Phone Contact: 1-877-978-3338
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Address Contact: 3605 Ratliff Rd, Birmingham AL
Lifestyle Options Offered: Nursing Home Care, Senior Living, and Assisted Living
About Kirkwood By The River
Located in Birmingham, AL, Kirkwood By The River is a senior living community offering Nursing Home Care, Senior Living, and Assisted Living. Average costs for skilled nursing care in Minnesota start at $134.00 per night with an average cost of $177.00 for private accommodations, while the costs for assisted living communities range from $1,550.00 per month with an average cost of $2,579.00.
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As an Assisted Living Community, Kirkwood By The River allows for residents to live independently in an apartment-like residence while still having access to assistance with daily living through the preparation of meals, medication administration, light housekeeping duties, and laundry. This is an ideal living situation for seniors who are in the middle ground of not being requiring the more intensive care of a nursing home or CCRC, but still requiring some level of assistance on a daily basis. This type of community is normally less expensive than other types of more intensive care (e.g., memory care). Best of all, Assisted Living communities like Kirkwood By The River can give you the peace of mind in knowing that your loved one is being cared for while maintaining a level of independence.
As a Senior Living Community, Kirkwood By The River is designed for seniors who live independently and are capable of taking care of their basic needs. These communities often include apartments that range in sizes from large two bedroom to smaller dwellings for individuals. In these types of communities, seniors live independently, but may receive some helpful services such as housekeeping, laundry, and transportation. On-site banks, barber and beauty shops, convenience stores, and other amenities are also often provided.
Kirkwood By The River is a Nursing Home that is designed to provide intensive and specialized care for patients 24 hours a day. The type of care in this facility is generally designated for acute or rehabilitation from a serious illness such as a stroke, broken bones/joints, and/or major surgeries. The 24 hour staff provides residents with nurses, LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurse), and CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistant). Nursing homes are designed to cater towards multiple types of patient care including short-term rehabilitation for surgical recovery and long-term medical supervision services.
It is possible to find a nursing home like Kirkwood By The River with unique programs, such as dedicated care for people suffering from Alzheimer's or similar health issues. Some facilities also offer temporary care, which can offer a much-needed break for family members caring for someone who is sick or disabled. When looking at nursing homes like Kirkwood By The River, it is important to get clear comparisons. Medicare ratings offer a good starting point -- each nursing home should have a rating on a 5-point scale, which is publicly available (and listed on this site in the "Quick Info" section above). Determining eligibility for Medicaid and Medicare will also be vital, as most facilities offer several different payment options, along with tools such as long-term care insurance, to make paying for future care easier.