Elmcroft of Point Loma – San Diego, CA

3423 Channel Way , San Diego, CA 92110

Elmcroft of Point Loma is a senior community in San Diego, CA with a staff of nurses and caregivers to provide support to residents who need Memory Care services for Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Details You Should Know

Care Types Provided
Memory Care
Pricing Tier
Location Type
Apartments Furnished
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General Information

Elmcroft of Point Loma is a mid-sized senior community that offers support and compassionate care around the clock for its residents in Memory Care. It staffs nurses, medical technicians and skilled caregivers. While the front lobby is accessible to all, the community itself is completely secure. All rooms come unfurnished and empty when each resident moves in.

In its single-story property, residents may enjoy not only assistance with activities of daily living (e.g., dressing, bathing, medication management, etc.), but also its Heartland Village Program, Second Wind Dreams, and all kinds of features and amenities for “comfort, care and privacy.”

There are private and shared apartments in Memory Care with full handicap accessibility. In addition, each resident has the option to choose his or her own activities and daily agenda. Overall, Elmcroft of Point Loma has a home-like feel with a number of common areas for dining, entertaining and socializing.

Pricing & Financials

  • Community Fee $1,000 one time fee
  • Assisted Living

    One Bedroom: $4,560+

  • Memory Care

    Companion Suite: $3,840+

Lease Terms

Month to month

Pet Fee

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*All prices listed above are "starting at" monthly estimates. Monthly resident fees may be higher depending on the level of care required.

Community Details


Each resident at Elmcroft of Point Loma may enjoy three meals per day, plus complimentary snacks and drinks (e.g., coffee, tea, juice). Here is the daily schedule:

  • Breakfast: 9 a.m.
  • Lunch: 12 p.m.
  • Dinner: 5 p.m.

The kitchen staff is more than happy to accommodate special dietary needs. Residents may take as much time to eat as necessary.

  • Cafe or Bistro
  • Guest meals
  • International cuisine
  • Meal preparation and service
  • Meals included in base rent
  • Additional meals available
  • Daily snacks
  • Private dining room
  • Professional chef
  • Room service
  • Accommodates special diets

Care Services/Staffing:

Elmcroft of Point Loma provides compassionate care for seniors with special needs in Memory Care. The staff is on site every day. According to the staff, its nurses and caregivers often work 12 hour shifts. Elmcroft of Point Loma also has a medical doctor on call and 24-hour care with Med Tech Caregivers. Residents also have access to physical and speech therapy, additional doctors and podiatrists as well.

Moreover, the staff at Elmcroft of Point Loma must go through a specialized training program called “Best Friends.” In this program, each staff member will pair up with a resident to gain a better understanding of the resident and establish trust/rapport.

Room Features:

  • Accessible showers
  • Sink & toilet
  • Heating & air conditioning
  • Emergency call switches
  • Spacious closets

Community Amenities & Activities

Building Features:

At Elmcroft of Point Loma, there is a pristine landscape and home-like interior with a pleasant room temperature, natural lighting and soft artificial lighting where necessary.

Residents enjoy plenty of fresh air as the staff keeps the place very clean and tidy with no funny odors. The community is wheelchair accessible and offers parking throughout the property.


  • Beautician onsite
  • Housekeeping services
  • Laundry and linen service
  • Parking/valet
  • Concierge service
  • Located close to restaurants
  • Located close to shopping centers
  • Dining room
  • Common area
  • Reflection room (for family observation)
  • Courtyard
  • Living room


  • Music during meals
  • Daily fitness activities
  • Daily wellness checks
  • Outings
  • Games
  • Movie nights
  • Entertainment / live performances

Other Features/Amenities:

  • Chef-prepared meals (3 meals/day, plus 3 snacks and beverages).
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi


Elmcroft of Point Loma has a feel of a city with a number of stores, restaurants and local attractions nearby. The community is located next to Interstate 5 and 8, and about 10 minutes north of the San Diego International Airport.

Since it is only a few minutes from the beach, the residents of Elmcroft can enjoy a temperate climate and ocean breezes all throughout the year. Moreover, the community is very close to Seaport Village, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Sea World, Gaslamp and Horton Plaza.

Local attractions

  • Balboa Park
  • Gaslamp Quarter
  • Embarcadero Park
  • Seaport Village
  • Coronado

Parks, Beaches & Trails:

  • Ocean Beach
  • Sunset Cliffs Natural Park
  • Tecolote Canyon Natural Park
  • Balboa Park
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park


  • Fashion Valley Mall
  • Horton Plaza
  • Mission Valley Mall
  • Las Americas Outlet Mall

Things to do:

  • Shopping
  • Ocean Beach
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Mission Beach
  • Presidio Park

Nearest hospitals & doctors

Psychiatric Hospital of San Diego County

3853 Rosecrans St

San Diego, CA 92110

UCSD Medical Center

200 W Arbor Dr.

San Diego, CA 92103

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego    

4077 Fifth Ave

San Diego, CA 92103

Nearest places of worship

Canyon Ridge Baptist Church of San Diego

6866 Linda Vista Rd

San Diego, CA 92111

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

6840 Osler St

San Diego, CA 92111

St David’s Episcopal Church   

5050 Milton St

San Diego, CA 92110

Community FAQ

Does Elmcroft of Point Loma require a long-term contract?

Most residents pay their fees on a month-to-month basis. If you’d like to cancel, you may submit a notice of 30 days.

What types of health assessments are performed routinely?

At the beginning of the move-in process, the staff at Elmcroft of Point Loma will perform a complete assessment, and evaluate residents on a daily basis.

What types of community events does Elmcroft of Point Loma offer?

The staff at Elmcroft of Point Loma makes it a point to ensure each resident has the opportunity to stay active. Its “life enhancement program” works to create a sense of balance in six (6) areas:

  • Physical
  • Cognitive/intellectual
  • Social
  • Emotional
  • Spiritual
  • Leisure

Are the apartments furnished at Elmcroft of Point Loma?

You will need to contact the staff at Elmcroft to learn about furnishing options.

Is there a licensed nurse on staff at all times?

No. Med-Tech caregivers are available 24 hours per day. There is a medical doctor on call.

Is Elmcroft of Point Loma able to accommodate a special diet?

In the event a resident has special needs, Elmcroft can make the necessary accommodations. Also notable, Elmcroft staffs a master chef who managed a kitchen on the hit TV show Iron ChefNOTE: The diet is low sodium at Elmcroft of Point Loma.

Are pets allowed at Elmcroft of Point Loma?

Yes, pets are allowed on the premises temporarily. However, families must submit a special request as well as adequate notice. If a resident can properly care for the animal on a long-term basis, Elmcroft can certainly make an exception.

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Phone: (619) 224-7300