DESCRIPTION OF THE HOME: Living Well – Douglas is 6-bed rambler that is nestled in the quiet community of Buffalo, Minnesota. The house is about one block from a recreational lake. People living at the house enjoy a wide range of preferred activities and are supported by staff to attend events and routine activities. Housemates share a large living room, kitchen, 2 bathrooms, laundry area, accessible deck and large wooded yard. The staff is trained in the areas of Medication Administration, CPR, and Positive Supports. Staff is also skilled in physical cares as well. Staff nurse is scheduled weekly and dietician reviews nutritional needs quarterly.
DESCRIPTION OF PEOPLE WHO CURRENTLY LIVE IN THE HOME: The age of the people living at the house ranges from 38 to 64. Three females and two males. Level of cognitive disabilities range from profound to severely mentally retarded. One woman is retired and receives day services from DCI at her home. All use verbal communication, and one person uses a wheelchair for mobility outside of the house and the others can ambulate independently. The use of shower chairs is routine and some physical assistance is needed from staff with many daily living cares.
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For more information contact Theresa Miller, Program Coordinator at 763-682-4588 or Program Director Matt Sharp at 612-578-7992