About Our Community
A Five Star Skilled Nursing Rating
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, maintains a Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers compare skilled nursing facilities. This rating system is based on health inspections, staffing and quality measures. We are proud to say our overall rating at Emeritus at Carlsbad is five stars. More information can be found through the following the link www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html
Emeritus at Carlsbad is mentioned among the Best Nursing Homes of U.S.News & World Rankings for 2014.
Set on acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard and lovely gardens, Emeritus at Carlsbad is considered one of the premier continuing care retirement communities in the Greater Carlsbad area. Our community’s convenient location gives our families easy access to all that the area offers. Located just off of Interstate 5 and Highway 78 at 3140 El Camino Real in Carlsbad, our residents and visiting families are just blocks from shopping and restaurants and less than two and a half miles from beautiful beaches and scenic views.
The Westfield Shopping Center, Movie Max Theater, Sprouts, Vons Shopping Center and many other merchants can all be found within walking distance of our community and the famous Carlsbad Flower Fields, Outlet Mall and much more are mere minutes away.
A Wonderful Selection
At Emeritus at Carlsbad, our residents enjoy a continuum of care community without the worry of buy-in fees or leases. Our month-to-month rental program includes all utilities (excluding phone), laundry services, housekeeping, three meals per day, transportation services, entertainment and endless support. We also offer a short-term respite stay option, enabling residents to stay just a short period of time to give their caregivers a much needed break or to simply take our community for a test drive.
Our beautiful garden community offers 90 independent and assisted living apartments, 24 Memory Care apartments and 45 beds in our five-star Medicare-rated skilled nursing neighborhood. We have several floor plans to choose from including studio, one-bedroom, two-bedrooms and companion suites. Each apartment in our assisted living neighborhood features wall-to-wall carpeting, full bathrooms with sit-down-seating showers, kitchenettes with refrigerators and individual climate controls. All of our apartments offer large windows with views of one of our three courtyards, our beautifully landscaped front entrance or beautiful Manzanita covered hills. Residents are encouraged to bring in their own furniture and belongings to make their new apartments comforting and homey plus small pets are always welcome.
Emeritus at Carlsbad offers many common areas for our residents and families to enjoy. Our restaurant-style dining room and private family dining room boast an amazing selection of fine meals and flexible meal times, while our Bistro area is always ready to welcome you with fresh coffee, juice and fruit. Take a walk in one of our three beautiful courtyards or the walking path which follows the contour of our community while taking in the local, natural landscape and views. Inside, enjoy any one of our large community rooms such as the billiards room, country kitchen, tea rooms, activity rooms, living room or library. Please don’t forget to stop by our on-site salon for some pampering.
Strong, Caring, Professional Relationships
We nurture and build strong relationships with area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, home health and hospice agencies. Our staff has strong ties to our local health-care professionals which enables us to offer a full continuum of care regardless of where a resident’s health-care needs may take them.
The Westin Group provides physical, occupational and speech therapy right here in our community six days a week. Services are provided in our therapy room for those residing in our skilled nursing neighborhood, while our assisted living residents may be able to take advantage of these on-site services right in the comfort of their own apartment. The Westin Group therapists have become part of our family and care for our residents with the same commitment and dedication as our Brookdale staff.
At Emeritus at Carlsbad, our staff is more than employees, they are family. Each staff member was chosen because they exemplify our brand promise and live it each and every day. Our family is committed to yours. We encourage you to stop any of our team members during your visit and ask them how long they have been with our Brookdale family. The longevity of our team members speaks volumes, not only about their dedication to our residents, but about how happy they are to be a part of the Emeritus family. Whether we are an RN, LVN, CNA, housekeeper, director, dining staff, maintenance staff or resident attendant, all of us at Emeritus at Carlsbad strive to be the most gentle, patient, respectful employee and to work together as a team to make sure the years our residents spend with us are filled with joy, compassion and love.
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Our Community Lifestyle
A Wonderful, Active Lifestyle
At Emeritus at Carlsbad, we value our resident’s and their families’ opinions and rely on their feedback to plan activities they enjoy. With our caring and experienced staff, personalized services and outstanding amenities, our retirement community promotes wellness, activity and dignity in life. Our programs encourage involvement and stimulation, giving older adults the support they need to live as independently as possible. Each day is filled with a calendar full of activities and social programs for our residents, family and staff to enjoy. Choices of social, physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and creative activities are encouraged. Our monthly calendar is packed with enriching and spiritual activities for residents to enjoy such as bingo, sudoku, Book Club, Poker Club, Bridge Club, trivia, popcorn and a movie, spelling bees, group exercise, devotions, church, bible study, shopping and field trips to movies, casinos, the opera, Disneyland and more.
Our senior living community offers many large common areas that promote engagement and interaction. Our spacious piano area is where groups gather to listen to volunteers and residents play the piano or join us for a special musical guest. At our country store, residents and families can purchase items they may need. In our family-style dining area, residents can enjoy a meal with family and friends prepared by our skilled dining service staff. Large groups gather daily around our double fireplace for a variety of activities before lunch and dinner. Our bistro area is always a great place to meet up with friends for a cup of coffee, a snack and great conversation. Many of our residents enjoy reading in the library or visiting the billiards room or tea rooms to play cards, dominos, puzzles or engage in conversations with friends.
Partnering with the Local Neighborhood Community
At Emeritus at Carlsbad, we are passionately committed to being involved in our local community. We focus on making a difference in people’s lives by hosting events that are designed to nurture the spirit and to be a resource for people seeking information. Monthly educational seminars include topics on brain health, long-term care insurance, VA Aid and Attendance benefit, financial support, planning and more. We also host many great opportunities for our local health-care professionals to learn more about a variety of topics such as hospice care, memory loss and much more. In addition, our community proudly hosts events open to our local seniors and families which offer support to our San Diego community such as our annual food-drive fundraiser. It is our commitment that we will make a difference and support our community, residents, families and staff organizations.
Emeritus at Carlsbad serves three delicious homemade meals daily in our beautiful and relaxing dining room which was designed for our residents to enjoy conversation and a satisfying culinary affair. Begin your morning with a restaurant-style breakfast cooked and served to perfection or you may choose to sleep in late and join us for a continental breakfast to start your day. At Emeritus at Carlsbad, we believe in choices and offer you selections at all meals. Our lunch is served restaurant style with two delicious choices of entrees as well as a complete salad bar tailored to our residents’ preferences. Dinner is served restaurant style with two delicious entree selections and our “anytime” menu that can be enjoyed for either lunch or dinner for those desiring something other than the entrées de jour.