South Boston, MA 02127
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Compass on the Bay Dementia Care
Compass on the Bay is a memory care provider in South Boston, MA. The staff at Compass on the Bay 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. There is a computerized system that alerts staff if a resident attempts to wander to an unsafe area. A nurse is on staff at Compass on the Bay. Devotional services are provided to residents.
Features at a glance
The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.
StaffingNurses on Staff24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 617268% Medium Care 617268% Heavy Care 0%
Additional ServicesMemory 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. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues.
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.
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Activities ProvidedThe pursuit of knowledge and enrichment is at the core of our EnrichedLIFE program. Our research-based lifelong learning, arts, fitness and nutrition programs help seniors stay sharp, social and independent. Programming includes: Exploring the Arts: Music, drama, poetry, concerts, chorus, museum visits, painting, quilting, ceramics, "brain healthy" cooking classes and more Staying Fit We offer the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program which promotes joint health and whole body wellness. You also have opportunities for additional strength training, as well as dance, yoga, tai chi, chair aerobics and a Walking Club. Learn more about our exercise programs. Getting Connected to Technology: We offer group computer instruction and one-on-one assistance with email, facebook, internet searches and Skype! Volunteering Residents in our communities stay engaged in volunteer and charitable activities Nourishing Your Spiritual Life We coordinate with local places of worship to offer on-site religious services, clergy visits, bible study, discussion groups and meditation. Gardening During the nice weather we plant and tend outdoor beds and all year long we have flower arranging classes. We?ve Got Wheels! Our community van gets you where you want to go: ?
Average Room Pricing at Compass on the Bay
Room Type Memory Care Semi-Private Averages $0 - $100Disclaimer: 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 Compass on the Bay
Fee Type Memory Care Respite Fee Averages $5,400 - $6,600 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $4,100 - $5,000 One-timeDisclaimer: 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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|City||Distance||Number of Facilities||Average Cost for 1 Bedroom|
|South Boston||0 miles||1||N/A|
|Jamaica Plain||0 miles||2||$8,530|
Very nice a clean, small community, e...reviewed on: 03/02/2013 by A Place For Mom Customer
Very nice a clean, small community, excellent care. Residents seemed very happy.
Home away from homereviewed on: 07/01/2014 by K. Wilson
My father in law has been at Compass on the Bay for a bit over a year. IT was not an easy decision to place his in a care facility, as he is getting up in age and needs some assistance with day to... Read the full review.
Compass on the Bay, a wise decisionreviewed on: 02/20/2014 by Boston Blackie
Our initial contact with the community was Lindsay Willis. Exec. Dir. I doubt a more warm, caring, compassionate person exists in this universe--or any other. Care for our memory-impaired, elderly... Read the full review.
We are very very happy with it.reviewed on: 09/01/2015 by Anonymous
We are very very happy with it. She struggled at first with the move, but they worked really well with her, and have been very patient. They really seem to understand the dementia population. They... Read the full review.
Staff was very friendly and professio...reviewed on: 12/25/2012 by A Place For Mom Customer
Staff was very friendly and professional. The facility is clean and modern, rooms are in great condition. They have outings for the residents and outdoor space. I would rate this facility as top... Read the full review.