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Governance

Making wise decisions today for a better tomorrow.

Governance

ACMCC is owned and operated as a non-profit organization by Allegan County and is governed by the Allegan County Department of Health and Human Services Board (DHHS). This board was established through Public Act 280 of 1939. The board consists of three members.

  • The Allegan County Board of Commissioners appoints two of the members for terms of up to three years.

  • The Governor of the State of Michigan appoints the third member.

  • In addition, one member of the County Board of Commissioners is appointed to the DHS board in a liaison, non-voting capacity, and

  • The Director of the Allegan County Department of Human Services serves as the board secretary.

The DHHS Board approves operational and resident care policies, personnel policies, operating budgets, staff compensation and disbursement of all funds.

DHHS Board Meetings

In 2013, we also earned our second Excellence in Action Award for “superior commitment to customer service” from My InnerView, a product of the National Research Corporation. The first time we won the award was in 2008 when the largest skilled nursing facility database in the United States compared 2,759 other nursing homes through the nation and ranked the top 10 percent nationally for customer satisfaction.

Maybe we earned these distinctions by offering personalized and individual care to each and every resident. Or maybe we earned these distinctions by going out of our way to make nutritious, homemade lunches and snacks for our senior residents. Allegan County Medical Care Community also offers pet therapy – that may have also played a role. But, in the end, it’s not about awards. As one of the top ranked skilled nursing facilities Allegan County trusts, it’s about performing a basic duty to each and every resident. We would expect excellence for our loved ones, so we deliver the same to yours. It’s a simple philosophy, but it works. We want our residents to think of this community as their home.

We are among the best skilled nursing facilities Allegan County has to offer. Stop by and see for yourself. You’ll feel the love and warmth throughout our hallways. We sure do.

Current Department of Health and Human Services Board:
  • Maureen Godfrey | Chair

  • Nora Balgoyen-Williams | Vice-Chair

  • Jim Stein | Member

  • Gale Dugan | County Commission Liaison

  • Dr. Smalley D.O. | Medical Director

The Allegan County Department of Health and Human Services Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:00a.m. Meetings are held at the offices of the Allegan County Department of Health and Human Services, 3255 112nd Ave, Suite 300, Allegan MI in even numbered months and at the Allegan County Medical Care Community, 3625 122nd Ave, Allegan MI, in odd numbered months.

Our Mission

Our mission integrates five main values into every aspect of care:

• Respect

• Compassion

• Honesty

• Integrity

• Dignity

We bring these values to life by:

• Treating all whom we encounter with respect and dignity,

• Providing equal access to those who seek our services,

• Promoting the quality of life through our loving and compassionate care,

• Acting with honesty and integrity, and

• Being good stewards of our resources.