Seattle, WA 98101
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Merrill Gardens at First Hill Dementia Care
Merrill Gardens at First Hill is a memory care provider in Seattle, WA. The staff at Merrill Gardens at First Hill 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. Merrill Gardens at First Hill 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. Merrill Gardens at First Hill may allow residents to keep a dog or cat. At Merrill Gardens at First Hill, 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 62 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 66% Heavy Care 33%
Merrill Gardens at First Hill 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.
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 can provide a 1 person assisted 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 TransportationProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens at First Hill
Room Type Memory Care Studio Averages $5,400 - $6,700 Semi-Private Averages $4,900 - $6,000Disclaimer: 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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Although I think they do a great job with both assisted and memory, I don't like the strict separation between the two levels of care. Mom isn't quite at the level or need of their memory care but... Read the full review.
Overall it's been finereviewed on: 07/03/2015 by Anonymous
They have a very friendly staff; there have been a few frustrating issues but they've been able to be resolved.
Great Communityreviewed on: 01/20/2014 by T.M.
Faerland at Merrill has been a most pleasant surprise. Having cared for several family members for the past 15 years, I feel I have had lots of experience assessing various assisted living... Read the full review.
Merrill Gardens at First Hill is a nice place!!reviewed on: 06/08/2016 by Anonymous
My dad was at this community for about a month before he had to go into the hospital. Once he improves he will be going back to his apartment. The food is fine and I would give it a 4. I am not... Read the full review.
Nice Tour of This Communityreviewed on: 01/11/2017 by Anonymous
I had a good tour of this community. It is nice place. The community looked nice and clean. The staff was kind and friendly. Everyone was very nice too my family and myself. My tour went well.