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
The minimum age that a resident may be is 50 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 33% Medium Care 16% Heavy Care 50%
Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care
Additional ServicesDiabetic 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.
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.
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.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationTransportation at CostProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersFull TubsHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedExercise 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 - $10,200Disclaimer: 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 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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 careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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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 staffreviewed 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.