For All of Life's Health Transitions

Care Initiatives is committed to providing quality transitional health care and serving Iowans with compassion, dignity and respect. Our services help care for Iowans in their time of need through rehabilitation services, skilled nursing care, long term care and hospice care.
 

Our Mission

Improving quality of life for Iowans and their families during life's health transitions through compassionate individualized care.

Our Core Values

  • Commitment to continuously improve quality in everything we do.
  • Demonstrate compassion, integrity, respect and dignity in all interactions.
  • Compassionately serve others and their needs as defined by them.
  • Cultivate a culture of skill development and personal growth among all staff.
  • Recognize the power of teamwork to make effective, efficient and transparent decisions.
  • Commit to consistency and excellence in all processes.

Family Stories

We are grateful when family and residents feel compelled to share their great care experiences. Click on “Family Stories” to read more.

Thank you to all of the staff who supported my grandmother for the 10 months she was cared for…were greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!

Jennifer C.

Hospice Care

Thank you for supporting our mother’s 100th birthday party “at her home”. Everything went smoothly all afternoon – which was made possible by Jodi. I cannot say enough positives about her for this day – but also for her weekly program.

Jim T.

Creston Specialty Care

The nurses are very good to us. Everybody seems friendly and we get to meet new people that are enjoyable to talk with. Everything is very neat and clean. CNA’s are happy to wait on all of us. There is church three times a week and it’s nice to have that opportunity. I like that visitors are always welcome.

Dolores A.

NorthCrest Specialty Care

I had four major surgeries at 2 different hospitals before going to Northcrest. Right away I met very helpful and nice people that made me feel comfortable and cared for.  They explained what they were doing and why, while making me feel at home. The people at Northcrest and Care Initiatives do really care. Hats off to all of you!

Kevin N.

NorthCrest Specialty Care

I like it here because I like the people here and the nurses are nice. I like all the activities, especially bingo! I really like being here.

Ruth O.

NorthCrest Specialty Care

Mom entered Sibley Specialty Care under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. She was only there a week but we cannot express enough how wonderful the care was from both Sibley's staff and the Hospice staff. Our family so appreciated the gentleness and caring shown to our Mom. 

 

Family of Ethel B.

Sibley Specialty Care

To everyone who took care of me. I had such special care. I will never forget how special you all are! Also had such fun times! Keep up the good work with everyone!

Koni O.

Chariton Specialty Care

My family members "love" NorthCrest and the care provided for in rehabiltion. Thank you for your service!

Lucy S.

NorthCrest Specialty Care