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919 Old Highway 2
Proctor, MN 55810-1750
(218) 624-5102
Fax: (218) 624-6028
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
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    Diamond Willow specialized in caring for elders with advanced care needs through end of life care. Prior to Diamond Willow, few choices existed for those with advanced medical, memory or physical care needs in assisted living. Each Diamond Willow setting is designed to feel like home. An expansive great room with a stone fireplace is found at the center of the building. Adjacent, is a comfortable, open kitchen much like you would find in any contemorary home. This open design is accented with amy full sized windors to let in plenty of light. All of our homes feature ten private suites with private bath and shower. Every suite is spacious yet comfortable and fee to decorated and personalized. In addition, our homes are designed with a whirlpool center and hair salon for the convenience of our residents. Our commitment is to provide a comfortable, safe, warm environment for our deserving elders. In addition to positive surroundings, we offer one of the highest staff-to-resident ratios.
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 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
    Adult day care
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Hit, kick, or act physically aggressive
    Yell, curse, or act verbally aggressive
    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
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Each Diamond Willow Facility has 1 full time RN Director and 1 full time LPN. We also employ numerous care specialists and many have their CNA License. We require an extensive training program on the Diamond Willow protocol and procedures and also do yearly in-services and training.
    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
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    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:
    Diamond Willow is an advanced care assisted living and specializes in end of life care. It is unlike other assisted livings where residents are discharged to a nursing home at then end of life. We work closely with Hospice in all of our 9 communities to aid in the passing of our residents.
    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
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    1st Facility opened in July, 2004.
    Number of residents: 20
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Diamond Willow offers a variety of activities on a day to day basis. We pride ourselves in being the alternative to the nursing home where as you won't find anything at Diamond Willow that you wouldn't find in your own home. There are no med carts or lunch trays. It truly is a home like environment. All meals are home made with baking done daily. We encourage people to relax by the fireplace and listen or read a good book! We also have musicians attend Diamond Willow on a weekly basis. Residents are encouraged to attend but never forced!
    This facility caters to:
    Each Diamond Willow Facility has a link that serves as a community room. This room is opened up to the public free of charge to encourage groups to use our space. We cater to religous groups, craft groups, etc.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    HUD or other subsidy
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $500
    Nursing care fee required
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