2001 Ridgewood Drive
Salem, VA 24153
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  • Brookdale Salem Dementia Care

    Brookdale Salem is a memory care provider in Salem, VA.  The staff at Brookdale Salem 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.  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.  Brookdale Salem may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Brookdale Salem, you can rest assured because nurse is on staff and a doctor is on call.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

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


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care25%
    Medium Care75%
    Heavy Care0%

    Brookdale Salem 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.

    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
    Property Convenient to Busline

    Smoking

    Allowed Outdoors

    Meals

    Meals Provided
    Kosher
    Vegetarian


    Additional Amenities

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

    Other Services

    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place

    Activities Provided

    Exercise Crafts Musical entertainment Church services Outings Pet therapy
  • Average Room Pricing at Brookdale Salem

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $2,300 - $2,800
    1 Bedroom Averages $3,200 - $4,000
    Semi-Private Averages $1,700 - $2,100
    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 Brookdale Salem

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $200 - $200 Daily
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,900 - $2,400 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,100 - $1,400 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $600 - $800 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
Salem0 miles3$4,010
Roanoke0 miles2$3,600
Fincastle0 miles1$4,000
Blacksburg0 miles1N/A
Christiansburg0 miles2$4,800
Radford0 miles1$3,600

General Pricing Information for Salem Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$3,600$4,015$4,635
Semi-Private$1,900$2,695$3,890
Studio$2,500$2,975$4,400

Community Reviews

Review of Emeritus at Ridgewood Gardens Alzheimer's / Memory Care in Salem, VA

reviewed on: 09/27/2014 by Anonymous

Friendly staff. Close to home. Small studio apartments. Areas smelt like urine. Did have a nice greeting area. Large round stairwell in main lobby did not like because felt residents could... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 08/27/2019 by Anonymous

the gentleman my appointment was with was "not in the building.". I had to wait for someone else to become available. When I mentioned my mother had food allergies (wheat and dairy), I was told... Read the full review.

We love it!

reviewed on: 10/31/2016 by Anonymous

The staff here has been just wonderful with my loved one. We really like the people here. The staff is nice and attentive with the residents. The community is always clean and neat. I would... Read the full review.

Had some doubts, BUT...!

reviewed on: 06/16/2016 by Anonymous

My dad has only been there a couple of weeks, but the staff has been terrific. I had concerns because of other reviews which complained of follow-through, but my own experience has shown a... Read the full review.

All is Well for My Mother at this Community

reviewed on: 03/29/2017 by Anonymous

All is well for my mother with her move to this community. Everything is working out very well, and I'am pleased with all they have done for us. I know she is safe, and receiving great care. They... Read the full review.

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