Community InformationColumbia Cottage - Mountain Brook is an assisted living facility in Birmingham, AL. Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.
Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook provides meals for residents.
Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help.
Unique Features* Near the Summitt, nicest shopping area in town
* Great local reputation
* "Old money" section of Birmingham
* "Family kitchen"
* Music room with piano and more instruments
* Large screen-in back porch with rocking chairs
* Long-tenured staff
* Strong sense of family
* Family operated
The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.
Staffing24-Hour Awake Staff
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 100% Heavy Care 0%
Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
Diabetic residents must be able to manage their own care, including blood sugar tests and insulin injections.
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.
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,600 - $3,200 Monthly 1 Bedroom Semi-Private Averages $2,600 - $3,200 Monthly 2 BedroomsDisclaimer: 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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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.
Estimated Fees at Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Respite Fee Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Medium Care Needs Fee Low Care Needs Fee 2nd Person Fee Averages $1,100 - $1,400 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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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Daughter of a residentreviewed on: 01/15/2017 by Astrid E. Gabbe
Mt Brook Columbia Cottage was selected after my mother needed assisted living after being hospitalized after a fall. I recently spent 2 weeks visiting at the Cottage. I was very impressed with the... Read the full review.
This has been a very positive experie...reviewed on: 02/22/2014 by Anonymous
This has been a very positive experience for us. We've found the staff easy to work with and helpful and the care has been excellent.
They were loving and caring. They took great care of my mom.reviewed on: 02/05/2014 by Susan
They were loving and caring. They took great care of my mom. The food is excellent, it's a five. I liked that it was a smaller community. Overall I liked the cost per care ratio. There were a... Read the full review.
Mom at The Cottagereviewed on: 06/23/2014 by Bess Malin
So far we are pleased with Columbia Cottage. Mother has not been there a month yet so don't know what the first bill will be. She broke her hip right before we were going to move her in! The... Read the full review.
Good facility. Very welcoming and down home staff. Good fit for my mother.