Brookdale Inver Grove Heights

5891 Carmen Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN, 55076

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based on 11 Reviews

Laurie29 November 29, 2014

I visited this facility

The community was warm and inviting. The residents were happy and participating in activities. Very good impression of the community.



Kari3 November 29, 2014

I visited this facility

A couple of most important things for my family as we look for my grandparents was level of care, price, and programs for residents to do. This place has it all!



Julie46 November 29, 2014

I visited this facility

I was told by the other assisted living that my sister was living in, that she would need skilled nursing. But the level of acuity is so high here at Sterling House that she can live here in a home setting and still receive heavy nursing care.



John102307250 November 29, 2014

I visited this facility

I am looking for future assisted living options for my wife and possibly myself, and I know that from what I've seen here at Sterling House, this is a place for us. The care staff is above and beyond.



Caringrealitive123 July 08, 2014

I am a friend or relative of resident

Horrible. My great-grandfather has lived here for about 2 years and every day since has been horrible for him. It all started when he got in a car accident and his wife was killed. He's been in a downward spiral ever since. The room is just the right size for him but the carpet reaks of a strong urine odor and is very gross. The workers are incompetent and don't seem to care about the residents. They have meetings with the residents once a month to discuss some issues that they would like to have fixed and the workers don't seem to fix the problems. The food is horrible. The residents don't like the food and there is no fresh fruit for them to eat either. There is no sense of empathy for the residents and what they have been through or what they care about. At night there needs to be a lot more help. With only 2 people on staff it takes a long time to get 19 residents ready for bed and I understand that but we waited 2 hours for a worker to come in and I had to get her after we pulled the cord and she was sitting on her phone. Some of the workers are very rough with the residents and they get bruising from being yanked. Overall I would not recommend putting your realitives in this home.



Nancy74956550 December 17, 2013

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My father is a current resident of Sterling House of Inver Grove Heights. It is a facility that is owned by Brookdale. We're really pleased with this place. What we really like is that there are only 19 residents there, so my father gets a lot of individual care. I've worked in long-term care for 27 years so I really wanted to find him something with smaller amounts of residents, so this place is working out very well for us. I ask my father every week how he likes it, he says it's okay, it is not home but it is okay. So that's a good thing. His room is just a typical room with a bathroom, a small refrigerator and a separate sink. It is small but it works for him. Another thing I like about Sterling House is that my father knows people there. There is a neighbor that lives there and another person there that he worked with, so there's nice socialization for him.


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From Brookdale Inver Grove Heights


Brookdale Inver Grove Heights provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature Personalized Assisted Living, we customize our care offerings for the individual. This allows each resident at our community the freedom and opportunity to make choices that will ease their lifestyle transitions. Residents enjoy life with the support they need, coupled with the appropriate accommodations as their needs change.

We promise Respect for Individual Preferences by offering personalized care needs and providing an atmosphere that encourages each assisted living resident to live in health and longevity. We also offer special housing and care options for those who require assistance with the activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing and assistance with medication. We offer graduated levels of care based upon the individual need of residents, as determined by our continual assessment process. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of residents every day with signature services for those who value their freedom and independence, but desire or need services providing them with the highest level of quality, care, and value.

Features of Brookdale Inver Grove Heights


Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Pharmacy
  • Skilled nursing
  • Physical therapy

Room and housing options

  • Studio apartments
  • Companion suites: We offer companion suites

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Features

  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Hiking trails
  • TV room
  • Gardens/outside patio
  • Parking for residents
  • Shared space where residents can host parties
  • Features extra: Library

Activities

  • Fitness
  • Arts, woodworking, craft
  • Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious services
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Gardening

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service for clothes
  • Laundry service for linens

Dining options

  • Meals in a shared dining room

General

  • Pets: Small pets allowed
  • Staff patient ratio: 6 to 1
  • Minimum age: 62

Technology and entertainment

  • Technology extra: Emergency call system
  • Wi-fi in residents' rooms and shared areas

Financial guidance

  • We help families understand VA benefits
  • We help families explore other financial options to afford senior living

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