Nursing Services

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Our highly skilled nurses provide the best quality care. Their skills are only half the picture. Each nurse is a gentle and caring person, with genuine concern for each resident.

The following skilled nursing services are available at La Crescent Health Services:

  • Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of healthcare within the facility
  • Dementia care
  • Wound care
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy Care
  • Off-site dialysis
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Medication management & education
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Pain management
  • Hospice program
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • On staff registered dietitian
  • Foot care program

Alzheimer’s Care

Our nurses work with each resident’s family to create a comfortable environment including simple routines and visual cues as a positive substitute for diminishing mental processes. We are able to handle most dementia cases. We are not offer a secured dementia unit for residents. Please contact us with any questions.

Diabetes Management

Our experienced nurses provide help with all aspects of managing diabetes including:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Insulin administration and tracking
  • Exercise planning
  • Menu planning, education and more.

Restorative Nursing Program

At La Crescent Health Services we seek to maximize the quality of life for our long-term care population, who require a specialized restorative program. Of course, this service is included in the room and board fee. The therapy team and nursing staff develop individualized treatment plans for resident care in the areas of:

  • Ambulation
  • Range of motion
  • Activities of daily living
  • Positioning and alignment
  • Skin integrity and wound management
  • Contracture management
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Rehabilitative and social dining
  • Strengthening and restraint reduction
  • Weekly and monthly height and weight monitoring

Dietary Program

Our dietary program is designed to meet the dietary and physician ordered needs of each resident in our care.

To ensure that each resident is receiving the proper nutritional needs we offer:

  • Meals to meet specific dietary and therapeutic needs, according to physician orders
  • Oral supplemental, as prescribed by each physician
  • Regular nutritional assessments from our registered dietitian