In the spirit of Christian love, Frederick Living cares for and enriches the lives of older adults, while valuing the staff, volunteers and community that serve them.
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Frederick Living is a close-knit not-for-profit continuing care retirement community. For more than a century our focus has been on living well in every aspect of our lives … body, mind, and spirit. Rooted in our Mennonite heritage, we honor the dignity and autonomy of each person who lives and works here, regardless of their faith journey.
*Independent residential living cottages and apartments where residents have maintenance free living allowing time to enjoy volunteering, fitness and other enriching activities.
*Personal Care where residents can get more daily support with activities of daily living.
*Memory support personal care for persons with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia who received highly individualized, person-centered, Montessori based, approach that honors each resident’s autonomy and dignity.
*Health Care-where residents can receive Short Term Rehab after an illness or surgery or Long Term Health Care – with 24 hour nursing care.
**Frederick Living is committed to providing Benevolent Care to those who can no longer fully cover the cost of their care through no fault of their own and we welcome donations to support this effort.**
“My thanks for everyone caring for my dad, during this COVID-19 pandemic.” – James R. Young
“Frederick Living has kind, hard-working caregivers.” Connie Armburster
“Thank you for caring for the residents who’ve become friends there during this season of distancing.” – Dena Baver, volunteer
“The words can only begin to express our appreciation for the “life” dad lived at Frederick. Living is truly the core of Frederick rather than just maintaining. Each of you blesses so many lives beyond the resident’s – family, friends, neighbors and community. Praying for your continued success in enriching the lives of others.” –
“There are not enough words in the English language to express my gratitude and appreciation for all the loving care my mother received at Aspen Village (memory support). The staff went above and beyond in their efforts to take care of her. When I could no longer take care of her myself they became an extension of my love for my mother.” – Linda Saul
“We strive to live out ‘person centered’ care for our residents at all levels of living. We are really excited to build on this with some new resources and training in the Montessori method of Dementia care that are adding additional person-centered services for our residents living in our Memory Support Neighborhood and in Cedarwood, our skilled care/rehab and long term care area.” – Emily Messner, Life Enrichment Coordinator
Extraordinary non-budgeted costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic . The primary costs have been the additional cost to provide appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (masks, gloves and gowns) for direct care workers. From March 2020 through August 2020 this amounted to $150,000 and continues. There also have been lost revenue due to empty accommodations in Personal Care/Assisted Living area due to lack of outside admissions for several months and slow admissions currently due to families concern related to limitations on visitation due to protecting all residents from the virus. There have been additional costs to implement daily 24 hour COVID-19 screening area for all staff, vendors and approved visitors to the campus. A special isolation/infection control area was developed in skilled nursing to take care of any residents with any infection, residents returning from hospitals and those with COVID-19 if we were to get any residents with COVID-19 needing care. There is also the expense of regulartory required COVID-19 testing of employees and residents in both Skilled Nursing and Personal Care areas. (As of today, 9/8/20 we have not had a single case of COVID-19 among staff or residents.) The budget is likely a low estimate of accumulated costs.
Define Long Term Success:
Maintaining a continuing care retirement community free from COVID-19 or with as minimal exposure as possible.
Define Short Term Success:
Maintaining COVID-19 free environment.
How Do you Monitor Progress?
No or limited exposure to COVID-19 among staff and especially residents.
Evidence of Program Success:
Have to date maintained COVID-19 free environment and are prepared with appropriate isolation/infection control to care for individuals with COVID-19 if we were any residents to develop an infection.