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Friends House Retirement Community

17340 Quaker Ln
Sandy Spring, MD 20860-1247
(301) 924-5100
Fax: (301) 924-2265
Services Offered:
Independent Living, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living
  • General Information
  • Independent Living
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Friends House Retirement Community is a unique continuing care retirement community on 62 acres of land including a pond and large community garden. We are located conveniently between Baltimore and Washington D.C. Friends House offers living arrangements for seniors at all levels of income.
    All genders welcome
    Age 65 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    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
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative 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
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    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
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Rehabilitation care
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Room Amenities
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Community
    Opened in:
    1967
    Number of residents: 300
    Dining Styles
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Pet deposit required
    Damage or security deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
  • Skilled Nursing
  • CMS Star Ratings
    Overall Rating:
    5
    Quality Metrics:
    2
    Health Inspection Rating:
    5
    RN Staffing Rating:
    4
    Staffing Rating:
    4 https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=215211
    Last Update From CMS:
    05/03/2017
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Community
    Number of residents: 82
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
  • Assisted Living
  • Community
    Number of residents: 24
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 215211
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    MD Continuing Care Retirement Community
    Issued by Maryland Department of Aging
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