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.

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Family Stories

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

The care I received while in your facility assisted me in becoming more independent and once again able to live in the apartment complex where I resided prior to my illness. I am also very appreciative of the care my wife was given during her stay of 4 1/2 years. She was treated with respect and careful hands. 

Jon Y.

Stratford Specialty Care

My family and I are so thankful for the care that was given to both my Dad and Mom by April and her team at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids, IA. We are all on the journey of life and when it comes to the final stage of life it is great to have a small town nursing home staff give such great care to your loved ones when you can not be there all of the time.  They all do a fantastic job!  God Bless!

Shari V.

Lyon Specialty Care

I wish we would have started hospice sooner for my wife. She appreciated the care. There was one lady she really hit it off with and the staff were always there when we needed. The social worker has been attentive in following up with me. I was very pleased with Care Initiatives Hospice - Greenfield. 

Bernie Lee

Hospice Care

Thank you to every person who made Joseph Z. feel like family. All of your care goes above and beyond what anyone could hope for. Bless all of you.

Family of Joseph Z.

LaPorte City Specialty Care

Thank you for such a special day with the Christmas dinner and party. Thank you does not seem to cover all the blessings you brought to the residents and visitors. As I looked around, there were smiles, laughter, friends greeting friends and a joyous atmosphere that filled the home. The dinner was outstanding.

Sharon and Duane G.

Panora Specialty Care

Dubuque Specialty Care is like home. You can connect with many people.  The staff at Dubuque Specialty Care treat me very well. They aim to please and the staff have big hearts. I have progressed 100% in every aspect. They offer a variety of menu options and change up the menus as well. I enjoy having pizza day and going on outings to the casino. I have made new friends and learned new things.

Gary W.

Dubuque 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

Something about this place is very special to me. Highly recommended. 

Bronson H.

Heritage Specialty Care