Shawnee, KS 66203
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Sweet Life at Shawnee Dementia Care
Sweet Life at Shawnee is a memory care provider in Shawnee, KS. The staff at Sweet Life at Shawnee 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. Sweet Life at Shawnee was designed specifically to provide memory care. It is a secured property. Residents who are prone to wandering can be accepted. Sweet Life at Shawnee may allow residents to keep a dog or cat. Pet care is provided. At Sweet Life at Shawnee, 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
The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 0% Heavy Care 100%
Sweet Life at Shawnee prefers that residents need: light care, medium care
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.
Memory Care Offered
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. The community's memory care section is in its own building.
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.
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.
TransportationTransportation at CostProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedMorning Fitness daily Outings 2-3 times a week including Outreach support to our community Bingo, Crafts, Make overs, Fishing, Golf and other games on the Wii, Memories in the Making weekly Art Class, Pedicures every Tuesday/Thursday, Animal Therapy, Music Entertainment 3 times a week, Bible Study, Communion, and so much more! Monthly Pot Luck dinner for our residents and families - very well attended and is a lot of fun! A different theme we celebrate each month. Families are WELCOME! No set visiting hours.
Average Room Pricing at Sweet Life at Shawnee
Room Type Memory Care Studio Averages $4,800 - $5,900Disclaimer: 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 Sweet Life at Shawnee
Fee Type Memory Care Community Fee Averages $2,700 - $3,400 One-time Respite Fee Averages $200 - $300 Daily
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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Mom's great Carereviewed on: 10/13/2016 by Anonymous
My mom is very happy here. The staff is taking excellent care of her needs. The community is clean and well taken care of. We are happy with the activities that are offered. I would highly... Read the full review.
A Beautiful Memory Care Facilityreviewed on: 03/10/2015 by Anonymous
I had only two weeks - during the holidays! - to find a place for mom when she developed hallucinations. I asked others for their recommendations, and several recommended the "old Sweet Life"... Read the full review.
A safe place for our momreviewed on: 06/17/2016 by mary villanueva
Everyone is very helpful in helping my mom to adj to her new place. my mom has adj really well and has only been there for 2wks, which made me feel really at ease and trusting their hands with my... Read the full review.
Could use some work.reviewed on: 08/29/2016 by Anonymous
The Brookdale Shawnee is a well kept community. They offer a variety of activities for the residents to participate in. The community would benefit from better training staff on how to deal with... Read the full review.
Great Tour!reviewed on: 09/19/2016 by Dr. Sonya Willis
Everyone was great at Brookdale Shawnee! The staff were very resourceful and able to address all of my concerns. They showed great dedication to their residents. The community overall was nicely... Read the full review.