages & Staff

reviewed on: 08/11/2016 by Art

I wanted to take a moment to again thank you for everything you did for my mom, from your first visit with her in the nursing facility through her final days with us. She did enjoy being a part of... Read the full review.

Initial impressions

reviewed on: 09/29/2015 by Anonymous

We've been very pleased as my mother has settled into their care.

reviewed on: 07/29/2015 by Anonymous

newer home in north Indio. 6 person w/2 shared & 2 singles.clean, well fitted out. Staff seems competent and caring.Complete service. They are a bit sketchy on pricing which is off-putting. ... Read the full review.

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