Getting Started

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You’re in the Right Place

We understand, we want to help, and we will do everything we can to help your family through this transition. Whether your search for the right skilled nursing community has just begun or you feel as though you have researched and visited hundreds of communities, you will find what you need in this section to make a well-informed decision.

Our Home
Is Your Home.

Having the Conversation & Helping Your Loved One

It all begins with open, honest communication.

If you are able to have a conversation with your loved one, you will give them an opportunity to express themselves and open a dialogue that allows for questions, concerns, and empathy. Everyone in the situation must understand that change is not always welcomed but it is the way we approach the change that can create positivity.

The sooner you are able to sit down and talk, the better. When the situation allows for time, you are able to make a plan and goals. Not every situation allows for time and skilled care may be necessary. If you are able to talk to your loved one about their expectations for their future in advance, it can make the transition easier in the future. If you are not able to, we have resources to help and will do our very best to help you loved one understand and transition. We understand – this isn’t easy. These are hard questions but are so very important for all individuals and family members involved.

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your loved one's care

If you are researching care for your parent or family member, we understand that family dynamics and personalities can help and hinder the decision-making process. We understand that difficult emotions can surface.

Our social services representative at each community is a resource and available to you no matter where you are in the process. We encourage you to give us a call at 618.294.8696. We are happy to help.

providing quality care

Skilled nurses at our communities provide care morning, noon, and night. We are in constant rotation to help provide the best possible care to our residents. Our residents are provided with the best quality of life we can provide through therapies, social activities, psychological assistance, medical care, and all in a warm and welcoming environment.

All WLC communities are Medicare certified and we accept private pay, private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid. Select communities have contracts with the Veterans Administration.

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Committed to our residents

And the best health care available

On Site Physician & Nursing Care

Each of our communities provides 24/7 skilled nursing care. Each community is also the home to a medical director or medical team of physicians to provide the best in care.

Nutritional Care

At all WLC communities, your meals are catered to your specific needs. We follow your physician’s orders and create a plan that will help you feel the best. Even better? Our meals taste great. Plain and simple.

Rehab & Therapy

Our team of occupational, speech, and physical therapists will work with you and your physician to determine the best plan to reach your goals in the safest means possible. Our therapists are above and beyond the best and we are proud of the excellent care they provide.

Hospice & Respite Care

We are proud to work with excellent hospice services in Southern Illinois. Our social services staff, nurses and administrators will work with you and your family to arrange for this care.

Pharmacy Services

Your pharmaceutical items will be delivered on site and given to you as administered by our exceptional nursing staff. We are proud to offer you the best in care.

Social Services

We work to provide care plans for each individual and provide excellent communication between our staff, the resident, and their family. Our social services staff are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Schedule a Visit

Have A Question?

Fill out the following form to be reached by one of our WLC Firm team members or call us at 618.294.8696.

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Our residents
are family.

Join our team.

At WLC we are always looking for new team members. To apply, please visit a WLC Community or email us at
The full list of our communities are listed on our contact page.

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