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Smith's Care for the Elderly

1205 Hanson Rd
Edgewood, MD 21040-2117
(410) 679-4976
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Smith's Care is now and has always been famitly owned and operated.Home cooking and excellant care go hand in hand to make your family member feel "at home". We are not an institution but we give all care from basic supervision up to feedoing and routine turning of bed bound persons.Birthdays and holidays are celebrated with singing and traditional foods and decorations. Activities are offered according to the ability and desires of our residents. We look forward to having you as part of our extended family.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Contract for on-call nursing care
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Staff has all required certifications for licensure,with continueing education done on site.
    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
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially 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
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    We keep residents as long as family desires are met up til death.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Our experience dictates how best to handle special needs having nearly 30 years dong this type of care.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    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:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 15
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Designated family visiting area
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Local church comes monthly or more has prayer and singing with residents,seasonal visits by children ,Christmas , Easter etc. Birthdays recognized with cake singing and small gifts for each resident. Decorating for holidays plus traditional meals
    This facility caters to:
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    VA benefits
    Variable rent or other fees based on age, income and/or other qualifications
    MD Assisted Living Program
    Issued by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
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