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knute nelson home care

  • 2715 hwy 29s suite 103
  • alexandria, MN 56308
  • Phone: 320-759-1273
  • Medicare Provider #: 248096
  • Medicare Certified: 3/16/2006
  • Ownership Type: Non-Profit - Religious Affiliation
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Services Offered

  •   Skilled Nursing
  •   Physical Therapy
  •   Occupational Therapy
  •   Speech Pathology
  •   Medical Social Worker
  •   Home Health Aide

About This Agency:

Knute Nelson Home Care provides personalized health care to individuals in their home. Services are tailored to meet the needs of each individual and are provided on a one-to-one basis.

Knute Nelson Home Care is able to assist with numerous tasks, including:

  • Cardiac and blood pressure monitoring
  • 24-hour monitoring and care
  • Management of chronic illnesses, such as: Congestive heart failure, diabetes, emphysema, pneumonia, asthma, cancer and many others
  • IV therapy
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy
  • Medication management and education
  • Home health aide services to assist in activities of daily living such as: Shower/bathing assistance, dressing assistance, simple dressing changes, blood pressures, medication reminders
  • Wound, ostomy and continence nurse on staff


Home Care Locations

Knute Nelson Home Care
2715 Hwy 29 S, Suite 103
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-759-1273

Baxter 
15175 Edgewood Drive, Suite 160
Baxter, MN 56425 
218-454-1542

Elbow Lake
30 Central Avenue South 
PO Box 207
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
218-685-6758

Fergus Falls 
119 E Lincoln Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537 
218-736-4098

Little Falls 
106 East Broadway
Little Falls, MN 56345
320-639-2010

Long Prairie 
7 Lake Street North Suite 1
Long Prairie, MN 56347
320-732-3110

Morris
616 Atlantic Avenue Suite 2
Morris, MN 56267
320-585-6402

Park Rapids
1009 Hollinger Street
Park Rapids, MN 56470
218-237-2350

Olivia 
906 West Lincoln Avenue
Olivia, MN 56277
320-523-1279

Wadena
315 Jefferson Street South
Wadena, MN 56482
218-632-1335

Quality of Care Report    Updated 9-12-16

Description of Measure
Agency Score
State Average
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
99 %
95 %
 
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
19 %
17 %
 
How often patients got better at bathing
64 %
65 %
 
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
60 %
60 %
 
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
48 %
50 %
 
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
70 %
62 %
 
How often patients had less pain when moving around
67 %
65 %
 
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital
17 %
13 %
 
How often patients’ breathing improved
57 %
65 %
 
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation
83 %
85 %
 
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
94 %
90 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
90 %
97 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
98 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
99 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
99 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
100 %
96 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season
80 %
77 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
89 %
86 %
 
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
98 %
94 %
 
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
100 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms
97 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
100 %
99 %
 

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