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Thetford House (Memory Care)

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5419 Thetford Place
Alexandria, VA 22310

Caretypes Provided: Residential Care Home, Alzheimer’s Memory Care

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About Thetford House (Memory Care)

Thetford House is a residential assisted living home in a quiet, friendly neighborhood in Fairfax County. Thetford House has been in operation since 1999, and continues to employ many of the same staff who were there the day it opened. With a staff to resident ratio of one to four, Thetford offers very personalized and compassionate care. Our mission is to create a home where everyone, residents, staff, family members and neighbors feel that we are part of a community. We provide music therapy and Montessori based activities. Our activities are geared towards individual needs. Our approach to each person is flexible, to account for everyone's uniqueness. We believe that what matters most is relationships, finding and cultivating connections is at the heart of what we do. Emily Carton, the owner of Thetford has over 40 years experience in all aspects of geriatric service,In addition, she has been trained in End of Life Care.

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Community Details

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Amenities Available

  • Over 55 accepted
  • Meals Provided
  • Beautician Onsite
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Activities Onsite
  • Vegetarian
  • Specialized Training for Caregivers
  • Montessori programming
  • Housekeeping provided
  • Laundry service / drycleaning


  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Nurse
  • Visiting Speech Therapist
  • Medication care managers / Medication Technicians
  • Medical Director: Nurse Practitioner
  • ADL Assistance

Other Services

  • Respite Offered
  • Hospice Available
  • Aging in Place
  • Special Diets: Low / No Sugar
  • Special Diets: Low / No sodium
  • Special Diets: Gluten-free

No Smoking

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reviewed on: 11/8/2013 by Dennis

My Mother's Long Term Care Policy was expiring and I needed to find a home for her that was less than the $10,000.00 per month that she was presently spending. Carolyn was simply great in giving m... more...

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