Whispering Oak Place
Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care
Questions about Whispering Oak Place
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Whispering Oak Place. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
You're sure to fit in with our mixed ages from middle 60s to those in their late 90s! Residents calling Whispering Oak Place home enjoy many activities together with our caring staff. Some of which include bus trips, bingo, musical entertainment, and coffee time every afternoon.
What programs or activities does Whispering Oak Place offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer Live 2B Healthy exercise program three times a week, free to those living in and outside of our community. Musical entertainment is hired once a week along with many games of bingo, cards, and board games weekly.
What places are near Whispering Oak Place or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
In Ellendale, you can enjoy small town living with many amenities. Family-owned grocery store, Methodist church, bank, cafe and a bar, as well as an award-winning meat market.
What transportation services does Whispering Oak Place offer to assisted living residents?
Whispering Oak Place is proud to offer a brand new handicap accessible bus. We love taking residents out for shopping trips, to lunch, and other requests they may have!
What makes the chef or dining program at Whispering Oak Place exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Whispering Oak Place is proud to offer over 35 years of experience behind our culinary coordinator. Breakfast is always made to order. With any time dining and a side menu, you're sure to never feel hunger!
What safety features or security measures does Whispering Oak Place offer to assisted living residents?
Whispering Oak Place includes individual pendants for each resident to wear as a necklace or bracelet. We also have 24/7 awake staff and a nurse in the community or on call.
How does Whispering Oak Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We include family members in our weekly emails, family council every month, and direct call with any concerns. Families are always invited to stop by the office for updates as well.
If Whispering Oak Place accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
Whispering Oak Place would love for you to bring your pet along to your new home! Pets are free to be roaming in the apartments. We have a large front and back grass area for pets to play.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
The staff at Whispering Oak Place have ongoing education from our Healthcare Coordinator. Also receiving online training for medication management, dementia care, CPR, fire safety, elopement, customer service, resident rights, end of life care, also preventing, recognizing, and reporting abuse, to name a portion of the education topics.
What safety features or security measures does Whispering Oak Place provide to protect residents who wander?
At Whispering Oak Place, we are very excited to offer a newly renovated Memory Care neighborhood. This offers a secure setting along with a private patio overseeing the countryside of Ellendale.
Describe the neighborhood around Whispering Oak Place. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?
Whispering Oak Place is located on the west side of Ellendale. Just minutes from the interstate and approximately 15 minutes to Owatonna or Albert Lea. The view from our community is very rural with many deer, rabbits, birds, and more wildlife of southern MN.
Costs for Whispering Oak Place
Services and Amenities of Whispering Oak Place
- Rent Plus Care Fees
- Entry Fee
- Fee Structure Extra: Entry Fee Cost : $1500
- Assisted Living Starting At: $3195/month
- Memory Care Starting At: $5000/month
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: Yes
- Studio Apartments
- In Room Kitchens
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Room Service For Meals
- Dining Extra: Offer Snacks And Beverages 24/7 And Have Gluten Free & Low Sodium Options.
- Beauty Barber Shop
- Resident Transportation
- Party Space
- General Store
- Tv Room
- Garden And Patio
- Resident Parking
- Security Gate
- Laundry For Linens
- Laundry For Clothing
Technology and entertainment
- Cable In Rooms
- Internet Enabled Rooms
- Skilled Nursing
- Hospice Care
- Medication Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nurse On Staff: Yes
- Offsite Activities
- Religious Services
- Lectures Discussions
- Book Clubs
- Wii Sports
- Fitness Room
- Arts And Crafts
- Va Benefits Consultation
- Guest Parking
- Guests At Mealtime
- Overnight Guests
- Resident Capacity: 32
- Respite Care
- Minimum Age: 40
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only
Range of services
- Companion Care
- Personal Care Assistants
- In Home Health
- Physical Therapy
- Credit Card
- State Licenses: 390574
About Whispering Oak Place
The staff at Whispering Oak Place are dedicated to providing the best care for their residents. We provide a home-like atmosphere that offers a variety of activities and amenities to keep seniors active and engaged. The community's personal chef prepares fresh meals every day, and the staff is available 24 hours a day to assist with any needs. For those looking for an assisted living or memory care facility, Whispering Oak Place is the perfect place.
What Makes Us Special
Beautiful Assisted Living and Memory Care community located on the edge of Ellendale. We have a quiet and tranquil setting just outside town among the beautiful farm fields.Get Costs