Hiawatha Care Center is a 95-bed skilled nursing facility that provides
24-hour professional nursing care by qualified nurses and certified
nursing assistants. At Hiawatha Care Center, we not only emphasize our
quality of care, but also our quality of caring.
Hiawatha Care Center promotes health, growth, and rehabilitation of our residents to reflect their highest functional levels. We believe in maintaining individual dignity, and we
affirm that all individuals have rights and needs that must be respected.
Hiawatha Care Center will strive in every way possible to ensure the
safety, comfort, and happiness of our residents. We appreciate and
encourage family and friends to remain involved in a residentís life.
Hiawatha Care Center provides 24-hour professional nursing care. The
care provided is given by qualified, experienced nurses and nursing
assistants as well as the social worker, dietician, activity director,
consulting pharmacist, and consulting physical, occupational, and speech
therapists. We have an outstanding medical director. Each resident's care is individualized and planned to help
the resident achieve his/her maximum potential in a supportive, caring
Our activity program is designed to encourage maximum participation for
all residents. All residents are encouraged to attend the activities of
their choice. For those residents who choose not to attend, we provide
individualized activities suited to their needs and interests.
Ideas are welcome as we strive to make the activities interesting,
challenging, peaceful, and current. Activities outside of the care center are also provided. A monthly newsletter along with
calendar of events is given to each resident and mailed to family
Any person placed in a nursing home will go through a period of
adjustment. Here at the Hiawatha Care Center, we strive to assist the
resident, family, and friends with the adjustment process. Our social
services personnel can also assist with other areas of a residentís life.
A well-balanced meal is one of the key areas to good health. Hiawatha Care Center
prepares a variety of nutritious meals that meet any special dietary
needs residents may have. Our appetizing meals are attractively served in a
cheerful and spacious dining room. We utilize an open-dining
system to offer our residents more choices.
We also offer a beautiful family dining room for those
All departments at Hiawatha Care Center are concerned with seeing residents restored to their greatest
potential. Resident participation and motivation in this process is crucial.
Restorative aides, under the direction of a consultant physical
therapist and director of nursing, are available to help residents with
ambulation, transfer techniques, and mobility. Additional speech, physical, and occupational therapies with licensed therapists are available when ordered by a physician.
Our Environmental Services Department provides our residents with a clean
living environment, just like they would find at home. Rooms are cleaned
daily and stocked with supplies. Linens and towels are provided for each
resident. Laundry services are available for all washable items
including residents' personal laundry. Our Environmental Services
Department can also assist with any needed repairs.
Personal Care Services:
A barber/beautician is available at Hiawatha Care Center twice a week for hair
cuts, hair sets, and perms. We also have a licensed massage therapist that comes once a month.
Hiawatha Care Center is always accepting applications for employment. Come see why our employees make the difference!
|Address: 405 N 15th Avenue,
Hiawatha IA 52233, Phone number: 319-378-8583, Fax number: 319-378-8598
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