For more information about our residential openings, please contact Rod Carlson at Rod.Carlson@livingwell.org or 651.242.5118


West St. Paul

ThompsonTHOMPSON is a two-level home located on Thompson Ave between Highway 52 and Robert St in Dakota County. The home is licensed as a 4-person waiver with a 5th Respite bed. Each of the people who live at Thompson has their own bedroom, and an additional bedroom is available for respite services. Three other bedrooms have been converted to office areas. The upper level of the home is wheelchair accessible. The home was built in 1976. It is in a quiet neighborhood (primarily residential) and has a backyard with landscaping. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is scheduled at approximately 4 hours a week. Twenty-four-hour staffing is in place with an asleep overnight. Staff are skilled in providing cares and supports, including bathing, showering, dressing, providing mealtime supports (including processing food for special diets), providing recreational supports, advocating for people, administering medications, completing a variety of medical procedures, and assisting with medical appointments.

DESCRIPTION OF PEOPLE WHO CURRENTLY LIVE IN THE HOME:  Thompson is currently the home for two adult males and 1 adult female, as well as a resident cat and a resident dog. They enjoy a wide range of preferred activities and are supported by staff to attend events and participate in routine activities.

All people supported at Thompson communicate verbally and are able to ambulate. Some physical assistance is needed from staff with daily living cares. The people are described as functioning between the mild and moderate ranges of intellectual disability. One person is diagnosed with autism. One person is blind. All are vulnerable to forms of aggression from others.  Individualized support plans are in place to encourage skill building for a variety of functional daily living skills, support community involvement, personal wellness, communication, and financial planning.

Thompson is a warm and welcoming home ready to embrace and support a new person.  DATE OF OPENING: 12/3/2020


Mendota Heights
Carmen Lane

CARMEN is 6-bed rambler located near Highway 62 (Old Hwy 110) in Mendota Heights, Dakota County. Each of the individuals who live at Carmen have their own bedroom. The home was built in 2001 and is wheelchair accessible. It also has a wheelchair accessible van. Carmen is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and has a private, fenced-in backyard. The home is licensed as a 6-bed waiver hybrid. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is scheduled for 16 hours a week. Twenty-four-hour awake staffing is in place. Staff are skilled in providing cares and supports, including bathing, showering, dressing, providing mealtime supports (like purchasing, preparing, and processing food for special diets), providing recreational supports, advocating for people, administering medications, completing a variety of medical procedures, and assisting with medical appointments.


Maplewood

BROOKVIEW is 6-bedroom rambler located off of Century Avenue N and Hwy 94 in Maplewood (Ramsey County). Each of the people who live at Brookview has their own bedroom. The home, which was built in 1990, is wheelchair accessible and has a wheelchair accessible van. It is in a quiet neighborhood (primarily residential) and has a fairly large backyard with raised vegetable gardens. The home is licensed as a 6-bed ICF. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is scheduled approximately 12 hours a week. Twenty-four-hour awake staffing is in place. Staff are skilled in providing cares and supports, including bathing, showering, dressing, providing mealtime supports (like purchasing, preparing, and processing food for special diets), providing recreational supports, advocating for people, administering medications, completing a variety of medical procedures, and assisting with medical appointments.