Apartment Style Rooms for the Visually Impaired
part of the outstanding independent living services offered at the
Mary Bryant Home, we provide supportive living accommodations
for both individuals and married couples or siblings. It's okay too
if one partner is sighted while the other is blind or visually impaired.
Bryant Home for the Blind offers beautiful clutter-free rooms equipped
with a microwave, refrigerator, a shower, an easy chair and plenty
of closet space. In addition, there is certified staff on duty
24 hours a day. Apartments have a call button to reach staff should
they need to do so quickly.
Blind Friendly Living Area
Our 36 newly remodeled,
double-occupancy, apartments and three double-occupancy suites are
pleasant, private and completely accessible.
Each spacious room offers a kitchenette with sink and counter space,
cabinets, refrigerator, microwave, an independent room temperature
control, an emergency call system and an attached bathroom with step-in
walk-in shower. Furnished and unfurnished apartments are available.
come with a twin bed, a nightstand, lounge chair, dresser, desk with
and an entertainment center. Cable TV is included. A phone
jack is available in each apartment at resident’s
expense. The individual apartment or suite doors can be locked for
privacy. The independent living spaces have ample in-room
storage space. Wireless Internet service
is available at no additional charge.
The Mary Bryant
Home for the Blind firmly believe that all of our residents should
have the choice of
an active and independent life style as visually impaired members
of our community here in Springfield, Illinois. "Independent living
for the blind" is more than just a catch phrase, for us it's a
wonderful way to live a full and purposeful life. We think you will
find the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind an exceptional place to call
remodeled apartments and suites come complete with a kitchenette
for those who prefer
to prepare and enjoy their meals or other refreshments
in privacy. The facility employs excellent cooks who prepare three
delicious and nutritious meals each day for those residents who choose
to eat in the pleasant surroundings of the home’s dining room.
Meals include a selection of entrees, soups, salads, breads and desserts.
Snacks, juices, coffee and tea are available 24 hours a day.
* Laundry * Beautician and Barber * In-House Store * Low Vision
* Wireless Internet Service * Computer Access * Hadley School for
Housekeeping is available to residents and a service plan is determined
at the outset of their stay. The public areas of the facility are
always fresh and spotless. The in-house laundry room with washers
and dryers is always open and assistance is available. There is no
cost and detergent is provided.
A professional licensed beautician offers weekly appointments for
a nominal fee in the in-house hair care center. The services of a professional
barber are available monthly.
The Mary Bryant Home for the Blind has a selection of toiletries,
postage stamps, greeting cards and other accouterments available in
the in-house store.
While the busiest place at the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind is the
activity room, you will also find residents making use of the vending
machines, laundry facilities and especially the resident's kitchen,
where people can meet and enjoy a cup of coffee or juice and snacks
together while listening to favorite radio or TV program. There is
always something going on at Mary Bryant Home for the Blind if you
want to join the activities, and if not, just relax in the comfort
of your room or go outside to enjoy the home's beautiful courtyard.
The Mary Bryant Home for the Blind has a multi-passenger van, as well
as other vehicles, that can be used to transport residents to a variety
of appointments and activities. The van is used to transport residents
on excursions to performing arts and sporting events, bowling, shopping,
tours and other leisure-time activities.
for residents is provided to and from local medical appointments
and one-on-one shopping, when scheduled, at no charge. Transportation
to out-of-town venues is available to residents for a nominal fee.
A registered nurse and licensed professional nurses are employed to
assist the residents with their healthcare needs. Certified Nursing
Assistants are on site 24 hours a day.