Welcome to Woodside Lutheran Home!

Woodside Lutheran Home

Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Services

 

For more than 50 years, Woodside Lutheran Home has been providing exceptional skilled nursing, rehabilitation services, outpatient therapy and memory care in a warm, caring, Christian environment.  From the moment you walk through our doors, our team of professionals will make you feel at home and help you on your journey to wellness.

Whether you are with us for a short term rehabilitation stay, need outpatient therapy for a sore shoulder or require 24-hour skilled nursing care for a chronic health condition, we are here for you.

Call us today at 920.499.1481 to arrange for your tour!

Therapy Services at Woodside Lutheran Home

A Woodside Lutheran Home resident works on car transfers during a therapy session in our state-of-the-art therapy gym.  Our dedicated team of therapy professionals provide a wide array of services including physical, occupational and speech therapies.  Some common conditions treated by our therapy team include:

  • Joint replacements
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Neurological issues
  • Dementia and other cognitive issues
  • Swallowing issues
  • Nerve injuries
  • Chronic pain
Miss Ivy with Residents at Woodside Lutheran Home

Pet therapy visits bring much joy to our residents.  Miss Ivy is one of many rescued dogs who visit regularly.  Our life enrichment team does a great job of meeting the many different interests of our residents on a daily basis.  The life enrichment schedule is always filled with many fun and diverse activities such as:

  • A live auction
  • Bingo
  • Special holiday and seasonal entertainment/parties
  • Painting
  • Gardening
  • Music and dancing
  • Arts and crafts
  • Happy hours
Polina, RN with Woodside Lutheran Home Short-term Rehab Resident

Nurses help restore and maintain the health of our residents and patients.  Skilled nursing care is provided 24 hours per day, seven days per week.  Our highly trained nurses help patients with things such as:

  • Intravenous therapy
  • Diabetic management
  • Wound care
  • Medication management

Short Term Rehab Center Virtual Tour

Check out our short term rehab center!

Monthly Activity Calendar for Residents

 

Click on the orange links to view the calendars.

December Activity Calendar

December Activity Calendar – Mulberry

Frequently Asked Questions

Our short term rehab offers private suites that include a private bathroom with a shower.

The following items listed are suggested for a patient’s comfort and convenience.  Laundry service is included, however, patients may make arrangements for a family member or friend to do their laundry.  We highly suggest labeling all items to help prevent them from being misplaced.

Patients should bring the following:

  • 5-7 pairs of socks
  • 5-7 pairs of comfortable pants
  • 5-7 shirts
  • 5-7 undergarments
  • 2-3 pairs of pajamas
  • 1 pair of non-slip slippers
  • 1 pair of non-slip shoes
  • 1 bathrobe
  • 1 outdoor season appropriate jacket
  • Toiletries such as comb/brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray, lotion, razor, makeup, deodorant
  • Cellphone and charger (All short term rehab rooms have a landline phone)

All therapy services are ordered by the patient or resident’s physician.  Therapy services are available seven days per week in our state-of-the-art therapy center.

 

The average length of stay is about two weeks.  A dedicated Transitions Coordinator who is a registered nurse along with a Social Worker assist with this process to make sure the patient has everything needed to be as successful as possible when leaving our rehab center.

Yes, there are physicians assigned to Woodside Lutheran Home who round to visit patients and residents.  These physicians typically visit on Wednesdays.

Yes, patients and residents are allowed to leave for things such as physician appointments, family gatherings and social outings.  We just ask prior to leaving that the resident or patient notify their nurse.

Yes, Woodside Lutheran Home has a secured memory care unit with specially trained staff.  As part of the memory care unit, activities are also designed to meet the needs of those experiencing memory loss.

Amenities include:

  • Skilled nursing care 24 hours per day, seven days per week
  • Semi-private, private and deluxe rooms
  • Cable TV and telephone service available
  • Spacious and bright dining areas in each living area
  • Homemade meals including therapeutic and specials diets created by a registered dietician
  • Large comfortable lounges and outdoor spaces for visiting and relaxing with friends and family
  • Chapel and full-time ELCA Lutheran pastor along with other religious services and Bible studies
  • On site beauty and barber services
  • Scheduled transportation

Yes, our Business Office is a wonderful resource for our patients, residents and their families who have questions and concerns regarding billing and payment.

Woodside Senior Communities Resident and Family Care Testimonials

Meet Our Woodside Lutheran Home Team

Meghan Mehlberg, NHA

Meghan Mehlberg, NHA

Administrator
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Sarah Villers, RN

Sarah Villers, RN

Director of Nursing
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Jenna Peters, RN

Jenna Peters, RN

Director of Admissions
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Jenna Michalski, RN

Jenna Michalski, RN

Transitions Coordinator
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Rebecca (Becky) Rankin, RN

Rebecca (Becky) Rankin, RN

LTC Nurse Manager
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Matthew Staudinger, RN BSN

Matthew Staudinger, RN BSN

Rehab Nurse Manager
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Patty Hoeffel, BSW, CSW

Patty Hoeffel, BSW, CSW

LTC Social Worker
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Amber Evers, APSW

Amber Evers, APSW

Rehab Social Worker
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Sarah Kollmansberger

Sarah Kollmansberger

Director of Life Enrichment
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Rebecca (Becky) Johnsrud, MS, RD, CSG, CD

Rebecca (Becky) Johnsrud, MS, RD, CSG, CD

Registered Dietitian
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Jenny Jordan

Jenny Jordan

Dietary Services Director
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