Welcome to Golden Good Shepherd!

Golden Good Shepherd Home is a small 46-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located in beautiful Golden, IL. Our friendly staff has been providing a combination of skilled nursing care and specialized therapy services in a home-like setting since 1963.

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About Us

At Golden Good Shepherd we continue to provide the highest nurse to resident ratio in our area. We have a genuine concern for each residents’ comfort, dignity, and respect. Here at GGSH, we like to say we are “the small home with a big heart.”

Golden Good Shepherd emphasizes the team approach to resident care, enabling our staff to provide our residents with the best quality care available. Our goal is to create a home-like environment and to help each resident reach their highest level of functioning. We create an atmosphere that allows our residents to experience the comfort and security they need to function at their highest capacity and optimum quality of life.

What We Do

Golden Good Shepherd Home is each resident’s home.  Our staff are trained with the belief that they are guests in the resident’s home. We believe in providing individualized care and promoting dignity. Most importantly we combine kindness and compassion to deliver superior care.

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Nursing Services

Our nursing department provides excellent care combined with dignity for our residents. Professionally staffed around the clock, we give your loved one comfort and specialized care.

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Rehabilitation Services

Each of our residents comes to us with very different and specific rehab needs. Our entire rehabilitation team is committed to creating individualized therapy programs that directly answer those specific needs.

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Activities Program

Golden Good Shepherd Home employs outgoing and friendly professional staff to create social programs and activities to fit our residents’ needs. We provide a monthly activity calendar to each resident to keep them informed of upcoming events.


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“Good Shepherd Home is not just a nursing home. It is a community of committed individuals who give compassion and respect to those who reside there.”

“Golden Good Shepherd Home is even more than we could have hoped for! They welcomed (my mom)—and us, her family—with open arms and open hearts…It is obvious that the staff has one goal in mind—the safety and comfort of their residents.”

“The staff is so friendly. I can tell that they are compassionate and caring. They visit with the residents and make it feel like home. It is such a clean, bright environment.”