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Renovations roll on through COVID-19

Here at Shaker Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, we had no idea when our $80 million renovation project began that we would soon need every resource our new facility provided to face obstacles imposed by COVID-19. It wasn’t easy to get to this point, but with courage, strength and the will to succeed, Shaker Place…

Putting first things first

Putting first things first

A recipe for a complicated nursing home renovation: Take one facility that hasn’t been updated in 45 years, add a strict budget and keep residents on site throughout the project. Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena, WI, recently completed exactly this type of complex renovation. The 124-bed facility, located about 30 miles north of Madison, had not been significantly renovated since opening in 1966. The facility needed upgrades for compliance and to enhance quality of life elements, such as adding more dining areas and private bathrooms.

John O'Connor, editorial director, McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Sprinkler mandate fails to soak in

Ben Franklin warned us that death and taxes are life’s only certainties. But if you run a long-term care facility, feel free to add regulations to that list. And it looks like a doozy of a looming requirement may soon have many operators hot under the collar.

En route to recovery

En route to recovery

Rehab Road is the jewel of an Ohio facility’s progressive therapy environment that helps prepare residents for their trip back home.

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