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Foulk Manor South
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407 Foulk Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Foulk Manor South
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04/02/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Staff friendliness really made our descsion to place my father real easy. Just a real nice, home like feel. Staff are always willing to go above and beyond to care for residents. I gives my sister and I great peace of mind to know dad is well cared for. 5 stars for Foulk Manor South

10/03/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Don't go here. The state should shut them down. "Caregivers"--especially what now supposedly qualify as registered nurses--are just plain evil.

09/19/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Excellent care, new DON and Administrator were really involved and made us feel at ease with our decision to place mom in the dememtia unit. Thank you for all you do. This is what the standard for health care should be.

04/24/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Very bad place. No care at all. When I visited, I would answer some of the residents' pleas for help, because no one else was coming to do it. Can't understand any of the staff in memory care--their African accents are too heavy. Question: How do they think a 90-year-old with dementia handles this? Answer: They don't care.

04/02/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Staff friendliness really made our descsion to place my father real easy. Just a real nice, home like feel. Staff are always willing to go above and beyond to care for residents. I gives my sister and I great peace of mind to know dad is well cared for. 5 stars for Foulk Manor South

03/22/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Staff are very caring and kind to my mother. New nursing Director is very good. The new Administrator is friendly and very hands on and responsvie to our concerns for mom. Overall we are very pleased with our decsion to place our mother in the hands of these caring people.

Response: You are so right about the last Executive Director--Brenda did not know her job and she was just plain ignorant and rude.All she knew how to do was dress nice.They were mean to my mother in there. I reported them, but, of course, these places always have all their I's dotted and T's crossed. They get away with whatever they want to do. This was absolutely the worst place,though.We yanked our mother out of there. We thought they were going to kill her.

03/21/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: I will say that this facility just hired a new administrator who has made some significant changes for the better. He is very involved and solves problems. I have noticed a difference in the care of my mother and have spoken with other family members who agree. I do believe that the facility definitely has some work to do but they are on track to become just a reputable as any other senior care facility. I would recommend Foulk Manor Southto anyone who needs care.

01/20/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Terrible place. They either let my father fall or hit him in the face, broke his arm and nose. One week later he "fell" again--back to the hospital. The staff is secretive and reluctant to speak to family members. If I could rate it zero stars I would. I would not let them care for my dog.

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Description of Foulk Manor South in Wilmington, DE

Built In 1967 , Number of Beds : 57

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Foulk Manor South, located in Wilmington, Delaware provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Veteran's Benefits. Foulk Manor South has an average user review rating of 3 stars. Accommodations at Foulk Manor South, start at $3,990 a month. Foulk Manor South has a very good hospital, St Francis Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 90 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Foulk Manor South's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (19803) in Delaware, where Foulk Manor South is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Foulk Manor South can be found here.

Foulk Manor South is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Foulk Manor South is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Foulk Manor South is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Foulk Manor South facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Foulk Manor South is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Foulk Manor South offers is a charming retirement community, offering assisted living, intermediate and long term nursing care and memory/Alzheimer?s care. Foulk Manor South is located in Historic North Wilmington. North Wilmington?s picturesque scenery makes day trips out to its many restaurant, state parks and orchards even more enjoyable for residents, friends and family. Foulk Manor South's extensive Activities Program includes trips out to orchards, day shopping, concerts and local restaurants. Musical programs, informative seminars and church programs are a constant part of the Community. Happy Hours, tailgate sports parties, holiday festivals are all Foulk Manor South traditions. Games, crafts and social time are all included in daily activities. Foulk Manor South has a smaller, less over-whelming family-like atmosphere. Beautiful renovations and a long history of providing excellent care makes Foulk Manor South one of New Castle County?s most affordable and reputable Senior Living Communities.


Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Security Staff on Premises
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
  • Memory Care Services

  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7
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    Demographic Profile for Wilmington, DE,19803

    Annual Crime
    19803 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 6 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 30%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 9.8 / 100
    Water Quality 12 / 100
    Superfund Sites 10 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 245.7
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 25% Above
    Cost of Food 11% Above
    Utilities 15% Above
    Miscellaneous 4% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 23.48%
    Male Population 47.85%
    Female Population 52.15%
    Median Age 48.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $84,550
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Wilmington DE
    Percent Religious 41.73%
    Catholic 24.83%
    Methodist 4.15%
    Other Christian 2.53%
    Presbyterian 2.27%
    Jewish 2.00%
    All Other 5.96%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Wilmington DE
    White  91.5%
    Black  3.4%
    Asian  2.9%
    Hispanic/Latino  1.4%
    Multiracial  0.5%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Owned and Operated By
    Five Star Senior Living
    Founders: Barry M. Portnoy and Gerard M. Martin
    Established: 2000