Skilled Nursing Facility in Lake Forest, IL

Outstanding care when you need it.

The Balmoral Care Center at Lake Forest Place provides 24-hour specialized care in our Skilled Nursing facility in Lake Forest, IL. You’ll find superb care and services and programs that enhance quality of life for our long-term care residents.

We are honored to be in the highest-tier preferred-provider relationship with Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Our Lake Forest nursing home has an on-site medical director, RNs or LPNs available 24/7, and a high staff-to-resident ratio to provide the best care possible.


The Balmoral Care Center was named one of the best nursing homes in the nation by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. We’re consistently among the industry leaders in terms of low hospital readmission rate and customer satisfaction. We regularly earn a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Personalized Care

Residents receive a comprehensive assessment that includes input from the resident and their family. Then, an individual care plan is created. Nurses and certified nursing assistants, under the leadership of our medical director, deliver the outlined care and make adjustments as needed. Each resident receives care from the same nursing assistant, ensuring consistency and building relationships.

Supportive Lifestyle

The Balmoral Care Center offers long-term care in a homelike atmosphere, which adds both physical and emotional comfort to the care process. Residents participate in mixed media art classes, pet and music therapy, worship services, and more.

Skilled Nursing patient at Lake Forest Place enjoying a walk outdoors with his caregiver

Services and amenities include:

  • Spacious private rooms with private bathrooms
  • Flat-screen televisions, basic cable, personal telephone service
  • Chef-inspired menu selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner, served restaurant-style
  • Nurse call system
  • Pharmacy services
  • Physical, occupational, speech and intravenous therapies
  • Ophthalmology, audiology, dental, podiatry, physiatry and wound care
  • Specialized programs designed for resident and family participation
  • Daily housekeeping and trash removal
  • 24/7 registered nurses
  • Full-time registered dietitian
  • Electronic medical records
  • Social services
  • Pastoral care

To learn more about our services, check out our Skilled Nursing guide.

Skilled Nursing Guide

Skilled Nursing Brochure

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Short- or long-term care skilled nursing by trained professionals is often called for after an illness or injury. Some conditions that may require skilled care for seniors include:

Cardiac failure
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Congestive heart failure
Fall-related injury
Hip or bone fracture
Orthopedic surgery
Parkinson’s disease

We encourage you to bring pictures, plants, mementos and other items to create a familiar, comfortable atmosphere.

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