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Foundations plans to open on the weekends begining in November. Please contact us for more details.
We try to anticipate questions you might have about our Medical Adult Day Care program and our Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program and provide the answers here. If you need additional information send e-mail here.
How do I refer a participant to your Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program?
In order to participant in Foundations Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, a participant must have a qualifying diagnosis. If the participant has a qualifying diagnosis, you can download and complete Foundations Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program's referral form and e-mail it or fax it to (443) 400-8392.
How do I refer a family member for Medical Adult Day Care?
To Qualify for Medical Adult Day Care, a participant or caregiver must contact their local Health Department and request an Adult Evaluation and Review Services (AERS) assessment:
Anne Arundel County: (410) 222-4361
Baltimore City: (410) 396-6006
Baltimore County: (410) 887-2740 OR (410) 887-2754
Howard County: (410) 313-6437
Carroll County: (410) 876-4949
Prince George's County: (301) 856-4730
How do I know if I, or my loved one qualifies for Medical Adult Day Care?
A person may be eligible for Medical Adult Care if they:
Require hands-on assistance to adequately and safely perform two or more Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) as result of a current medical condition or disability; or
Require supervision while performing two ADL’s for an individual with cognitive deficits, as indicated by a score of 10 or below in the BIMs, and is in need of assistance with at least three Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs); or
Require supervision of two or more ADL’s combined with the need for supervision/redirection for an individual exhibiting at least two of the following behaviors:
Wandering several times a day;
Hallucinations/delusions at least weekly;
Aggressive/abusive behavior several times a week;
Disruptive/socially inappropriate behavior several times a week; and/or
Self-injurious behavior several times a week.
What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)?
Examples of ADLs include the following:
Bathing and showering (washing the body)
Bowel and bladder management (recognizing the need to relieve oneself)
Eating (including chewing and swallowing)
Feeding (setting up food and bringing it to the mouth)
Functional mobility (moving from one place to another while performing activities)
Personal device care (walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.)
Personal hygiene and grooming (including washing hair)
What are Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)?