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Elim Care Center

(866) 826-8384

3534 University Dr S, Fargo, ND


  • 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
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User Reviews

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.
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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.

Elim is a full-service campus with a different care model as an Eden Alternative-certified facility. Elim offers our residents assisted living services, skilled nursing, great rehabilitation therapies in occupational, physical and speech; memory care; plus specialized nursing services for bariatric and other healthcare concerns. As an Eden facility, we focus on making the facility a home, with a child care center on site, and friendly animals, birds and plants throughout the facility. Activities are designed to enhance skills as well as enjoyment of life. Massage therapy is included in the services, as is a comprehensive restorative nursing program. Elim is located in a cozy neighborhood, easily accessible to nearby shopping and medical facilities.


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
  • 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

Demographic Profile for Fargo, ND,58104


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
32.5 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

4% Below
Cost of Food
1% Above
11% Below
4% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
97 / 100
Water Quality
47 / 100
Superfund Sites
100 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes