Home & Community-based Services

Long Term Care Consultation/MnCHOICES

Long term care consultations are available for all residents of the state of Minnesota to help people identify services they might need or want. A Public Health Nurse or Social Worker help people and their families choose services that reflect their needs and preferences.

The long term care consultation/MnCHOICES is free of charge.

Services Provided

Public Health Staff provides the following:

  • Information and education about local long term care options
  • A home visit to assess needs and help plan services
  • Information about public programs that can help pay for services
  • PCA Assessments
  • Transition assistance for people who want to return to the community setting after admission to a nursing home/ICF

Public Health Staff will make a recommendation for community services or a nursing facility/ICF when community based services are not feasible. The person makes the final decision about services.

Intake Worker

Contact the Intake Worker at 651-385-3200 for more information.

Finding Resources

MinnesotaHelp is a website that can help people find resources for seniors and disabled individuals.

Senior Linkage Line 1-800-333-2433

Assisted Living serving elders: Assisted Living in Minnesota

Disability Hub 1-866-333-2466