5815 SE 27th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320
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  • Prairie Hills at Des Moines Dementia Care

    Prairie Hills at Des Moines is a memory care provider in Des Moines, IA.  The staff at Prairie Hills at Des Moines 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.  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.  Prairie Hills at Des Moines may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  A nurse is on staff at Prairie Hills at Des Moines.  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 18 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Podiatrist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care0%
    Medium Care100%
    Heavy Care0%

    Prairie Hills at Des Moines prefers that residents need: light care, medium 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.

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

    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 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

    Smoking

    Meals

    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
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place
    Swimming Pool / Hot Tub

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Prairie Hills at Des Moines

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $3,500 - $4,300
    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 Prairie Hills at Des Moines

    Fee Type Memory Care
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,000 - $1,300 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $600 - $800 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 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
Pleasant Hill5 miles2$5,340
Des Moines7 miles3$4,720
Urbandale11 miles2$4,340
West Des Moines11 miles1$4,920
Indianola12 miles3N/A
Clive13 miles1$5,000

General Pricing Information for Des Moines Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$4,005$4,720$5,790
Semi-Private$1,525$2,115$3,000
Studio$3,630$4,660$5,490

Community Reviews

reviewed on: 10/04/2017 by Anonymous

Mom really likes this community and would like to live here. Although she feels it is out of here price range. This is her #1 choice for Assisted Living. There is no Independent Living.

I would recommend them to anyone.

reviewed on: 06/25/2015 by Anonymous

I think they are good. They are awesome, every single one of them. I would recommend them to anyone. The food is great, and all the people are super nice. My mom was not thrilled to be going... Read the full review.

activities are their best suit

reviewed on: 09/15/2015 by Anonymous

At Prairie Hills at Des Moines the activities are their best suit. There was confusion on cleaning. The staff changed the status of moms room. Originally she was in assisted living and now she is... Read the full review.

Great Facility

reviewed on: 04/09/2015 by Anonymous

I wouldnt have chosen a better this has exceeded my needs and very happy. The director and the staff are friendly and actually cares about the patients. They help them with day to day things and... Read the full review.

A home for my mom

reviewed on: 11/17/2016 by Anonymous

I like the homie atmosphere here for my mom. The community is making it comfortable for her. The staff is very nice and caring. She likes the activities of playing bingo, daily exercises and... Read the full review.

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