GOLDEN ORCHARD LIVING
Assisted Living and Memory Care Homes in Greenwood Village and Wheat Ridge
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In each of Golden Orchard’s homes in Greenwood Village (near Broadway and Orchard) and Wheat Ridge (near 38th and Kipling), there are 12-16 residents. And one of the Golden Orchard homes offers memory care.
Owned by TrinityCare, the Golden Orchard homes are physician-led, which can lead to a higher quality of life for residents – with less calls to family, emergency situations, and hospitalizations.
The grounds of the Golden Orchard homes are larger than most residential care facilities, with a gazebo and lovely landscaping at the Greenwood Village homes (which are next door to each other). And the Wheat Ridge home has a huge backyard, complete with a waterfall and walking path.
Golden Orchard prides itself on low staff turnover and compassionate care. There are activities throughout the day, entertainment brought in several times per week, and scheduled outings.
Three home-cooked meals and snacks are included in the monthly cost of Golden Orchard.
Smoking is allowed at Golden Orchard Living, in the covered, outdoor, designated areas.
Pets are welcome at the Golden Orchard assisted living homes (small dogs and cats, with some restrictions).
Please note: Golden Orchard doesn’t accept Medicaid.
Name of Facility or Community: Golden Orchard Living
Type of Facility: Assisted Living and Memory Care (in a “Board and Care” environment)
Phone: (303) 795-0784
Location: Greenwood Village, Wheat Ridge
Addresses for the Greenwood Village homes: 850 and 890 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 80121
Address for the Wheat Ridge home: 3510 Holland Street, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, 80033
Nearby Major Cross-Streets: Broadway and Orchard Road for the Greenwood Village homes; 38th Avenue and Kipling Street for the Wheat Ridge home.
Cost: The Golden Orchard homes in Greenwood Village cost $5,600-$7,000 per month for a shared or private room. The Golden Orchard home in Wheat Ridge costs $2,800-$3,500 per month for a shared room and $4,000-$5,000 per month for a private room.
Types of Units: Shared rooms or private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.
Size of Facility: 12-16 residents per home at the Greenwood Village homes and the Wheat Ridge home.
Ratio of Staff to Residents: During the day, the ratio is 1 staff member to 6-8 residents. During the night the ratio is 1 staff member to 12-16 residents.
Meals and Dining Options: 3 home-cooked meals per day and snacks are included in the monthly cost.
Amenities: At the Greenwood Village homes there is a gazebo and lovely landscaping. The Wheat Ridge home has a big backyard with a waterfall and a walking path.
Regularly Scheduled Activities: The activities director at Golden Orchard leads activities and brings in entertainment 2-3 days per week.
Individual Transportation: None
Group Transportation: None
On-Site Services: A doctor, podiatrist, and beautician come in to the Golden Orchard homes as needed.
Pet Policies: Yes, smaller lap dogs and cats are allowed at Golden Orchard if there are no allergies. There’s a non-refundable pet fee of $500 per pet.
Smoking: Yes, smoking is permitted at the Golden Orchard homes.
Smoking Policies: Smoking is allowed only in outdoor, covered, designated areas.
Religious Affiliation/Options: There are no religious affiliations at Golden Orchard.
Emergency Call System: Yes, emergency call pendants are available for all residents at Golden Orchard.
Assistance With Medications: Yes, assistance with medications is included in the monthly fee.
Memory Care: Yes, memory care is provided in one home of the Golden Orchard homes.
Incontinence Care: Yes, incontinence care is provided for an additional fee.
Wound Care: Residents must bring in their own home health agency to handle wound care.
Diabetic Care: Residents with diabetes must bring in a home health agency.
Therapy Services: Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services can be brought in.
Skilled Nursing Services: No, but home health agencies can provide skilled nursing services as needed.
Hospice and Palliative Care: Yes, hospice care and palliative care can be brought in.
Secured Environment: Yes, the environment is secured in one of the Golden Orchard homes (which offers Memory Care).
Year Built/Opened: Golden Orchard Living opened in 1992; a new ownership team took over in 2018.
Lease Terms The lease term at Golden Orchard Living is month-to-month. The facility or the resident can terminate the least at any point, with 30 days notice.
Age Restrictions: No, there aren’t any age restrictions.
Accepts Medicaid: No, Golden Orchard doesn’t accept Medicaid.