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5501 Southwick St, BETHESDA, MD
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Alzheimer's Care
- Skilled Nursing Facility
- Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
- Medicare No
- Medicaid No
- Veteran's Benefits No
- Long Term Care Insurance Yes
- Subsidy Available No
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Description of Auxiliary House in BETHESDA, MD
Number of Beds : 8
Auxiliary House, located in Bethesda, Maryland provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. Auxiliary House has a very good hospital, Suburban Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Auxiliary House's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (20817) in Maryland, where Auxiliary House is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.
Auxiliary House 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, Auxiliary House 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, Auxiliary House is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.
Also, Auxiliary House facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.
Also, Auxiliary House 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.
Cedar Creek Associates operates 5 small homes in Montgomery County geared toward those with memory loss. We group people based on their cognitive and care needs so that some of our homes are for early stage, some for mid and some for quite progressed. We train our staff specifically on dementia related care and have very high staffing ratios. Good dementia care goes way beyond fancy chandeliers and really requires an understanding and loving presence from our staff. We pride ourselves on retaining wonderful staff--many who have been with us for more than 7 years. The four partners that run Cedar Creek are involved and accessible--we are not bureaucratic and always open to ideas and concerns from our families. Our homes are a true partnership with our families and our staff.
Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.
- Guest Parking
- Activity Director
- Laundry Service
- Private Bedroom with Private Bath
- Private Bedroom with Shared Bath
- Air Conditioning
- Cable Hook Up
- Walk-In Shower
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Private Courtyard or Patio
- Private Telephone Line
- Family Style
- Low Sugar
- Low Sodium
- 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
- 24 Hour Controlled Access
- Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
- Fire Sprinkler System
- Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
- Sitting, Standing, Walking
- Medication Management
- Does Not Sleep Through the Night
- Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
- Paces or Rummages Habitually
- Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
- Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
- Breathing Support with Oxygen
- Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
- Heart Disease or Heart Failure
- Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
- Tendency To Fall
- Diabetic Diet
- Oral Medication
- 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
Demographic Profile for BETHESDA, MD, 20817
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
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