Orono Commons is located at 117 Bennoch Rd in Orono, Maine. It is an 80 unit senior care community. The community is in a largely middle class area, with an average per-household income of $37,175. It has a medium-density population, with around 9,000 people residing in the zip code of 04473. Located nearby are retail stores, churches, health care facilities, and other local conveniences. They are located only 6.4 miles from Bangor Mental Health Institute, there are 17 drug stores within one mile of the facility, and there are multiple churches within four miles, which include Maine Christian Assn, Orono United Methodist Church, Church of Universal Fellowship, and United Methodist Church.
Orono Commons offers the following levels of care: Alzheimer's care, nursing home care, and assisted living. They can care for people who are at all stages of memory loss and who need close monitoring and care for their own security. Also, they can accommodate people who can't live alone and require a high degree of monitoring and medical attention. Additionally they can house people who have mobility but require some assistance with completing day-to-day activities like bathing, food preparation, and house keeping.
Orono Commons features many different services and amenities. Health services include nurses on staff, general assistance with personal care, wound care, medication support, and pain management. Also offered are a communal dining hall, an outdoor garden, an on-site beautician, an on-site cafe, a laundry room, and other property amenities. Additionally, they offer various personal services including laundry cleaning, local transportation, and a 24-hour staff.
The monthly average cost for Orono Commons is around $7,989. The Orono average for the same type of care is around $7,040. The average estimated cost of care throughout the State of Maine is around $6,792, which is greater than the US average of $4,978.
Orono Commons has served the community for 50 years and they are licensed with Medicare and Medicaid. In the latest Medicare rating, they received a cumulative score of 2/5 stars based on a combined measure of personnel reviews, health and safety audits, and all-around quality. Within that period, they had no payment denials, 10 deficiencies reported, 8 complaints reported, no fines levied, and no total penalties levied.