5555 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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  • Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights Dementia Care

    Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights is a memory care provider in Chevy Chase, MD.  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.  Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights 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.  Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  At Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights, 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 50 years old.


    Staffing

    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

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care33%
    Medium Care16%
    Heavy Care50%

    Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.

    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. The community's memory care section is in its own building.

    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 is equipped to use mechanical lifts 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

    Allowed Outdoors

    Meals

    Meals Provided
    Vegetarian


    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

    Activities Provided

    Exercise classes,Tai Chi, strength & balance, book reading, music appreciation,opera, history, geography, cultural presentations; garden club,drama club, spiritual services including Jewish, Catholic and Eucharistic minister services,entertainment ranging from jazz, classical,caribbean, folk and opera;trivia challenge, scrabble and various other card games,bingo,walking club, movies,daily happy hour/social;art club, creative writing;flower arranging;veteran's monthly luncheon, trips to museums,art gallery and concerts. We are next door to the Friendship Heights Community Center, which has an active calendar or programming. Residents regularly participate, especially in their live concerts every Wednesday evening (outside when the weather permits). Important: We are an easy walk from the Friendship Heights Metro station (buses and the Metro).
  • Average Room Pricing at Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $8,300 - $10,200
    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 Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $6,800 - $8,300 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $0 - $100 Daily
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $4,000 - $4,900 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $3,500 - $4,300 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $3,000 - $3,700 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
Chevy Chase0 miles1N/A
Kensington4 miles1$6,000
Bethesda4 miles2$9,130
Arlington5 miles4$4,700
Washington5 miles4$7,170
Potomac6 miles4$6,410

General Pricing Information for Chevy Chase Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
Studio$9,270$9,270$9,270

Community Reviews

reviewed on: 04/19/2017 by Jane Catherine Cicala

I can not say enough positive things to adequately express our positive experience working with the Brighton Gardens. Over the course of the interview and preparation period all our questions... Read the full review.

Compassionate and empathetic staff

reviewed on: 10/08/2014 by Loved one

Unfortunately my loved one was only here for a very brief time, but in that time my experience with Brighton Gardens was a very positive one. The woman who does their sales, Sue, was great. She... Read the full review.

The staff is courteous, inf...

reviewed on: 03/12/2014 by Anonymous

The staff is courteous, informative and I really like Brighton Gardens. The location is amazing and the facility is clean and inviting.

Great location and facility.

reviewed on: 05/21/2014 by Anonymous

Great location and facility.

Difficult - But very do-able!

reviewed on: 03/24/2015 by K. Randall

It has been hard for my friend to make this move. She is 95, not good with change at any age and now it is even harder. The staff has been wonderful about reaching out to her and doing their... Read the full review.

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