HomeCare & Hospice


Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare is a department of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital providing quality and excellence in healthcare for more than fifty years to its community and surrounding areas.

We share staff with Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital ensuring continuum of care.


Home Health services are designed for ill or injured patients who no longer require hospitalization but have difficulty or are unable to leave home to receive the care they need.  In essence, we bring hospital care to the comforts of your own home!  For many, it’s an excellent alternative to extended stays in the hospital or placement into a nursing home.

Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare is State certified and is proud to provide to our community and surrounding areas the following:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Aides
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Workers


Hospice provides compassionate care and support services for patients and their family.

The central goal of hospice is to allow patients with life limiting illness to continue their life free of pain and to manage other symptoms so they can live their life with dignity, respect and purpose.

Hospice care focuses on the person not the disease.  We take a team approach with our patients and their family.

Hospice program may provide:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Aides
  • Physician Home Visits
  • Counseling
  • Volunteer Services
  • Social Work Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Medications
  • Medical Equipment
  • Respite Care (providing a break for the caregiver)
  • Inpatient Hospital Care
  • Bereavement Support Services
  • Spiritual Care

 CLICK HERE TO READ SUNNY’S STORY – A Family’s Perspective on our  Hospice Program










We also offer Lifeline – a personal emergency response system that allows a person to summon emergency care 24-hours a day, seven days a week thus reducing the worry of living alone.

One of our trained personnel at SMHC will install a unit and teach you how to use it and test the distance the unit is operational.

Cost: $50.00 installation fee

$30.00 monthly fee


Home Health:

Physicians Order

Require a skilled need i.e. nursing, physical therapy etc.

Homebound – leaving home requires much forethought and planning and or assistance.


To qualify for hospice care, a patient’s physician must certify terminal illness with a life expectancy of less than six months.  you must have a 24-hour care giver.


Home Health

Medicare, Medicaid, BC/BS other insurances, and private pay.


Medicare,Medicaid, BC/BS, other insurances.


Nursing Services

Blood pressure, blood sugar, medication instruction and set-up; answers to your health care questions.

Monday through Friday ~ 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare Office ~ 115 N Lake St., Manistique … please use Lake St. entrance (Next to SMH Rehab and Fitness Center)

(906) 341-3284

Blood Pressure Screening

Manistique Senior Citizens Center ~ 101 Main St., Manistique
Every Friday from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
(906) 341-5923 or (906) 341-3284

Germfask Senior Citizens Center
Second & Fourth Thursday of the month from 12:30pm -1:30pm
(906) 341-3284

Heritage House, 900 Steuben Ave., Manistique
3rd Wednesday of every Month from 1pm-2pm

Harbor View Towers, 400 East lakeshore Dr., Manistique
4th Monday of Every month from 1pm-2pm

Foot Care Clinics

Available by appointment only. The cost is $20 if you live within the City Limits, $40 if you live outside of City Limits.
Service will be provided by a Licensed Nurse.
Please call 906.341.3284 for more information or an appointment.

Contact Information:

Kristin Peterson, RN – Director

Julie Pistulka, RN – Nursing Supervisor

Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare and Hospice

7870W US Hwy-2

Manistique, MI  49854

(906) 341-3284 or 1-800-341-7642

(906) 341-1978 (fax)

To make a donation to HomeCare or Hospice, CLICK HERE.