Caring people make the difference at Harrison Terrace. You can feel it the minute you walk into our community and meet our staff. They are experts in senior care who are not just doing a job, but following a calling. They are here to help you and your family find answers, solutions and peace of mind. In fact, they become an extension of your family.
We are conveniently located on the east side of Indianapolis, just minutes from downtown and offer easy access to I-70 and I-465. We are also close to Community Hospital East, a full service hospital offering emergency healthcare. Family and friends are encouraged to visit often and enjoy all that downtown Indianapolis has to offer!
As a resident of Harrison Terrace, you will benefit from the dementia care and services offered, along with the freedom, comfort and security of living in a senior community. You will find a warm and comfortable atmosphere with caring and friendly staff.
Auguste’s Cottage is a structured, research-based memory care program. We utilize a person-centered, wellness-based model of care that incorporates stimulating daily activities to sustain independence and promote a healthy spirit. Auguste’s Cottage is a self-contained center within our care community. The concept is to focus on maintaining a secure, home environment where residents have a sense of belonging and meaning each and every day. We offer:
Auguste’s Cottage is a self-contained center within our communities. We surround residents with artwork and special personal items from their past to help foster a sense of belonging and cultivate feelings of security. Plants adorn the halls and pets visit frequently. This protected environment fosters dignity and supports autonomy by reducing challenges.
Long Term Care is a great option for those who struggle with daily tasks and can no longer be cared for at home due to illness, injury, frailty or other limitations. Under the guidance of an attending physician, Long Term Care is provided in our communities by licensed nurses, specially-trained health care aides and a full interdisciplinary care team.
Long Term Care includes a variety of services, including social services and activities as well as physical, occupational and speech therapies to assist our residents in maintaining the highest level of independence possible. Our settings are home-like, cheerful, soothing and secure to ensure the highest quality of life for our residents.
Along with private pay, ASC is proud to accept a wide variety of payment options including Medicaid for qualified applicants. Our Medicaid specialists can assist you and your family through the application process.
While it’s natural for caregivers to allow their own needs to get pushed aside, it’s important for them to realize that they deserve a break from their responsibilities in order to properly care for themselves.
This is where senior respite care can make a difference in a caregiver’s life. Respite stays are an option for those who need respite care services for elderly friends or family on a short-term basis. This allows home caregivers the ability to travel, start a new job, recuperate from an illness, or pursue other interests. Many find respite stays are the perfect option for recovery from surgery or hospitalization.
Should a short stay require extended care, we can accommodate that, too. We carefully examine the needs of our respite guests and provide the level of care required to make their stay comfortable and enjoyable. Family members leave with the confidence that their loved one is safe and in good hands.
Hospice and palliative care for seniors is designed to provide comfort, care, and pain relief for those facing terminal illness. Hospice care involves a team approach to supporting patients and their families with expert medical care and pain management, along with meeting the spiritual and emotional needs of both the patient and the family.
Hospice and palliative care represent a compassionate approach to end-of-life care, assuring the best quality of life and allowing your loved ones to live as comfortably as possible. American Senior Communities partners with local hospice companies to offer comprehensive hospice services, including skilled nursing care, respite care, spiritual and bereavement counseling, medical equipment and supplies, social services, and pharmacy services. By assembling an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, aides, volunteers, social workers and clergy, we are able to serve the special needs of hospice patients and their families.
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The coronavirus pandemic has deeply impacted lives in our local community and lives all around the world. According to the CDC, older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19. At American Senior Communities, we are working tirelessly to reduce the spread of this virus and its effects on our residents and employees. This includes aggressive testing. Uniquely and early on, ASC created our own testing strike team of nurses. We partnered with a private lab to expand our testing capabilities to more quickly and thoroughly identify residents and employees that may be affected by COVID-19. Senior communities that test aggressively may report higher number of cases than other communities that do not have the test capabilities of ASC. This strategy enhances our ability to quickly identify and implement isolation protocols as appropriate. Our testing strategy is ongoing and includes retesting residents who are in recovery.
Open communication with families and loved ones is an extremely important priority for us. Below is the most current COVID-19 data for this community.
RESIDENT AND EMPLOYEE DATA
Our residents and the families we serve are very important to us. We will continue to move forward with compassion, and an abundance of caution and quality care. For general information and updates, visit ASCCare.com/COVID19update.
We are in this together, thank you for your continued support.
“The staff is wonderful. The facility is clean. They have a lot of different activities and entertainment for the residents.”— Sue Spencer, friend of resident
“When I brought my husband here, I was told by another facility that there was nothing that could be done to improve his health. Well, he is still here, and he's celebrated two birthdays since then!”— Patty Knoy, wife of resident
“The whole place is wonderful! The staff is great, and the therapy department is amazing. The kitchen and housekeeping departments always do their best.”— Lois Ford, friend of resident
“I'm very grateful for my mother to be here. The people here are kind and helpful!”— Karl Whorley, son of resident
“The staff is very attentive. My father trusts them!”— Carolyn Payton, daughter of resident