Elim Care Center

(866) 379-8263

3534 University Dr S, Fargo, ND

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3534 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Elim Care Center is a large, not for profit, nursing home with 136 beds based in Fargo, ND. At last check, the facility had 131 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is about average within the state of North Dakota. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Elim Care Center, was 5 stars. Only 21% of nursing homes have 5 stars in North Dakota. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Elim Care Center with other senior care providers in North Dakota. 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 higher than 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 08/22/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here


Description of Elim Care Center in Fargo, ND

Built In 1968 , Number of Beds : 136

Elim Care Center, located in Fargo, North Dakota provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, and Hospice. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Elim Care Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Elim Care Center has a very good hospital, Innovis Health, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Elim Care Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (58104) in North Dakota, where Elim Care Center is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Elim Care Center can be found here.

Elim Care Center 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, Elim Care Center is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Elim Care Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Elim Care Center 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.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • 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
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Massage Therapy
  • 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
  • For more information about Elim Care Center call (866) 379-8263 to speak with a local Care Advisor

    Demographic Profile for Fargo, ND,58104

    Annual Crime
    58104 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4 4
    Property Crimes 4 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 27%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 97 / 100
    Water Quality 47 / 100
    Superfund Sites 100 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 331.5
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 4% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Above
    Utilities 11% Below
    Miscellaneous 4% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 10.24%
    Male Population 49.90%
    Female Population 50.10%
    Median Age 32.5 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $66,597
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Fargo ND
    Percent Religious 55.31%
    Lutheran 27.71%
    Catholic 15.65%
    Other Christian 3.63%
    All Other 8.32%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Fargo ND
    White  96.2%
    Asian  1.3%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.8%
    Multiracial  0.7%
    Black  0.5%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Innovis Health

    3000 32 Nd Ave South
    Fargo ND 58104
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 701-364-8000
    Average Rating: 93%

    Meritcare Health System

    720 North 4 Th Street
    Fargo ND 58122
    Distance: 4 miles
    Tel: 701-234-2000
    Average Rating: 109%

    Fargo Va Medical Center

    2101 Elm Street
    Fargo ND 58102
    Distance: 6 miles
    Tel: 701-232-3241
    Average Rating: 95%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Medical Pharmacy South Inc

    4151 45 Th St S
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (701) 282-8075

    White Drug Co Of Jamestown Inc

    4255 30 Th Ave S
    Distance: 0.5 miles
    (701) 478-8953

    American Drug Stores Delaware Llc

    2425 13 Th Ave S
    Distance: 2.0 miles
    (701) 232-4872
    Nearby Churches

    Gethsemane Cathedral

    3600 25th St S
    Fargo, ND
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    First Assembly Of God

    3401 25th St S
    Fargo, ND
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    (701) 232-0003

    Calvary United Methodist Chr

    2802 12th St S
    Fargo, ND
    Distance: 0.9 miles

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Hospice
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
  • Recreational Activities

  • We have two chaplains who not only offer Bible Studies but one-to-one visits; there are regular outings to community activities; the local master gardeners' meets here monthly; daily activities include crafts
  • baking
  • music and Wii games in addition to bingo
  • puzzles and many other games. We have two chaplains who not only offer Bible Studies but one-to-one visits; there are regular outings to community activities; the local master gardeners' meets here monthly; daily activities include crafts
  • baking
  • music and Wii games in addition to bingo
  • puzzles and many other games.