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'A Continuum of Healthcare Services'  Est. 1966
Grey Line
Grey Line
612 N. Eastern Street | Sanborn, Iowa 51248 | 712-930-3636 |
“The Inn is comfortable, safe and a very pleasant environment for all of us. Our friends and families enjoy visiting us here. The caring and patient staff members are always willing to help us. Life is good!!”
Ruth Wittrock
Prairie View Inn

Prairie View Inn Assisted Living recently opened a new addition on July 7, 2008. “The Inn”, as it is often referred as, is made up of 10 one-bedroom apartment units and 6 studios along with a social room, dining area, business office, private dining room, front & back patios and lobby area. 

The Inn’s units are made up of seven one-bedroom 520 sq. ft. apartments,   three one-bedroom 570 sq. ft. apartments and six 220 sq. ft. studios; located within our skilled nursing home (more info about the studios at the bottom of page).  Each apartment has a living room area, bedroom and kitchenette area consisting of a frig/freezer unit, microwave, sink and cabinets.  The apartments also have private bathrooms complete with recessed showers with grab bars, adjustable shower head and even a fold down shower chair.  A medicine cabinet and towel closet is also located in the bathrooms.  The apartments come unfurnished allowing each tenant to bring the comforts of their own home in with them.

The social room is the location of many of the scheduled facility activities.  Tenants are given a monthly calendar at the beginning of every month and can attend the activities that interest them.  Tenants are also able to attend any of the activities or outings that are held at either Prairie View Manor or Prairie View Home. 

A private dining room is available to the Tenants to hold special events in.  It’s perfect for birthday parties, church meetings, card club or just a supper with their family.

The lobby is a wonderful place to sit back and relax!  With its vaulted ceilings and lightening the cozy couches make it very easy to sit back and relax while you take in a book or watch a movie on the plasma.  A computer is also available in the lobby area complete with internet access, e-mail capabilities and games.

Prairie View Inn has their own dining room where Tenants enjoy three home style meals a day.  All the meals are “open” meaning they range in length so that if one Tenant is up at 7AM for breakfast yet another at 8AM they both get a warm meal.  Breakfast is made to order, just like a restaurant, by the staff when the Tenant arrives in the dining room, while the noon and evening meal come over from Prairie View Home.  Homemade salads, some of them are even Tenant recipes, are made special several times a week for our Tenants along with muffins, cookies, bars and pies.  Tenants are given several choices during their meals.  A choice of at least three entrees & three salads at each meal, we call it restaurant style dining.

Prairie View Inn is staffed 24 hours a day and tenants may have assistance with bathing, dressing, medications and much more.  An RN is at the facility on average 40 hours a week and on call 24/7.  Each Tenant is given a wireless call light when they move in.  This is how they communicate to the staff that they need assistance.  The devices can also be used to monitor wandering concerns.

When a Tenant moves into the facility a Service Plan is developed in conjunction with them to establish what daily tasks the Tenant wants assistance with, how often they want assistance, and from whom do they want to receive that assistance from.  The Service Plan is developed under the direction of each Tenant; we only help with what they want, no more no less.  Weekly laundry and housekeeping are included in the tenant’s monthly rent as well.

We really are enjoying our life here. While we wondered about having enough space for two, we were surprised how easy it was to arrange things and we even had enough room to add some larger pieces to our apartment. The common areas are beautiful and convenient for many activities. We were even able to celebrate our family Christmas here. Using the computer is a big plus for me. The staff was so helpful teaching a beginner the basics and answering my questions.
Vern & Ruth Wittrock - Tenants
Something Unique…Our Studios at Prairie View Inn

Besides our newly built complex at Prairie View Inn our campus offers another section of licensed assisted living rooms located within our skilled nursing home, which were established in 1999.

This portion of Prairie View Inn is literally a one of a kind unique assisted living area, the only one in Iowa, consisting of 6 studio apartments.  Offering all of the amenities of a standard assisted living: activities, restaurant-style dining, open dining, social rooms, call lights, beauty shop, etc., and it also offers the companionship of the nursing home residents and staff.

The studio apartments are located in the east wing of Prairie View Home and consist of a large open bedroom/living room area, large closet and private bathroom.  These Tenants are able to enjoy the use of the facility’s whirlpool as well, something that always feels good.  The studios, like the apartments, are unfurnished allowing the Tenants to make it just like home with their own personal belongings.

For more information on Prairie View Inn contact Linda at 712-930-3636.

Prairie View Inn
612 N. Eastern St.
Sanborn, IA 51248
(712) 930-3636