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Caritas House Assisted Living

3308 Benson Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227-1035
(410) 646-6600
Fax: (410) 646-6565
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Part of the Jenkins Senior Living Community set on a hill overlooking Baltimore. Caritas House is owned and operated by Catholic charities and offers an opportunity for daily Mass. Each resident has a private room with a bath.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Serving Level 1 and 2 assisted living residents. While most residents are private pay, there are some Medicaid Waiver slots.
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Health Condition Care
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    Caregivers are certified nursing assistants with medication technician certification. There is an LPN level nurse prospect for 8 hours daily and an RN delegating nurse who manages medical services.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    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
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Severe aggression, attempt to escape, Incontinence of bowel, need for total personal care we do set up light assistance. Unsafe behaviors.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Some of the activities are geared toward dementia patients.
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $3300
    Billed per month
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 60
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Daily Mass, Weekly Ecumenical Service, full time activity staff provides a wide range of activities and fitness programs.
    This facility caters to:
    Adults over 62 years of age.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $400
    MD Assisted Living Program
    Issued by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
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