- Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods
12429 Scofield Farms Drive, Austin, TX, 78758
Community InformationMerrill Gardens at Parmer Woods is an assisted living facility in Austin, TX. Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods 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 Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods 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 Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods 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. Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods is operated by Brookdale.
Unique Features* Anytime dining, open seating
* Life Enrichment program - good restorative care option
* On-site therapy services available including pool therapy
* Jimmy's Journey - popular day trips for memory impaired
* Long tenured staff - not a lot of turnover
* Computers with free access to internet & email
* Catholic communion Wednesday mornings
* Nearby Baptist church provides transportation for Sunday services
The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 years old.
StaffingNurses on Staff24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 10% Medium Care 90% Heavy Care 0%
Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods prefers that residents need: medium care
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
This community can administer insulin injections and blood sugar tests, although are it is not necessarily able to offer sliding scale therapy.
Memory Care Offered
The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide standby assistance 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 OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableAging in Place
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,800 - $3,500 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $3,400 - $4,300 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 Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $1,800 - $2,300 One-time Respite Fee Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Medium Care Needs Fee Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $800 - $1,000 Monthly
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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Absolutely No Complaintsreviewed on: 08/10/2015 by Anonymous
What they do well is the attention to their residents. They get to know your name, they get to know their family, always paying attention to a lot of the smaller details really. The food is very... Read the full review.
Positive atmosphere!!reviewed on: 01/17/2017 by Anonymous
The staff that work at this facility have been absolutely phenomenal on the quality of care they have been providing to my mother. They are very good at helping her with her bedroom chores and the... Read the full review.
To die for dining!reviewed on: 12/07/2016 by Anonymous
Very nice community. However, it has a weird floor plan in the apartments. The people were nice and helpful and they gave us a nice tour. I was really impressed with the dining area. It was very... Read the full review.
Some Good, Some Badreviewed on: 12/02/2015 by Anonymous
I think the management of Brookdale Parmer Lane and the scope of the Assisted Living side was great. My experience with them was good. The Memory Ward section leaves of couple of things to be... Read the full review.
EXCEPTIONALLY HAPPY with this place, only place I would put my mother in Austinreviewed on: 01/07/2014 by Son
Everything about Parmer Woods has been great! It's a beautiful place, and everyone has been very friendly. Mom is like a different person now, she has shown so much improvement. When she was at... Read the full review.