St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center is a 108 bed senior care community. It is located at 1219 South Ramsey in Blue Earth, Minnesota. With approximately 6,000 individuals living in the zip code of 56013, the encompassing area is sparsely populated. It is a largely middle class area, with a median household income of $37,848. Located nearby are plenty of local conveniences, which include churches, retail stores, and medical facilities. There are 4 churches within 4 miles, including River of Life Worship Center, River of Life Worship Center, Lutheran Church of Our Savior, and Our Lady of Montana Carmel. There are 2 drug stores within 1 mile of the community. They are also located only 0.48 miles from United Hospital District.
St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center can provide several levels of care, including nursing home care, Alzheimer's care, assisted living, and independent living. They can care for residents who are seriously ill and require assistance with day-to-day activities and who must have frequent access to medical services. They can also accommodate residents at all levels of dementia or Alzheimer's Disease who need assistance with day-to-day activities and monitoring to avoid wandering. In addition, they can service older people who are able to move around on their own but require some support with completing day-to-day activities like showering, preparing meals, and housekeeping. Lastly, they can assist people who are self-sufficient but also desire a worry-free lifestyle that includes on site maintenance, house cleaning, and community activities.
This community offers a large number of amenities and services to residents. Room amenities include wall-to-wall carpeting, central A/C, in-room cable TV, safety and handicap fixtures, and an emergency call system. Also offered are arts and crafts projects, television and movie nights, bingo, health and wellness programs, off-site field trips, along with other recreational activities. Additionally, they offer multiple medical services that include occupational therapy, psychiatric services, speech therapy, nurses on staff, and medication support.
The estimated average monthly cost of care for St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center is about $3,907. This is less than the $4,059 average cost in the Blue Earth area. While the US estimated cost is about $3,937, the State of Minnesota is around $4,134 each month.
St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center has been licensed with Medicaid and Medicare since 1986. They received 5 / 5 stars in the latest Medicare rating, based upon a collective measure of staffing reviews, all-around quality, and safety audits. They had no fines imposed, no payment denials, no complaints reported, 1 deficiency recorded, and no total penalties imposed during that period.