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Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

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8020 Benaroya Lane Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802
Care provided: Assisted Living
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  • Community Information

    Elmcroft of Byrd Springs is an assisted living facility in Huntsville, AL. Elmcroft of Byrd Springs 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 Elmcroft of Byrd Springs 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 Elmcroft of Byrd Springs 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. Elmcroft of Byrd Springs is operated by Elmcroft Senior Living.

    Unique Features

    Beautiful accommodations
  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist


    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care33%
    Medium Care50%
    Heavy Care16%

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community can administer insulin injections and blood sugar tests, although it is not necessarily able to offer sliding scale therapy.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves.

    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.

  • Transportation

    Complimentary Transportation

    Smoking

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered

    Meals

    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,800 - $3,400 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $3,300 - $4,100 Monthly
    Semi-Private Averages $2,300 - $2,900 Monthly
    2 Bedrooms Averages $3,200 - $4,000 Monthly
    Disclaimer: 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 Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $600 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee
    2nd Person Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 Monthly
    Disclaimer: 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 care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average CostAverage Cost for 1 Bedroom
Huntsville0 miles7$4,200
Hoover16 miles1$4,270
Decatur21 miles5$2,770
Hartselle25 miles1N/A
Scottsboro31 miles1N/A
Albertville33 miles1$2,680

General Pricing Information for Huntsville Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$3,600$4,195$5,375
2 Bedrooms$3,570$4,565$6,400
Semi-Private$2,485$2,540$2,580
Studio$2,410$3,665$5,000

Community Reviews

Good fit for mom!

reviewed on: 03/15/2017 by Anonymous

My mother lives here and the staff is so attentive. She has had a couple of falls and they called me right away and let me know. Everyone is so friendly and they make you feel welcome. She likes the meals and enjoys them.They are having a family dinner next week. I chose Elmcroft because we were looking for a nice community and it's within walking distance of my house.

Difficult Director

reviewed on: 11/25/2013 by Daughter

My mom was at Elmcroft for 6 weeks. I moved her here because the last place was getting too expensive. During the interview they said after one month they would have a review to see if it was the right fit. She was there for 6 weeks. For two weeks they were on lock down for stomach virus and she couldn't leave her room. The director went in to her room and mom was just sitting in her room wearing a shirt and her depends but no pants. The director was making a big deal about that even though mom was just sitting in her room. The aids loved my mom but the director was difficult. The director called for a review at 5 weeks instead of 4 which meant they got to keep the community fee because it's only refundable up to 4 weeks. Then she said my mom is not assisted living material, she has to leave. The have a small activities room there. The whole facility is a doughnut shape so if you want to get anywhere fast you have to walk outside through the courtyard or walk around the entire facility. They have a fancy lobby when you walk in but none of the residents ever sit there because they won't put a TV in there. The activities director was difficult too. The residents were bored on Sundays so I offered to go in and call bingo numbers when I could. She wanted me to make a commitment to at the same time every Sunday so she could put it on the activity board. I can't commit to every Sunday. She just made it difficult to help out. I was not too happy with our experience there. The director just put me off from the beginning. She was snotty and there's no reason for it.

Releaved with Peace of Mind

reviewed on: 10/25/2014 by Jeannie S. Williams

Our representative assisting was Jenny and she was wonderful. Very thourough, she helped me find communities that I did not locate of which was one that I choose. Elmcroft of Byrd Springs has been fabulious for my mother. She is 77 and I could not get her to eat right and we had a constant struggle with taking meds correctly. She has now got situated, made a couple friends which she is not the social butterfly and is somewhat a hermit!! Just walking was a chore for her previously. It is amazing, we can have a pleasant visit and she is even exercising regularly. Her mantality/demeanor has changed dramatically. Thank you!!! I think I may have the opportunity to know the mother in which I know she can be versus someone that has lived previously in misery. She has found her happy place I think!!

Nice facility but understaffed

reviewed on: 11/14/2018 by Anonymous

My mother was a resident at Elmcroft for about a year. We loved the location and the facility was easy to navigate. I especially enjoyed the security offered by the locked doors. The decor is nice, food was great and the new activities coordinator is really trying to offer fun activities for the residents. I would caution anyone looking for a place for their loved one to remember that all facilities are on their best behavior when you visit. This is not my first experience with senior living services. Be sure to read the fine print and ask lots of questions up front. Elmcroft is a great facility, however, they are severely understaffed. Those on duty are multi-tasking and just trying to hold it all together and provide for the needs of the residents. I was in the dining facility one day on a weekend where lunch was served to my mother's table 45 minutes late because they just couldn't physically bring out the food fast enough due to only 2 staff members serving. I liked the direct service staff-RA's and nurses. Leadership for this facility needs to either hire more employees or engage in the direct services. Maintenance issues were slow to be resolved as well.

Safe environment with a friendly staff

reviewed on: 02/21/2017 by Anonymous

My parents moved here recently and they are still adjusting. I think it's a safe place and the staff is very accommodating. They are slowly getting involved in activities while becoming more accustomed to their new surroundings.I chose this community because I liked the staff and the layout of the place. They were able to get a 3 room apartment here.

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