4851 Lakeshore Rd
Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
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  • Barss Residential Dementia Care

    Barss Residential is a memory care provider in Fort Gratiot, MI.  The staff at Barss Residential 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.  Barss Residential 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.  Barss Residential may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Barss Residential, 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


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 18 years old.


    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

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community can administer insulin injections and blood sugar tests, although are it is not necessarily able to offer 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.

    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 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.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline


    Allowed in Public Areas Indoors
    Allowed Outdoors


    Meals Provided

    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
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place
    Swimming Pool / Hot Tub

    Activities Provided

    We offer numerous activity options including on-site entertainment, music therapy, computer access, recreation center on property, scenic drives, arts & crafts, etc.
  • Average Room Pricing at Barss Residential

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $2,900 - $3,600
    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

Nearby Communities

If Barss Residential isn't quite what you're looking for, take a look at a few other nearby communities that might be a better match.

Rosewood Manor Nearby Community
711 Indian Rd N., Sarnia, ON
6.11 miles away.

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Fort Gratiot0 miles1$5,620
Sarnia6 miles1N/A
Kimball Township10 miles1$3,000
Lenox Township29 miles2$3,000
Chesterfield Township30 miles2N/A
Thedford31 miles1N/A

General Pricing Information for Fort Gratiot Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$5,615$5,615$5,615

Community Reviews


reviewed on: 10/16/2016 by Doris Willbur

It worth the wait. So clean, caring, friendly and fun place

Best there is

reviewed on: 10/15/2016 by Anonymous

Oh, so much nicer, cleaner, friendlier, and caring than previous nursing home experiences this last 6 months. They had 5 stars but can't imagine where they got them. Barss is the very best and... Read the full review.

Very Best

reviewed on: 10/29/2016 by Doris Willbur

The best place one can find. Love it

Better for more "active" people

reviewed on: 10/22/2013 by Daughter

Mom had more memory issues and she wasn't the typical Azleheimer's patient because she had a stroke that caused her to have speech issues. It didn't have as many private areas, it was very nice,... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 05/10/2016 by Anonymous

This is one of the better ones. You feel like your in a home, and most staff are great. Like any others, I always have 1 or 2 i'm not comfortable with. I do like the fact that the owner does work... Read the full review.

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