Buffalo Lake Health Care Center
Buffalo Lake Health Care Center is located in Buffalo Lake, MN, part of Renville County.
According to United States census data, the city has a population of 650. 29.7% of residents are 65 years or older, 13.2% more than the U.S. population.
Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Preston Lake Township, Hector, and Grafton Township.
Our network provides data for 2 senior living communities in Buffalo Lake, MN with this community.
About the Community
A nonprofit corporation, Buffalo Lake Health Care Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 49 beds with an average occupancy rate of 87.1%.
Both resident and family council are available. Buffalo Lake Health Care Center is not a continuing care retirement community.
The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.
Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates
Buffalo Lake Health Care Center reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Minnesota’s averages.
Long-Stay Quality Measures
Short-Stay Quality Measures
COVID-19 Vaccination Rates
Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates
Buffalo Lake Health Care Center provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Minnesota’s averages.
Staffing Turnover Rates
Local Businesses and Organizations
For Buffalo Lake Health Care Center residents that require a hospital visit, Hutchinson Health Hospital is the closest, 15.53 miles away. Renville County Hospital is the next nearest, 17.91 miles away.
The closest pharmacies are CVS Pharmacy At Target, 15.03 miles away, and Family Pharmacy South, 15.6 miles away. Walgreens and Family Rexall Drug are two more in the area.
Should there be a need for dental care, Westfield Dental and Jack M Fiedler Dds are 4.46 miles and 4.46 miles away. As for vision care, Midwest Vision is 15.34 miles from the community.
If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Oddfellows Park is 15.44 miles away, and Masonic West River Park is 15.71 miles away. Century 9 Movie Theatre is 15.09 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Hector Public Library, 4.49 miles from Buffalo Lake Health Care Center.
Nearby places of worship include Zion United Methodist Church and First Lutheran Church. The former is 0.27 miles, and the latter is 0.38 miles from the community.
When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Totally U Salon is 4.45 miles away.
Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Nana’s Family Cafe and Hot Stuff Pizza, 0.39 miles and 4.45 miles away. Other Place and Petes Grill are a couple of other establishments in the area.
To do some grocery shopping, Berg’s Super Valu is 13.43 miles away, and Walmart is 15.05 miles away. ALDI and Berg’s Super Valu are two more nearby options.
Take care of financial needs at CenBank, 0.34 miles away, or F & M Bank Minnesota, 0.38 miles away. Frandsen Bank And Trust and Valley Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.
The Weather in Buffalo Lake
July was Buffalo Lake’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 83°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was -2°F.
The city saw 32.32 inches of precipitation, 67.5 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 74% over the last 12 months.