- Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center
5501 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA, 19606
Community InformationBerkshire Commons and Berkshire Center is an assisted living facility in Reading, PA. Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center 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 Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center 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 Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center 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.
Unique Features* Indoor walking track
* Lots of trees
* Lots of natural light
* Game room
* Enclosed garden/patio with built up garden
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The minimum age that a resident may be is years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 100% Heavy Care 0%
Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center 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. 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.
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 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.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersFull TubsHospice AvailableRespite Offered
Activities ProvidedCustomized support services provide our residents individual help so they can continue their earned independence. Additionally, the recreation staff prides themselves in offering a varied program schedule tailored to the specific needs and interests of our customers. Everything from painting classes, varies music programs, computer classes, card clubs, movie nightsm, and even excursions to local casinos, shows , and restaurants.
Average Room Pricing at Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $3,500 - $4,300 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $4,400 - $5,400 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 Berkshire Commons and Berkshire Center
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Respite Fee Averages $3,500 - $4,300 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $700 - $900 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee 2nd Person Fee Averages $1,600 - $2,100 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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Good Carereviewed on: 09/14/2015 by Anonymous
I think the care that they are giving my father is good. Certain care at the facility did not occur initially until I prompted them about it however, they now seem to be very proactive. My father... Read the full review.
Checking on this one - is about 35 to...reviewed on: 12/30/2012 by A Place For Mom Customer
Checking on this one - is about 35 to 40 minutes but not out of the question.
Not as good as it used to be.reviewed on: 12/09/2016 by Anonymous
The facility isn't is good as it was when my mother moved in in 2010. They have a new chef, the food isn't as good, staff turnover is high so service isn't as good, and especially checking on the... Read the full review.
My Mom and Dad have been he...reviewed on: 04/25/2014 by Anonymous
My Mom and Dad have been here since Feb 2013. Dad has gotten worse...they say he is confrontational and aggressive. I must now hire a person to sit with Dad from 10AM to 9PM every day. The... Read the full review.
Bad placereviewed on: 12/26/2015 by Anonymous
My mother in law lives there. She fell twice, once when in the presence of an aide, out of bed! Their cleaning staff not good at all. Her clothes are always lost. The toilet had a black ring... Read the full review.