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

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 fulltime 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.

BIG LAKE

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Powell is as six-bed home with a walk-out basement. Powell is located on a cul-de-sac in Big Lake (Sherburne County). Each of the individuals living at Powell has their own bedroom. Each has expressed decoration ideas for their room and has helped to decorate to express his/her personal interests. The upstairs has a wheelchair ramp and is wheelchair accessible, the lower level is not. The front yard has a wheelchair accessible glider swing. The home is licensed as an ICF-DD. The house has a full time Program Manager and the consulting nurse is scheduled for 36 hours per month. Twenty-four-hour staffing is in place. Staff is skilled in providing physical cares, including bathing, showering, dressing, assisting people during mealtime, advocating for people, encouraging and assisting in community integration, administration of medications, assisting with medical appointments and financial management. Powell currently does not have any pets. Transfer lifts, an EZ stand, and a sling lift are available for cares. The upstairs bathroom is fully accessible and is equipped with a whirlpool tub and roll in shower. We also utilize shower chairs and commodes to meet individualized needs. The downstairs bathroom is not accessible.

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.

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.

EAGAN

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Poppler home, built in 2001, is a single-family dwelling located in a residential neighborhood of Eagan. It is constructed in a rambler design and each of the individuals who live at Poppler has their own bedroom. The home is wheelchair accessible, has a ceiling lift system, and has a wheelchair accessible van. The home is licensed as a 6-bed waiver hybrid. There is a full time Program Manager assigned to the home. A staff nurse is scheduled for 20 hours each week. 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.

LAKEVILLE

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Inndale is 5-bedroom townhome located near Dodd Road in Lakeville (Dakota County). Each of the individuals who lives at Inndale has their own bedroom. The home, which was built in 2005, is wheelchair accessible, has ceiling lifts in all bedrooms and bathrooms, and has a wheelchair accessible van. Inndale is located in a quiet neighborhood and has two decks on the back of the home. The home is licensed as a corporate foster care. A full-time program manager works at the home and a nurse is available 20 hours a week. Twenty-four-hour awake staffing is in place. Staff are skilled in providing physical cares, including bathing, showering, dressing, assisting people during mealtime (processing food for special diets), supporting adults who have multiple sclerosis or paralysis, advocating for people, administration of medications, bowel regimens, assisting with medical appointments, etc. 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.

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.

MAPLEWOOD

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME:  Larpenteur is a 6-bedroom rambler located off of White Bear Avenue North and Larpenteur Avenue East in Maplewood (Ramsey County). Each of the people who live at Larpenteur has their own bedroom. The home is wheelchair accessible and has a wheelchair accessible van. It is on a busy street (primarily residential) and has a fairly large backyard with a backyard swing, gazebo and raised vegetable gardens. The home is licensed as a 6 bed ICF-DD. A fulltime program manager works at the home, and a nurse is on site 20 hours each week. There is 24 hour on call nursing available. A dietician reviews nutritional needs annually. Twenty-four-hour awake staffing is in place. Employees are skilled in providing physical cares, including bathing, showering, dressing, assisting people during mealtime (purchasing, preparing and processing food for special diets), advocating for people, administering medications, following protocols, assisting with medical appointments, etc.

MENDOTA HEIGHTS

DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME:  Our 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.