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Forest Hills of DC ( Formerly Methodist Home of DC)

4901 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20008

About Forest Hills of DC ( Formerly Methodist Home of DC)

Independent Living

We've developed services and amenities to assure your complete comfort and peace of mind.  Residents may enter the Methodist Home's independent living program with the security of knowing that assisted living or skilled care is available when needed.

Amenities of independent living include:

  • Choice of studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom with den, and two-bedroom unfurnished suites with individually controlled thermostats.  "Make yourself at Home" by bringing your own furniture, furnishings and treasures.
  • Three carefully planned, well-prepared meals served in our elegant and comfortable dining room.
  • Housekeeping, personal laundry and linen service.
  • 24-hour licensed nursing staff for emergency situations and consultations.
  • Security services provided around the clock.
  • Maintenance of grounds, building, public areas, and all apartment appliances and equipment.
  • Paid utilities and basic cable TV (excludes telephone).
  • Medical consultations by appointment (vision and hearing screenings, dental and podiatry services, and geriatric physicians are available on a fee-for-service basis).
  • A wellness clinic and free daily exercise programs.
  • Scheduled transportation.
  • Planned recreational, educational, cultural and religious activities.
  • Guest accommodations and on-site parking for residents and guests.


Assisted Living

Assisted Living with several levels of care tailored to specific needs is provided to residents right in their apartments, eliminating the need to move if needs change.

Assisted Living Benefits include:

  • Assistance, as needed or desired, with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, eating, and walking.
  • Medication reminders or administration.
  • Social services consultations.
  • Nursing services with an emphasis on prevention and health maintenance.
  • On-site physical and occupational therapy services are available for an additional fee to assist with walking.

Health Care Center

If the residents' needs are assessed beyond the services provided in the Assisted Living Plan, our licensed on-site Health Care Center is available with private and semi-private rooms for long-term nursing care, and is Medicare / Medicaid certified. Long-term health care is provided in a manner and environment that enhances quality-of-life and independence. Our staff of registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, social workers and dieticians provide a personalized care plan along with a board-certified physician with a specialty in geriatrics. The activities staff provides programs appropriate to individual needs such as art therapy, aromatherapy and pet visits.  

The Methodist Home also maintains close ties to nearby Sibley Memorial Hospital and other local hospitals in case of emergencies.

Rehabilitation Center

Physical and occupational and speech therapy services are offered on-site at the MHDC Rehabilitation Center.  Rehabilitation is available to all residents, and the Center is Medicare certified for residents who may return from a hospital stay and need recuperative services. The center also hosts daily exercise programs as part of the resident wellness programs.

Features

Type of Community Total Units Cost Range Amenities
Retirement Communities (CCRC)
  • 57 Independent Units
  • 57 Assisted or Personal Care Units
  • 50 Nursing Units
  • Monthly Cost:
    $4,500.00 - $8,500.00
  • Fitness Area
  • Gardening Area
  • Pets Allowed
Independent Living
  • 57
  • Monthly Cost:
    $4,200.00 - $6,800.00
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation
  • Pets Allowed
  • Beauty Barber
  • Gardening Area
  • Fitness Area
  • Dining Facilities
  • Wellness Center
Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • 50
  • Monthly Cost:
    $4,500.00 - $8,500.00
  • Private Units
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Alzheimers Care
  • Gardening Area
Nursing & Rehabilitation
  • 50
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  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Daily Cost Low
  • Daily Cost High
  • Hospice Care

 

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