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APPLE VALLEY

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Elgin is 4-bedroom rambler located off of 142nd Path West and 140th Street West (Dakota County). Each of the people who live at Elgin has their own bedroom. The home is fully wheelchair accessible as there is an elevator. The house also has a non-wheelchair accessible van. There are three bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom downstairs. It is in a quiet neighborhood (primarily residential) and has a backyard with an area to play basketball. The home is licensed as a 4-person waiver. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is scheduled approximately 10 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.

BROOKLYN PARK

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Edgewood is a six-bed rambler located near County Road 81 and 63rd Avenue in Brooklyn Park (Hennepin County). Each of the individuals at the home have their own bedroom. The upstairs has a ramp and is wheelchair accessible but the lower level is not wheelchair accessible. The home is licensed as an ICF-DD. The house has a full time program manager, and a nurse is scheduled at 18 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. A dietician reviews nutritional needs at least annually.

BUFFALO

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Douglas is 6-bed rambler that is nestled in the quiet community of Buffalo, Minnesota. The house is about one block from a recreational lake. The home is licensed as an ICF-DD. People living at the house enjoy a wide range of preferred activities and are supported by staff to attend events and routine activities. Housemates share a large living room, kitchen, 2 bathrooms, laundry area, accessible deck and large wooded yard. The staff is trained in the areas of medication administration, CPR, and positive supports. Staff is also skilled in physical cares. A consulting nurse is scheduled weekly and a dietician reviews nutritional needs at least annually.

BURNSVILLE

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Kennelly is a 7-bed 2-story home located in Burnsville, close to I35E and highway 13 . Two of the five bedrooms are shared between individuals, and most bedrooms are located on the second floor. The home is equipped with an elevator. It was built in 1983, has a main floor that is fully accessible, and has a van. The home is located on a moderately busy residential street, and has two small side yards. The home is licensed as a 7-bed ICF-DD. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is scheduled at 12 hours a week. Twenty-four-hour staffing is in place. Staff are skilled in providing cares and supports, including bathing, showering, dressing, providing mealtime supports, providing recreational supports, advocating for people, administering medications, completing a variety of medical procedures, and assisting with medical appointments.

MAPLEWOOD

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME — Cope is a 6-bed rambler located in Maplewood, near MN 36 and White Bear Ave. All bedrooms are single-occupancy, and all bedrooms are located on the main floor. It was built in 1990, has a main floor that is fully accessible, and has a wheelchair-accessible van. The basement, which is primarily used for storage, is not accessible. The home is located on a moderately busy residential street and has a fenced-in patio. The home is licensed as a 6-bed ICF. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is scheduled at 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.

MAPLE GROVE

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: 75th Avenue is a 6-person rambler style home located in Maple Grove (Hennepin County). The house is very close to Fish Lake and overlooks a wooded pond with a variety of wildlife. The home also has several gardens and an outdoor patio and deck. The neighborhood has wonderful walking paths and quiet streets. The house is wheelchair accessible. The open bed room is located upstairs, we recently put in an elevator to make both floors of the home accessible. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs and 3 bedrooms downstairs.

MENDOTA HEIGHTS

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Victoria Road home was built in 1981 and was remodeled recently. Each person has their own bedroom in this spacious one level home which is located in a residential neighborhood of Mendota Heights. There is a beautiful pergola over an outdoor visiting area with paths that wind through several gardens in the back yard. The home is completely wheelchair accessible and a wheelchair accessible van is located at the house. The staff are trained in the areas of providing physical cares, medication administration, implementation of a variety of medical procedures, therapy approaches, and CPR. A staff nurse is scheduled at 40 hours a week.