Trinity Health is committed to preserving and improving the quality of health to the people we serve. Our mission is to excel at meeting the needs of the whole person through the provision of quality healthcare and health related services.
For each resident, our rooms include a bed, a bedside stand, a wardrobe closet, and a dresser. An easy chair is also provided from a choice of three styles, including high back, low back, or rocker style.
Favorite personal furnishing may be brought as space permits.
We encourage you and your family to bring additional items
from home that have special meaning and give pleasure to you
When personal items are brought in, we ask that you mark each
item with some form of identification.
Trinity Homes reserves the right to refuse the use of any
electrical appliance that our staff deems inappropriate
and/or unsafe for use. When you no longer desire the use of
a particular item, the social worker will notify your family.
It is the family's responsibility to maintain, repair, store
and / or dispose of these items.
Trinity Homes is wired for cable service. Cable subscribers
will receive Expanded Basic Service through Midcontinent
Communications Company. Trinity Homes will bill you monthly
for cable service. The Admissions Coordinator or Social
Worker will assist you with this initial installation.
A telephone is located on each floor for the personal use of
residents and families. They are equipped with volume
adjustment for the hearing impaired. These phones are for
local calls, collect calls, or calls made with a credit card.
Upon request to Souris River Telephone-SRT Company, a private
telephone can be installed in your room. The phone number
for their business representatives is 701-852-7777. The cost
of installation and monthly billing will be sent directly to
the contracting party.
The mail is delivered to residents on a daily basis through the Business Office. Please notify your local post office of your new address.
Upon request by the resident or the legal representative, the Business Office will forward all mail to a requested address. Assistance in reading or sending mail is available to all residents upon request. Postage stamps and stationery may be purchased at the Trinity Homes Gift Shop.
Computers with Internet accessibility are available for
residents' use on each floor and area. There is also a
"Guest" network with wireless access for personal
laptops which can be used throughout the facility by typing
in a password. Ask a staff member to contact the Information
Technology (IT) Department for the current password for
wireless Internet access.
The Activity staff will assist residents in establishing and
individual email address only when the resident can monitor
it independently. It the resident needs continual assistance
then a group email address will be used:
When families or friends send email to this address we
request the resident's first & last name be
typed in the SUBJECT field so it can be
delivered to your loved one.
The Minot Daily News vending machine is located on the first
floor Trinity Center-1C. To have the
Minot Daily News
delivered to your room, you may contact the Minot Daily News
Circulation Department at 701-857-1910.
You will want to bring in a selection of garments that will
be comfortable for your day-to-day activities. We recommend
that all the clothing be constructed of materials that are
durable, permanent press, and machine washable. Trinity
Homes Laundry washes personal clothes every weekday. Also,
there is a clothes washer and dryer on each floor for
residents' independent use.
Name labels are required on ALL items that will be laundered
here with resident's first and last name. Clothing can be
taken to the Labeling Room on 1st floor Center near the
cafeteria to be marked. The label will be located on the
inside of the neckband on shirts, blouses, dresses and
sweaters, and on the inside of the waistband for slacks and
We recommend that all garments be labeled, even if a family
member will be taking care of the resident's laundry. It is
the responsibility of the resident/ family to provide
specialized clothing care such as dry cleaning, replacement
of worn clothing, or clothing in need of alterations or
Basic personal care items are supplied by Trinity Homes.
The costs for these items are considered in the daily rate.
We encourage families to bring in personal care items that
are not available through Trinity Homes. These would
include specific brand name items, colognes, powders, etc.
Men are requested to bring in their own electric shavers.
We discourage keeping large sums of money or other valuables
in your room. Valuables may be temporarily locked up at the
nurses' station for your convenience. You may be requested
to place your rings under security if they become too loose
for safe wearing to prevent loss. You and your family will
be notified of this action by the social worker.
Visitors are always welcome at Trinity Homes. Permission to
stay with a critically ill resident or other special
requests may be directed to the floor nurse.
Family and friends are encouraged to join their loved one in
the cafeteria for a snack or meal. A cafeteria serving line
is open during posted hours.
Within the residents' dining rooms and throughout Trinity
Homes, a pot of coffee is always brewing for you and your
visitors. Help yourself.
There are a number of locations throughout Trinity Homes
that will accommodate small groups for anniversaries,
birthdays, or family gatherings. When you are planning a
special occasion we ask that you contact the activities
staff on your floor to assist you in arrangements. The
activities phone office is 701-857-5905.
Some residents are on special diets. Visitors are asked to
check with the nurse when bringing in food and beverages in
regards to the resident's diet restrictions or concerns.
North Dakota State Health Department also has rules and
regulations regarding food brought in for residents.
Contact Dietary with any questions or concerns, phone number
For your safety we ask that no electrical appliances be
brought in for use during the party. Due to fire codes lit
candles are not allowed.
When people join together in a community, they all have
rights and responsibilities to one another.
We have the responsibility to provide you with an
environment of growth, security, and safety as you are
making our home your home.
We ask residents and their families to respect policies that
are in place to assure a comfortable environment for all
residents and staff at Trinity Homes.
The safety and security of the residents, family, friends,
and staff is everyone's concern and we ask your cooperation
in the following areas:
There are times when you may leave the facility with family
or friends. Whether it's for a brief outing or an overnight
stay, we request that you sign out at the nurses' station
before leaving. If you are leaving for an overnight stay
with family or friends then our current bed hold policy will
be given to you at that time.
Your room is held in reserve for you as long as you, the
responsible party, or third party payer continues payment
for your room. Medicare, Medicaid, and certain insurance
companies have specific coverage guidelines for leaves of
absence. In order to not affect your benefits, please
contact the social worker prior to finalizing your plans.
The nurse will be able to assist you in your plans as well
as confer with your doctor if necessary. You will be given
the necessary medications and instructions to continue your
care away from Trinity Homes.
If during a leave of absence, you do not wish to have your
room held, we ask that you notify the business office
representative or social worker immediately. You will be
responsible for the full rate until you request discharge
from Trinity Homes.
Your room is held in reserve for you during your
hospitalization as long as you, the responsible party, or
third party payer continues payment for your room. The
business office representative or social worker will assist
you with the specifics in regards to your current program
If you do not wish to have your room held during
hospitalization, notify the business office representative
or social worker immediately. You will be responsible for
the full rate until you request the resident's discharge
from Trinity Homes.
A 24-hour notice is requested prior to your discharge order.
This will assure that all documents and medications are
ready by the time you plan to leave. Less than a 24-hour
notice may require that you or your family member will have
to pick up your medications at the pharmacy.
Trinity Homes maintains a detailed medical record for each
resident that is managed by the Health Information
Management-HIM department. This record is confidential and
is used only by individuals involved with your care. You
may approve or refuse the release of these records to anyone
outside Trinity Homes, except in the case of your transfer
to another health care facility, or as may be required by
law, or by a third party contract.
It is your responsibility to take all of your personal
belongings with you at the time of your discharge. You will
be notified of all items that might be left after you
discharge and will be expected to secure them within 10 days
of the notice.