Community InformationSterling House of Merrimac is an assisted living facility in Jacksonville, FL. Sterling House of Merrimac 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 Sterling House of Merrimac 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 Sterling House of Merrimac 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. Sterling House of Merrimac is operated by Brookdale.
Unique FeaturesAt Sterling House, YourCare provides an individualized service plan for every resident. YourCare blends home-like residences with the personal care and supportive services you specifically need. YourCare consists of three components:
1. Accommodations and a Basic Service Plan
2. A Personal Service Plan tailored to each resident's needs.
3. Therapeutic and Select Services
Because the Personal Service Plan is designed around individual needs, residents only pay for the care required to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.
The minimum age that a resident may be is years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 100% Heavy Care 0%
Sterling House of Merrimac prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.
Memory Care Offered
The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide a 2 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite Offered
Activities ProvidedCatered by Resident Hobbies and Interests Optimum Life Program Monthly Celebrations Live Entertainment Various Clubs (Garden, Women, Red Hats) Bingo Movies, Lunch Trips, Shopping Bible Devotions
Average Room Pricing at Sterling House of Merrimac
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $3,900 - $4,900 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $4,500 - $5,600 Monthly Semi-Private Averages $2,000 - $2,500 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 Sterling House of Merrimac
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $2,500 - $3,100 One-time Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Low Care Needs Fee Averages $600 - $800 Monthly 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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The facility was very nice. We loved the screened porch and the outside courtyard. We adored the studio apartment setup. The Director answered all our questions and we left with a better... Read the full review.
I think they are good in different areas.reviewed on: 03/15/2016 by Anonymous
I think they are good in different areas. They weren't as proactive, or as thorough as one would hope. The billing and financial end can be a little shady, we are finding some hidden costs. She... Read the full review.
some what under staffedreviewed on: 09/18/2017 by Anonymous
My friend is doing well here her room is spacious enough that she can move about in her wheelchair and the care giver that they helped me find for her has been great. She and I stay in touch on... Read the full review.
I love this place!reviewed on: 10/04/2016 by Anonymous
I absolutely loved this community. The staff was very helpful and really good and answered all questions that I had. They offer so many things to do with the residents. The meals were great and... Read the full review.
Very nice place!reviewed on: 01/08/2016 by Anonymous
My loved one has only been here a short time, but so far we're very pleased with how things turned out with Brookdale Avondale! The facility is clean and well kept, and they treat our loved one... Read the full review.