Grace Homes - Walnut Lodge
Exceptional care in a comfortable family-like setting. Residential Care Homes are ideal for clients who thrive in smaller settings and familiar surroundings. Clients with cognitive challenges, dementia or chronic health needs are among those who find this setting helpful in daily living. Residential care homes also promote independence while allowing close observation and immediate assistance. Walnut Lodge is located on a cul-de-sac with convenient access to major highways, shopping, entertainment, fitness and medical facilities. The main level has a large living room with formal dining, and a kitchen with informal dining. There are 2 private rooms that share a bathroom and a larger room with a private bath that can be configured as private or shared. The lower level has a common area and two private rooms that share a bath. Walnut Lodge is handicapped friendly and operates with a 1:3 caregiver to resident ratio during the day and evening and 1:6 over night. The RN lives within 5 minutes of the house and is on call 24/7. Daily activities and exercise are provided and all meals are prepared on site. Walnut Lodge is owned and operated by Karen and Bruce Lawrence of Apple Valley MN. Karen received her Masters Degree in Nursing in 2002, is ceritifed in genrontological nursing and is a ceritifed case manager. She has over 30 years of experience caring for seniors in the long-term care and home health settings as well as in identifying needs and resources for seniors. Karen and Bruce also own and operate Matrix Home Health Care Specialists, a nursing care management and licensed comprehensive home health care agency serving seniors and older adults with disabilities in the Twin Cities 7 county metro area since 1987. We would love to give you a tour so please give us a call.