Hall offers services to meet the special needs of residents, families
and the community.
activities department offers a wide and varied schedule of daily activities
seven days a week. Activities are planned on a monthly basis and published
on a calendar that is posted on each resident's personal bulletin board.
Residents are strongly encouraged to participate in the activities.
Visiting family members and volunteers are welcome to take part in the
activities scheduled at the time of their visits. Some residents may
be reluctant to attend at first without the support of a family member.
The goals of the program are to maintain physical strength and flexibility,
stimulate minds, provide opportunities for social contact with other
residents and outside visitors and individuals, meet spiritual needs
and continue an association with activities residents enjoyed before
moving to Magnolia Hall.
play a meaningful part in helping residents live as fully as they
are able. Each one is planned as an opportunity for residents
to participate on a level equal to their physical and mental capabilities.
Families are urged to talk with the Activities Director to provide
any information about the new resident's interests and abilities.
A family's insight is valuable for staff.
Magnolia Hall makes every effort to help residents attend religious
services if they wish. Weekly services are provided on the premises
by local churches and religious groups. Ministers, priests and rabbis
are encouraged to visit with residents. Church groups also provide
Bible studies, hymn sings, games and many other activities. Youth
groups and young people are always welcome.
The Activities Director conducts the monthly meeting of the Resident
Council whose members are residents. The Council makes recommendations
to department heads and the Administrator on a variety of subjects
and provides an opportunity for residents to express concerns and
activity staff works to accommodate families who plan special
occasions for their loved one such as birthdays, anniversaries
or other special events.
activities from a monthly calendar include:
toss, volleyball, bowling, exercise class,
piano programs, sing alongs, musical programs,
current events, book reviews, reminiscence, short story, bookworm,
crossword puzzles, Bible study, religious services, hymn sings,
gardening, cooking, arts and crafts, painting, trips,
picnics, shopping, assorted holiday celebrations, and the
Resident Council meeting, which serves as a forum for residents
to share concerns.
are always needed and welcomed. We encourage high school students
to earn their community service hours with us. Any individual, family
members, youth, community groups, should contact the Activities
Director for more information.
who can no longer manage living on their own but who do not need the
intensive, 24-hour care of long-term care may find Magnolia Hall's
assisted living service meets their needs. It is designed to maintain
independence and dignity, yet is balanced with the comfort and security
that comes from knowing experienced help is close at hand.
with the assurance of 24-hour supportive services, these residents
have access to nursing care; personal assistance with bathing, dressing
and personal hygiene; and medication monitoring. Meals, housekeeping,
laundry, beauty/barber shop and access to a wide variety of activities
and social and spiritual programs are also included.
and friends are encouraged to remain involved by visiting frequently
and taking residents out for meals, home visits and church or community
dedicated rooms have private bathrooms and access to cable and telephone
service. Residents may decorate their room with their favorite personal
residents who are able are encouraged to eat meals in the dining rooms
to enjoy the social contacts and to appreciate a new location. The
commute to and from the dining room provides an opportunity to perform
activities of daily living. Tables in the dining rooms are attractively
set with table coverings and centerpieces.
members and visitors are encouraged to join residents at dinner
and supper; there is a small fee for guest meals.
Breakfast is served in residents' rooms starting at 7:30 a.m.
Dinner and supper are served in the dining rooms.
day different types of diets are prepared to meet the individual needs
of the residents as prescribed by their physician. These include:
regular, pureed, soft, low salt, mechanical soft, diabetic and bland.
Specific requirements must be met for each individual based on physician's
orders. Weekly menus are posted throughout the facility.
River Home Care & Hospice and the Kent Hospice Foundation coordinate
care with Magnolia Hall to provide optimal comfort for residents with
terminal illnesses. Under the direction of the resident's personal physician,
the team strives to help residents and families cope with emotional
and physical pain. Volunteers visit to offer emotional support and along
with Magnolia Hall's nursing assistants, provide one-on-one care.
sometimes require additional help as they recover from surgery or trauma
before returning home. Magnolia Hall Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
offers services and therapies to help people regain skills needed to
live independently and to function at their best.
are directed under the supervision of the resident's personal
physician and are provided six days a week and often twice a
services are available as part of the rehabilitation program:
sometimes need to be relieved of caring for a loved one at home for
a short period of time. Magnolia Hall's respite program is a solution
where the loved one will be supervised by a caring professional staff.
Respite guests receive 24-hour nursing care, meals, medication monitoring,
laundry services and may participate in daily activities. Respite
care rooms are equipped with telephone and television and decorated
to have a home-like feel. Although a two-week advance notice is preferred,
Magnolia Hall will attempt to accommodate unexpected needs for respite
serves as the social worker on the Care Plan Team, assessing the psychosocial
needs for each resident. The Coordinator works with the Activities
Director to insure that each resident is provided with opportunities
for socialization and resident interaction.
As the Resident Relations Coordinator, this person responds to resident
concerns and is the contact person for family members.
200 Morgnec Road,
Chestertown, MD 21620
TTY (410) 778-9753
or [email protected]