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Whispering Winds
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Address:
700 S Main St
Howard, SD
Housing Types:
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite

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700 S MAIN ST
HOWARD
SD
00000
USA
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Description of Whispering Winds in Howard, SD

Built In 2000 , Number of Beds : 29

Whispering Winds, located in Howard, South Dakota provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (00000) in South Dakota, where Whispering Winds is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.

Whispering Winds 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, Whispering Winds 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.

We have a beautiful flower/vegetable garden. We also have different musicians come in on a monthly basis.We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood.We offer daily exercises & devotion, activities every day. Our facility is very clean & inviting.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Beautician/Barber
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Security

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

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

  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • Memory Care Services

  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • For more information about Whispering Winds call (866) 826-8384 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Howard, SD,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Howard SD
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 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.