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Louisville Care Community

1972 - Louisville Care Center is built by the city after concerned citizens express a need for nursing home services in the community. The Care Center is owned by the City of Louisville and operated by the Care Center Advisory Board.

1990 - As changes evolved in the delivery of services the City and the Care Center Advisory Board again saw the need to improve services by adding a new front entrance, administrative services area, activity and chapel space, an addition to the dining room, kitchen storage, maintenance services area, and 6 private nursing home rooms.

2002 - A Community Attitude Survey indicates a strong need for assisted living in the community as well as skilled nursing services and Medicare certification.

  • The Advisory Board and the City Council respond with a market assessment completed in 2003 and updated in 2005 that demonstrates a need exists.
  • The Advisory Board secures an architect, who completes addition and remodeling plans and specifications.
2005 - Sixty-seven concerned citizens support a petition calling for a special bond election. City Council unanimously approves the Special Election.

ln June 2005, the Louisville Care Center became a Medicare certified skilled nursing facility.