Respite Care and Companion Services in Brooklyn Park, MN
A valuable service for the caregiver, respite care and companion services in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota at the Saint Therese of Oxbow Lake community offers scheduled, short-term assistance on a temporary basis. The goal is to provide a break for the caregiver and a pleasant change of pace in a safe environment for the recipient.
Schedule a tour today to learn more about the benefits of respite care at Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake.
What is Respite Care?
Families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia often express the need for a break from caregiving—if they travel for business, want to take a long-awaited vacation, or simply just need a rest. You may also wish to use respite care as a “trial period” that will be very helpful in making a long-term decision. The furnished respite suite is located in our beautiful memory care community.
How Long Can We Use Respite Care?
Respite care is flexible and can be tailored to meet your needs. Families can use respite care for as little as one week or for as long as six weeks.
How is Respite Care Arranged?
One can receive temporary lodging and services for the caregiver's loved one at Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake including for: memory care, hospice, rehab and long-term care. Or in-home care is offered for current Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake tenants and can include everything from companionship to meals, cleaning, transportation and medical support.
What Are Companion Services?
Our companion services are designed to provide nonmedical services and activities on a one to one basis for those that desire that special attention in their own apartment or within Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake. Individualized services may include:
- Light meal preparation
- Conversation and companionship
- Card playing
- Help with correspondence
- Going on a walk
- Enjoying a cup of coffee in the bistro
- Accompanying to scheduled activities within Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake
- Watching a movie
- Being a friend
- Playing a favorite game