1380 Columbia Road
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

  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.


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

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care617268%
    Medium Care617268%
    Heavy Care0%

    Additional Services

    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. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues.

    Incontinence Care
    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.

  • Transportation

    Complimentary Transportation



    Meals Provided

    Additional Amenities

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

    Other Services

    Activities Provided

    The 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 - $100
    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 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-time
    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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South Boston0 miles1N/A
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Community Reviews

Things are going very well for our lo...

reviewed on: 03/26/2014 by Loved One

Things are going very well for our loved one here! She's still mentally on the ball, and they've got a lot of things for her to do here. She's engaging with the other residents and smiling and... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 09/18/2015 by Anonymous

Spoke with Matt. Like their approach on diet, holistic, activities what they used to do to re-engage the brain. Do an off site activity once a week. 28 residents in memory household. Still have... Read the full review.

I can't say enough good things about them.

reviewed on: 02/14/2014 by Jack

I can't say enough good things about them. They bent over backwards to help us. They had everybody out trying to help us. They worked very hard to make her comfortable, and worked with us to keep... 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.

Memory care within budget

reviewed on: 07/03/2013 by Satisfied Customer

We chose this community because its location was very convenient for our family. The staff was really great. They have a memory care unit that we liked. A big factor in our search was to keep it... Read the full review.

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