Dear Forest Hills of DC Community,

Happy New Year! As we enter 2024, I am filled with a sense of optimism and excitement for the possibilities. The dawn of a new year marks not only the passing of time but an opportunity for new beginnings and growth. At Forest Hills of DC, our commitment to continually grow as a supportive community that inspires and engages seniors, and their caregivers remains at the forefront of everything we do.

Mission: A Foundation for New Beginnings

Our mission is the guiding force behind our actions and decisions. To continually grow as a supportive community is a goal and a commitment to creating an environment where every resident and caregiver feels supported, valued, and inspired. As we embark on this new year, let us carry our mission in our hearts, driving us to make Forest Hills of DC an even more vibrant and caring community.

Vision: Quality Care and Services in the Greater Washington DC Area

Our vision for Forest Hills of DC is clear – to provide quality care and services for seniors and their families in the greater Washington DC area. This vision is a promise to our community, a commitment to excellence in every aspect of senior living. In the coming year, we aim to enhance the quality of care and services, making Forest Hills of DC the preferred choice for families seeking a nurturing and compassionate environment.

Values: Compassion, Growth Mindset, Inclusion, Integrity, Respect, Sustainability

Our values are the bedrock of our community. They shape our culture and define who we are. As we embrace new beginnings, let’s carry these values forward:

Compassion: In every interaction, let kindness and understanding guide our actions.

Growth Mindset: Approach challenges with curiosity and openness to foster continuous improvement.

Inclusion: Celebrate our diverse community, ensuring everyone feels a sense of belonging.

Integrity: Uphold honesty and ethical conduct, building trust within our community.

Respect: Recognize and honor the dignity of each individual, fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Sustainability: Make choices that contribute to the long-term well-being of our community and the environment.

Community Updates and Achievements:

COVID Update: Beginning with the week of January 1, 2024, staying up to date now includes receiving the 2023-2024 updated COVID-19 vaccine. Your health and safety continue to be our top priority.


Increased Community Presence: We’re excited to share that Forest Hills of DC is experiencing more traffic from family and visitors. The increased vibrancy adds to the sense of community and connection.

Workforce Development: Our commitment to workforce retention is reinforced by the introduction of our Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Apprenticeship Program. Investing in the skills and growth of our team ensures top-tier care for our residents.

Awards and Honors: Forest Hills of DC has been recognized as Best Nursing Homes in the 2024 US News rankings. This accolade reflects our dedication to providing outstanding senior living services.

Forest Hills of DC has been recognized as a 2022 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) which recognizes providers across the nation that have demonstrated improved quality outcomes for staff, residents, and individuals with disabilities in long term and post-acute care.

As we enter this new year, let us embrace the opportunities for growth, connection, and excellence. Thank you for being an integral part of the Forest Hills of DC community. Here’s to a year filled with new beginnings, joy, and continued growth.

Warm regards,

Crystal L. Scott Administrator Forest Hills of DC



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