About NCHC

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What Matters to You Matters to Us

North Central Health Care is a multi-county provider of mental health, addiction, skilled nursing, developmental disability, warm water physical therapy and adult protective services for North Central Wisconsin. Our team is driven to continually assess the needs of Marathon, Lincoln and Langlade counties and adapt services so that we can provide the quality care people need most. Visit our services page for a full list of the services we currently provide.

Our Mission

Langlade, Lincoln and Marathon Counties partnering together to provide compassionate and high quality care for individuals and families with mental health, recovery and skilled nursing needs.

Our Vision: Lives Enriched and Fulfilled.

Historical Timeline of North Central Health Care history

  • 1893 – opening of the Marathon County Asylum for the Insane
  • 1910 – the Marathon County Home and Hospital begins providing tuberculosis care
  • 1916 – Rib View Sanitarium begins providing the first forms of nursing home care
  • 1972 – North Central Health Care is formed as a multi-county care provider for Marathon, Lincoln, and Langlade Counties

Our Core Values at North Central Health Care

  • Dignity: We are dedicated to providing excellent service with acceptance and respect to every individual, every day.

  • Integrity: We keep our promises and act in a way where doing the right things for the right reasons is standard.

  • Accountability: We commit to positive outcomes and each other’s success.

  • Partnership: We are successful by building positive relationships in working towards a system of seamless care as a trusted community and county partner.

  • Continuous Improvement: We embrace change through purpose-driven data, creativity and feedback in pursuit of the advancement of excellence.

At North Central Health Care, we are committed to providing care that is:

  • Safe: avoiding injuries
  • Effective: incorporates researched and proven practices
  • Person-Centered: provides care that is respectful of and responsive to individual needs
  • Timely: reduces harmful delays
  • Efficient: avoids waste
  • Equitable: provides care that does not vary in quality because of personal characteristics
  • Service-oriented: exceeds the expectations of those we provide service for

We measure success by our ability to provide individuals with customized care programs that suit their lifestyle and help them reach their personal goals. We work closely with patients, friends, family, and primary care providers to design a truly personalized care plan.

View a listing of our current Executive Management Team and Board of Directors.

Wausau Campus Map

North Central Health Care Campus Map