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Good Shepherd Inc. Grows with Blue Stone Therapy

Mason City, IA; March 15, 2018- Good Shepherd, Inc. has selected Blue Stone Therapy Solutions to provide expanded rehabilitation and therapy programs.

Good Shepherd, care provider for patients recuperating from surgery, illness, or hospitalization, recently partnered with Blue Stone Therapy Solutions. The partnership allows Good Shepherd to offer expanded Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy hours and specialized rehabilitation programs for seniors.

“At Good Shepherd, we were looking for a way to expand and enhance our therapy program to meet our residents’ needs,” said Ian Stockberger, Administrator at Good Shepherd. “After making the decision to partner with Blue Stone Therapy Solutions and getting the chance to experience their team – we are confident in their services.  Blue Stone Therapy’s level of experience and commitment is opening new doors for us and those whom we serve daily.”

The 210 bed Skilled Nursing Facility offers a wide range of care services that include dietary services, restorative therapy, and recreational activities designed to improve the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of their residents. Good Shepherd also provides healthcare services to Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients in their specialized Memory Unit. 

“We are proud to serve Good Shepherd and help the Mason City community build strength to enhance lives” said Doug Johnson, President of Blue Stone Therapy Solutions. “Good Shepherd has a tradition of providing excellent care and their leadership team really focuses on improving the quality of life for the residents. I knew our teams would align well early on which has resulted in the Medicare residents making great strides in our time here.”

“Our team is always looking for ways to provide exceptional resident care. We saw an opportunity to provide new rehab programs for patients recovering from most surgeries.  Blue Stone is also developing new programs for our Independent and Assisted Living residents to help sustain their independence.   Our team of therapists have really done a great job getting patients better, faster!” Bert Vigen, CEO of Good Shepherd.

About Good Shepherd, Inc.:

In 1946, Good Shepherd opened to provide care for the aged and informed. Today, Good Shepherd is one of the largest healthcare communities in North Central Iowa providing Independent Living at the newly constructed Prairie Place on 1st, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing care to hundreds of residents each day.

About Blue Stone Therapy Solutions:

Headquartered in West Des Moines, Blue Stone Therapy Solutions is Iowa’s leading specialist in SNF therapy services. The company was founded in 2009 and provides Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology to Skilled Nursing Facilities across the Midwest.


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