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My husband receives excellent, professional care at Colonial Acres in the Morningside Memory Support Neighborhood. The friendly and compassionate staff and the open, safe atmosphere are very stimulating for him. Also, the spiritual emphasis has been a comfort to me.
“You can’t beat it here. I’ve been to other rehab centers and nothing has compared to Colonial Acres. When I was first admitted... I was visited by the pastor, Randy, who really sets the tone for the welcoming, caring environment. I really can’t say enough good things about this place. The people, the staff, the treatment. There is a warmth here. It’s like a family and everyone is looking out for each other. I have therapy every day and I really enjoy working with every one of my therapists.”
Over the years I have come to Colonial Acres three times after hospitalization and surgery and received excellent rehab care. The promise of continuing care assures me that I will receive care as needed in the future.
Heritage House Assisted Living Memory Support was our first and only choice when it became clear that Dad needed more care and supervision. The staff has been very attentive and caring and brings us in as part of the care team. They alert us to changes in his condition and everyone from direct caregivers to nursing staff to administration has been very approachable and helpful. It’s hard to leave someone who has been so independent in the care of others, but the staff at Heritage House has made a tough period in our lives a lot easier.
We constantly talk with friends who live in or are considering entering a retirement community. Our first question is, “do they have continuing care?“ The answers we get are very revealing. Usually they do not know what we are talking about. Case in point: Several years ago Vern fell and fractured his hip. After surgery and a short hospital stay, he was transferred to Colonial Acres Healthcare Center for rehab. Elaine and many friends could visit me easily and I received both physical and occupational therapy right there. When I was discharged, the therapists came right across the street to our apartment.
Elaine’s sister has been a resident at Colonial Acres on the Morningside Memory Support Neighborhood for several years. She is well cared for and she is treated with respect. The staff is unbelievable with the residents. We are so grateful that we have access to care that goes beyond the doors of our apartment. This is what continuing care is all about.
My husband has been at Colonial Acres for 1 1/2 years and I have been very happy with his care. He had been in 5 other facilities before that and this one is by far the best. I am confident that my husband is being taken good care of at all times. The nursing staff is some of the best. They are caring and they like their jobs. All the staff are friendly and easy to talk to. Many of my friends have commented on the fact that there is no bad smell in this home. I would highly recommend this facility to others.
I know my therapy has been the best. My therapists always gave me a goal to work towards. We were always working toward a higher level. All my therapists were very pleasant, encouraging and understanding. They were all knowledgeable to know what to have me do to work hard and improve. My PT and OT worked so well together. I was often really tired when I was done, but they always had me aiming towards improvement. It also proved that doing exercises each day before coming to rehab was important. Thanks so much to each one of my therapists.
I have found the rehab therapy at Colonial Acres to be a very positive experience. The therapists are knowledgeable, friendly and they look and act professional. They work well together to help me achieve my goals to return home.
I am very impressed with the rehab therapy at Colonial Acres. This is my third rehab stay and each time the therapy staff have helped me so I could return home. The therapists talk with you and set goals with you. They aren’t pushy. They praise you for your accomplishments. Each therapist is friendly. I have enjoyed working with each one. I would highly recommend the therapy at Colonial Acres.
Your health should always be your number one priority as well as being able to communicate your concerns to your doctor. Prepare for your upcoming appointments with a checklist of questions that you would like answered. Bring up questions and concerns that are most pressing right away, don’t wait until the end of your appointment! What else should you have ready for a doctor’s appointment? Let the National Institute on Aging - NIH help you get your list ready! ow.ly/opaC50vyAlt... See moreSee less
Covenant Living of Golden Valley recognizes Jodie Clemans, Maintenance Technician, as July’s Employee of the Month. Jodie has been at Covenant Living of Golden Valley for 19 years. She enjoys being able to provide new flooring and beautiful counter tops to make apartments unique for each resident. “I like doing this for the residents because these are things they cannot do themselves,” Jodie said. Jodie exemplifies our Common Purpose everyday and truly is Inspired to Serve! She creates a joyful environment and peace of mind for residents and their families by providing a better way of life. To her, being Inspired to Serve means “showing God that I am thankful for the blessing He has given me and working hard to show my gratefulness by doing a good job.” Congratulations, Jodie! We are so thankful to have you on our team. ... See moreSee less
🐶💙🐶 Residents from Covenant Living of Golden Valley used their time and talent to create elevated dog dish holders in our community woodshop. These handcrafted elevated dog dish holders help dogs improve posture while eating and also reduces the chance of choking. Residents Glen Thill (center of photo on left) and Emery Erickson (center photo on right) recently took donated the dog dish holders to Helping Paws, an organization located in Hopkins, MN, that trains assistance dogs for individuals to live more independently. ... See moreSee less
New name, same great mission, and exciting news from our community! We are happy to welcome new leadership within our health care team, as well as a rebranded presence. Click below to learn more! ... See moreSee less
Residents of Covenant Living of Golden Valley enjoyed a trip to the ballgame and watching the Minnesota Twins! Perfect weather and festive team clothes made the day memorable for all who attended. Despite the Twins losing, everyone who attended was a winner by enjoying a great summer day! ... See moreSee less
Covenant Living of Golden Valley loves to see families enjoying the games and activities around the campus. Here’s Walt and DeDe Hanson’s family sharing time together with a group ping pong game. Families of residents are welcome to use our ping pong, shuffleboard, bean bag toss, horseshoes and of course, our pool and whirlpool. How about a family game day at Covenant Living? ... See moreSee less