Community InformationThe Cottages at Melrose Gardens is an assisted living facility in Los Angeles, CA. The Cottages at Melrose Gardens 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 The Cottages at Melrose Gardens 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 The Cottages at Melrose Gardens 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. Making sure residents with diabetes monitor their insulin levels is clearly an important task and The Cottages at Melrose Gardens can help with that task. If a resident needs assistance moving from a bed to a wheelchair, this facility has staff who can help.
Unique Features"Resident care is our best feature. Our residents enjoy healthful meals with 'whole food' option. special diets accomodated or kosher style meals. Individual nutritional consultation. Excercise, yoga tai chi. Outings that include arts and entertainment, shopping and fine dinning. Home theatre with high-def sound. Bingo roo. Daily housekeeping, fresh linen and towel service, health and wellness programs. 24 hour staffing with RN daily and on call at night. Scheduled transportation. Beauty shop/nail salon."
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 50% Heavy Care 50%
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide standby assistance for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteIndoor Common Areas
Other ServicesHospice Available
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at The Cottages at Melrose Gardens
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $3,600 - $4,500 Monthly 1 Bedroom Semi-Private Averages $3,100 - $3,800 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 The Cottages at Melrose Gardens
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 FeeDisclaimer: 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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Meh.reviewed on: 08/03/2020 by Anonymous
When Monah left, so did the soul of the place. Melrose Gardens is nice on the surface, but not really set up for visiting with your elders, unless it's outside. There was a big rec room that was never used except to sign paperwork to get Mom set up to move there. The TV Room was uncomfortable, TV limited, and an archaic computer. No welcoming library filled with comfy chairs, not a lot of common space. Very expensive, because it's private. The dining room was a little depressing. Nice and caring staff, in general. Mom was okay there until they had a wealthy prospect, so they doubled Mom's rent to make it unreasonable enough to move out.
Best Memory Care Facilityreviewed on: 02/29/2016 by Lisette
I can not say enough accolades about this wonderful place. My mother is an early stage Dementia patient. She was withdrawn and unhappy at home even though she had wonderful round the clock care. She was very agitated at home. Since coming to Melrose Gardens she is a new person. The staff is amazing especially the Director Ron. She is talking much more and participating in activities. It is truly a miracle. This facility is very very special and unlike any other. I can't thank the staff enough.
Just a lovely placereviewed on: 06/03/2013 by Kate
I recently helped my friend find a place for his mother, who is memory-impaired. We looked at half a dozen places. Some were tolerable, some were disgusting. The Cottages at Melrose Gardens were lovely, peaceful, clean, well designed, pleasant, respectful, organized, and charming. Flowers and art everywhere. The staff, especially Mona, were lovely and professional. It's a great comfort to my friend to know that his mother will be well cared for, safe, respected, entertained, and encouraged to retain all the skills and independence she can. It's a hard thing to need such help, but it's good to know it's there. I highly recommend that anyone in the Los Angeles area who needs a safe, peaceful place for a loved one check out the Cottages at Melrose Gardens.
My aunt seems happyreviewed on: 06/05/2015 by Anonymous
My aunt seems happy. It's just very hard to reach her. There's one telephone and you have to explain to them who you are. They ask you to callback and they're at lunch. It's short staffed. There's no individual phone in my loved ones room. That's my biggest complaint. I can't reach her. The parking is also challenging. You have to call in advance. It's not easy to visit. Whenever I do get a hold of the right person they say my aunt is doing well. (Care Services & Activities Not Applicable)
A Special Communityreviewed on: 04/01/2016 by Anonymous
This is a really special community it is a wonderful place. My mother is doing very well so far and I am very pleased with all they have done for us. Very smooth transition moving into the community. The community is very neat and clean. We had a party for her and they provided all the food and it was excellent. She enjoys the music activities. I looked at a lot of places and this one was by far the best we looked at.