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Grandvue Medical Care Facility

Home to 113 Elders, Grandvue Medical Care Facility has been serving Northern Michigan for over 120 years. The facility has evolved from a working farm in 1898 to an infirmary with x-ray and maternity ward in 1949 to a Medical Care Facility in 1958. A specialized memory community was added in 1997, and the facility was expanded and renovated in 2005.

As a county medical care facility, Grandvue is owned by Charlevoix County and governed by the Charlevoix County Department of Health and Human Services Board.

Grandvue provides 24-hour skilled nursing care in an environment that honors Elder’s individuality and personal choices. Services that are available to Grandvue’s Elders include:

  • Care partner staffing that exceeds local, state and national standards
  • Eden Alternative Philosophy that encourages independence, variety and Elder centered care
  • Three full time, on-staff licensed Social Workers
  • Executive Chef on staff providing Restaurant Style Dining
  • Regular doctor’s visits throughout the week and as necessary
  • Community outings determined by Elders
  • Facility van, bus and transporter for activities and medical appointments
  • Weekly nondenominational church services and Catholic Mass
  • Choir, Bible study and social groups based on Elders’ interests
  • Local bands and entertainers on a regular basis
  • Stylists and barber regularly provide on-site services
  • Free laundry services
  • Cable television and local telephone service at no additional cost

COVID-19 Update

Update  9/23/2020:  Outdoor Visitation Privilege

Just a reminder that Grandvue cannot open to visitors until the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services deems it is safe to do so.  Please continue to contact our Activity Department to arrange virtual and window visits. 

Update:  5/5/2020:  Communication System, Terrace and Recreation Park, Food Gifts

Our thoughts and prayers go out to our sister county medical care facility downstate that as they battle COVID-19 within their long term care community.

At the current time, Grandvue remains COVID-19 free. We are taking all available measures to keep the virus out of our facility as we continue to monitor the situation and prepare for positive cases to increase in our area:

  • Plans are in place for continuity of operations during a COVID-19 event and post event.
  • We are monitoring the health of our staff and Residents for COVID-19 signs and symptoms.
  • We have strict policies in place on who may enter the building.
  • All employees are wearing masks in Resident areas and have been practicing social distancing.
  • Masks are available to Residents, and education has been provided to them regarding cough and sneeze etiquette.

Thank you for your continuing support and words of encouragement for our staff and Residents!

Update 4/3/2020:  Cloth Masks Needed!

Update 4/2/2020:  Masks

Update 4/1/2020:  Thank You!

Update 3/26/2020:  Preparations

Update 3/24/2020:  2020 Census

Update 3/24/2020:  Clarifications

Update 3/23/2020:  Resources

Update 3/23/2020:  Rising to the Challenge

Update 3/17/2020:  Dining and Actvities

Update 3/17/2020:  End of Life Protocol

Update 3/16/2020:  Face-to-Face Visits

While Grandvue remains closed to visitors, we understand that family members are concerned about their loved ones and would like an update on how to stay connected.

Large group activities have been replaced with smaller group activities to respect social distancing recommendations. Smaller group activities allow staff to spend more one-to-one time with Residents to help them communicate with their loved ones via FaceTime and Skype, as well as placing phone calls and communicating through mail, email and social media. If you would like to coordinate a time to video chat with your loved one, please contact a Grandvue Activity Professional at (231) 536-2286.

What can families do? Mail your loved one a letter, send flowers, coordinate with staff to drop off books, magazines, puzzles, etc. that your loved one enjoys. If you have an electronic device such as an iPad, iPod or tablet that you would like to share with your loved one, you may coordinate dropping that off as well.

Join Us!

employmentWe are looking for a few friendly faces to complete our team!  Grandvue has openings for caring professionals in our Housekeeping, Dietary and Laundry departments.  RN, LPN and CNA positions also available with new flexible scheduling options.  Outstanding benefit package for full time care partners.  Fill out an application today or call Jane Korthase at (231) 536-2286 with any questions.

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