Ecumen Centennial House

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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14625 Pennock Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Call (800) 385-2527
Ecumen Centennial House (800) 385-2527

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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Staff have annual trainings that are to be completed annually as well as ongoing trainings at our staff meetings and hands-on trainings for new staff. A minimum of 8 hours of trainings specifically geared toward working with those living with dementia are required annually.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Ecumen Centennial House. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Our residents range in age from 70 to 102. Our activities are geared toward meeting a resident where they are at physically, and are easily modified to help residents with doing what they are able to do. Bingo, music, exercise and games to promote their counting, word finding and problem solving are always enjoyed by those we serve.

What programs or activities does Ecumen Centennial House offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our activities team meets individually with new residents to provide individualized and customized to provide person-centered activities based on each resident's interests. Our group activities include a daily exercise program and a variety of games and activities for small or large groups to include cards, puzzles, adult coloring, bingo, Bible studies, church services, music and more!

What places are near Ecumen Centennial House or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Our location is close to several options for dining and a variety of shopping!

What transportation services does Ecumen Centennial House offer to assisted living residents?

A variety of public and private transportation services are available in our area.

What makes the chef or dining program at Ecumen Centennial House exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Residents can choose from 1, 2 or 3 meal a day plans. We offer alternate selections to residents who want something other than what is offered on our regular menu. We are able to accommodate the individual needs of residents by providing physical assistance with dining, texture modified meals and thickened liquids as well.

What safety features or security measures does Ecumen Centennial House offer to assisted living residents?

Residents are provided with a pendant to notify their caregiver when they need assistance. Our main entry door is locked from 8:00 p.m. until 6:a.m. and those coming after hours can gain access by ringing the bell.

How does Ecumen Centennial House keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We have weekly communications with updates, and also provide our newsletter with upcoming information monthly. Individual resident communications are handled by our clinical team either upon a change of condition, concern, or upon request by families.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Ecumen Centennial House during daytime and nighttime hours?

One staff member per 15 residents in assisted living a.m./p.m., One per 22 for overnight.

If Ecumen Centennial House accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do have outdoor patios as well as walking areas around the community. Residents with pets must be able to care for them and keep up with regular visits to veterinarian.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Staff have annual trainings that are to be completed annually as well as ongoing trainings at our staff meetings and hands-on trainings for new staff.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Three staff members during day/night shifts for 20 residents in our house 3 area, and two staff members for 15 residents in our house 2 area.

What safety features or security measures does Ecumen Centennial House provide to protect residents who wander?

We do offer memory care options with secure entry and exits.

What programs or activities does Ecumen Centennial House offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our activities team meets individually with new residents to provide individualized and customized to provide person-centered activities based on each resident's interests. Our group activities include a daily exercise program and a variety of games and activities for small or large groups to include cards, puzzles, adult coloring, bingo, Bible studies, church services, music and more! These programs are specifically designed to promote ease of participation for those living with dementia such as picture bingo, finish the famous quotes and name that famous person, and of course: MUSIC!

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Our Clinical Director or RN complete assessments at move in for each resident. Another assessment is completed upon change of condition or every 90 days.

What techniques does Ecumen Centennial House use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Residents can choose from 1, 2 or 3 meal a day plans. We offer alternate selections to residents who want something other than what is offered on our regular menu. We are able to accommodate the individual needs of residents by providing physical assistance with dining, texture modified meals and thickened liquids as well.

How does Ecumen Centennial House keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We have weekly communications with updates, and also provide our newsletter with upcoming information monthly. Individual resident communications are handled by our clinical team either upon a change of condition, concern, or upon request by families.

Describe the neighborhood around Ecumen Centennial House. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Our location is close to several options for dining and a variety of shopping! We are nestled on a beautiful pond with a variety of wildlife. We are mostly residential housing surrounding our building with a daycare backing up to our memory care patio and a small dental office across the parking lot.

Is Ecumen Centennial House affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

We are not affiliated with a hospital, however Fairview Ridges is just 10-15 minutes away.

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Services and Amenities of Ecumen Centennial House

Costs

  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3992/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $2790/month

Room and housing options

  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals
  • Dining Extra: Mechanical/Texture Modified Diets

Features

  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Wifi

Health services

  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes

Activities

  • Music
  • Games
  • Religious Services
  • Wii Sports
  • Arts And Crafts

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime

Diet

  • Special Diets

General

  • Resident Capacity: 79
  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only

Payment options

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Licenses

  • State Licenses: 403620
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About Ecumen Centennial House

One-level living in the heart of Apple Valley. All studio units feature large windows, private bathroom and shower. Public areas offer a cozy, home-like feel with skylights and bright windows throughout. Our gazebo overlooks a beautiful pond with wildlife and provides a calm and serene spot for relaxing or visits with friends and family. Close to dining and shopping.

Residents may move in a dorm-sized refrigerator for their own personal snacks and beverages. Our community layout is unique and each apartment is close to dining areas, activities and the caregivers who provide resident services. Pendants are issued to residents for any needs they may have. Residents age in place in the unit they know as home, and additional services can be added to suit their specific care needs. Two physician options are available onsite, or you can keep your current medical provider. Audiology and podiatry services are also available in-house.

Phone with long-distance, basic cable, all utilities and WiFi are included in rental.

We do accept Elderly Waiver/Medical Assistance.

What Makes Us Special

The Centennial House team partners with our residents and their families to provide the services and support that is needed while helping our residents to maintain their independence for as long as possible. We share your desires to live life your way, and develop activities designed with you in mind to help you live your best life every day.

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