Senior Living at St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud
Welcome to St. Benedict's - St. Cloud
St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud
Senior housing options, including retirement, assisted living and income-based apartments, are available. We also
St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud
Senior housing options, including retirement, assisted living and income-based apartments, are available. We also provide a senior dining program and community support groups, such as the Alzheimer's disease and caregiver support groups for seniors.
In these beautifully maintained apartments, you’ll find many features and amenities to make retirement living a pleasure. The brick-constructed buildings, complete with controlled-access entrances, are set in a quiet, residential neighborhood. Benet Place offers a variety of services which promote independence, freedom and a strong sense of community.
To meet the growing need for income-based senior housing, Benet Place was built with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Benet Place consists of two buildings with a total of 79 units. Each apartment is approximately 545 square feet (see below floor plan). Residents of Benet Place must be at least 62 years of age and meet specific income guidelines.
Financial assistance is available through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Program.
Retirement Living Apartments - Benedict Village
The attractive and spacious apartment homes of Benedict Village are for those ages 62 and older who want a high level of independence combined with the benefits of an attractive senior community. Each apartment home is designed with all the features you're looking for-without the responsibilities of upkeep and maintenance.
Benedict Village has 95 one- and two-bedroom apartments, ranging in size from 511 to 952 square feet (see floor plans below). Each offers many attractive features and amenities. Harmonious, tasteful décor lends itself to a variety of styles, making it easy to coordinate your furnishings into your new home.
Assisted Living Apartments - Benedict Court
Benedict Court is an attractive housing option for those ages 62 and older who want to live independently but also need some level of assistance. These assisted living apartments have charming architectural detail with a home-like setting featuring several bay window units, a lounge, a library with a fireplace, attractive dining rooms, an outdoor courtyard and four-season porches. At Benedict Court, residents have both a stimulating community and a secure environment. The meal program and structured activities provide wonderful social opportunities.
Benedict Court, adjacent to St. Benedict’s Care Center, has 39 efficiency, one- and two-bedroom apartments ranging in size from 395 to 784 square feet
These apartments, complete with kitchen, living room, bedroom and bath, are ideal for older adults who need some supportive services, but do not need around-the-clock nursing care. Each resident enjoys three meals a day, housekeeping, emergency call and flat linen services. In-house home care may be purchased as needed.
The goal of assisted living is to provide assistance when a resident is in need, as well as to provide comfort with an appropriate degree of independence.
Benedict Court amenities include: basic cable TV three daily meals exercise program controlled access entrance housekeeping services private mail boxes utilities, including electricity, heat, water and individually controlled air conditioning community activity room Catholic and ecumenical worship activity programming barber/beauty salon professional management emergency call system central elevator 24-hour home care aide services
Memory Care - Special Care Unit
The Special Care Unit at St. Benedict’s Senior Community provides a safe environment to meet the unique needs of those with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia disorders. We provide high-quality care without the use of unnecessary chemical or physical restraints. The unit’s staff is a specially trained, multidisciplinary team that is able to offer an enriched social environment as well as physical care for the distinct needs of the disoriented resident. The resident’s family members are important and are included in the plan of care.
The Special Care Unit includes a wing for those whose wandering puts them at risk. Freedom of movement, socialization and specialized programming provide the environment necessary for residents to achieve their maximum social, mental, physical and spiritual potential.
Benedict Homes are designed to embrace the special needs of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive disorders. Residents live in small group settings and are supervised 24 hours a day by staff trained to work with people who have
This home offers a unique living alternative to individuals whose memory loss affects their safety. Promoting maximum independence in a home setting is a high priority of the Benedict Homes. Residents have the opportunity to take part in familiar activities according to their abilities. Activities focus on each person's life skills and talents that provide a sense of usefulness, pleasure and success.
Staff Training Specific to Dementia
In addition to obtaining proper certification or licensure, all staff assigned to work with dementia residents are trained by St. Benedict’s Senior Community on an annual basis. Topics of Alzheimer’s education include "Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias," "Assistance with Activities of Daily Living," "Caregiver Role," "Managing Challenging Behaviors," "Communications Skills for Persons with Alzheimer’s," and "Support of Family Members and Providing Care for Confused Residents." Continued education credits are required to support staff members’ certifications or licensures. In addition to dementia-specific training, direct care staff also receive St. Benedict’s Senior Community general orientation education and Home Care training as required by the applicable Home Care Class F licensure.