A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes

(866) 653-9337

1550 Hiawatha Dr, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Home
  • In-Home Care: Adult Day Care
  • Short Term Care: Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Hospice

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes
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1550 HIAWATHA DR
COLORADO SPRINGS
CO
80915
USA
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Description of A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes in COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Number of Beds : 8

A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Micro-Community: Residential Care Home, In-Home Care: Adult Day Care, Short Term Care: Respite, Alzheimer's Care, and Hospice. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid and Veteran's Benefits. Accommodations at A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes, start at $2,500 a month. A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes has a very good hospital, Memorial Hospital Central, located nearby, which scored a 82 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (80915) in Colorado, where A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.

A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Home. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes is an adult day care facility. It usually includes social services and programs for seniors. Some provide Alzheimer's day care and others may provide adult day health care. This is a daytime program designed to engage seniors with health or other social need during the day. Typically this would be a place where the senior would be able to receive care if they are physically, mentally, or functionally impaired. Adult day care facilities often provide stimulating activities, companionship or simply supervision, if necessary.

Also, A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes is an in-home care provider. In Home care could be either medical ("skilled") or non-medical ("custodial") support services delivered at the home of the senior. "skilled" service providers who usually provide various medical care needs and "custodial" care providers who provide services for daily living such as bathing, dressing, and meal preparation but may also extend to assistance with transportation, paying bills, making appointments, and simply being there to provide companionship and emotional support. Home Care services are generally available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are sometimes paid for directly by the client or through a variety of public and private funding sources such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for in home care.

Also, A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, A Doctor's Touch Assisted Living Homes care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

A Doctor’s Touch is a fully licensed 8-bed wheelchair accessible assisted living home designed for the special needs of seniors in Colorado Springs.  It is our belief that through quality care and supervision, coupled with compassion and integrity, we at A Doctor’s Touch can help each resident function at their highest level of independence to preserve their dignity and self-worth.  We value every individual and ensure that each resident’s emotional, physical, social, recreational, and life goals are met, to promote well being and a high quality of life throughout the senior years.  Visits by Emergency Medicine Physician, Medication Administration & Management, 24-Hour Supervision, Caregiver/Resident Call System, Daily Assistance with Bathing & Personal Hygiene, Assistance with Dressing, Incontinence Management, Personal Care, Daily Housekeeping, Laundry and Linen Service, Three Tasty Home-Cooked Meals Daily Plus Nutritious and Fresh Snacks, Nutritional Counseling & Support, Planned Daily and Weekly Activities and Outings, Transportation Coordination, Hospice Care*, Respite Care (Short-term Care) Available*

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Demographic Profile for COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, 80915

People

Male Population
48.95%
Female Population
51.05%
Median Age
34.1 Years
Average Household Income
$54,546

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
10% Below
Cost of Food
2% Above
Utilities
16% Below
Miscellaneous
7% Below

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
86.1 / 100
Water Quality
93 / 100
Superfund Sites
77 / 100
Physicians per 100k
218.6

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
4
Property Crimes
4