Sunrise of Minnetonka
18605 Old Excelsior Blvd. , Minnetonka, MN 55345
Reviews of Sunrise of Minnetonka
Sep 15, 2013 | Reviewed by Loving Daughter
I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident
When one listens to the representatives from Sunrise talk about their facility it sounds wonderful. What one experiences is quite different. My father was accepted to stay at Sunrise in Minnetonka. We were told they could handle his Parkinson's disease and medication schedule. We were told he was able to go there and that they could handle it. We were told that they have other residents with similar issues. We did not sugar coat my Dad's condition at all. They were given 72 pages of nurses notes about my father and his recent history. They sent their own RN to examine and question him. They sent their social worker to review his case. My mother wrote them a check, we moved him in to his room. We thought it would be a great place for him. Boy, were we wrong. They are kicking him out as of tomorrow after only 4 days. Tonight is his last night there. They completely messed him up while he was there by missing his medications on his first day and also completely changing the medication schedule. My dad needs skilled care and they knew it, or they should have known it. I can't believe they allowed this to happen. They saw dollar signs when they reviewed my father's case. I'd think twice before allowing my loved one to stay here. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone who needs medications on a strict schedule! They are unable to follow a simple medication schedule. They have too few staff people on weekends to handle the situation. They don't know how to handle a person with Parkinson's disease and dementia. They completely misrepresented their ability to care for my father.
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Provider ResponseSep 23, 2013
Hello, thank you for providing your feedback. We take all concerns regarding the care of our residents seriously and invite you to email our Information inbox with more background so we can look into this further. Thank you, Sunrise Team
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Amenities at Sunrise of Minnetonka
Emergency Services: Less than 9 Miles
Shopping: Less than 2 Miles
Recreation: Less than 3 Miles
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Private Dining Room
Snacks Available Throughout the Day
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Description of Sunrise of Minnetonka
Nestled in the cozy suburban town of Minnetonka, eight miles west of Minneapolis, Sunrise at Minnetonka is an assisted living senior community honoring independence and choice. Offering a range of care options that include Alzheimer’s care and short-term stays, we focus on wellness and keeping residents as independent as possible, providing a personalized plan of assistance. We take pride in the charming, homelike atmosphere of our community and the friendly, caring staff that makes Sunrise at Minnetonka an inviting place to call home.
Sunrise at Minnetonka is a part of Sunrise Senior Living. As one of the world’s most experienced providers of senior living services, we are committed to the needs, desires, wants, wishes, hopes and dreams of all seniors.
Residents appreciate the homey atmosphere of Sunrise at Minnetonka, and our specially designed surroundings are safe and stimulating to seniors experiencing memory issues. Our gracious, homelike residences are fully carpeted with kitchenettes and include private baths with safety features.
Residents often play a hand of cards in the activity room, surf the Internet or join the group for classic movie night. We offer an exciting calendar of activities and daily afternoon socials that keep all residents engaged in the community.
Our elegant dining room is a delightful place where friends gather as they linger over delicious, home-style meals. Residents may also enjoy a casual snack at our convenient café.
Our assisted living community is the place for seniors who need some help with daily activities, such as bathing, dressing and medication reminders. Personal assistance is available 24 hours a day as needed.
Short-term stays are also an option for seniors who want the extra security of additional assistance during an illness or while recuperating.
We provide Alzheimer’s care programs that effectively engage residents in activities that enhance their independence and remind them of “pleasant days.”
Sunrise of Minnetonka is a caring community committed to the dignity and care of our senior residents.
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