Community InformationElmcroft of Altoona is an assisted living facility in Duncansville, PA. Elmcroft of Altoona 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 Elmcroft of Altoona 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 Elmcroft of Altoona 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. If a resident needs assistance moving from a bed to a wheelchair, this facility has staff who can help. Elmcroft of Altoona is operated by Elmcroft Senior Living.
Unique Features* Three outings a week
* One entertainer a week
* Full schedule of extensive activities
* Shopping outings
* Next to the Blair County ballpark - outings to games all seasons
* Local festivals
* Picnics at Horseshoe Curve
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 100% Heavy Care 0%
Elmcroft of Altoona 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.
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 standby assistance for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary Transportation
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common Areas
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice Available
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Elmcroft of Altoona
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $3,100 - $3,800 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $4,300 - $5,300 Monthly Semi-Private Averages $2,500 - $3,100 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 Elmcroft of Altoona
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 One-time Respite Fee Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Medium Care Needs Fee Low Care Needs Fee 2nd Person Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 Monthly
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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Very patient and hardworking staffreviewed on: 12/22/2017 by Anonymous
My Mom seems to be doing very well here. She had a hard time at first, but they were very patient with her and worked with her to make sure she’s settled and content. I’ve had lunch there a... Read the full review.
Understaffed and uncompassionate carereviewed on: 02/20/2017 by Anonymous
They have given us thirty day notice that my mother has to leave. They told us they would be able to take her but now they are saying she needs to leave because her care needs exceed what they can... Read the full review.