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Big Sky Healthcare Community

2475 Winne Avenue, Helena, MT 59601
406.442.1350

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Big Sky Healthcare Community is conveniently located across the street from St. Peter’s Community Hospital in Helena, Montana. Our Community has a long tradition of healthcare, education and services to the Helena area. It began as a local family owned nursing facility in 1971. The facilities’ bricks and mortar are still owned by this local family. Over the years, our community has transformed into a progressive skilled nursing facility.  Our campus is nestled next to the community hospital campus and a long standing residential district on the south east side of Helena.

Step into our community and you will take comfort in knowing that you have come to the right place. We have a warm and welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel at ease. Our friendly associates are compassionate and understanding to the many different needs of our residents and their family members.

There are many features that set Big Sky Healthcare Community apart from other facilities. At our community, we offer many services on site for your convenience. Our therapy department (Synertx Rehab), which features state-of-the-art equipment, has a reputation for outstanding advanced services in the areas of physical, occupational and speech therapy. Our specially trained staff is skilled in Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory care.  We have a long term unit that is dedicated to dementia and other cognitive deficit care.  Our short-term care unit specializes in variety of medically complex conditions, with the goal of rapid recovery and safe transitions. We help keep our residents connected to the community with our handicapped-accessible bus services.

Hospitality is a focus at Big Sky Healthcare Community. We strive to understand what is important to each individual and go out of our way to make them feel special. Our staff knows that the little things make a difference. Big Sky Healthcare Community offers made to order breakfast and can accommodate your prescribed diet.

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Big Sky Healthcare Community

2475 Winne Avenue, Helena, MT 59601
406.442.1350

Big Sky Healthcare Community is committed to serving your needs. Our campus provides on-site visits from primary physicians as well as weekly visits as needed by nurse practitioners. Laboratory and x-ray services are available through our arrangements with St. Peters Hospital and Ft. Harrison–Veteran’s Administration Hospital at Big Sky Healthcare Community. Additionally, there are podiatry, ophthalmology, dental, audiology, and psychological services available with transportation provided by Big Sky Healthcare Community. We have a registered dietitian that does weekly assessments for our community members to meet nutritional needs. 

“My stay at Big Sky was exceptional. They are very kind and caring.  I would go no where else for care.”                                                        -Lois, former resident Big Sky Healthcare Community

 

Specialty Services:

  • Complex medical care
  • Inpatient therapy services
  • Neurological disorders
  • Memory care/Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Veterans care
  • Respite and hospice care

Other Features and Amenitites:

  • Private rooms
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Restorative therapy
  • Electronic stimulation therapy through accelerated care plus
  • IV therapy
  • Post-operative care
  • Wound care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Post stroke care
  • Ostomy care
  • Tube feedings
  • Bi-Pap and C-Pap management
  • Pain management
  • Diabetes management
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Wi-fi access, local telephone, and cable television
  • 24-hour visitation 
  • Pets allowed to visit
  • Three nutritious, well-balanced meals a day and snacks available
  • Medication management
  • Assistance with bathing
  • Courtyard and gardens
  • Activity rooms
  • Beauty/barber shop
  • Religious services

Big Sky Healthcare Community

2475 Winne Avenue, Helena, MT 59601
406.442.1350 phone

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Facility Manager: Guy Hayter

406.442.1350
guy.hayter@welcov.com

Guy has enjoyed various roles in healthcare management that span twenty plus years. His main focus is customer service. Guy is driven to provide the most effective patient centered healthcare by all members of the interdisciplinary team. Developing leadership and future healthcare managers is another professional pursuit for Guy. He has been with Big Sky Healthcare Community since May 2008. 

Social Services and Admission Director:

Courtney Marney

406.442.1350

courtney.marney@welcov.com

Courtney completed her Psychology degree fromCarrollCollegeMay 2012. She worked at Big Sky for two years prior to completing her college degree.  Courtney also worked as an aide at a skilled nursing facility inChoteau,MT, her home town, prior to enrolling atCarrollCollege.  With Big Sky Healthcare, she can pursue her passion for helping and serving the geriatric population.