Bonner General Hospital, an accredited, full-service, acute-care hospital, provides medical care to Bonner and Boundary counties and to residents of Western Montana. The 48-bed hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including surgery, radiology, ultra-sound diagnosis, mammography, CT scan, MRI, intensive and coronary care, nuclear medicine, speech therapy, occupational therapy, interventional cardiology, physical therapy and a compounding pharmacy. The hospital also provides a physician-staffed emergency room and a family-centered birthing room.
Sandpoint's medical community includes more than 40 physicians and 16 dentists. Specializations include orthodontics, dermatology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, ophthalmology, radiology, orthopedic surgery, vascular surgery, sports medicine, psychiatry, internal medicine and family practice. Sandpoint also has a variety of home health care resources available to those who need them.
Sandpoint offers every level of care for the seniors. The 55 units at Alpine Vista Apartments were created to give seniors an independent living situation while providing meals, transportation, and 24-hour emergency assistance. Other assisted living facilities include Beehive Homes, with a full-time nurse and activities director, and Huckleberry Retirement II. Valley Care Center provides shelter care and 24-hour nursing care in its 60 rooms. Life Care Center and The Bridge Assisted Living offers short- and long-term convalescent care with 24-hour nursing staff. Home health care is also available through Alternative Health Care, Angel Aides, Bonner General Hospital and others.
Local medical resources are augmented by Spokane's nationally recognized medical services with emergency transport provided by specially equipped helicopters.
The Healing Garden lies north of the Bonner General Hospital. It is truly a community garden, providing a comforting sanctuary for healing, reflecting or refreshing.