Rhonda O’Dovero Selected As Part of Future Leaders Program

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  Regional Director of Operations, Rhonda O’Dovero, has been selected by the American Healthcare Association/National Association for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a participant in their 2019 Future Leaders of Long Term Care in America program. Rhonda was nominated by John Vander Meer, President and CEO of WHCA/WiCAL, Wisconsin’s long-term care and assisted living membership association. […]

Oakwood Health Services Earns 2019 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award

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  North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that Oakwood Health Services, located in Altoona, WI has been recognized as a 2019 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award is the second of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, […]

23 North Shore Healthcare Centers Earn 2019 AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Award  

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North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that 22 of its skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin and one facility in Minnesota have been recognized as 2019 recipients of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award recognizes the individual centers for their commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the […]

The Importance of Psychosocial Care in Senior Living

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There is an important link between psychosocial care and overall health in seniors. In the past, residents of long-term and post-acute care facilities were given attention based only on their medical needs. While medical needs are the first and foremost priority of care facilities, providers now understand the fundamental importance of meeting resident’s and patient’s […]

North Shore Helps Award Nursing Scholarships

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    North Shore Healthcare supports continuing education for nurses in the skilled nursing industry or for those that wish to enter the field. North Shore partnered with the Wisconsin Director of Nursing Council to match dollar for dollar, up to $5000, funds raised during the Council’s annual nursing symposium and expo held February 25-27, […]

29 North Shore Centers Apply for Quality Awards

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In pursuit of quality improvement and enhancing the care provided to our residents, 29 North Shore Healthcare skilled-nursing facilities submitted applications for consideration to the AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards Program. Among the 29 applicants, one is seeking recognition for a Gold Quality Award, one for Silver Quality Award, and the balance for Bronze. Executive Directors from […]

North Shore Welcomes Ashland Health Services

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North Shore Healthcare is excited to announce that we welcomed Ashland Health Services, formerly known as Ashland Health & Rehabilitation, to our North Shore family. This new center joins Court Manor Health Services in serving the Ashland, WI community. We are very excited about the opportunities the synergy between these two teams offers and the […]

Breast Cancer Surgery, and its aftermath, in Nursing Home Residents

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“A new study reports that breast cancer surgery among frail, elderly women residing in nursing care centers is associated with loss of functional independence and high rates of hospital readmission and mortality.” The aforementioned study took data from women ages 67 and over, who lived in a nursing home for 90 days or more, from the years […]

Delavan Health Services CNA Honored at FOCUS

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One of North Shore Healthcare’s CNAs was honored during the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ 2018 FOCUS conference held in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Arlene Hibl, CNA at Delavan Health Services, was recognized for her role as a Direct Caregiver during a presentation given by Otis Woods, Administrator of the DHS-Division of Quality Assurance.  The Wisconsin […]