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Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

1201 Garfield Ave
Albert Lea, MN 56007-3637
(507) 373-2311
Fax: (507) 369-0128
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Health Care, Home Care
Thorne Crest Senior Living Community serves Freeborn County, MN
  • General Information
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Home Care
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
  • Skilled Nursing
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    Last Update From CMS:
    Thorne Crest is the only continuing care community in Albert Lea. We are located in a residential area of the city with close access to shopping malls, grocery stores, churches, banks and walking areas. The interior is warm and inviting with a beautiful lounge, dining room and chapel. The residents of Thorne Crest are happy secure and have a feeling on contentment living in the community. There is a family atmosphere between staff and residents which provide a caring atmosphere. Dinning is a pleasure with waitress seeing that all of your needs are met. The menu consists of seven different entrees for fine dining with friends. Transportation, beauty shop, beautiful chapel, and recreation room for entertaining and activities. If you enjoy gardening, garden space is available to all whom wish to garden. Soon to come will be an Age Dynamics, which will provide individualize exercise programs with the assistance of a trainer working with the residents and staff to improve strength, flexibility and balance exercise for anyone who would like to participate. The continuum of care is available to all residents and the nice part is everything is under one roof and easily accessible to all who live at Thorne Crest. Garages are available for Residents who still drive or if the weather is in climate we will take you where you want to go at no additional charge. Throne Crest staff love what they do and will work to make Throne Crest home to all who join the family.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    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
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    All Nursing Assistance must be certified by the State of Minnesota. All Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses must be licensed by the State of Minnesota. Continuing Education is provided at a minimum of Monthly for all staff.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    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
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-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
    Safe wandering areas
    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:
    Uncontrollable aggressive behavior would be evaluated at Bethesda Hospital in Minnesota before discharge. If no help is available discharge would progress for suitable housing.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    One or one care and entertainment
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Controlled access garage
    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
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 200
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Other recreational activities:
    Golf Courses, Public Library, Walking Trails, Theatre coming soon to Thorne Crest Exercise Room and Trainer, Shopping Malls, Coffee Shops, Restaurant Sporting Events, Churches, many Fraternal Organizations, Women's groups and Volunteer Opportunities.
    This facility caters to:
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Variable rent or other fees based on age, income and/or other qualifications
    Buy-in fee required
    Pet deposit amount: $300
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
  • Assisted Living
  • Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Health Condition Care
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    On-Site Services
    Laundry service
  • Home Care
  • Financial Information
    Forms of Payment Accepted
    MN Housing With Services
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 245425
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    MN Nursing Home
    License No. 00833
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    Issued by Medicare
    MN Home Care Provider - Class F
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    Comprehensive (Home Health Care)
    License No. 20111
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
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