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Hillside House

5502 Harris Farm Ln
Clarksville, MD 21029-1017
(410) 531-2519
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Hillside House is a 24-hour elderly care facility known for its many years of service to the community. It continues to cater to everyone with any and all afflictions imaginable up to hospice and end-of-life care needs but somehow it has become better known for its "top-notch" service (as one family describes it) to the Alzheimer's/mentally-challenged residents mainly because of the un-equaled compassionate hands-on care of all the live-in staff who never fail to make the residents feel loved and special like family.
    All genders welcome
    Age 52 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Most of our residents are self-pay but we are also open to Medicaid Waiver/Subsidy recipients and people with limited income on a case-by-case basis.
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    Contract for on-call physician care
    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
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    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
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Breathing support requiring ventilator
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of an I.V.
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    All staff trained and certified as required for State and County Assisted Living licensure with retraining and continuing education as mandated
    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:
    Destructive behavior causing danger to himself/herself and others in the home
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Reality orientation; Agitation management; regular exercise (indoor and outdoors); continuous re-motivation and conversation therapy; bonding, socialization and involvement in activities of daily living in a hands-on-family-like compassionate environment.
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2200
    Maximum cost: $3500
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $2200
    Maximum cost: $3500
    Billed per month
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Service animals allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 15
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    On-Site Services
    Designated family visiting area
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    Our activities are geared to our residents' needs and interests. Bible study groups and other religious services are welcome as desired.
    This facility caters to:
    We cater to anyone in need of our personal care/assisted living services up to hospice care regardless of orientation, gender, impairments/and or race.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    HUD or other subsidy
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    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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