Description of Peter Becker Community
When you're searching for the best assisted living option for your loved one to call home, there’s a lot to consider. It's no easy decision, and one that will depend on a variety of factors. The Peter Becker Community is a well-rated continuing care retirement community in Harleysville, PA that offers independent living, assisted living, memory care and nursing care options for seniors with varying levels of care needs.
The Peter Becker Community was voted #1 in local Reader's Choice polls and adheres to the Church of Brethren principles of service, integrity, simplicity, and love. Nursing services are available 24/7, and the community's interdisciplinary team includes life enrichment, pastoral care, support services, and nutrition services.
LEVELS OF CARE
The community's stated mission is to improve, restore, and maintain physical strength, cognition, and mobility for each of its residents. The majority of the Peter Becker Community is home to assisted living residents that want to stay independent without major housekeeping duties and the upkeep owning property requires. Whether short-term care, personal care services, or hospice care is needed, the Peter Becker Community staff will work with you and your loved one.
The community’s skilled nursing program offers both short-term and long-term care options for seniors with 24/7 care needs. The Peter Becker Community includes a memory care area called “Larkspur Lane” that serves residents with cognitive impairments.
Residents can choose from many different home styles within the Peter Becker Community, including apartments, cottage-style homes, and one or two-bedrooms. The community offers numerous amenities, including an on-site dental office, pharmacy, medical suite, and audiology, optometry, and podiatry services.
Peter Becker Community's mission statement states that the community’s staff is “committed to advocate for affordable housing and related services in partnership with local housing authorities and other community partners.” Costs correlate with the type of residence (i.e. apartment, cottage-style) chosen.
Whether your loved one looks forward to engaging in daily activities, shopping, or checking out a good book, he or she will have a wide range of options at the Peter Becker Community. Amenities include:
- computer lab
- gift shops
- beauty salon/barber services
- community room
- spa with whirlpool tub
- game and activity rooms
- chapel with weekly and holiday ecumenical services
Residents can entertain guests at on-site restaurants. Visiting family members and friends may even stay overnight in guest suites.
The cottage-style homes allow pets -- usually one dog or two cats, a bird, or fish. A one-time pet privilege fee applies upon residency or when a resident decided to take on ownership of a pet. Free wireless Internet is available.
The Peter Becker Community organizes lots of social activities and on-site cultural events. Campus programming also includes holiday events: worship services, recitals, choirs, and parties.
"Chit Chat" is the community's monthly newsletter that details the latest activities, announcements, residents' birthdays, and special welcomes for new arrivals. Residents can tune in to TV Channel 24 for information on community meal specials, announcements, and campus activities.
The Peter Becker Community includes a specialized memory support area, with a “Memory Garden.” Personal care teams work with the individual and his or hers family to meet individualized needs.
Rehabilitation services such as physical, occupational, and speech therapies help treat diseases and conditions like pain issues, low vision, Osteoarthritis, balance issues, fall prevention, and Parkinson's disease.