About Us

Nestled in the heart of a quaint college town, Altercare of Big Rapids is a skilled nursing facility providing transitional, long-term and Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

We boast private rooms and pride ourselves in our rehabilitation outcomes. Our rehabilitation services encompass physical therapy to regain strength; occupational therapy to develop daily living skills; and speech therapy to restore communication skills. Altercare of Big Rapids has a tenured staff that includes RNs, as well as a wound care certified nurse, allowing us to care for the higher acuity patient.

We are proud members of our very special community and give back whenever we can. Please call or visit our facility to see how we can provide a quality outcome for you or your loved one.


Our Executive Director
Dawn Painter, LNHA

Dawn and her highly trained staff are here to assist you. She can be reached at (231) 796-3185 or bigrapids@altercareonline.net.