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 […]

Willowcrest Health Services Honored by Veterans

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  Willowcrest Health Services in Oak Creek, WI was presented with an American flag from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11038 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 921. The Veterans honored the center during a ceremony attended by members of the Veterans’ families, staff from the center, as well as several residents. Interim Executive […]

Three North Shore Centers Receive Five-Star Rating

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Three North Shore Healthcare centers have received a Five Star rating from CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Delavan Health Services in Delavan, WI, Meadow View Health Services, and Sheboygan Health Services, both in Sheboygan, WI, were all given the designation. CMS considers Five Star nursing homes to have above average quality care. This […]

Hammond Health Services CNA Receives Shining Star Award

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North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that Laurie Pittman, a CNA at Hammond Health Services received a 2018 Shining Star Award from Wisconsin Health Care Association (WHCA). Ms. Pittman, accompanied by her family and members of North Shore Healthcare, was honored at a ceremony held during the WHCA Fall Convention in Green Bay, Wisconsin. WHCA is a non-profit […]

North Shore Recognizes Randolph Team on Survey Achievements

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North Shore Healthcare celebrated the success of Randolph Health Services on their third consecutive deficiency-free annual survey with a luncheon and recognition presentation. Many members of Randolph’s team and the North Shore support center attended the event that included live music, a catered lunch, and special presentations by North Shore’s CEO David Mills, COO Jim […]

The Importance of Technology in Nursing Homes

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“Communities can increase the odds of success with mobile solutions by taking a strategic approach.” Mobility in the nursing home world most often refers to group exercises or physical therapy. Mobility has another very important context for senior living communities- the ability to use innovative mobile solutions, and technology, to improve the quality of life […]

The Benefits of Fusing Academia into Senior Care

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“In long term and post-acute care (LT/PAC), innovation will happen as providers begin to embrace fusion with well-deserving collaborators.” Recently, many long-term care facilities have been incorporating education into their senior care. When long term care facilities team up with colleges, and education is fused into senior living facilities, it creates a system that is […]