SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING OF WESTMINSTER
Assisted Living And Memory Care In Westminster
If you are interested in learning more about Sunrise in Westminster, or other senior communities and facilities in Westminster, please call senior advisor Marnie Biln, (303) 222-5281, to schedule a free consultation. Marnie helps seniors and their families find the best community or facility, based on their needs and preferences, and there’s never a charge for her senior placement services.
Sunrise of Westminster has redefined the “care” in senior care. Each resident in assisted living and memory care is given a designated care manager. Caregivers work with the same residents each day. And the Sunrise Reminiscence Program is designed to support each resident’s current capabilities, while reaffirming dignity and self-esteem.
Sunrise of Westminster is all on one level, with no stairs or elevators. In Assisted Living, there are 60 apartments (studios, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom units). In Memory Care, there are 18 apartments, with shared or private bathrooms.
Located on a 6.5 acres, Sunrise of Westminster has beautiful grounds, with ample walking paths.
Dining is restaurant style, with a regular menu and 2-3 appetizers and specials each day. An on-site bistro is open 24/7.
There’s something to do every day at Sunrise, including music, arts and entertainment, exercise classes, educational programs, and frequent outings (for residents and their families). Memory care activities include group participation, brain exercises, and physical exercise.
Smoking is allowed at Sunrise of Westminster, but only in outdoor, designated areas.
Dogs, cats, and fish are welcome at Sunrise, as long as the resident can manage the pet. There are also two resident cats at Sunrise of Westminster, who enjoy visiting all of the residents.
Please make note: Sunrise of Westminster doesn’t accept Medicaid.
Name Of Facility or Complex: Sunrise Senior Living of Westminster
Type Of Facility: Assisted Living and Memory Care
Phone: (303) 410-0500
Address: 10280 Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, Colorado, 80020
Nearby Major Cross-Streets: Sheridan Boulevard and 104th Avenue
Cost: The cost of Assisted Living at Sunrise is $3,000-$4950 per month for rent, and care is an additional $700-$2,080 per month, depending on needs. The cost of Memory Care at Sunrise is $3,200-$5,400 for rent, plus an additional $1,600-$3,960 per month, depending on needs.
Types of Units: In Assisted Living and Memory Care, there are studios, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments available, with shared or private bathrooms.
Size Of Facility: In Assisted Living, there are 60 apartments. In Memory Care, there are 18 apartments. Sunrise of Westminster has a total of 78 units.
Ratio Of Staff To Residents: In Assisted Living and Memory Care, the staff to resident ratio varies, according to the current residents’ needs. Each resident is given the amount of personalized care they need, and this mode of “relationship-based” care is unique to Sunrise.
Meals and Dining Options: In Assisted Living and Memory Care, there’s restaurant-style dining, with 2-3 appetizers and 2-3 specials per day, as well as a regular menu. An on-site bistro is open 24 hours per day.
Amenities: Sunrise of Westminster is spread across 6.5 acres, with beautiful grounds and walking paths.
Regularly Scheduled Activities: There are a variety of activities scheduled every month, both inside Sunrise and throughout the Denver metro area. Music, arts and entertainment, educational programs, exercise classes, lunch trips, and scenic drives are examples of the types of activities available for residents (and their families). Memory care activities include group participation activities, brain exercises, and physical exercise.
Individual Transportation: Individual transportation can be arranged through the Activities Coordinator.
Group Transportation: There’s group transportation available for shopping, activities, and outings.
On-Site Services: Three physicians (including a Kaiser physician), a dentist, and a podiatrist come in as needed. There’s 24-hour staffing, and nurses are on site 8-10 hours per day. A foot care clinic and dermatologists come in regularly. Staff members at Sunrise can perform 2-person lifts and use mechanical lifts, which can allow residents to stay in Assisted Living longer at Sunrise of Westminster.
Pet Policies: Yes, residents can have dogs, cats, or fish, if the resident can manage the pet. There’re also two resident cats at Sunrise.
Smoking: Yes, smoking is permitted at Sunrise of Westminster.
Smoking Policies: Smoking is allowed only in outdoor, designated areas.
Religious Affiliation/Options: There are no religious affiliations. Non-denominational services are held regularly. Sunrise partners with St. Mark Catholic church for services, rosary, and communion.
Emergency Call System: Yes, there are pendants, wrist bands, and pull cords. Each resident’s call systems alert a specific, personal caregiver.
Assistance With Medications: Yes, assistance with medications is available in Assisted Living and Memory Care for an additional fee.
Memory Care: Yes, there is a separate Memory Care “neighborhood” at Sunrise of Westminster.
Incontinence Care: Yes, incontinence care is provided. Also, catheter care and 2-person assists are available for residents in conjunction with incontinence care.
Wound Care: Resident must bring in their own home health agency to handle wound care for up to Stage 2 wounds.
Diabetic Care: Yes, Sunrise of Westminster can accommodate residents with diabetes who have daily, fixed doses of insulin.
Therapy Services: Yes, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy can be brought in.
Skilled Nursing Services: Yes, Sunrise can accommodate some skilled nursing needs. Check with Sunrise for specifics.
Hospice and Palliative Care: Yes, hospice care and palliative care can be brought in.
Secured Environment: Yes, the Memory Care area at Sunrise is secured.
Year Built: Sunrise of Westminster opened in 2000. Improvements and updates are made on a regular basis.
Lease Terms: The lease terms in Assisted Living and Memory Care at Sunrise of Westminster are month-to-month. The facility or the resident can terminate the lease at any point, with 30 days notice. If the resident is moving to a skilled nursing facility (with a doctor’s order), only 14 days notice is required.
Age Restrictions: At Sunrise of Westminster, residents must be over the age of 55. Note that exceptions can be made, on a case-by-case basis, for younger residents.
Accepts Medicaid: No, Sunrise of Westminster doesn’t accept Medicaid.