Enhanced Assisted Living

Supportive Living in Rochester, NY

What is Enhanced Assisted Living?

An Enhanced Assisted Living Residence (EALR) is an Assisted Living Residence that has an additional certification from the New York State Department of Health that permits assisted living residents to “age in place.” Residents receive a substantially higher level of care than provided in traditional assisted living, bridging the gap between assisted living and a skilled nursing facility. Services may include diabetic management, physical assistance with ambulation and transfers, incontinence management and assistance with other complex medical issues and equipment.

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Why St. John’s Enhanced Assisted Living ?

Everyone wants to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. However, eventually, we all need a little help. Not with everything, but here and there during the day. St. John’s Enhanced Assisted Living  in Rochester, NY is a safe, supportive, cost-effective option for those wishing to age “at home.” Also called “the Hawthorne,” St. John’s enhanced assisted living services are provided at St. John’s Meadows within 38 one-bedroom apartments where residents enjoy fine dining three times daily, weekly housekeeping, personal laundry and linen service, transportation, and much more.

With St. John’s Enhanced Assisted Living, you or your loved one can enjoy a higher level of care than traditional assisted living programs, bridging the gap that often exists between this level of service and skilled nursing facilities—all at a fraction of the cost of that higher level of care and in the greater Rochester, NY area.

More Services. More Support.

St. John’s Enhanced Assisted Living services start with on-site nursing staff and support aides available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Hawthorne. That is just the beginning. We also offer a wide range of other services designed to help older adults age in place. Those services include:

  • On-site doctor’s office
  • Diabetic management
  • Podiatry assistance
  • On-site laboratory services
  • Medication management, including assistance administering injections
  • Physical assistance with ambulation and transfers (not requiring a medical lift)
  • Chronic incontinence management
  • Support for many other complex medical challenges and equipment

We Also Enhanced Our Amenities

Residents in our Enhanced Assisted Living community enjoy a long list of amenities designed to help simplify and enrich everyday life:

  • Fine dining three times daily
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Linen and personal laundry service
  • Transportation to medical and personal appointments
  • A variety of activities during days, evenings, and weekends
  • Concierge services seven days a week and much more

All The Comforts Of Home

Our spacious, one-bedroom apartments are wheelchair accessible and come complete with a kitchenette and walk-in shower. A fully equipped, private bath suite with a walk-in tub is also available. You’ll also enjoy a silent, resident-wearable call system that minimizes interruptions to daily life.

Assisted Living Care That’s Personalized Just for You

Our experienced healthcare team is trained in the latest advances in assisted living care to support a full range of older adults’ needs. Under St. John’s comprehensive staffing model, dedicated care teams holistically address your individual needs. With customized care plans, high caregiver-to-resident ratios, and an emphasis on building relationships, residents enjoy improved quality of care and increased satisfaction.

Stephanie Krebbeks

Brickstone by St. John’s
1325 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620

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My brothers and I are very happy with the level of care that The Hawthorne at St. John’s Meadows provides our mother. It exceeds our expectations in every way. The Hawthorne is clean and the staff is informed and helpful. Whenever we reach out, they always help us to help our mother. The Hawthorne staff goes above and beyond our expectations of care. Larry A., son of a Hawthorne Resident

Assisted living seemed to be the best option, but I needed to be sure we could find someplace I could trust. St. John's Meadows has been that place. The apartments are clean, modern, attractive and comfortable. Everyone from the nurses to the home care aides to the dining room staff have been diligent, kind and compassionate. They treat my mother like she is family. Communication is stellar. I have never lost a minute's worth of sleep worrying about how my mother is being cared for at this facility. Bill M., son of a Hawthorne Resident