Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community

Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community

Chester County, PA

Bellingham is a Continuing Care Retirement Community in West Chester with residential living, personal care, memory care, and skilled nursing care all on one campus. Our historical building & past, beautiful community with walking paths, wonderful amenities, and having all care levels on one campus is what makes Bellingham stand out above the rest! PleaseMore 

Levels of Care

Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community offers 6 types of care: Assisted Living / Personal Care, and Memory Care, and Independent Living, and Short Term / Respite Care, and Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care, and Rehab.

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • Memory Care
  • Short Term / Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care
  • Adult Day Care
  • Rehab
What are levels of care?

Levels of care refer to how much assistance a person needs with health management, as well as activities of daily living. Activities of daily living are tasks like dressing, taking a bath or shower, using the restroom, and eating.

Additional considerations include whether the individual can take prescription medications or manage chronic conditions independently, or whether some assistance from a caregiver is needed.

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Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community Contracts and Cost

Plan Types

  1. Type DRental Agreements

Rental contracts do not require an entry fee. Rental residents often have priority access to the health care facility but are not necessarily guaranteed access, as is the case with entry fee contracts. Rates do not include expenses for assisted living or skilled nursing. These services are paid for as needed at the market rate, and are often difficult to predict.

Monthly Fee
Semi-Private Room
Private Room
1 Bedroom
2 Bedroom
Prices shown reflect minimum costs and may be out of date. Please contact the community directly for complete pricing details.

Benevolent Care

Benevolent Care
This community does not offer benevolent care.

Benevolent Care is the discounting of fees for current residents who have exhausted their assets. It is generally only available to residents who appeared likely to be able to cover the full cost of their care at the time of application. Communities which offer Benevolent Care typically guarantee that residents can stay in the community if they outlive their assets, dependent on endowment funds.

Living at Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community

Types of Units

Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community offers 2 types of units: One Bedroom Apt, and Two Bedroom Apt.

  • Private Room
  • Semi-Private Room
  • Studio
  • One Bedroom Apt
  • Two Bedroom Apt
  • Cottage
  • Townhouse


Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community offers 3 dining options: Buffet Style, and Cafe, and Restaurant Style.

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Private Dining
  • Formal Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Pub
  • Sunday Brunch

Religious Services


Eligibility & Pets

  • Pets allowed


    Fitness Center
    Nature/Walking Trails
    Salon/Beauty Shop
    Studio Space
    Transportation Services

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit
Parent Organization
License Status

Affiliated Communities

There are 3 communities affiliated with Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community: Bellingham Retirement Community, and Personal Care at Bellingham, and Park Lane at Bellingham.

What are affiliated communities?
These are communities that have established relationships with one another. They often share the same parent company or network.
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Reviews of Independent Living at Bellingham Retirement Community
Average rating from 5 reviews:

  • Many of the 5 star reviews are from management team. That does not seem to be a fair reflection of the customer’s perspective
    Karin K · 2 months ago
  • THE INSURANCE CARD CAPER ---- recently, Toni Allebach dropped me at the doctor's office where I was informed that since I had forgotten my insurance cards and was a new patient, the doctor would not accept my appointment. after considerable discussion with the business manager it was decided that they would accept myMore 
    Don Terry · 8 months ago
  • Recently, I had the opportunity to join the leadership team at Bellingham Retirement. Having worked my entire career in senior living, I find this to be an engaged community of residents and families. The staff work together with teamwork while showing hospitality to the many customers. It is rewarding to serve the residents, families, andMore 
    Teresa Long · 9 months ago
  • As part of the leadership team, and as someone who has worked in other communities, I can honestly say that I have never worked with such a caring, compassionate, hardworking and thoughtful group of people. I have watched our employees go above and beyond every single day for every single resident. I consider it aMore 
    Jackie Johnson · 9 months ago
  • As a new employee and during this trying time in our country, I can say that Bellingham is on top of it. Bellingham's main priority is the wellness of our residents and employees. I have interacted so many dedicated, hardworking people who care and have hearts of gold…..I AM IMPRESSED and thrilled toMore 
    Donna F. · 8 months ago