Review of Services:



Short Term Care/Subacute Care Service

Following hospitalization, the Portage County Health Care Center team provides medical and therapy services, bridging the transition between hospital and home.  Services provided include:
  • Complex medical management
  • Wound care
  • Post surgical orthopedic
  • IV therapy
  • Respiratory care
  • Diabetic management
  • Physical/ Occupational/ Speech therapies

Long Term Care


The Portage County Health Care Center cares for clients in need of a high degree of ongoing medical attention and/or supervision.  Care staff work toward helping each individual achieve and maintain an optimal level of self care and independence.


Dementia Care Advanced Stages


The Portage County Health Care Center offers specialized care for residents with Alzheimer's disease or other related dementia, who may require a high level of medical management and physical care.  Nursing and Activity Staff receive additional training and provide attention to meeting physical, emotional and recreational needs of residents with advanced stages of dementia.  Care is focused on offering support, reassurance and security to these individuals.  Individualized activity programs are offered on the unit in smaller groups to stimulate and encourage mental activity.



Hospice Services

Hospice services are available to residents who need end of life care.  Portage County Health Care Center works in partnership with Ministry Home Care Hospice and Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice Services to provide this supportive end of life care.  Hospice care is a covered benefit under Medicare, Medicaid, and some insurance plans.