News & Events



    {Des Moines, Iowa, May 17, 2022} – Care Initiatives launches CNA Mentorship Program.

    Care Initiatives has launched a 12-location pilot program for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) staff development. The CNA Mentorship Program is designed to give newly-hired CNAs a consistent point of contact from orientation through their initial six months of their employment. The program will include orientation, training, and professional mentoring by an experienced CNA selected by facility leadership to serve as a mentor.

    Care Initiatives’ hope is to guide and engage all...

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  • Care Initiatives Donates $10,000 to Special Olympics Iowa

    {Des Moines, Iowa, April 8, 2022} – Care Initiatives donates $10,000 to Special Olympics Iowa.

    On April 5, 2022, Members of Care Initiatives Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council met with leadership from Special Olympics Iowa to deliver a $10,000 donation in honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, which is observed in March.

    In making this donation, Care Initiatives Chief Executive Officer, Mike Beal stated that the donation is part of Care Initiatives’ continued commitment to extend its diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) efforts beyond the four walls...

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  • National Healthcare Decision Day Event

    Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

    On April 15, 2022, Care Initiatives will host a company-wide National Healthcare Decision Day event from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. All 43 skilled nursing facilities will simultaneously host the event. Six of the seven hospice locations will co-host at a local skilled nursing building, while the Manchester Care Initiatives Hospice office will host independently at their location. 

    The event will allow community members the opportunity to complete their advanced directives and/or power of attorney paperwork with a notary. Those interested can stop by any of the 43 Care Initiatives skilled...

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  • Care Initiatives Makes Donation to Doctors Without Borders to aid Ukraine


    On March 4, 2022, Care Initiatives made a $20,000 donation to Doctors Without Borders. This donation was made in hopes of furthering the efforts of providing much-needed healthcare to communities affected by war. 

    In making this donation, Care Initiatives Chief Executive Officer Mike Beal stated that the donation comes from Care Initiatives’ desire to support individuals fleeing Ukraine and their need for healthcare during this time. “When our organization makes a charitable contribution, we spend time researching the cause and how our support will impact our residents,...

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