Washington, DC 20015
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Forest Side Dementia Care
Forest Side is a memory care provider in Washington, DC. The staff at Forest Side provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting. Staff are on service 24 hours a day. There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged. Forest Side was designed specifically to provide memory care. It is a secured property. Residents who are prone to wandering can be accepted. There is a computerized system that alerts staff if a resident attempts to wander to an unsafe area. At Forest Side, you can rest assured because nurse is on staff and a doctor is on call. Devotional services are provided to residents.
Features at a glance
The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting DentistVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.
Memory Care Offered
This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community. The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia. The community's memory care section is in its own building.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersFull TubsHospice AvailableRespite Offered
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Forest Side
Room Type Memory Care Studio Averages $7,300 - $9,000 1 Bedroom Averages $8,800 - $10,800Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Estimated Fees at Forest Side
Fee Type Memory Care Community Fee Averages $7,300 - $9,000 One-time High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,900 - $2,400 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,300 - $1,600 MonthlyDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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Alzheimer's accommodations for my husbandreviewed on: 04/09/2015 by Anonymous
Moved my husband with Alzheimer's here about a month ago. He is adjusting quiet well and the staff has done an excellent job of communicating with me. They pay a lot of attention to him and have... Read the full review.