Welcome to Cretsinger East

1425 East Michigan Ave Battle Creek, MI 49014

(269) 966 5773

  • Licensed Medium Adult Foster Care Home

  • Special Certification through the State of Michigan

  • Barrier free

  • Fire alarm system

  • Audio alert on doors

  • Fenced yard

  • Current CLIA Waiver 

  • Free cable TV

  • Rates are dependent on level of care

  • Contracts accepted through mental health agencies, area agency on aging, PACE program, private pay or other funding sources

This home provides specialized care for twelve men and women with varying assistance needs. Care provided includes verbal guidance and behavioral support, hands-on assistance with transferring, OT programs, bathing, diapering, feeding, dressing and other activities of daily living. Medical needs such as bed sores, catheters, colostomies, feeding tubes and insulin are provided for. We are able to accommodate total care clients, including Hospice care to end of life.  Minimum staffing ratio of 1:6. Assistive devices such as hoyer lift and shower chair on site. 

Residents are welcome to bring their own furniture and decorate their rooms to their own taste

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Beth Quartermaine, Home Manager

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Beth joined our team in 2013 as a caregiver at Cretsinger Country Place. Her easy going manner and sweet temperament helped her move into a more challenging position as Assistant Manager. After more than a year in the position at Cretsinger Country Place, Beth moved to Pennfield Premier Living. Beginning as the Third Shift Assistant Manager at Pennfield Premier Living, Beth quickly realized she wanted to be there when all of the residents were awake and moved into the first shift manager position. Always willing to tak on new tasks, Beth became a certified instructor for the American Red Cross in July 2015.

In December of 2019, Beth accepted the promotion to Home Manager at Cretsinger East. Her vast experience has well prepared her for this position. Beth is a team player and the first one to step in when something needs to be done.  Beth has always led with compassion and kindness combined with firm expectation. We couldn't ask for a better leader for Cretsinger East.  

Connie Teadt, Assistant Manager

Connie began as a direct care provider at Cretsinger Country Place. In July 2020, she accepted the position as Assistant Manager at Cretsinger East. Connie is knowledgeable and compassionate. Every decision she makes is intended to better the lives of the residents in her care. She is organized and creative, assuring that tasks are completed. Connie works side by side with Beth and they have a well established routine for a clean house full of happy residents and long term staff.