5050 Hawthorne Dr
West Des Moines, IA 50265
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  • Bickford of West Des Moines Dementia Care

    Bickford of West Des Moines is a memory care provider in West Des Moines, IA.  The staff at Bickford of West 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.  Bickford of West Des Moines 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.  Bickford of West Des Moines may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Bickford of West Des Moines, 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 years old.


    Staffing

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

    Facility Care Level

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

    Bickford of West Des Moines 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. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia.

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

    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 Bickford of West Des Moines

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $2,600 - $3,300
    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 Bickford of West Des Moines

    Fee Type Memory Care
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $5,200 - $6,500 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $4,100 - $5,100 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $2,900 - $3,600 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
West Des Moines0 miles1$4,920
Clive3 miles1$5,000
Waukee5 miles1N/A
Urbandale7 miles2$4,340
Des Moines7 miles4$4,720
Pleasant Hill13 miles2$5,340

General Pricing Information for West Des Moines Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$4,920$4,920$4,920
Studio$2,940$4,995$7,050

Community Reviews

reviewed on: 06/19/2016 by Anonymous

First one. My on line look: Space looked small and tight. But after I was their it was cozy like a home. Staff had been with them long term. Heidi was very helpful to me to understand the... Read the full review.

Very friendly staff!!

reviewed on: 12/02/2016 by Anonymous

I enjoyed my tour very much of this community, it was only three minutes walking distance from my house and a very convenient location. The staff was very professional and welcoming to my mother... Read the full review.

Care and attention

reviewed on: 03/13/2017 by Anonymous

I toured this community for care. I was happy with the cleanliness of the community and the staff would answer my questions on the care that is offered. The menu was appealing. They do have... Read the full review.

The Right Place For Mom

reviewed on: 12/06/2016 by Anonymous

I am happy with the staff they are very nice. Mom is doing really well and adjusting. they are really good there, if the residents don't come out they knock on their door and invite them to meals... Read the full review.

The entire staff are very friendly and easy to get along with!!!

reviewed on: 08/25/2016 by Anonymous

They offer a variety of activities Monday through Friday. I would like to see some activities on the weekend. The food looks good and smells good. The chef is willing to assist in anyway they... Read the full review.

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