Excellent Care in a Beautiful Setting
Rusk County Nursing Home in Ladysmith, WI, has built a tradition of caring for residents of Rusk County since 1973. Prior to this time, it served the area as St. Joseph's on the Flambeau. The facility is located in a beautiful rural landscape that provides a restful setting and an easy atmosphere in which residents can dine with family members or join in a group activity.
Quality Staff Make the Difference
The staff of Rusk County Nursing Home want to help people continue to live their lives with dignity, personal fulfillment and loving care. The nursing staff, consisting of the Director of Nursing, RNs, LPNs, and CNAs, deliver skilled care twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The staffing ratio at Rusk County Nursing Home exceeds state standards to provide the best care possible to our residents. Rusk County Nursing Home's tenured staff goes to great lengths to ensure continuity of care for each resident.
The Ambiance of Home
Rusk County Nursing Home knows it is important for residents to feel at home. We work hard to provide nurturing care in a warm, supportive environment. There are 50 beds in the Home with shared and individual rooms that can be personalized according to each resident's tastes. The facility also has comfortable lounge areas, an inviting dining room and an outdoor garden patio with vegetables and flowers.
Providing Residents the Services They Want and Need
The staff at Rusk County Nursing Home excels in providing individual attention to every resident. Our utmost concerns are the residents and their needs. To this end, the following services are offered:
- On-site Medical Director
- Monthly rounds by Marshfield Clinic physicians and as needed
- On-site physical, occupational and speech therapy
- Transportation and arrangements for other medical services
- Appetizing therapeutic diets
- Pharmaceutical services
- Ophthalmology and podiatry, psychology, urology, and orthopedic services
Furthermore, the Nursing Home is located on the second floor of the Rusk County Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home complex. Being close to the hospital and clinic allows the residents quick access to physicians and treatment.
- Social services
- Life Enrichment
- Volunteer services
- Resident council
- Housekeeping, banking, maintenance and laundry services
- Weekly religious services
- Beauty and barber shop services
- Chapel services
- Cable television
Animals Offer a Different Kind of Therapy
Research has shown that the presence of animals can be very therapeutic and beneficial to residents' health. The pet program at Rusk County Nursing Home provides residents the opportunity to interact with pets from outside the Home. Residents also delight in the many sights and sounds of the in-house bird aviary.