Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care in Shakopee, MN

Skilled care rooted in compassion.

When chronic health issues, long-term illness or a prolonged recovery diminishes an individual’s functional capacity for daily living, a skilled nursing care facility, like Benedictine St. Gertrude’s, is often the best option.

In our skilled nursing community in Shakopee, MN, we provide long-term care for seniors that helps many people maintain a satisfying quality of life. Residents engage in social and recreational activities, pursue hobbies and interests, and receive personalized care and attention. Some people even realize cognitive improvement thanks to the social stimulation, exercise, good nutrition and proper medication management our experienced senior care team provides.

Benedictine St. Gertrude’s received top “high-performing” recognition in the short-term AND long-term care categories of the 2021–2022 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” report. Benedictine St. Gertrude’s is among an elite 13% of skilled nursing communities across the country to recognized by U.S. News and World Report for 2021-22.

Benedictine skilled nursing offers both long- and short-term post-acute rehab options  as well as palliative and hospice care services. We also accept direct admission into our community.

Benedictine St. Gertrude’s skilled nursing and therapy health care team offers:

  • IVs and IV medication
  • Wound care/Ostomy care
  • Instruction in medication management
  • Diabetes management
  • Bariatric care
  • Tube feeding
  • Post-operative care
  • Integrative health therapy — practices designed to enhance medical care by supporting each person’s natural ability to heal.

While some people still hold outdated notions of what a skilled nursing home is, the goals of a modern long-term skilled nursing facility are wellness, quality of life and helping residents remain as independent as possible.

Call 952-233-4400 or get in touch using the form or get in touch using the form on this page to learn more about what separates Benedictine from the more traditional idea of nursing homes in Shakopee, MN.