5915 Sutton Place
Urbandale, IA 50322
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  • Bickford of Urbandale Dementia Care

    Bickford of Urbandale is a memory care provider in Urbandale, IA.  The staff at Bickford of Urbandale provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting.  Staff are on service 24 hours a day.  There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged.  Bickford of Urbandale was designed specifically to provide memory care.  It is a secured property.  Residents who are prone to wandering can be accepted.  There is a computerized system that alerts staff if a resident attempts to wander to an unsafe area.  Bickford of Urbandale may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Bickford of Urbandale, you can rest assured because nurse is on staff and a doctor is on call.  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is years old.


    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Dentist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care0%
    Medium Care50%
    Heavy Care50%

    Bickford of Urbandale prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    Memory Care Offered
    This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community. The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community can accept residents who act out physically. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Transportation at Cost



    Meals Provided

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Full Tubs
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Bickford of Urbandale

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $2,500 - $3,100
    1 Bedroom Averages $2,900 - $3,500
    Disclaimer: 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 Bickford of Urbandale

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $4,400 - $5,400 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $3,100 - $3,800 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $2,500 - $3,100 Monthly
    Disclaimer: 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.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Urbandale0 miles2$4,340
Des Moines0 miles3$4,720
Clive0 miles1$5,000
Ankeny0 miles1$6,000
West Des Moines0 miles1$4,920
Waukee0 miles1N/A

General Pricing Information for Urbandale Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$3,175$4,340$5,500

Community Reviews

More of a old nursing home feel

reviewed on: 08/11/2017 by Anonymous

The staff was great at this location very attentive and caring. The place looked good very clean but the rooms gave the feeling of an old nursing home feel. Very sterile nothing that made you feel... Read the full review.

I also toured...

reviewed on: 04/21/2017 by Anonymous

I took a few tours with one being Bickford of Urbandale. This place was nice, it was clean and everyone from the most part was friendly. Some of the places, though, would not call me back after... Read the full review.

It's really, really, super here.

reviewed on: 12/04/2014 by Anonymous

It's really, really, super here. They have a lot of entertainment to keep them busy. Everyone has been really, really, nice. It's a nice unit, I like the little apartment. The food is really good.... Read the full review.

They are working well.

reviewed on: 08/20/2014 by Loved One

They are working well. I don't have any complaints so far. We haven't had a whole lot of experience with it, but so far it's going well.

Our second choice!!

reviewed on: 06/05/2017 by Anonymous

We seriously considered Bickford when we toured it. It is a nice place and the tour guide was friendly. What held us back was that they offered the same level of care as Edencrest, but at a higher... Read the full review.

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