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700 S Main St, Howard, SD
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
- Medicare Yes
- Medicaid Yes
- Veteran's Benefits No
- Long Term Care Insurance Yes
- Subsidy Available No
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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 (57349) 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.
- Access to Public Transportation Nearby
- Resident Parking
- Guest Parking
- Computer/Internet Access
- Designated Family Visiting Area
- Guest Dining
- Laundry Service
- TV/Media Room
- Family Style
- Room Service as Needed
- Low Sugar
- Low Sodium
- 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
- 24 Hour Controlled Access
- Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
- Fire Sprinkler System
- Foot Care
- Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
- Sitting, Standing, Walking
- Medication Management
- Does Not Sleep Through the Night
- Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
- Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
- Breathing Support with Oxygen
- Heart Disease or Heart Failure
- Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
- Tendency To Fall
- Diabetic Diet
- Oral Medication
- Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
- Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
- Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
- Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
- Dementia Stage 3
Demographic Profile for Howard, SD, 57349
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
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