St. Alexius Home Care developed Extend-A-Care to provide additional home services so people are able to remain safely in their homes. The goal of this state-licensed program is to maintain clients at their highest level of independence in the comfort of their own homes.

Clients determine the duration and intensity of the services they desire. An in-home nursing assessment visit is available to determine the program which best meets a client's needs. Family members are encouraged to participate in the assessment process.

Extend-A-Care is a designated Quality Service Provider in central and western North Dakota. This is a state funded program that is available for senior citizens and people with disabilities who are in need of the services offered but need financial assistance.

All staff providing services are routinely supervised by a registered nurse and receive on-going training.

Services are available through Extend-a-Care include, but are not limited to:


  • housekeeping
  • companionship
  • meal preparation
  • grocery shopping
  • errands
  • laundry
  • accompany to/from medical appointments

Personal Care Attendants

  • assistance with bathing and dressing
  • assistance with exercise and ambulation
  • monitoring medications
  • monitoring blood pressure and blood glucose
  • assist with simple dressing changes
  • assist with compression stockings

Maintenance nursing

  • venipuncture
  • mediplanner set-up
  • maintenance assessment

Maintenance Therapy

  • assistance with exercise

Services are charged out on an hourly basis. If you are interested in Extend-A-Care services and would like more information, please call St. Alexius Home Care & Hospice at (701)530-4500 or (800)223-1977.