Welcome to St. Benedict's - St. Cloud
St. Benedict’s Senior Community is a leader in health care and housing for older adults. Our care center provides skilled nursing services, including short stay and hospice care, as well as services for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-loss
St. Benedict’s Senior Community is a leader in health care and housing for older adults. Our care center provides skilled nursing services, including short stay and hospice care, as well as services for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-loss conditions.
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
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
controlled access entrance
private mail boxes
utilities, including electricity, heat, water and
individually controlled air conditioning
community activity room
Catholic and ecumenical worship
emergency call system
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.
St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud 1810 Minnesota Blvd SE, St. Cloud, MN 56304
Senior Care Types Provided:
Assisted Living, Nursing Care, Alzheimer's Care, Independent Living, Low Income-Affordable, Respite Care-Short Term Stay
- Beauty/Barber Shop
- Coffee Shop
- Free Parking
- Hobby / Community Rooms
- Professional Management
- Air Conditioning
- Controlled Access
- Emergency Call System
- Utilities (excluding telephone and cable)
- Activity Programming
- Fun Activities and Entertainment
- Home Care registered nurse on campus weekdays and on-call 24 hours a day
- Laundry Services
- Maintenance of clinical record information by nurse
- Optional noon meal
- Private Mail Boxes