Description of Bickford of West Des Moines
Welcome to Bickford of West Des Moines, one of Iowa's premier assisted living and memory care communities! Nothing can replace home–the smells that waft through the open door, the tattered edges of the overstuffed chair in the living room, the faded photographs on the mantle, the memories–lifetimes are built on these things and happiness dwells in them. At Bickford of West Des Moines, we don't ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours.
Bickford of West Des Moines is proud to be a branch on the Bickford Senior Living family tree. At Bickford, our operating philosophy is simple: enrich the happiness in the lives of our residents and create a workplace where our employees are recognized for providing exemplary care. With communities in nine states throughout the Midwest, we pride ourselves on being trusted by families to care for their loved ones.
Your beloved pets are warmly welcomed into our cozy apartments that feature senior-friendly fixtures in the bathroom and bedroom. For added convenience, our homes boast individual climate control, kitchenettes and privatebathrooms.
But here at Bickford of West Des Moines, your apartment is just the start. We designed our facility to be homey and inviting, and encourage residents to consider the entire community as an extension of their home. Enjoy chef-prepared meals in our dining room or grab a coffee in our bistro. Entertain guests in one of our many comfortable seating areas or host a catered party in our private dining area.
We offer maintenance-free living with housekeeping, transportation, utilities and meal service included in the monthly rent. And to keep you active and engaged, we provide live entertainment, exercise classes, support groups, chaplain services and more all on site.
Our certified caregivers are available and on site 24/7 to assist residents with life's daily activities including toileting and mobility. A Registered Nurse oversees all care and coordinates outside medical services when appropriate.
At Bickford of West Des Moines, we feel our most important work is creating communities where our residents feel valued and respected.