knute nelson home care

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

Services Offered

  •   Skilled Nursing
  •   Physical Therapy
  •   Occupational Therapy
  •   Speech Pathology
  •   Medical Social Services
  •   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

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Quality of Care Report    Updated 12-17-2018

Description of Measure
Agency Score
How often the home health team began their patients' care in a timely manner
90 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
97 %
How often the home health team checked patients' risk of falling
98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
93 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the currnet flu season
83 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot).
90 %
With diabetes how often the home health team got doctor's orders gave foot care and taught patients about foot care
99 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
76 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
77 %
How often patients got better at bathing
75 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around
77 %
How often patients' breathing improved
76 %
How often patients' wounds improved or healed after an operation
94 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
58 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
19 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
16 %
how often home health patients who have had a recent hospital stay had to be re admitted to the hospital
Same As Expected
How often home health patients who have had a recent hospital stay received care in the hospital emergency room without being re-admitted to the hospital
Worse Than Expected

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