Hickory Creek at Peru has 36 licensed beds and has provided quality healthcare to the surrounding communities since 1971.

Peru is located on the banks of the Wabash River and was, at one time, the headquarters for seven of the world’s most famous circuses and is now home to the International Circus Hall of Fame. Composer-songwriter, Cole Porter was born in Peru and during his lifetime he wrote over 1500 songs for Broadway production, movies and television. 

Long-Term Care

Our skilled nursing staff will care for your loved one in a comfortable, home-like environment. Please contact us if you would like more detailed information about our services. We want you to feel comfortable about the decision you are making for yourself or a loved one.

  • 24-Hour Long-Term Nursing Care
  • Post-Surgical Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Respite Care
  • Respiratory and Oxygen Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Catheter Care
  • Pain Management
  • Medication Management
  • Wound Care Management
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Tube Feeding
  • Therapeutic Diets
  • Assistance with Dining
  • Adult Day Care Services
  • Restorative Nursing Care
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • Selective Menus with Registered Dietician
  • Daily social and recreational programs for all levels of care

Additional Services

  • On-site Optometry, Podiatry, Dental, and Audiology Services
  • On-site portable X-Ray
  • On-site laboratory services
  • Pharmacy 
  • Mental Health Services
  • Beauty Salon and Barber Services

Rehabilitation

We have a dedicated on-site rehabilitation team comprised of licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists fully committed to restoring and improving quality of life. We offer short-term rehab after a hospital stay as well as inpatient rehab.

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • IV Therapies
  • Oxygen Therapies

Meals & Activities

We offer home-cooked, resident-selected menus for our meals as well as seasonal fruits, vegetables and nutritious snacks.

Our residents enjoy regular outings on our bus to go out to eat, visit the Indianapolis Zoo, Nappanee Amish Acres, or just enjoy an afternoon at the movies. We also enjoy group activities with games, live music and community events.

Rates & Fees Include

  • iconIndividualized health care
  • iconSocial and recreational programs
  • iconHousekeeping services
    • iconPersonal laundry and linen service
    • iconBalanced meals
    • iconSnacks
    • iconResident and family support
      • Medicare & Medicaid application assistance
      • Insurance billing
      • Return-to-home planning