John Andrews, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

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Way beyond sprucing up

EdenHill in New Braunfels, TX, has a diverse mix of populations to care for within its 216 units and 20-acre campus. With roots in the 1950s, the community, however, is now entrenched in the 21st century. That’s thanks largely to a $42 million renovation project that dates back to 2015. EdenHill is a life plan…

Design Decisions: How LifeStream at Youngtown turned a ‘home-like’ vignette into a short-term rehab center

Most rehab centers have a section that resembles a home so that patients can practice navigating thresholds, unlocking doors, doing laundry and other routine chores.  LifeStream at Youngtown has taken that concept a step further by turning a house into a short-term rehab center. The 7,000-square-foot residential space is dedicated to short-term rehab, renovated courtesy…

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Dreaming of driftwood

In order to provide the comforting quality of nature for rehab patients and skilled nursing residents, Lee Health Gulf Coast Medical Center fashioned a revered local icon in the design of its new $18 million skilled nursing unit — driftwood from a nearby sand-and-sea destination. Based on the beautiful landscape of Lovers Key Beach near…

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