11010 Sunset Trail
Santee, CA 92071
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  • Lantern Crest Dementia Care

    Lantern Crest is a memory care provider in Santee, CA.  The staff at Lantern Crest 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.  Lantern Crest was designed specifically to provide memory care.  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.  Lantern Crest may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Lantern Crest, 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


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


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

    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. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia.

    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 1 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
    Complimentary Transportation
    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline


    Allowed Outdoors


    Meals Provided

    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

    Community outings and scenic drives, in-house theater (movies), arts and crafts, game room, visiting pets, themed-parties and happy hours, exercise program, discussion groups, adult education, ice-cream socials, bingo, computers, and many many more!
  • Average Room Pricing at Lantern Crest

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $4,500 - $5,600
    Semi-Private Averages $3,600 - $4,500
    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 Lantern Crest

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $3,200 - $3,900 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

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Santee0 miles2N/A
El Cajon0 miles11$3,590
Lakeside0 miles1N/A
San Diego0 miles34$5,920
La Mesa0 miles5$5,420
Lemon Grove0 miles2N/A

General Pricing Information for Santee Memory Care

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Community Reviews

This community is worth taking a look at!!

reviewed on: 09/12/2016 by D.R

The staff we met during our tour were nice. They seem to offer a lot of different activities. This community was not as close to the family as we would have liked. The community seemed clean.

reviewed on: 04/18/2019 by Anonymous

Nearly new. large rooms with lots of amenities. No in house medical staff. Lots of things for residents to do. the day i visited a lady had brought some animals to share. Very nice place.

Wonderful facility!

reviewed on: 05/22/2017 by Anonymous

My mother's stay at Lantern Crest is going wonderfully! The facility is kept very well maintained and the staff are sure to cater to my loved one's needs. They have quite an extensive menu, and... Read the full review.

My Thoughts From the Tour

reviewed on: 08/11/2017 by Anonymous

The tour I had was fine. It was a good view of the community. Everything is saw was good. I was looking for a place that was more small with the homelike atmosphere. The person I met with was nice... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 01/12/2017 by Anonymous

Really beautiful place....considering

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