Nursing Services

Doctor and patient outside, she is leaning down to speak to him in his wheelchair

Caring for our residents is both our privilege and our duty. With personalized plans of care in place for each resident, we strive to meet each of these needs 24 hours a day.

The following skilled nursing services are available at Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation:

  • Onsite Medical Director coordinates and improves medical services
  • Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of healthcare within the facility
  • Individualized resident care plan treatments
  • IV therapy
  • Dementia care
  • Wound care
  • Enteral feeding program
  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy care
  • Off-site dialysis
  • Ileostomy Care
  • Nutrition & hydration programs
  • Medication management & education
  • Diabetic management & education
  • Restorative nursing
  • Pain management
  • Post-Hospital Extended Care
  • Hospice/Respite/GIP Services
  • Bowel & bladder programs
  • Model environment for nurse training
  • Family education
  • In-house, on-going continued learning courses and CNA training programs
  • Psychologist
  • Audiology Services
  • On staff registered dietitian
  • Laboratory testing and X-rays
  • Transportation services

Wound Care

Our goal is to promote healing and prevent recurrence for each resident’s wound. We care for wounds gently and respectfully, developing a custom treatment plan fit for each individual in their unique stage. Our specialized care team will monitor each wound site for signs of infection.

Restorative Nursing Program

At Whitefish Care and Rehabilitation we seek to maximize the quality of life for our long-term care population, who require a specialized restorative program. Our therapy team and nursing staff will develop individualized treatment plans for resident care in the areas of:

  • Ambulation
  • Range of motion
  • Activities of daily living
  • Positioning and alignment
  • Skin integrity and wound management
  • Contracture management
  • Bowel and bladder training
  • Rehabilitative and social dining
  • Strengthening and restraint reduction
  • Weekly and monthly height and weight monitoring

Dietary Program

  • Provide meals to meet specific dietary and therapeutic needs, according to physician orders
  • Oral supplemental diets are available
  • Regular nutritional assessments from our registered dietitian

Diabetes Management

Our experienced nurses provide help with all aspects of managing diabetes including:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Insulin administration and tracking
  • Exercise planning
  • Menu planning
  • Education and more!