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1996 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL 60185
Care provided: Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Memory Care
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  • Community Information

    Franciscan Court is an assisted living facility in West Chicago, IL. Franciscan Court 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 Franciscan Court 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 Franciscan Court 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 Franciscan Court can help with that task.

    Unique Features

    * Owner operated husband & wife are former nursing home directors and RN
    * Newer building, concrete walls, highly insulated and basically disaster proof
    * Courtyard deck, with pond with fish and small waterfall
    * Activities and scheduled outings
    * Short and wide hallways color coded
    * Food is homemade - from scratch
    * Everyone eats together - no separate dining times
    * Piano on the third Floor
    * Daily rosary, weekly mass and communion
    * Weekly bible study
    * Call light pendant logged into computer
  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 65 years old.


    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Homecare Onsite
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care11%
    Medium Care66%
    Heavy Care22%

    Franciscan Court prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    Memory Care Offered
    This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community.

    Incontinence Care
    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.

    Other Care
    This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline


    Allowed Outdoors

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Full Tubs
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place


    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Franciscan Court

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $3,500 - $4,300 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $4,300 - $5,300 Monthly
    Semi-Private Averages $3,100 - $3,800 Monthly
    2 Bedrooms Averages $5,400 - $6,700 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.

    Estimated Fees at Franciscan Court

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee
    Respite Fee
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $300 - $400 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $200 - $300 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee
    2nd Person Fee Averages $500 - $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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City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
West Chicago0 miles1$4,750
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Bartlett5 miles2$4,940
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Batavia6 miles1$4,450
Bloomingdale7 miles1$4,000

General Pricing Information for West Chicago Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$4,750$4,750$4,750
2 Bedrooms$6,000$6,000$6,000

Community Reviews

excellent experience

reviewed on: 03/21/2016 by Barbara Pufundt

Our uncle lived at Francisan Court, West Chicago for almost a year. He was extremely well cared for physically. He was so appreciative of the staff that knew him by name and listened to his needs.... Read the full review.

Very Good Experience

reviewed on: 10/29/2015 by Anonymous

Our experience was very good for the short period of time we were there. It is family owned, so we liked the smaller facility atmosphere. Everyone is kind of involved all around, having multiple... Read the full review.

Problem Solving at Franciscan Court

reviewed on: 05/29/2014 by Linda from Naperville

Franciscan Court has the look and feel of a family run business, personal and homey. My Mom has dementia and needs to be cued to accomplish her activities of daily living. She was also in great... Read the full review.


reviewed on: 11/06/2013 by Duane


They have been great.

reviewed on: 11/05/2014 by Anonymous

They have been great. I can't complain about them. It's clean, and the staff is friendly. They have really done everything they can do for her. It's a nice place.

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