Community Access to Compassionate CareWe foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.
Welcome to North Shore Health
Welcome to North Shore Health. As we celebrate 50 years of service to Cook County, we're proud of our past and we look forward to being the health care provider you look to in the future.
OUR VALUESService Excellence We value and serve each individual with compassion and understanding, and work collaboratively to meet the needs of our community.
Communication We clearly communicate in an open, timely, and positive manner.
Quality We provide a high standard of care through continuous improvement in our skills, process efficiencies, and use of resources.
Integrity We are respectful, honest, trustworthy, and professional in our words and actions.
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Tuesday December 12, 2017 - Emergency Room ServicesNorth Shore Health provides emergency care 24/7 with access to CT scans, lab services, x-rays, EKG and heart monitoring capabilities. Please call 218-387-3040 for more information.
Monday December 4, 2017 - Short Term RehabRecuperating from a hospital stay due to illness? Need restorative treatments following a surgery? Allow North Shore Health to assist you in meeting your goal, a safe return home through a short-term rehab stay right here in your own community. Physical and occupational therapy is offered in a skilled nursing setting to meet your needs as you recover. Social Services are also available to assist with planning for your discharge and coordination of community resources. For more information contact Hilja at 218-387-3261.
Wednesday November 29, 2017 - Spirit of Giving at North Shore Health Care CenterClick here to download the December 2017 Activities Calendar.
The spirit of giving is always in season at the North Shore Health Care Center, thanks to the dedication and commitment of the many volunteers that regularly come to visit us. The residents count their blessings for family, staff, and community members who gave so much this past year. We especially want to thank the American Legion Honor Guard members who came into the Care Center on Veteran's Day to honor our resident veterans.
The residents are excited to have their new kitchen to do some holiday baking, and have those wonderful baking aromas drifting throughout their home. They will also be busy decorating, and putting up their tree on December 2. Of course, we will be watching all of our favorite Christmas movies throughout the month as well. Our new fireplaces should arrive just in time for Santa to come down the chimney too!
Many music events are planned during the holidays at the Care Center. Amy Schmidt and friends will share their musical talents with the residents on December 14, Laura Laky and her music students will host a music recital on December 22. Carolers from Zoar Lutheran Church will be here on December 17, along with other carolers throughout the month. Other live music this month will feature Myron Bursheim on Sunday's and Susan Scherer on Wednesday's. The residents thank all of you for bringing such joy to our home!
The colder temperatures won't keep the residents from venturing out to enjoy community festivities. On December 11 we will be attending the Community Christmas Concert at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and on December 28 we will travel to the Senior Center for lunch and social time with our friends there.
The monthly birthday party will be held on December 13 at 3:00 p.m. This month we will honor Dorothy Whipkey, Erland Shold, Clarice Krotz and Gloria Martineau. Cake and ice cream will be served, along with piano music by Doug Sanders.
There will be a new community enrichment group starting on December 16 called "Babes N Bonnets". Volunteers will get together with a resident on a 1:1 basis to complete a baby hat made from materials of their choice. After several hats are complete, babes and moms from the community will be invited to the Care Center for a tea and social to meet the residents and choose a hat for their little one.
On December 21, Hilja Iverson will demonstrate her skills at making lefse. The residents will get to enjoy one of their favorite Norwegian treats along with Hilja's Happy Hour.
Santa and Mrs. Claus (along with one of their hard working elves) will visit the Care Center on Christmas Eve at 2:00 p.m. with gifts and holiday treats for everyone.
The residents and staff at North Shore Health Care Center want to wish everyone a joyful holiday season and a Happy New Year!
For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Care Center, contact the Activity Department at 218-387-3518.
Submitted by Belinda Hudler, Activities Director
Friday November 24, 2017 - "Infection Prevention and You" News BulletinPlease click on the link below to learn flu prevention, symptoms and additional resources.
Infection Prevention and You
Friday November 24, 2017 - Board Members Participate in the "Shot and a Beer Campaign"Jennifer Dowden, RN, Infection Control Coordinator, launched the "Shot and a Beer Campaign" October 1, 2017. The Campaign encourages all staff to receive their flu shot, then receive a can of root beer. At the October 19, 2017 Board Meeting, all Board Members present received their "Shot and a Beer".
Thursday November 16, 2017 - Employee Milestone CelebrationIn recognition of our employees who are celebrating milestone anniversaries (5, 10,15, 20, 25, 35 years) in 2017, North Shore Health held an Open House on Monday, November 13, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This opportunity was taken to thank these employees for the services that they provide to our patients, residents, clients and communities. Cake, soup and bread sticks were served. Together, these employees celebrating milestone anniversaries have dedicated 205 years of service to North Shore Health!
2017 Milestone Anniversaries:
Wednesday November 1, 2017 - Telemedicine Comes to North Shore Health - By WTIP
WTIP's Rhonda Silence met with North Shore Health staff to learn about the new emergency services system.
North Shore Health has formed a partnership with Avera eCare, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota based emergency services provider. North Shore Health joins 225 other health centers, clinics and long-term care centers in the region who receive virtual access to board-certified emergency physicians and other support staff 24 hours a day.