You'll find many nursing homes that, like ours, are clean and comfortable.
What sets us apart is the caring and dedication of our staff.

Nursing Care

  • 24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
  • Hospice Services
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Podiatry Services On-site
  • Restorative Nursing Programs
  • X-rays and laboratory services On-site
  • Visits by local physicians On-site
  • Mental Health Services On-site

Skilled Therapy

Our philosophy is that the resident's dignity and self-respect are best
maintained through encouragement of as much self-help as possible in all
activities of daily living. Each resident is encouraged to reach his or her
fullest capabilities.

Therapy programs include:

  • Physical Therapy to help you achieve your highest physical potential.
  • Occupational Therapy to help you return safely to your home.
  • Speech Therapy is also available.

Dietary Services

Home cooked food in a great atmosphere. Each diet is keyed to the
resident's taste and needs. Our menus are overseen by our Registered
Dietitian, ensuring they are as nutritious as they are delicious. The menu is
posted daily in the main hallway, and alternative selections are available
upon request.

Salon Services

Salon services are provided on Mondays and Tuesdays. Salon services
include shampoo and styling, haircuts, perms, color rinses, etc. Haircuts for
our gentlemen residents are also available.  Appointments can be made by
calling the facility at 641-522-9263.  

Activities

A full activity calendar, including night and week-end activities. Our Activity
Department is designed to enable the resident to continue to enjoy the
experience of life at their highest practical level.  Activities include physical,
spiritual, intellectual, social groups, community and leisure activities.

Social Services

Brooklyn Community Estate provides a licensed social worker to assist with
the admission and adjustment process, to assess psychosocial well-being
and to assist our residents and families with any social, emotional or medical
needs. Financial resource information and family support services are
provided. We insure that the transition to long-term care is done with love and
support to all involved.

Housekeeping/ Laundry

When entering Brooklyn Community Estate, you will notice that it is carefully
maintained by an excellent housekeeping staff.  Rooms, hallways, and
common areas are thoroughly cleaned daily.  Our laundry department
supplies each resident with clean and comfortable linen.  Personal clothing is
laundered at no additional cost to the resident.

Hospice

Hospice provides palliative and supportive medical care to terminally ill
patients and their families in order to meet the special needs arising out of
the physical, emotional, spiritual and social stresses experienced during the
final stages of terminal illness and death.

Mental Health

Brooklyn Community Estate has a contract with Poweshiek County Mental
Health to provide on site psychiatric services to our residents on a monthly.  
These services include evaluation of cognition, depression and behavior as
well management of psychoactive and cognitive medications.
Brooklyn Community Estate