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We are happy to welcome Brent Swan to our team! He is the maintenance technician for both Dove Healthcare – Barron and Rice Lake, supporting Maintenance Director Walker Golubiff.

Administrator Hannah Overlien shared, β€œIn his first few weeks, Brent has helped many of our residents and team members with anything they might need. He has an incredibly positive attitude and great sense of humor. He is a wonderful addition to our team.”

Residents and team members were able to get to know Brent even better at his welcome celebration, as shown in pictures below.

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Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation in Rice Lake

Since 2016, the caring professionals at Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake have dedicated themselves to supporting and advancing our mission to provide compassionate care and service to meet the needs of those who depend on us.

Whether your stay at our nursing home is short-term or long-term, you will appreciate comfortable, spacious accommodations and receive personalized care by skilled nurses and certified nursing assistants twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We invest heavily in our employees, therapy gyms, and equipment, so you receive the most advanced care and progressive treatment.

Our close association with Dove Healthcare - Barron Assisted Living assures senior living services are easily accessible if needed.

Full Spectrum of Care Options


Receive innovative physical, occupational, and speech therapy after surgery, illness, or injury to help regain your strength and perform at your optimal level. We employ our own therapists, and they use the latest techniques and equipment to get you back home as quickly as possible. Out-patient therapy services are provided as well. Learn more.

Out-Patient Physical Therapy

Start out-patient physical therapy within 48 hours Monday-Friday. Do you feel like you are losing strength? Are you worried about falling? Are your normal activities painful? Recover in your home while benefiting from our physical therapists. Whether your condition is acute or chronic, take control of your health by taking advantage of our specialized physical therapy, including speech and occupational therapy. We will take the lead checking your insurance benefits and contacting your doctor. Sessions take place in our physical therapy gyms located in Bloomer, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Osseo, and Rice Lake. You'll appreciate quick, easy access to the therapy gym from our front door with parking nearby. Contact us for a free consult.

Nursing Home

Take advantage of our wide range of capabilities for personalized care. We collaborate with your physician and the professionals in our therapy, nutritional services, recreation, and social services departments. Learn more.

24/7 Skilled Nursing

Receive quality care by licensed nurses 24 hours a day. Our nursing team ensures your well-being with professional care in prevention, rehabilitation, education, and personal support. As your needs change, we are here to help you in a dignified and compassionate manner. Learn more.

Wound Care

Ensure a higher level of wound care for complex wounds related to surgery, diabetes, vascular disorders, poor circulation, and more. With a focus on prevention, healing, and comfort, our experienced professionals care for patients with complicated wound treatment and assessment needs. Learn more.

End-of-Life Care

Rest assured your loved one receives comfort, support, and compassionate care during their final days. We also have partnerships with area hospice agencies for those that desire this additional support service. Learn more.

Notable Features and Services

  • Conveniently located near Hwy 53, Hwy 48, several medical clinics, a hospital, as well as assisted living and memory care residences
  • 42 private rooms and 4 shared rooms each with a private restroom
  • An expansive lounge area next to the outdoor courtyard with walking path for gatherings and activities
  • Three nutritious meals daily with snacks and beverages available 24-hours a day
  • Access to licensed hair stylist/barber in the on-site hair salon
  • A variety of daily activities encourage socialization and camaraderie, as well as routine community outings
  • Community clergy provide worship services
  • Housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance services

Visit the admissions page for additional services and amenities.

Rated High Performing by U.S. News & World Report

The high performing rating designates our nursing home with a Best Nursing Home badge for 2022-23. According to U.S. News, only 16% of nursing homes in the United States earned high performing status. The designation is only given to those homes that satisfy U.S. News's assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures.

Rated 5 Stars by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Star ratings assigned to the categories quality measures, staffing ratios, and annual health inspection results are combined to calculate an overall rating. (2020 National Average 3.12 | State Average 3.49)

2020 Business of the Year

Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake was awarded 2020 Business off the Year by the Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce! We are so grateful to receive this recognition and honor.

Rice Lake Business of the Year

Karen Ek

I really didn't think I could rehabilitate to the degree that I have. The therapy team and all of the employees are such a blessing. When I first arrived, I could not walk and needed to use a lift to transfer. Now, I can walk with confidence because of everyone taking such good care of me. I highly recommend Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake for rehabilitation. It is a well-run organization.

Karen Ek, June 2021

Cheryl Okan

I came to Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake on the worst day of my life, and now, it has turned out to be one of the most wonderful experiences of my life. I owe a debt of gratitude to the therapy team for encouraging me towards my goals. I was always treated like I truly mattered to them. They were always patient, kind, and listened to me while I progressed and became independent.

Cheryl Okan, May 2021

Connie Ducommun

I was at Dove Healthcare - Rice lake for seven weeks for rehabilitation. When I first arrived, I wasn't able to walk or use my right hand. Through physical and occupational therapy, I now have use of my right hand and can walk with a walker. I cannot say enough about the employees and the care I received. They carried me in and now I am walking out!

Connie Ducommun, August 2020

Mary Dorrance

I fell and broke my leg while I was at home. I was at the hospital for such a long time and was worried about what comes next. All of the employees at Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake have been helpful, and I will miss everyone that has spent time to help and work with me. Therapy especially took their time to get me independent again, which I did not think was possible!

Mary Dorrance, June 2020

Meet Our Team

Hannah Overlien

Hannah Overlien, NHA
Administrator, 2020
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Vickie Haney

Vickie Haney, RN
Director of Nursing, 2015
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Angella Niblett

Angella Niblett, PTA
Regional Director of Rehabilitation, 2015
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Lynzi Seifert

Lynzi Seifert, RN
Admissions Coordinator & Case Manager, 2018
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Nadine Williams

Nadine Williams, AAP-BC, ADC
Recreation Director, 2016
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Brittany Poppe

Brittany Poppe, RN
Nurse Case Manager, 2015
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Walker Golubiff

Walker Golubiff
Maintenance Director, 2022
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Michele Kuffel

Michele Kuffel
Environmental Services Director, 2016
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Brent Swan

Brent Swan
Maintenance Technician
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Nicole Brugioni

Nicole Brugioni, RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, 2023
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Lori Van Ess

Lori Van Ess
Community Development Coordinator, 2022
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Tori Feckner

Tori Feckner, COTA
Rehabilitation Manager, 2016
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Rachel Hable

Rachel Hable, PT
Physical Therapist, 2017
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Reisa Hilbert

Reisa Hilbert, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant, 2016
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Shelly Shipley

Shelly Shipley, COTA
Occupational Therapy Assistant, 2005
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Brooke Kucko

Brooke Kucko, SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, 2017
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Carli Bellows

Carli Bellows, LPN
MDS Coordinator / Infection Preventionist, 2022
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Bradley Bekkum

Bradley Bekkum, MD
Medical Director, 2020
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Jeremy Kiley

Jeremy Kiley, NHA
CEO, 2004
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Krissy Woodford

Krissy Woodford
Regional Director of Finance, 2001
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Angela Hite

Angela Hite
Regional Director of Marketing & Communications, 2007
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Jenny Risinger

Jenny Risinger, PHR
Regional Director of Human Resources, 2009
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Juliane Ader

Juliane Ader, BSW, MS, NHA
Health Information and Transportation Director, 2006
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