Lantern Park Specialty Care rated 5 stars

Lantern Park Specialty Care in Coralville received a 5-star ranking throughout 2017 in quality measures in skilled nursing facility from  the federal government’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Administrator Kari Gerst says the caring environment the staff provide every day is the reason for their success.  “Our staff make the difference. They are diligent, compassionate caretakers who put our residents first.”

Lantern Park Specialty Care is a 90-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 provider.  With headquarters in West Des Moines, Care Initiatives and Care Initiatives Hospice operate 55 skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s/dementia, assisted living, senior house apartment and hospice locations throughout Iowa. Care Initiatives is committed to providing compassionate care for Iowans through all of life’s health transitions.   For more information, visit or call 319.351.8440.