Bassett joins Southridge Specialty Care

The staff and residents of Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown welcome Charissa Bassett as Administrator.

Bassett has been serving as administrator at Avoca Specialty Care for the past four years.

“I’m thrilled to join the Southridge team, and to be back home doing what I love,” Bassett said.

Southridge Specialty Care is a 82-bed skilled nursing facility offering rehabilitation services, skilled nursing care, long term care and hospice care. It is owned and operated by Care Initiatives, Iowa’s largest not-for-profit senior care and hospice care provider.  With headquarters in West Des Moines, Care Initiatives and Care Initiatives Hospice operate 55 skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s/dementia, assisted living and hospice locations throughout Iowa. For more information about Care Initiatives, visit or call 641.752.4553.