On May 9–15, 2021, we’ll celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week to honor the collaborative commitment of skilled nursing care facilities and their staff throughout Marathon County in providing compassionate care to their residents during this unprecedented time under a global pandemic. We thank you for your sacrifice, talent, and compassion.
Be sure to click over to the full article to get an inside (and outside!) peek of the new 96-bed skilled nursing facility being constructed at the North Central Health Care Campus in Wausau. (Click the title for details…)
With a bistro featuring open-air seating, an outdoor gazebo, and other features that will be open to the public, this major renovation to NCHC is of interest to ALL in the community. See the exciting preliminary design renderings… The traditional, brick building will be blended with new wood and modern features to allow the health care campus to merge together as one cohesive facility.
Partnering together, Marathon County and North Central Health Care are proud to present the future facility for mental health, behavioral health, and skilled nursing care in Central Wisconsin. (Click the title for details.)
Over 450 employees work in direct care at North Central Health Care. For many, their caregiving and support services work doesn’t stop for a holiday break.
Take a peek “behind the scenes” during the holidays at NCHC. And please join us in THANKING the dedicated staff who work to keep local residents fed and cared for, the facility clean, and operations up and running so NCHC stays “merry and bright” during the holidays. (Click the title for details.)
Learn about the $67 million renovation plans for North Central Health Care with a comprehensive scope that will provide greater personal dignity and financial stewardship for Marathon County. (Click the title for details…)
Hospital re-admission rates for Wausau’s Mount View Care Center (MVCC) are only at 10.2%, compared with the national benchmark for nursing homes of 17.3%. MVCC is being recognized by Security Health Plan for providing superior services, such as shorter stays, high star-ratings, & successful achievement of goals set by therapists. (Click the title to learn more about this award-winning 200-bed local nursing home…)
Meet a leader, husband, & father who wants to make a positive difference for our community. You simply can’t read this piece & NOT be inspired by Michael Loy. (Click the title for details…)
LuAnn Spanton has graciously volunteered with Mount View Care Center in the Beauty Salon EVERY WEEK FOR THE PAST 27 YEARS! Read her inspiring story of how she found a way to match her passion to purpose. (Click the title for details…)
Did you know that Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States? Take our 5-question quiz to raise your awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. (Click the title to take the quiz…)
Now’s the time to read the consultants’ latest report, to contact MVCC Committee members, and to weigh in with YOUR opinion on what we should do with this local nursing home: Close it? Sell it? Or renovate it? (Click the title for details…)
Read how Troy Torgerson saved a man’s life, earning him the latest Quarterly Core Value Award for county employees who exceed their day-to-day job descriptions. (Click the title for the full story…)