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ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY

990 19TH STREET SOUTH
Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 252-0010
Fax: (320) 654-2351
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Home Health Care, Home Care,
ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY serves Benton County, MN
  • General Information
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    The Gorecki Care Center is the 222-bed licensed long-term care facility of St. Benedict’s Senior Community. An interdisciplinary team provides care for individuals who need attention and services 24 hours a day. Residents’ lives are enhanced by an integrated schedule of nursing care, therapeutic recreation, spiritual growth options and social interaction; individualized rehabilitation programs are provided when needed. Regular physician visits and pharmaceutical deliveries contribute to superior health care. Modern, comfortable living is achieved through tastefully furnished, spacious rooms and commons areas. Our attention to detail and desire to create a home-like atmosphere make the Gorecki Care Center a pleasant place to live or stay. In our new wing, the private rooms feature private bathrooms, refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screen TVs and bay windows. The Gorecki Care Center has 130 private rooms and 92 semi-private rooms. Numerous sitting areas throughout the care center provide gathering spaces for families and friends to visit and still have some privacy. There also are several porches that residents and visitors can enjoy as well as Lillian’s Garden, which features raised gardens, a fountain and wheelchair-accessible swing.
    All genders welcome
    Age 16 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Foot care
    Toileting
    Care Services
    Mental health counseling
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Health Condition Care
    Memory loss
    Staff certifications and training:
    In addition to obtaining proper certification or licensure, all staff assigned to work with dementia residents is trained by St. Benedict’s Senior Community on an annual basis. Topics of Alzheimer’s education include “Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias,” “Assistance with Activities of Daily Living,” “Caregiver Role,” “Managing Challenging Behaviors,” “Communications Skills for Persons with Alzheimer’s,” and “Support of Family Members and Providing Care for Confused Residents.” Continued education credits are required to support staff members’ certifications or licensures. In addition to dementia-specific training, direct care staff also receives St. Benedict’s Senior Community general orientation education and Home Care training as required by the applicable Home Care Class F licensure.
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Safe wandering areas
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    The Special Care Unit at St. Benedict’s Senior Community provides a safe environment to meet the unique needs of those with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia disorders. We provide high-quality care without the use of unnecessary chemical or physical restraints. The unit’s staff is a specially trained, multidisciplinary team that is able to offer an enriched social environment as well as physical care for the distinct needs of the disoriented resident. The resident’s family members are important and are included in the plan of care. The Special Care Unit includes a wing for those whose wandering puts them at risk. Freedom of movement, socialization and specialized programming provide the environment necessary for residents to achieve their maximum social, mental, physical and spiritual potential.
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Community
    Opened in:
    1978
    Number of residents: 197
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Guest lodging
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    A variety of social and recreational opportunities is offered, which encourages each individual to remain active, challenged, stimulated and, most of all, to have fun! Daily Mass and weekly Protestant services are available in the chapel for residents who are able to attend.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 190
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid ST. CLOUD HOSPITAL
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 9/15/1986
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Both
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average state scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average region scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.56 stars
    3.87 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.79 stars
    3.53 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    4.06 stars
    4.2 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.77 stars
    3.87 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.9 stars
    4.5 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average state scores in 9 of 14 areas.
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average region scores in 7 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.2 hours
    2.48 hours
    2.31 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.81 hours
    0.75 hours
    0.87 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.07 hours
    0.82 hours
    0.91 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.88 hours
    1.57 hours
    1.78 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.08 hours
    4.05 hours
    4.1 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0 hours
    0.08 hours
    0.04 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.54 hours
    2.43 hours
    2.54 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.61 hours
    0.61 hours
    0.61 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.92 hours
    0.93 hours
    0.9 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.08 hours
    3.97 hours
    4.05 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.12 hours
    2.49 hours
    2.24 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.1 hours
    1.02 hours
    1.19 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.87 hours
    0.64 hours
    0.75 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.03 hours
    4.09 hours
    4.08 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average state scores in 5 of 13 areas.
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average region scores in 5 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    12.2%
    14.64%
    12.63%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    10.7%
    10.34%
    11.97%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    1.5%
    4.33%
    1.96%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    5.6%
    7.15%
    6.02%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    42.1%
    46.76%
    45.07%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    1.8%
    3.4%
    2.12%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    3.7%
    5.14%
    3.63%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    3.2%
    6.69%
    4.25%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    1.2%
    0.82%
    1%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    6%
    3.85%
    5.55%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    99.1%
    96.59%
    97.88%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    96.25%
    98.73%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    12.9%
    16.94%
    13.17%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average state scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY exceeds average region scores in 3 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    28.3%
    23.33%
    27.38%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0.4%
    0.99%
    0.42%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    93.4%
    87.13%
    91.75%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    97.2%
    85.33%
    94.05%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    1.2%
    1.83%
    1.98%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Benedict Homes are designed to embrace the special needs of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive disorders. Residents live in small group settings and are supervised 24 hours a day by staff trained to work with people who have memory loss. This home offers a unique living alternative to individuals whose memory loss affects their safety. Promoting maximum independence in a home setting is a high priority of the Benedict Homes. Residents have the opportunity to take part in familiar activities according to their abilities. Activities focus on each person's life skills and talents that provide a sense of usefulness, pleasure and success.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Medication management
    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
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff certifications and training:
    In addition to obtaining proper certification or licenses, all staff assigned to work with dementia residents is trained by St. Benedict’s Senior Community on an annual basis. Topics of Alzheimer’s education include “Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias,” “Assistance with Activities of Daily Living,” “Caregiver Role,” “Managing Challenging Behaviors,” “Communications Skills for Persons with Alzheimer’s,” and “Support of Family Members and Providing Care for Confused Residents.” Continued education credits are required to support staff members’ certifications or licenses. In addition to dementia-specific training, direct care staff also receives St. Benedict’s Senior Community general orientation education and Home Care training as required by the applicable Home Care Class F license.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    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
    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:
    Benedict Homes are designed to embrace the special needs of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive disorders. Residents live in small group settings and are supervised 24 hours a day by staff trained to work with people who have memory loss. This home offers a unique living alternative to individuals whose memory loss affects their safety. Promoting maximum independence in a home setting is a high priority of the Benedict Homes. Residents have the opportunity to take part in familiar activities according to their abilities. Activities focus on each person's life skills and talents that provide a sense of usefulness, pleasure and success.
    Accommodations
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1991
    Number of residents: 24
    Dietary Options
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Family style
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Designed for people 62 or better who meet specific income guidelines, Benet Place consists of two buildings with 79 units. Beautifully maintained, each apartment is approximately 545 square feet complete with kitchen, living room, bedroom and bath. Residents enjoy a vibrant community with a dining program, beauty shop, coffee shop, hobby/community room, pool table, exercise equipment and laundry facilities. Benet Place South also is home to Whitney WithOut Walls, an outreach activity of the Whitney Senior Center. This award-winning program provides a variety of entertainment and education activities.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Contract for on-call nursing care
    No licensed physician care provided
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Accommodations
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Community
    Opened in:
    1995
    Number of residents: 79
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Housekeeping
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Cost
    Damage or security deposit required
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 5
    Health Inspection Rating : 5
    Quality Measures Rating : 4
    Staffing Rating : 5
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 5
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=245350
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 245350
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    MN Nursing Home
    License No. 00774
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    MN Housing With Services
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    MN Home Care Provider - Class F
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
    Comprehensive (Home Health Care)
    License No. 20711
    Issued by Minnesota Department of Health
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