Care and support around the clock
When you or a loved one receive care at our skilled nursing community in Alexandria, MN, you will receive the 24-hour personal care and support you need. Additionally, you will thrive socially with a variety of activities and visits from the children at our on-site intergenerational childcare center. Continue reading to learn more about the services offered at the Knute Nelson Care Center.
24/7 Skilled Care and Peace of Mind
Our skilled nursing staff are on-site 24-hours per day to monitor and provide care to you or a loved one. Rest assured that assistance will be readily available whenever you may need it. Things our skilled nursing staff might assist with include:
Complex medication management, including IVs
Chronic illness management such as diabetes, COPD, or Congestive Heart Failure
Incontinence, catheter, and colostomy care
Activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or eating
Our staff will work with you to develop a care plan that will make you feel valued, comfortable, and safe.
Each individual we serve is unique and deserves to thrive while doing the things they love. We get to know each of our residents and their interests, passions, and personalities. Our life enrichment staff design fun and engaging activities to fit our residents’ unique needs and desires. You can participate in our activities regardless of your physical or cognitive ability. Some activities offered include:
Arts and crafts
Games and puzzles
Reading – alone, or group reading
Music – playing and listening
Scenic drives and excursions
Cooking and baking
Visits and activities with children from the intergenerational childcare center
View a sample activity schedule to better understand how residents are engaged at Knute Nelson. If you are interested in an activity we do not offer, our activity staff will do their best to accommodate to your requests.
The Knute Nelson Care Center has an on-site Alexandria Area YMCA Child Care Center. The children visit the residents of the Care Center for activities and can often be seen walking through the halls while transferring locations or singing for the residents. The kids call the residents at the Knute Nelson Care Center their “grand buddies.”
If you would like to learn more about Long-Term Care at Knute Nelson, contact us at (320)335-8708 or fill out a form.
Our Long-Term Care at Knute Nelson
Knute Nelson Care Center
Knute Nelson Care Center is located in Alexandria, MN, and offers long-term care and short-term rehab. Learn more about the Knute Nelson Care Center.