Community InformationBickford of Fort Dodge is an assisted living facility in Fort Dodge, IA. Bickford of Fort Dodge 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 Bickford of Fort Dodge 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 Bickford of Fort Dodge 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 Bickford of Fort Dodge can help with that task.
Unique Features* Small, intimate setting with high quality of care
* Excellent food
* Shopping trips
* Beauty salon
The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 100% Heavy Care 0%
Bickford of Fort Dodge prefers that residents need: light care, medium care
Additional ServicesDiabetic 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. The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues.
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 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community can accept residents who act out physically. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
TransportationTransportation at Cost
SmokingAllowed in Private Areas IndoorsAllowed Outdoors
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Bickford of Fort Dodge
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $3,500 - $4,300 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $3,800 - $4,700 Monthly Semi-Private 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 Bickford of Fort Dodge
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $4,100 - $5,000 One-time Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $2,200 - $2,700 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,200 - $1,500 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $700 - $900 Monthly
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
|City||Distance||Number of Facilities||Average CostAverage Cost for 1 Bedroom|
|Fort Dodge||0 miles||1||$4,250|
|Webster City||18 miles||1||$2,790|
General Pricing Information for Fort Dodge Assisted Living
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So far it's very good.reviewed on: 05/13/2016 by Anonymous
So far it's very good. We haven't had any major complaints. She loves the food, she loves having a choice. The other residents have been friendly and welcoming, she made friends pretty quickly. It... Read the full review.
"It feels a lot like home."reviewed on: 11/18/2014 by Dr. Dana Webb
The Bickford staff was able to accomodate us when Mom suddenly needed care and supervision. We knew on our first visit that this was the best atmosphere.....a difficult decision to make, no... Read the full review.
Administrator was nice but lacked experiencereviewed on: 11/08/2017 by Anonymous
I toured here when looking for a place for my wife. I decided on moving her to a different community. When I toured, it was just okay. The fees are abundant and the price itself was a lot higher... Read the full review.