Tendercare Portage
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Tendercare Portage is a leading provider of long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation solutions. Our 120 bed center offers a full continuum of services and care focused around each individual in today‚Äôs ever-changing health care environment. 

Tendercare Portage is located within five miles of Southwest Michigan's most prominent hospitals. With easy access to US 131 and I-94, and just minutes from Bronson Methodist Hospital and Borgess Medical Center, we provide access to downtown Kalamazoo and Portage suburbs. Our center is Medicare and Medicaid certified. 

We help people live better by providing quality, cost effective health care and rehabilitation primarily to seniors in a resident directed environment.  We accomplish this by providing remarkable services through highly engaged and motivated members of our team resulting in an appropriate return to our investors.  

Challenging perceptions of our health care profession by helping people live better, one life at a time.  

Respect, Integrity, Pride, Compassion, Responsiveness, Dignity

We are a proud recipient of the 2010 American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living's (AHCA/NCAL) Bronze - Commitment to Quality, National Quality Award in recognition of our strong commitment to continuous quality improvement. Please click here to view the press release.

Tendercare Portage
7855 Currier Drive
Portage, MI 49002
Phone  (269) 323-7748
Fax      (269) 323-1908

"The commitment to quality designated by this award is a key first step to developing systematic, sustainable, person-centered care and services. We congratulate all of our 2010 winners on this prestigious achievement." - Bruce Yarwood, AHCA/NCAL President & CEO

"We cannot begin to thank you for the wonderful care Jeanette received during her stay with you. While she wanted to be in her own home, you made it possible for her to enjoy her time there. Your compassion, concern, and support was so wonderful. There are many of you we would individually like to thank, but for fear of missing someone, we hope you will take it upon yourselves to know who helped her the most. But we know each and every one of you makes a contribution for everyone's well-being. Thank you again for your wonderful and generous care of Jeanette." -Susan and Jim Saewert, family members

"All in all, we just want you all to know how grateful we are for all the special pampering that you gave mom during her stay with you. All of you who work at Tendercare Portage are truly special, and we will never understand how you do it all so efficiently!" -Sherry Dellingu and Howard Johnson

"This comes to commend the fine work done by your employees. their awareness of the full scope of clinical excellence and sensitivity to emotional issues was professionalism at its finest. In my work as a private geriatric care manager, I am aware of the differences between standards of care in various facilities. I will look forward to making future referrals to you." -Marie T. Stoline, RN, Certified Care Manager, Gerontology Nursing Services

"Since I can't have Paul with me at home, there's no other place I'd rather have him live." -Barb Wieland, family member

"Thank you so very much for the wonderful care you gave to Pauline. Your kindness and warmth made such a difference to all of us." -Marvin Thysse

"Thanks so much for the wonderful, thoughtful care you've given both of my parents." -Ginny Thysse-Gilkison, daughter

"We would like to say thank you for the wonderful care you gave our mother. You will always be in our thoughts as a wonderful place that truly cares." -The family of Anna Fowler

"Thanks so much for all of the care you provided to my mom during her recent stay at your facility. I really appreciate your professionalism during the difficult moments. You can be proud of the work you do and I would thoroughly recommend you to anyone requiring a skilled facility." -Jan Reilly, RN, family member

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