M & A's Place
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Waiving 50% of Community Fee
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September 12, 2020
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Questions about M & A's Place
What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?
Staff has clinical updates on Dementia and Alzheimer's Quarterly. Yearly Training on Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment. yearly training on Effective Communication with Clients and Families. Normal Aging Process and Risk factors of Clients with Dementia and Alzheimer's ongoing.
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at M & A's Place. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Overall population is a combination of clients with mild dementia and clients who are alert and oriented to person,place and time. Average age of clients is approximately 72 -74 years. The present group of clients love to play word games and puzzles. Music is used for relaxation since one of our clients is an avid piano player who reads music. Watching the news at 6pm with discussion of World events is yet another pastime for this group. Ambulatory clients enjoy evening walks in the neighborhood.
What programs or activities does M & A's Place offer to enrich residents' well-being?
Solving word problems, puzzles, listening to music (sing along ) at times. Watching movies and news. Ambulatory clients can go shopping accompanied by staff and driver. Ice - cream @ Rita's for ambulatory clients. Non-ambulatory on wheelchairs can also be accompanied by 2 staff with family or POA 's permission. Our clients also enjoy reading the newspaper and discussion of world events.
What places are near M & A's Place or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
Dutch Market, Outback Steak house , Edible, Rita's ice-cream. and Seneca High school.
What transportation services does M & A's Place offer to assisted living residents?
Transport for U (HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE ) for wheel chair dependent clients.
What makes the chef or dining program at M & A's Place exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Gourmet dining, prescribed menu by physician example a low salt diet. Our AL uses sea salt in most of our dishes. Diabetics are usually ordered a 1800 calorie ADA Diet, our staff utilizes a menu approved by OHCQ Clients on Low Roughage diet are also given diets as ordered by physician. Our goal with meal planning is to ensure it is appealing, appetizing and supply adequate nutrients to all our clients. Residents can request their preferences within the physician's orders. Clients sit together and enjoy their meals .
What safety features or security measures does M & A's Place offer to assisted living residents?
Safety is one of our top priorities. M & A's has 24- hour surveillance by ADT for both fire and burglary. Cameras are monitored by managers and ADT. Heat detector was recently installed at M & A 's Place. Smoke detectors in every room and hallways. Carbon Monoxide detectors out side each bedroom , in kitchen area and Utility room. Handicapped accessible bathrooms and handrails in all areas including deck area. Ramp in the Garage area leading into the living room area.
How does M & A's Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
During the period of Covid-19. Google Duo, Face-Time and Zoom were utilized. Visiting is normally from 11am- 7pm. Clients family members are called, emailed or text for information about their loved ones.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at M & A's Place during daytime and nighttime hours?
M & A's Place has (2 ) staff at all time. Daytime Ratio is 1-3 ( including a manager Monday - Friday) Night-Time ratio 1-4 including an RN ON SITE. M & A 'S also has an RN who is on call for 24-hours.
If M & A's Place accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
M & A's Place DO NOT accept dogs or cats since one of our Clients has an ALLERGY to FUR.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
All our staff are required to have yearly training in Alzhiemers and Dementia. Reviews are done by IN- House Registered Nurse on : Cognitive impairment in the Elderly, management of clients with cognitive impairment. Infection Control and Effective Communication every 6 months. De-escalation techniques and Mental health training are all ongoing
How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?
Daytime 1-3 and with a manager (Monday -Friday ) Night-Time 1-4 ( Including an on -site RN ) 24-hour Registered Nurse on call.
What safety features or security measures does M & A's Place provide to protect residents who wander?
M & A's Place has 24-hour ADT monitored protection for both Fire and Burglary. Monitored cameras are also monitored by ADT and manager. Smoke detectors are located in each clients room and hallways. Carbon Monoxide detectors are located outside each clients room, kitchen area and utility room. Heat detector was recently installed at M&A;S Place. Handicapped accessible bathrooms are provided for All clients. Handicap Ramp is located in Garage are leading to Living area.
What programs or activities does M & A's Place offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?
Assistance with solving Word Search Puzzles, prompts in initiating Puzzles. Reading to clients and assisting clients in writing out solutions to problems. Clients are also encouraged to make a list of their likes and dislikes: food items and activities.
Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?
At M &A 's The IN- House Registered Nurse who is also a Delegating Nurse. Assessment is done prior admission to assess Level of Care Utilizing a Scoring Tool. Assessment is also done every 45- Days.
What techniques does M & A's Place use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?
Frequent prompts, assist in feeding clients to ensure residents obtain at least 75 % of meal. Clients also sit around table with other clients who are alert.
How does M & A's Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?
Phone calls, email, texting. Google Duo. zoom and Face time are used when families request to see their loved ones face to face.
Describe the neighborhood around M & A's Place. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
M & A's is located at Germantown Station, it is a Residential neighborhood. Our neighbors are very friendly and always greet our clients whenever they take their am walks or evening walks.
Is M & A's Place affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?
M&A's is located approximately 2miles from Holy Cross Hospital and Shady Grove Emergency Room.
Costs for M & A's Place
Services and Amenities of M & A's Place
- Nurse On Staff: Yes
- Resident Capacity: 8
- Respite Care
- Pets: No Pets Allowed
- Licenses: 15AL0386-G
About M & A's Place
M & A’ Place is a beautiful, elegant personal care community that provides excellent care in a luxuriously designed residential home. With its very calm, peaceful, and inviting setting, residents receive a high level of personalized care. M & A’s highly trained team recognizes that each individual’s aging process is different, and that care should be as well. We strive to administer an optimum level of nursing care to all our residents. Our trained staff includes an RN, med technicians and CNAs trained to care for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. We also have a visiting in-house pharmacist and medications are delivered to the community on a monthly basis.
Perfectly sized for 8, M & A’s Place residents can opt for a private or semi-private bedroom, with an en suite and in room jacuzzi option. They receive weekly housekeeping and laundry service, 3 daily meals and snacks, and can participate in many of our on-site activities and amenities. Our community is handicapped accessible with a stair lift and ramp for ease and mobility throughout the home. Our stylish home has all the amenities needed for upscale living including an activities room, areas for entertaining guests, and outdoor space. In this beautiful setting our residents feel at ease and are encouraged to interact with other residents, participate in activities, enjoy communal dining and have family visit with our “open door policy.
- Private or Semi-Private Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom/Jacuzzi Option
- 24-Hour Dedicated Care Team
- Specially Trained Staff to Manage and Supervise All Medications
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Weekly Laundry
- Assistance with Activities of Daily Living – Personal Hygiene, Bathing and Dressing if Required
- Special Events and Entertainment
- Secured Outdoor Area
- Library Service
- Handicapped Accessible
What Makes Us Special
At M & A’s Place our goal is “Our Residents First.” We aim to provide an optimum level of nursing care to our residents in an atmosphere designed to feel like home. Our mission is to provide quality, professional care and services to individuals within our community. We strive to provide a comfortable and secure atmosphere: to attend the individual health care need and to maintain the highest level of independence for each resident. Our goal is to foster dignity in all that we do and establish a standard of excellence where “Our Residents First.”Get Costs