Our Culture

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As a member of the North Shore Healthcare family, our dedicated healthcare professionals strive to deliver quality care to those who have chosen us. La Crescent Health Services goal is to create an environment that affords our residents the opportunity to be a partner in the care they receive, to develop trusting relationships with our caregivers, and to reach their highest level of independence. We are passionate about making our center The Right Choice for you or your loved one.

Our Values


We strive to instill confidence through listening, responding and delivering on commitments made.


We provide and encourage ongoing opportunities to play an active role in care delivered.


We consider our residents to be part of our family.


We deliver our services with desire and compassion.


We continually offer training and education to our team to strengthen their ability to provide quality care to our residents.

Leadership Team

Director of Social Services–Brandon Bird

“I love working in skilled nursing because I get to work with amazing people. I enjoy getting to know residents and their families and ensuring that they are well taken care of.”

Director of Rehabilitation–Shannon Amundson

“My passion for geriatric care lies in providing for those who have done so much to shape our world. Farmers and veterans who have given their lives to ensure we have food and freedom. It is truly rewarding to be able to give back and see them succeed and live their best life.”

Executive Director – Anna Hanson

“I truly enjoy working in this industry and caring for people. It is nice to work with someone and see them recover and return back to themselves. The smile on their faces as they get better is what keeps me stay in the field. It is the relationships that form as you get to know them that make it worthwhile!”

Director of Nursing–Hannah Trautsch

“In no other field of nursing do you get to work with the same patients for days and sometimes years. I love being able to create true friendships and bonds with our residents and their families. In this field, I am able to treat our residents holistically and really make a difference in their lives.”

Our Story

La Crescent Health Services is a trusted, leading provider of long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation in the small community of La Crescent, Minnesota. A few steps away from the Wisconsin border, we enjoy the opportunity to live and work with residents of both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Our relationships with both the communities of La Crescent and La Crosse allow us the opportunity to work with both Mayo and Gunderson Health systems. With that, we enjoy our work with the area Chamber of Commerce and the opportunities it allows our residents.


La Crescent is passionate about providing superior care and our staff work diligently to be the right choice for families looking for long term and rehabilitation services. Our residents enjoy being with us! In a recent customer satisfaction survey, 100% of consumers rated quality of nursing care good to excellent and 95% stated they would choose La Crescent again if the need arose.


“To the wonderful caregivers, each of you gave that ‘extra special feeling’ to our lives.”

– Former resident and wife

“To the wonderful caregivers, each of you gave that ‘extra special feeling’ to our lives.”

– Former resident and wife

“Dear Friends, Thank you so much for the kind treatment and caring you showed my husband during his last visit he spent with you. Your mental and physical help and attention aided his recovery.”

– Former resident and wife


“Thank you so much to everyone for all you did for mom while she was in your care. Also for all your kind thoughts, words and prayers since she passed.”

– Former resident’s daughter


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