The safety and well-being of our residents, patients, employees, and visitors is our priority. During this period of heightened awareness, we are taking additional precautions. Click here for more information.
Where can I learn more about Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia? Learn more.
The best source of information is the Alzheimer's Association. Visit their website or call their 24-hour, toll free Helpline at (800) 272-3900. Their Chippewa Valley Outreach Office is located at 404 1/2 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, phone number (715) 720-7611.
What does "Activated" Power of Attorney for Healthcare mean? Learn more.
Most memory care facilities, including Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home, require their residents to have an "activated" power of attorney as a condition of admission. "Activated" means two doctors have declared the person incompetent of making their own healthcare decisions. The assisted living at Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home does not require an activated Power of Attorney for Healthcare.
Does Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home accept public funding or have a contract with ContinuUs (Family Care)? Learn more.
To learn more, contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Chippewa County. They are located in Room 118, 711 N Bridge St., Chippewa Falls, WI. Phone:(715) 726-7777 or Toll free 1-888-400-6920.
What happens if my money runs out while I'm living at Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home? Learn more.
If your personal funds are nearing depletion, it is important you notify the Director at least six months prior to the expected date your personal funds will run out so we can better prepare and assist you through a transition process to a government program. If you would like further information about Family Care or IRIS program eligibility and enrollment, we encourage you to contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Chippewa County at 715-726-7777 or Toll free 1-888-400-6920. The ADRC is responsible for the initial eligibility and screening process for enrollment with Family Care and IRIS, and as such, they have requested the six month notice for those in need.
Do I have to complete an application to be considered for admission to Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home? Do you charge for the assessment or is there a deposit of any kind? Learn more.
Yes, you do need to complete an application. Download the application. Before filling out the form, be sure to call us and talk to our director to see if we have any open rooms. We do not charge for the assessment, and we do not require any deposits.
What do I need to know about the admission process? Learn more.
Prior to admission, an assessment will be completed to determine if we can meet your needs at Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home. If approved for admission, there are several steps that need to take place before moving in. Learn more.
Can Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home admit a person on sliding scale insulin? Learn more.
Please call and talk to our nurse to discuss the specifics of your diabetes.
What do I need to bring with me when I move? Learn more.