Call for pricing and availability: (800) 780-8101
1912 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
Based on 37 reviews
Services and Housing OptionsIndependent Living, Assisted Living, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation
Call for pricing and availability(800) 780-8101
Forwood Manor Description
At Forwood Manor Senior Living, we provide everything you need to feel at home. Our caring staff are always there for you, and we know exactly how you like your coffee! We also offer a variety of activities to keep you engaged, like bridge games. You can depend on us for the care you need, and we give you the freedom to do what you love.
Senior living has never been so full of life! Here at our spacious community, you'll find friends around every corner and activities to suit every interest. Whether you're attending a riveting talk on current events, learning how to make sponge art, or enjoying a night out at the casino, there's always something to do. Plus, with 13 acres of natural beauty to explore, you'll never run out of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Come see for yourself why senior living is better than ever at our community!
Forwood Manor is located 2.3 miles from Claymont, a very small town with a population of 8,253. Other nearby cities and towns include Edgemoor, Wilmington, Village Green-Green Ridge and Carneys Point. The community is in a middle-upper class neighborhood where the average income is $93,497, 37% of the country has a higher median income.
This community provides Independent Living, Assisted Living, Respite Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and has Studio, One Bedroom, Two Bedroom and Suite apartments available. Studio apartments start at an estimated $3,110 a month, while the average cost of Independent Living is $3,557 in Wilmington, $3,872 in DE, and $3,394 in the United States. These prices are estimated. Forwood Manor is a member of a larger group of communities called Five Star Senior Living. Forwood Manor is ranked 3 out of 25 communities in Wilmington and is ranked 9 out of 61 communities in DE.
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in-house doctor visits
assistance with activities of daily living
regular wellness checks
skilled nursing care
in-house physical therapy
resident clubs and committees
low sugar/salt options
private dining room
restaurant-style dining room
financial solutions partnerships
scheduled local transportation
parking on premises
secure outdoor areas
card and game room
barber and beauty salon
in-house religious services
Healthcare Near Forwood Manor
Forwood Manor is close to a wide range of health providers including hospitals, pharmacies and dentists. The closest hospital is Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children which is 3.3 miles away, but there are also other hospitals in the area including Saint Francis Healthcare, and Community Hospital. Pharmacies close by are Walgreens which is 1.3 miles away, Rite Aid, and Rehoboth Pharmacy. Have to go to the dentist? Options include Wahl Family Dentistry which is 2.8 miles away, Dr. Albert Turk, D.M.D., and Centre for Cosmetic Dentistry.
Forwood Manor is also close to a range of restaurants, culture, shopping and parks. Looking to go out to eat or order takeout? Order Chinese at Unique Restaurant, a burger at Red Robin or Italian at Cafe Riviera. Love the arts? Head on over to Arden Gild Hall, The Candlelight Theater, or Darlington Arts Center. Enjoy shopping? Spend some time at Concord Mall, Independence Mall, or Concordville Town Center. Looking for a park to relax at? Enjoy the outdoors at Holiday Hills Park, Longcome Park, or Chatham Park.
Weather in the area consists of an average of 159 days of rain, 21 days of snow and 183 days of sun and the total precipitation is around 2.8 inches a year. The region reaches a high of 81°F in the summer and 34°F in the winter, with an average temp of 58.1°F throughout the year. The average humidity is 69.7%, with max winds averaging around 10.7 mph.
This community is licensed by the state of DE. It is a medium-sized community with 40 total beds.
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Although my 96 year old mother recently passed, our whole family has nothing to say but the highest praise for the staff of Forwood Manor. She spent 4 years there, first in independent living and finally in assisted living. The entire staff, from the director, to the whole back office staff, to all the receptionists and security officers, to the physical therapy center, the hair salon, and to all the housekeepers and maintenance staff, the behind the scenes cooks, and the darling high school kids who work in the dining room (when there’s not a pandemic), we did not experience one person working there who wasn’t lovely. The residents themselves are also lovely and mother had many friends. Before the pandemic, the place was beautifully maintained and activities were wonderful. They have handled the pandemic with grace and good common sense, to the best of their ability keeping people as safe as possible in a dreadful situation. Although we’re in a strange time in history, presumably when we have this disease under control, for those who are no longer able to live on their own, Forwood Manor is a perfect place.
A letter to future families of Forwood Manor,My brother and I are writing this so that anyone considering Forwood Manor Senior Living knows that they and/or their loves ones will not be disappointed. With that being said, we wanted to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Executive Director, management and all the staff, along with the residents, as they made our parents feel at home since the day we walked in the door almost six years ago.Over the years, both of our parents transitioned multiple times from short-term rehab, to Independent Living, and then Assisted Living, all while never having to leave the community. With each move, they were properly cared for, treated with dignity and given the utmost respect - right up until their recent passing.From the beginning, we have been delighted with their experience, as Forwood has always considered our parents (and us as their children) part of the “Forwood Family.” We had, and continue to have, the ultimate confidence in how they have been handling the COVID-19 situation. We were always satisfied with their genuine compassion to do right by the residents, but to have full trust in this team was always the most comforting.Now, we hope you take comfort in the wonderful experience we had and know that that would be extended to your family as well.Sincerely,Mark and Ernie Purnell
Sales director was knowledgeable, informative and above all, very professional. Having someone that makes you feel welcome and comfortable, especially when it involves my mother's care and security, is a wonderful feeling. If you are looking into assisted living residences, you wont be disappointed with them.
I can't say enough good about Starlite, a program to provide non-medical assistance to Forwood Independent Living residents. The staff member who routinely supports my mother brightens-up the day in many ways. She has a smile and personality that is contagious and always goes the extra mile to ensure that needs are satisfied. The value that she adds has been especially welcome during the global pandemic when access to the facility by family is limited and the need for resident companionship and a friendly conversation is at a premium.
This is a beautiful place to live. The grounds are lovely and well-maintained, the staff members are considerate and helpful, and the residents quickly become friends with each other.Individual apartments are large and comfortable, and residents enjoy decorating them with their own favorite furnishings. There are beautiful guest rooms as well, so that out-of-town visitors can be conveniently housed while they are here.The calendar is filled with activities for everyone, according to each person's interests. This is a great place to continue to grow in spirit and to enjoy Life!
My parents moved into Forwood Manor in August and they have been treated with kindness and respect. Jamie and the rest of the staff have gone out of their way to make their new home, feel like HOME. There are many opportunities to get involved, and the residents are very friendly and welcoming.
My grandmother was a resident there while she was still alive and always spoke so highly of Forwood Manor. Specifically she mentioned the friendliness of the staff, the delicious meals (soup in particular), cleanthiness of the facilities, and all of the wonderful daily activities that were planned to bring the Manor community together. I highly recommend Forward Manor to everyone searching for great accommodations for their aging family members.
I had the wonderful opportunity to visit several of my friends in Independent Living last week. Upon entering the dining room I spotted my friend Brad with a group of his friends in happy conversation and enjoying lunch. Their server could not have been more accommodating to the group. What great piece of mind knowing that Brad is in such a wonderful caring environment! Thank you!
After a diagnosis of COPD, my siblings and I had to move our father to a more "assisted" facility, although he was still able to move around on his own. He lived there for about a year and a half before passing, but he loved it. He continually raved about the staff, the meals and his new-found friends. We would highly recommend Forwood Manor that feels more like "home" than a "facility".
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