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Forest Side-The Methodist Home of DC

2701 Military Rd NW
Washington, DC 20015-1337
(202) 696-1923
Fax: (202) 696-1908
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
Forest Side-The Methodist Home of DC serves Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, Montgomery County, MD, Alexandria City County, VA
  • General Information
  • Assisted Living
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    Forest Side is a brand new, dedicated Alzheimer's and dementia care residential community. Located in the beautiful, Upper North West section of Washington DC, the Community is easily accessible from all areas in the Nation’s Capitol and adjoining Montgomery County in Maryland. Forest Side is lead by Dr. Alexis McKenzie, Msc. D., with over 20 years experience in Alzheimer’s/Dementia care.
    Forest Side was built by the Methodist Home of DC, a not-for profit retirement community that has been serving seniors for over 122 years! Forest Side is a non-domination community and embraces residents of all beliefs. Specifically designed and built to provide resident centered care for individuals experiencing Alzheimer’s and other dementia related conditions, the community represents the state of the art in accommodations and services.
    About My Services
    The monthly rent includes three full meals per day, served family style in the great room. Snacks and beverages are available 24/7. Full housekeeping and laundry services, utilities, maintenance is included. The monthly fee also covers basic medication management and administration, basic incontinence care and basic assistance with Actives of Daily Living. Individuals requiring more substantial personal service are subject to additional monthly fees. On-site physician, psychiatric and podiatry services are also available.
    Conditions I Am Unable To Treat
    The monthly rent includes three full meals per day, served family style in the great room. Snacks and beverages are available 24/7. Full housekeeping and laundry services, utilities, maintenance is included. The monthly fee also covers basic medication management and administration, basic incontinence care and basic assistance with Actives of Daily Living. Individuals requiring more substantial personal service are subject to additional monthly fees. On-site physician, psychiatric and podiatry services are also available.
    Fees And Payment Sources Accepted
    Studio apartments start at $7,700.00 per month, including all living expenses, basic medication management and administration, basic incontinence care and basic assistance with actives of daily living. Individuals requiring more advance personal services will pay additional monthly fees.
    One bed-room apartments start at $8,500.00 per month and increase based on total square footage.
    A one-time mission/community fee representing two (2) months’ rent is required upon admission.
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Hours of Service
    24/hour residential care
    Non-Profit
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 65 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Seek exits
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Parkinson's disease
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    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
    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
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $7700
    Maximum cost: $9685
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $8500
    Maximum cost: $10490
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $7700
    Maximum cost: $9685
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    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
    Door alarms
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    All staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Guest parking
    Vehicle provided by facility
    Additional transportation charges
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 33
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Buy-in fee required
    Buy-in fee amount: $2
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