HCR ManorCare Announces the Opening of a New Post-Acute Health Care Center in Vancouver, Washington

Sep 28, 2011, 08:59 ET from HCR ManorCare

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HCR ManorCare announces the opening of ManorCare Health Services – Salmon Creek, its fifth post-acute health care center in the state of Washington.  The state-of-the-art, 120-bed center is located in Vancouver and will provide employment to more than 100 people when the facility reaches full capacity.

ManorCare Health Services – Salmon Creek features 24-hour skilled nursing care and medically complex and intensive rehabilitation services for short-term patients transitioning from hospital to home.  "Rehabilitation and skilled medical care are important to the recovery process following an illness, injury or surgery," said Ben Young, administrator of the new facility.  "By combining our post-acute care, rehabilitation services and long-term care, we can help meet each individual patient's needs. Our staff is fully dedicated to maximizing the independence and quality of life of each patient through individualized care programs."

The multi-million dollar, two-story facility features a state-of-the-art therapy gym, spacious private and semi-private rooms with flat screen televisions and telephone service, WiFi service, attractive social areas and multi-purpose rooms, and personal care services including a beauty/barber shop.  

HCR ManorCare has centers in Gig Harbor, Lynnwood, Spokane and Tacoma and is building a sixth center in Lacey, Washington to open in 2012. The HCR ManorCare health care family comprises centers that are leading providers of short-term post-acute services and long-term care. With nearly 60,000 caregivers nationwide, the HCR ManorCare centers are preeminent care providers in their communities.  Quality care for patients and residents is provided through a network of more than 500 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies.  These locations operate primarily under the respected Heartland, ManorCare Health Services and Arden Courts names.