- Bickford of West Des Moines
5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA, 50265
Community InformationBickford of West Des Moines is an assisted living facility in West Des Moines, IA. Bickford of West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines can help with that task.
Unique Features* Great location and homey atmosphere
* Dining room area off entrance
* Living room adjacent with beautiful gas fired fireplace and warm oak mantle
* Lovely enclosed atrium-type courtyard with access all around
* Bright indoor sun room with tables and chairs and large windows that look out to courtyard
The minimum age that a resident may be is years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 100% Heavy Care 0%
Bickford of West Des Moines prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy 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. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia.
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.
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.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableTransportation at Cost
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersFull TubsHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Bickford of West Des Moines
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,600 - $3,300 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $3,100 - $3,800 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 West Des Moines
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $4,500 - $5,600 One-time Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $3,500 - $4,400 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,900 - $2,400 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $700 - $900 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $700 - $900 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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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|City||Distance||Number of Facilities||Average CostAverage Cost for 1 Bedroom|
|West Des Moines||0 miles||1||$4,010|
|Des Moines||7 miles||3||$3,100|
General Pricing Information for West Des Moines Assisted Living
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Very friendly staff!!reviewed on: 12/02/2016 by Anonymous
I enjoyed my tour very much of this community, it was only three minutes walking distance from my house and a very convenient location. The staff was very professional and welcoming to my mother... Read the full review.
Very Isolatedreviewed on: 11/30/2017 by Anonymous
While looking at various options for my loved one, we toured this facility. The feeling kind of has a traditional nursing home atmosphere. They called it a memory care but there seemed to be no... Read the full review.
Home like feelreviewed on: 06/15/2020 by Daniel
Bickford of West Des Moines is a little smaller size community, and has a home like feel. The food is good. The staff is good. The rooms are on the small side which is common in senior living.... Read the full review.
Good value, good care in West Des Moines at Bickfordreviewed on: 05/08/2020 by Jeff Bowlsby
My dad is not a joiner, the staff does their best to encourage him to participate in activities. The price for the area is pretty good, other places in the area are a lot higher. I like the... Read the full review.
I Enjoyed My Tour Of This Communityreviewed on: 07/20/2016 by Anonymous
My tour of this facility went pretty well. I met with head of the administration, and he was very kind and informative. From what I saw the community appeared to be well maintained. The staff was... Read the full review.