Brookdale Alamo Heights
855 East Basse Road , San Antonio, TX 78209
Reviews of Brookdale Alamo Heights
Jul 14, 2015 | Reviewed by Local Professional
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I visited Brookdale Alamo Heights with a friend, and I really like this facility. The floorplans are open, and the rooms are spacious and clean. There are safety bars in the hallways and in the showers. Also, the staff is attentive to the residents and assist them when needed to assure that the residents are comfortable and secure at all times. This community has a skilled nursing and an assisted living system on site. The dual system can be an asset, especially if a resident in the nursing section improves. I visited the assisted living section, and I noticed that the residents were mostly sitting in the seating areas and talking with one another. The facility is fairly quiet in the evening; although, the environment gets a little busy during lunchtime when most of the residents are down in the dining facilities eating their meal. The food is very good here. During my visit, I had breakfast which consisted of bacon, grits, eggs, and juice. I also noticed that the staff who were assisting during breakfast went to the rooms of a few of the residents who they noticed were missing during breakfast. I asked one of the caregivers if that is a common practice at the facility. She informed me that they make sure the residents eat breakfast, and if they do not see them, they check on them to make sure they are fine. The staff are kind, considerate, and hard-working. There is a moderate size population and only a few staff members here. Still, the staff is attentive, and they seem to know everyone on a first name basis. Moreover, this facility is cleaned throughout the day by housekeeping, and by the caregivers who all seem to work as a team and pick up things off the floor. There was not a lot of liter on the floor, but I did see a few things that had been dropped by a resident and picked up immediately. The amenities include a beauty parlor, exercise, and media room. The activities are slightly above average. There is nothing grand in the variety, but there is a friendly, active director who tries to get the residents to participate as much as possible. Good facility for the nursing services, friendly staff, and competitive price.
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Amenities at Brookdale Alamo Heights
Licensed Capacity: 97
Emergency Services: Less Than 4 Miles
Shopping: Less Than 1 Mile
Full-Time Activity Director
Private Dining for Special Events
Nurse Availability: Day On Site;Night On-Call
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Description of Brookdale Alamo Heights
We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.
Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a wonderful living environment everyday. Our genuine caring staff, home style meals, daily activities add to our residents' experience.
Through special events, activities, clubs and ongoing cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us. Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home.
Amenities and Services
- Daily assistance with bathing and dressing
- Medication management
- Dining assistance and special diets
- Assistance with reminders and redirection
- Escorts and assistance with walking
- Emergency response call system
- Laundry and linen service
*Rates subject to change at any time. Level of care not included.
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