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Assisted Living

A Little Help
Goes A Long Way

Our caring assisted living staff offers an extensive range of services in the privacy of one’s own residence. All residents living at The Knolls of Oxford maintain their highest level of self-reliance and independence.

Assisted Living in Oxford, Ohio

What sets The Knolls of Oxford apart from other retirement communities in the area? All residents maintain their highest level of self-reliance and independence. Our assisted living program reflects the same philosophy. There are various levels of assisted living, each based on the resident’s needs. We offer on-call nursing care 24 hours a day, right here on campus. You’ll receive immediate attention from our staff if you have an emergency. At The Knolls, you only pay for services that you need.

For some, freedom means having opportunities for intellectual growth, cultural enrichment, and social interaction. For others, it means handling personal care and routine housekeeping without the assistance of others. Assisted living residences at The Knolls of Oxford support individual freedom by offering services to help residents achieve their highest levels of independence while respecting their needs and routines.

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Senior Assisted Living

As a bridge between fully independent living and nursing care, our senior assisted living offers a dignified and caring residential alternative significantly less costly than a nursing home. At The Knolls of Oxford, residents enjoy an involved and productive life.
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Services Provided

  • Assistance with bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Three nutritious meals daily
  • Wellness and fitness programs
  • Medication management
  • Wheelchair transportation
  • Continence management
  • Health monitoring
  • Reassurance checks
  • Memory support assistance in private suites
  • Physical, speech, and occupational therapies
  • Housekeeping and maintenance
  • Linen service
  • Access to skilled nursing care on-site
  • Nurse on-call 24 hours

Assisted Living Care Amenities:

  • Spacious one and two-bedroom apartments, many with a patio
  • Private bath with walk-in shower
  • Bathing spa
  • Walk-in closets
  • Individual climate control
  • One-floor design
  • Cable TV hookup
  • Country kitchen
  • Bistro
  • Art gallery
  • Hair salon
  • Library with computer area
  • Game room
  • Laundry room
  • Inviting conversation areas
  • Social and recreational programs
  • 84-acre campus, walking paths, and trails

The Knolls of Oxford Assisted Living Q&A

The waiting list for assisted living varies depending on your desired apartment type. Please contact our marketing manager, Cheryl Hampton, at (513) 524-7991 regarding the waiting list and application process.
If there is any question regarding financial approval for our community, we will review a completed application to determine financial approval before taking an application fee.

There is no entrance fee for current residents.

As a non-profit organization, we work to raise funds to provide benevolent care for our residents. No resident will ever be asked to leave for financial reasons. Before your resources are depleted, you make an appointment with the chief financial officer. They will work out a financial plan with you. Anyone who receives financial assistance through the Future Care Fund will remain confidential.
A full assessment will occur before moving in. Once admitted, a service plan with each resident’s needs is established and updated as needs change. Residents may receive home health nursing, PT, and OT per physician order. They also may receive hospice services in their apartments.
Personal care assistants work 8-hour shifts. Therefore, residents generally have the same staff 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., 3 p.m. – 11 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 7 a.m. Day shift staffing will run four to six personal care assistants and always at least two LPN nurses 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. The 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. shift has four to five staff typically, 11 p.m. – 7 a.m. usually has three aides and one LPN from 7 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Residents will have an initial medical form completed by the primary care physician before admission, including a baseline mini-mental exam stating that the resident is appropriate for assisted living. Once admitted, for any appointments with outside physicians, the family will notify the nurses’ station of the date, time, type of appointment, and pick-up time. Nurses will make a packet of information to send to the doctor with the resident, including a face sheet, current medication list, consultation sheet for notes from the doctor, and physician order sheet for any change in medication orders to be returned with the resident.

If the nurses administer the medications, the nurse gets the refills. All medications must be in the box unit dose system if the nurse administers the medication. Assisted living uses Skilled Care Pharmacy. The family and resident are free to use their own choice of pharmacy as long as the medicine is packaged in the box unit dose system for non-narcotics. Skilled Care Pharmacy provides all narcotics for all residents—the nurse administers medication.

A day for cleaning will be assigned to each resident once a week. The personal care assistants are to collect trash daily and clean the dishes. A laundry day one time per week will be assigned. We ask you to provide the laundry basket with the resident’s name, laundry soap, and dryer sheets.
Changing your bed linens, clean restrooms, including showers and tubs, toilets, countertops and sinks, clean kitchen, including countertops and sinks, and floor care.
No, it is included in your monthly fee.
Currently, during COVID-19, residents remain in assisted living and attend socially distanced activities. Sign-up sheets are for ten residents for each activity.
Three hot meals are served each day; breakfast at 8 a.m., lunch at noon, and dinner at 5 p.m. Meals can be taken in the dining room, which uses socially spaced seating or delivered to your room.

During non-COVID-19 time, families can utilize The Commons for private gatherings. Space must be reserved in advance by calling (513) 524-7990.

The activity department staff and other personal care assistants would accompany residents in addition to the Knolls driver on any outings during non-COVID-restricted times. Resident face sheets are taken in case of an emergency requiring 911.
Yes. We have a beautiful 84-acre campus with plenty of green space for walks, birdwatching, or socializing.

Pets are allowed to live in our assisted living accommodations.

Yes, we have several employees that are notaries. Just call the front desk to obtain this information. There is no fee for this service.

The Knolls of Oxford provides our residents with a basic cable package of approx. 75 channels. Residents who want to enhance their offering must contact Spectrum and add those services. You will only need to pay for the additions.