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Mille Lacs Health System

(866) 827-4997

200 Elm St N, Onamia, MN


  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Nursing Home
  • Hospice
  • Senior Center

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Mille Lacs Health System
200 ELM ST N
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Mille Lacs Health System is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 57 beds based in Onamia, MN. At last check, the facility had 55 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of Minnesota. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Mille Lacs Health System, was 5 stars. Only 17% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Minnesota. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Mille Lacs Health System with other senior care providers in Minnesota. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/19/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia, MN

Number of Beds : 57

Mille Lacs Health System, located in Onamia, Minnesota provides the following services: Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home, Hospice, and Senior Center. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Mille Lacs Health System has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Mille Lacs Health System has a very good hospital, Mille Lacs Health System, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Mille Lacs Health System's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Mille Lacs Health System can be found here.

Mille Lacs Health System is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Mille Lacs Health System is a Senior Center. Senior centers are often lively places that bring together older adults who want to be engaged in their communities and with their peers. Senior centers provide the services older adults need to be healthy, happy and as independent as they can be. More than 10 million Americans take part in activities through the 15,000 senior centers around the country. Senior centers offer a wide range of services and activities for older adults. At most senior centers, you can have a meal, make friends, get fit, take a class, be creative, get a ride, get help, have fun, help out and more.

Senior Centers play a vital role. They help create and environment that encourages a senior to interact with others, get out of the house on a regular basis, and enjoy themselves. They can be an important element of a healthy aging-in-place strategy for an aging loved one. To find the exact services, hours of operation, and qualifications, please contact the center directly.

Also, Mille Lacs Health System facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Mille Lacs Health System care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

Also, Mille Lacs Health System is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Hits, Kicks, or Acts Physically Aggressive
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Audiology
  • Eye Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7