Arbor Terrace Fulton

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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11584 Scaggsville Rd, Fulton, MD 20759
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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Staff receive monthly training on a variety of dementia care topics, such as, utilizing positive physical approach, how to communicate with individuals with dementia, how to manage behavioral expressions, etc.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Arbor Terrace Fulton. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Our resident population is educated, many of whom worked for the federal government, in the sciences or nursing field. The average age is 87 years old. 20% of our residents are veterans. Many of them are aware of current events and watch the news. Their favorite things to do are exercise, brain fitness, attend lectures and musical programs, and go to restaurants and outings.

What programs or activities does Arbor Terrace Fulton offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Arbor Terrace offers programs which focus on each area of wellness. Below are some examples: Yoga, pet therapy, musical entertainment and music therapy, flower arranging, word games and trivia, spiritual programs such as communion and shabbat, wine tastings and much more.

What places are near Arbor Terrace Fulton or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Many restaurants and shops are located within walking distance of Arbor Terrace. This includes Harris Teeter, CVS Pharmacy, quick service and casual dining options, banks, and dry cleaners.

What transportation services does Arbor Terrace Fulton offer to assisted living residents?

Arbor Terrace provides weekly trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, bank and post office. Two days per week residents may be transported to medical appointments. Weekly outings are provided as well to restaurants, museums or scenic drives. We also have resources for other transportation services which are not provided by Arbor Terrace.

What makes the chef or dining program at Arbor Terrace Fulton exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Arbor Terrace provides an all-day dining program. Although we have specific meal times, residents may dine in the main restaurant anytime between 8am and 7pm. Our chef accepts recommendations and will often make changes to the menu based on resident preference. All food is made from scratch and local vendors are used when possible for the freshest ingredients.

What safety features or security measures does Arbor Terrace Fulton offer to assisted living residents?

Arbor Terrace provides staff 24 hours per day for resident safety. The front desk is staffed from 8am to 8pm. When the front desk is not staffed, all exterior doors to the community are secured. Any visitors to the community must be assisted in and out from 8pm to 8am.

How does Arbor Terrace Fulton keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Arbor Terrace has routine family care conversations within 30 days after a resident moves in, every 6 months thereafter, or when there is a significant change in condition. The community also utilizes an app called Sagely for families to stay up-to-date on their loved one’s participation in programs. Sagely includes their program attendance as well as photos of their loved one. Families may also request a meeting at anytime.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Arbor Terrace Fulton during daytime and nighttime hours?

Our staff to resident ratio changes based on occupancy and acuity level of our residents. During the daytime, our resident assistant (CNA)-to-resident ratio is at a minimum 1:15. This does not include our LPNs and med techs. This also does not include engagement, housekeeping, dining and management staff. The ratio is similar at nighttime which does include an LPN in the numbers

If Arbor Terrace Fulton accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Residents may have a dog or cat reside in the apartment. Dogs may walk throughout the community and outside areas when on a leash, with the exception of dining areas.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Staff receive monthly training on various topics related to caring for seniors, such as, communicating with someone with dementia, infection control, chronic disease management, etc.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Daytime staff includes a med tech, 3 resident assistants and an engagement coordinator. Overnight has 2 resident assistants and a nurse who is available for the building.

What safety features or security measures does Arbor Terrace Fulton provide to protect residents who wander?

Arbor Terrace has a memory care neighborhood to protect residents who wander. We also have a wander management system in assisted living which can be used on a temporary basis.

What programs or activities does Arbor Terrace Fulton offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Arbor Terrace has a full time engagement professional devoted to our Evergreen neighborhood. We offer a variety of programs including exercise classes, walking club, arts and crafts, religious programs, music therapy, pet therapy and namaste programming to name a few. Reminiscing programs are incorporated into the daily program. All families complete an engagement profile upon move-in so that we know what makes our residents unique.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

The Evergreen Director (nurse) routinely assesses each resident formally prior to move-in, 30 days after move-in, every 6 months and upon significant change. However, assessment and observation occur informally on an ongoing basis.

What techniques does Arbor Terrace Fulton use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Routine is very important in support memory care residents. Seating assignments are maintained, and staff know each resident’s preferences. Residents also sit with neighbors of similar cognition so they can successfully socialize. We also provide a Dining with Dignity diet for our residents who require hand held items.

How does Arbor Terrace Fulton keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Arbor Terrace has routine family care conversations within 30 days after a resident moves in, every 6 months thereafter, or when there is a significant change in condition. The community also utilizes an app called Sagely for families to stay up-to-date on their loved one’s participation in programs. Sagely includes their program attendance as well as photos of their loved one. Families may also request a meeting at anytime. Families are also notified anytime there is a change in medications, treatments, or care needs.

Describe the neighborhood around Arbor Terrace Fulton. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Arbor Terrace is located in a suburban residential and business area. The school system is located directly next door which enhances our intergenerational programming.

Is Arbor Terrace Fulton affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

No we are not.

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Services and Amenities of Arbor Terrace Fulton

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments
  • Condos Townhomes

General

  • Resident Capacity: 102
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: Pending
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About Arbor Terrace Fulton

At Arbor Terrace Fulton, we look at senior living differently. Our priority is making deep connections with our residents and their families. We believe in giving seniors the best services, no matter what you need. We provide assisted living and a secured memory care neighborhood. Our assisted living rates are a base rate plus care and our memory care rates are all-inclusive.

What Makes Us Special

The majority of our management team has worked together before which has allowed us to hit the ground running. Some of our community highlights are all day dining, on-site therapy services, library and technology center, two salons, a theatre, and a Maryland-themed club room.

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