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'A Continuum of Healthcare Services'  Est. 1966
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610 N. Eastern Street | Sanborn, Iowa 51248 | 712-930-3228 |
I really like living here at Prairie View. The nurses are good to me and I enjoy all the staff here. I like spending time in my room reading, watching tv and playing solitaire on my IPad. I attend most of the activities and especially love the socializing and learning new things. I like being able to choose my meals off the menu and love the extra treats the kitchen makes for us! My family feel welcome when they visit and are grateful for a place like Prairie View for me to live.
Pat Jeffers
Prairie View Home
Prairie View Home was the beginning of it all starting back in 1966. Licensed as a 57 bed skilled nursing facility, Prairie View Home's employees are dedicated individuals who come to work everyday and do their best to make a difference in the lives of our residents.

Offering not only "skilled" care but, intermediate and respite care as well, Prairie View Home is made up of both single and double rooms. The layout of Prairie View Home is best described as a "T". Consisting of a west, east & south hall the building also offers many special areas for residents and their families to gather. A large activity room located down the east hall is the sight of many bingo games, musical entertainment, church services, exercises, parties, etc. We also have a library area at the end of the east hall, a therapy room at the end of the west hall, a private family meeting room up by the front offices and a social room located right off the main dining room. One thing we love to do around here is eat and that might explain why the coffee is always on, popcorn is always popping and ice-cream is available every Friday.

A beauty shop is located within Prairie View Home and we have several licensed beauticians who are available throughout the week by appointment for that much needed haircut, perm or set.

Services offered at the facility include nursing care, 3 meals a day plus snacks, free cable TV, housekeeping, personal laundry, physical/occupational/speech therapy consultations and treatments, daily restorative therapy, an activity program, social services, monthly doctor visits, pharmacy consultation, psychiatric consultation, ET nurse consultation and treatments and much more.

Upon admission residents are evaluated and placed within one of three levels of care; light, medium or heavy. This level along with their room selection determines the daily rate to stay at the facility; we DO NOT charge additional fees for personal care items. Prairie View Home does accept both Medicaid & Medicare payments for services rendered to qualifying residents.

Long term care insurance has become a very common thing over the past years and we currently have several residents whom have long term care insurance policies residing at our facility. Prairie View Home has been approved by more than a dozen companies and the office staff have become experts in assisting families with all the paperwork needing to be completed for their family member to receive reimbursement from their policy. Just one more of those extras we like to help out with.

"Skilled" Care
Skilled is a term used to describe a facility that participates in the Medicare program for reimbursement for certain services rendered to its residents.

Medicare can help pay for certain types of skilled nursing care and services. Your condition must require daily skilled nursing or skilled rehabilitation services, and the skilled care you receive must be based on a doctor's order. Not every resident in our nursing home is automatically covered by Medicare. To qualify for coverage, the resident must first have a three day hospital stay, and his or her physician must certify that "skilled nursing" care or "skilled rehabilitation services" (physical, occupational, or speech therapy) are medically necessary.

Not all nursing homes admit Medicare residents and those who do qualify for coverage may not necessarily use up all 100 days. If you have any questions on this confusing topic, give us a call we would be glad to help.

From time to time a resident at our facility is placed on hospice care or arrives already in the program. Prairie View is proud to have a special private resident room dedicated specifically for these residents, The Rose Room. Furnished with a queen sleeper sofa, 32" plasma TV, big cozy chair and homey decor, it even has a bulletin board for family photos and wipe-off board to leave messages on.

When dealing with the declining health of a loved one from cancer, heart failure or another disease it is comforting to our families to know they have a private, warm, inviting room to spend time with mom or dad and even spend the night if they need to.

Respite Care
Respite care is when a caregiver is in need of some rest or relief in caring for a loved one individual and they look to the facility for that help. Respite care is based on the number of hours the individual spends at the facility and the services needed while they are there. Time spent at the facility can range from just 2 hours to a whole week. We tend to see caregivers of individuals whom suffer from Dementia or Alzheimer's use this service the most, it provides a nice break and allows the caregiver to do errands, attend a doctor's appointment or even go away on a trip.

Hopefully this brief bit of information has helped you to learn more about how wonderful a place Prairie View Home is and all we have to offer. We would like to strongly suggest you stop in and see first hand how warm, inviting and caring we are. In your search for finding a place for your loved one to live we can guarantee you will know the minute you walk in the door of that facility, we only hope that it's Prairie View.