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As an innovative healthcare provider and community partner, we provide compassionate care and service to meet the needs of those who depend on us. We commit to excellence through adherence to high standards, disciplined leadership, and mutual respect for all.

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Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Spooner

We are excited to welcome you into our Dove Healthcare family as we expand our footprint in Wisconsin!

This location at 510 First Street in Spooner, WI (previously Maple Ridge Care Center) was acquired by Dove Healthcare on May 1, 2024, and the new name is Dove Healthcare – Spooner.

Our executive leadership team is committed to supporting Spooner and growing together as we advance Dove Healthcare's mission and confidently step into this next era.

Focusing on the needs of our residents and supporting our team members are what sets us apart.

Thank you for choosing Dove Healthcare. We look forward to meeting you!

Full Spectrum of Care Options

As a licensed skilled nursing center with a capacity to serve 75 residents, our core services include inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, post-hospital care, skilled nursing, long-term and end-of-life care.

Whether your stay at our nursing home is short-term or long-term, you will receive care by skilled nurses and certified nursing assistants twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We collaborate with your physician and the professionals in our therapy, nutritional services, recreation, and social services departments.

Our close association with Dove Healthcare – Spooner Assisted Living, located at 819 Ash St, Suite W201 in Spooner, assures assisted living services are just a step away if needed.

Visit the admissions page for additional services and amenities.

Meet Our Team

Kali Mertens

Kali Mertens, NHA
Administrator, 2024
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Joe Muench

Joe Muench, NHA
Director of Operations (Barron, Chippewa, Columbia, Grant, Washburn Counties) 2015
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Jeremy Kiley

Jeremy Kiley, NHA
CEO, 2004
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Mindy Strese

Mindy Strese, RN BSN, DNS-CT, QCP
VP of Clinical Operations, 2024
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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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