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Walker Elder Suites

7400 York Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55435-5661
(952) 835-8351
Fax: (952) 835-7453
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Walker Elder Suites is Assisted Living in a gracious setting. Our Edina location--near large shopping complexes, restaurants, libraries, physician offices, hospitals and parks -- is convenient for both seniors and their families. Comprehensive assisted living...for individuals who need higher levels of care, our Care Suites are specifically designed to provide around-the-clock continuous care; staffed at a 5:1 ratio. Our licensed nurses are on duty 24 hours a day, allowing personalized and flexible care. Those needing higher levels of care such as those with Parkinson's disease and hospice patients find the compassionate care and warm surroundings supportive. Elegant and yet cozy surroundings with a residential atmosphere make residents feel right at home. Our own 24 hour awake staff is here to offer the supportive care and services that frail elders may need. Our Activities staff are here 7 days a week offering a variety of social, spiritual, and educational and enjoyable entertainment opportunities to meet a wide range of interests: from daily exercise groups to gardening in our Rose Garden, to painting and literature, to intergenerational visits with neighborhood school children, to cultural events and guest speakers. Our new, comfortable, wheel-chair accessible bus is available to take residents shopping, on luncheon outings, to sporting events, or to plays and symphonies, as well as to individual medical appointments at no charge to our residents. We offer a wide range of personal cares and services from our own Home Care staff, with personalized care plans tailored for each individual resident. Other amenities offered include our full-service Salon, for pampering including massage and pedicures, to a full services beauty treatments and services for both men and women. Our laundry service gives personal attention to care of each resident’s personal laundry, including a dry-cleaning service. Cultural outings, programs, performances and community celebrations are just a few of the opportunities for our residents to enjoy here at Walker Elder Suites.
    All genders welcome
    Eligibility requirements:
    Ages 55 and over; Appropriate for Assisted Living Community Living
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    All Resident Assistant staff are certified NAR's. All medications are set up by LPN's. All mediation assistance is performed by TMA or LPN staff only. Continuing Education In-service training is provided monthly for all home health care staff.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Uncontrolled, wandering; elopement risk; aggressive/acting out/disturbing (screaming/crying out/swearing) behaviors that are not re-direct able behaviors that are dangerous to self or to others
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    We offer a 5:1 staffing ratio in our highest level of care, our Care Suites, for individuals who require greater assistance with Activities of Daily Living, and / or a more structured environment. This works especially well with more frail elders who need greater assistance.
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $3000
    Maximum cost: $3570
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $3900
    Maximum cost: $4100
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Service animals allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1992
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 72
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    Primary pharmaceutical service:
    Thrifty White
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Tagalog
    Other recreational activities:
    Bible Study, Worship Services, Garden Club, Bingo nights, Wellness Clinic, Flu Shot Clinic, Daily Exercise Programs, Craft Groups, History Club, Socials, Music and Entertainment.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $1000
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
    Licenses
    MN Housing With Services
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    MN Home Care Provider - Class F
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health

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