Home Care

Home Care Near You

Home care means you or your loved one can receive a high level of care and support without leaving the comfort of home. At Knute Nelson, our home care services are designed to keep you in your home and adapt to your new way of life. Whether you’re recovering from a surgery or illness or need daily assistance from a skilled nurse, our home care can help you continue to age happily in your home.

Home Care Services

From medication management to educating family caregivers on proper care instruction, our home care services can keep you safe and improve your wellbeing. Our services include:

  • Skilled nursing and case management
  • Medication management and education
  • Wound, ostomy and continence nurse
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Cardiac and blood pressure monitoring
  • Smart-home technology
  • IV therapy​​​​​​
     

Contact Us

2715 Highway 29 South, Suite 103
Alexandria, MN 56308

(320) 759-1273

Home Care serves the communities of Alexandria, Baxter, Elbow Lake, Fergus Falls, Little Falls, Long Prairie, Morris, Park Rapids, St. Cloud, Wadena and beyond. See below for specific location contact information.

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Home Care of Chronic Illnesses

In some cases, an illness requires around-the-clock care and support to the aging adult and their family. Our compassionate and experienced home care team can provide 24-hour monitoring and care management of chronic illnesses such as:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Cancer

Personal Care and Companionship

Our personal care giving team empowers individuals to stay safely in their homes while receiving assistance with activities of daily living.

  • Bathing
  • Companionship
  • Dressing
  • Errands
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping

*Availability for personal care services may vary by location. Please contact us for more information.

Therapy In Your Home

When you aren't able to travel to an outpatient therapy clinic, therapy can come to you. You receive all the benefits from wherever you call home. Therapies offered include:

  • Physical therapy: Physical therapy is focused on your lower body to improve walking and other movements.
  • Occupational therapy: Occupational therapy is focused on the upper body and improving movements for everyday activities and living.
  • Speech therapy: Speech therapy is focused on improving verbal communication and swallowing.

Staff

Our home care team is highly educated and trained to provide the home care you or a loved one needs. Each member of our team is employed directly by Knute Nelson and undergo continued education to ensure they’re capable of providing the necessary services, from blood pressure monitoring to IV therapy.

Once home care is ordered by your primary provider, our team will come to your residence to assess your physical needs and home environment. This allows our team to determine the personalized support needed to improve your quality of life.

Devices and Wearables

Home-based technology helps keep you or your loved one healthier, safer and at home for as long as possible. We offer:

Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS): We offer various models of PERS based on your health needs. If your mobility is limited to your home, these systems can work with your landline. There are also mobile systems available when you are out in public.

Medication Management Machines: These machines provide automatic medication management. Your personal machine will go off at the programmed times each day and administer the proper dosage of medication. A nurse will program the machine for you, answer any questions you have and teach you how to use it.​​​​​​​


Learn more about our technology offerings.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are many questions an individual or a family has when it comes to Home Care for themselves or for their loved one. Below are answers to a few of the more common questions. It is likely you will have more questions and we are here to answer them all. To inquire, please fill out the form above.

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How does payment work?

Home care is usually less expensive and as effective as care in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. It may be covered by Medicare, Medicaid, VA, private pay, insurance plans or waiver programs. Our team will work with you to determine your eligibility and level of coverage.

Knute Nelson Home Care is a Medicare-Certified, Comprehensive Home Care agency.

“Thankfully I had sweet, sweet, capable people caring for me. I can’t recall how often they came, but I was almost never alone. It’s taken a village to put me back together.” –Norma, former home care client

What services can Home Care provide?

Home Care services include, but not limited to:

  • skilled nursing and case management
  • medication management and education
  • wound, ostomy and continence nurse
  • lymphedema therapy
  • physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • cardiac and blood pressure monitoring
  • 24-hour monitoring and care management of chronic illnesses including:
    • congestive heart failure
    • diabetes
    • emphysema
    • pneumonia
    • asthma
    • cancer
    • smart-home technology
    • IV therapy

Knute Nelson Home Care Office Locations

Alexandria

2715 Highway 29 South, Suite 103
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 759-1273

Baxter

15670 Edgewood Drive North, Suite 150
Baxter, MN 56425
(218) 454-1542

Fergus Falls

403 South Union Avenue, Suite 4
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 736-4098

Long Prairie

22339 US Hwy 71
Long Prairie, MN 56347
(320) 732-3110

Morris

514 Atlantic Avenue
Morris, MN 56267
(320) 585-6402

Park Rapids

1006 Crocus Hill Street
Park Rapids, MN 56470
(218) 237-2350

St. Cloud

655 2nd Street South
Waite Park, Minnesota 56387
(320) 252-5056

Fargo/Moorhead*

3361 45th Street South, Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 356-3803

*Care provided by Ethos Home Care

Wadena

618 Jefferson Street North, Suite 2
Wadena, MN 56482
(218) 632-1335

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