Welcome to the North Shore Care Center! We are a 37 bed skilled nursing facility located along Lake Superior's North Shore in Grand Marais, Minnesota . The North Shore Care Center is owned & operated by the Cook County Hospital District, is Medicare/Medicaid certified, and licensed by the state of Minnesota .
Our facility has a mixed population of frail elderly, cognitively impaired, and chronically ill residents and addresses a wide range of needs from skilled geriatric care to short term rehabilitation care. North Shore Care Center is staffed by R.N.'s, L.P.N.'s, and Nursing Assistants twenty four hours per day, seven days per week. We provide physician directed nursing care, physical therapy, nursing rehabilitation, activities, and social services. Our residents receive compassionate and exceptional care from the many long term employees who work at our facility. To facilitate continuity of care our full time nursing assistants are assigned to groups of residents on a permanent basis which helps to establish a caring and familiar relationship. The residents along with family members are encouraged to actively participate in their care.
Our Care Center includes 11 single and 18 double spacious and comfortable rooms. Residents are encouraged to make their living space "home". The Care Center offers a variety of outdoor space as well as indoor visiting areas.
We are part of a continuum of quality care for the aging within Cook County and welcome the community to the Care Center for social activities and interactions with residents. Likewise, residents continue to be involved in the community through planned weekly outings.
We invite you for a tour and welcome all visitors. For admission information, please contact the Social Worker at 218-387-3261.
The Activity Department offers a variety of leisure programs for the mind, body, and spirit. Certified Activity staff assess individual interests and needs of Care Center residents and Hospital Swing Bed patients. Care Center activities offered on a regular basis include:
- Exercise, current events, reading & reminisce groups, games, church services, computer program, socials, live music, and dances.
- Intergenerational activities and special events that involve school groups, local musicians, families, and community volunteers.
- Outings to restaurants, churches, Senior Center , ACA Theatre, and community events.
Contact the Activity Department at 218 387 3518 for more information.