Community InformationBellingham Retirement Community is an assisted living facility in West Chester, PA. Bellingham Retirement Community 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 Bellingham Retirement Community 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 Bellingham Retirement Community 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 Bellingham Retirement Community can help with that task. Bellingham Retirement Community is operated by Senior Lifestyle Corp.
Unique FeaturesThis is a large, beautiful CCRC community in the suburbs of Philly. For those of you who haven't been there, it is a nice suburban location in the hills of Chester County. The layout is on a former farm/estate.
The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 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 81% Heavy Care 18%
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.
Memory Care Offered
The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. 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.
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 is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary Transportation
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesFull TubsHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Bellingham Retirement Community
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $4,300 - $5,300 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $4,300 - $5,300 Monthly Semi-Private Averages $2,900 - $3,600 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 Bellingham Retirement Community
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $2,700 - $3,400 One-time Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $600 - $800 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $300 - $400 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $1,100 - $1,400 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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|West Chester||0 miles||2||$5,270|
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Good choicereviewed on: 06/05/2017 by J Peel
My Sister and I moved into Bellingham a little over 6 months ago, and we are very happy with our decision. Bellingham fit our budget and the staff and residents are very friendly.
I did not like it. I felt very uncomfortable there.
It looked a little run down and also had a very unpleasant musty smell. One of the residents was walking around in her bare feet and the other residents were just sitting around really doing... Read the full review.
Dedicated Directorreviewed on: 05/19/2015 by Rose Salimando
Having lived at Evergreen, in Cincinnati, Ohio, for 9 years, also a Senior Lifestyle Community, I saw many, many, inept directors come and go. This is the same with Bellingham.I am writing this... Read the full review.
My mom's first year at Bellinghamreviewed on: 11/12/2018 by Kerry Huntsman-Hanson
If we had known what a difference it would make for my mom's emotional well being, we would have moved her to Bellingham sooner. From the sales staff that helped us to find the perfect apartment... Read the full review.