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.

A huge thank you to each and every one of you for mom’s care, for nearly two years. The mums were beautiful. A special thank you to Mary Ann and Kristin for coming to the service. You are all special people!

Linda

Wapello Specialty Care

Thank you all for the warm welcome you gave to our mother. You’re “grand” as the Irish say we appreciate your genuine hospitality.

The Murphys

Lyon Specialty Care

   If you should ever have to go through a terrible time as we did, please remember Ridgewood and Care Initiatives Hospice - Albia. You will never be alone.

The Family of Terry B.

Hospice Care

My words seem too small to express my gratitude for all your loving care for my mother this past year. Knowing mom was being cared for so well in our absence was a true blessing. Our whole family enjoyed the many kindnesses you afforded us especially at the holiday meals and events. 

Theresa P.

Panora Specialty Care

I love how all you Hospice caregivers are so involved with your patients and families. Caring for our loved ones, keeping us updated and explaining what is going on. I feel so much better for Dad that you are there for him. Supporting him, answering his questions, giving him someone to talk to that is knowledgeable about what is going on with Mom. 

Anonymous (Waterloo Hospice Office)

Hospice Care

We want to thank you for all your thoughtfulness and kindess in making our wish come true. Francis is a horseman through and through and so enjoyed his time with Misty. It also eased his mind to see how well she is doing. Thank you for giving us a day of special memories.

Family of Francis

Dunlap Specialty Care

I know from my time spent in your facility that there were so many of you who touched my uncle's life. I can't tell you how proud I was to see such a wonderful caring and outgoing team of employees working together day after day. Thank you for a job well done and I know from the bottom of my heart that my uncle wouldn't have been as successful without your assistance.

Pam W.

Ridgewood Specialty Care

Thank you for the excellent care I received. I made my stay wonderful! A lot of hard by all employees made the rehab stay see like a vacation to ! Special people work there! 

Tina J.

Montezuma Specialty Care