/ Text size: A A A


Nursing Care

Nursing Care

Nursing Care is provided at both St. Luke Lutheran Community - North Canton and Portage Lakes. Both are fully licensed by the State of Ohio and are Medicare and Medicaid certified. St. Luke - North Canton has 202 nursing beds. St.Luke - Portage Lakes can accomodate 56.

Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and state-tested nursing assistants make up the nursing care team. The nursing staff is on duty 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, and under the direction of our medical director. An interdisciplinary team works with the nursing staff to coordinate specialized care as prescribed by your physician.

Nursing care ranges from intermediate care to rehabilitation and high acuity nursing, including IV therapy, wound care and end-of-life care. Our philosophy is to restore each resident as quickly as possible to his or her optimum level of functioning and independence, meeting the individual needs of each resident in a medically safe, kind and compassionate manner.

St. Luke Lutheran Community is smoke-free.

Nursing Care services include:
• 24-hour skilled nursing
• Post-hospital and post-surgical care
• Restorative nursing programs which focus on ambulation, range of motion, tranfers, grooming and feeding
• Coordination of physicians services
• Individualized care planning and regular health assessments
• Therapeutic and specialized dietary services, complete with 3 nutritious meals a day, plus snacks
• Administration of medication
• Socialization through planned activities and outings
• Laundry and housekeeping services

Rates do not include physician care, medication costs, diagnostic tests, laboratory fees or hospital charges.

For more information about Skilled Nursing at St. Luke Lutheran Community and to be placed on a no-obligation waiting list, please contact our admissions staff at any of the St. Luke campuses below:

St. Luke - North Canton
Valerie LeFever at (330) 499-8341

Jamie Tabler at (330) 499-8341

St. Luke - Portage Lakes
Dorothy Somerville at (330) 644-3914

St. Luke Lutheran Community is a member of LeadingAge, LeadingAge Ohio, Lutheran Services in America, and Lutheran Services in America- Ohio.

Guidelines for acceptance and participation in St. Luke Lutheran Community's programs are the same for everyone without regard for race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or handicap.