Frequently Asked Questions
We offer affordable housing for seniors and are proud to be an Equal Housing Opportunity Provider. We offer different financial options for income eligible residents, which will be discussed with you, in detail, when you meet with our Admissions Director.
Each apartment is equipped with emergency pull cords as are the common area restrooms throughout the building. When the pull cord is activated, the message goes to the pager and the information center so that an on-duty professional can respond. We can provide safety checks during the sleeping hours, if requested, by our 24-hour professional on-site staff. Access to 911 is also available.
Our professional staff is on duty 24 hours a day to provide assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming and ambulation. Up to 1 1/2 hours of assistance a day is offered based on your personalized service plan. Medication reminders are also available.
Our full-time Activities Director, staff, and volunteers provide a wide range of social, recreational, religious and cultural activities within our assisted living community and outside. Our Activities Department coordinates a daily schedule of activities programs including entertainment, games, educational opportunities and exercise classes along with outings such as shopping, dining out, sporting events, picnics, foliage tours, theaters and museums. Socializing in our Coffee Bar is enjoyed by our residents and their guests. Our philosophy of providing a friendly and supportive environment ensures peace of mind to residents and families.
Weekly housekeeping and laundry services are offered to our residents, including personal laundry. Laundry facilities are available on each floor for those residents who wish to be independent and do their own laundry.
Our Home Health Aids and CNA’s are supervised by licensed nurses who oversee each residents’ individual service plan. We also have a Director of Social Services available to residents and families to assist with care coordination.
Heywood Wakefield Commons prides itself on its team of dedicated employees who serve our residents and their families in a caring, professional manner. Please contact Heywood Wakefield Commons for current employment opportunities. Please note that for the safety of our residents, all employees are required to undergo a criminal background check.
Volunteers are an important and welcome part of our assisted living community. Please contact Heywood Wakefield Commons for current volunteer opportunities. Please note that for the safety of our residents, all volunteers are required to undergo a criminal background check.