Monthly Archives: October 2013

Avamere Family of Companies Invests $1M in Advance Therapy Equipment

The Avamere Family of Companies purchased nearly $1M in advance rehabilitation technology for use in its skilled nursing and transitional care centers by Infinity Rehab – the Company’s post-acute therapy division. In addition to the significant monetary investment, approximately 750 hours of clinician training across all disciplines in the therapy department will take place during the coming months. Both initiatives will help patients recovering from illness or injury regain independence faster and return to their homes. “Our goal is to always deliver quality patient outcomes through intensive and responsive clinical programs,” says Mike Billings, PT, MS, CEEAA, Infinity Rehab’s President. … Continue reading

St. Francis of Bellingham Achieves WHCA Gold Level Safety Award Second Year in a Row and Washington Labor & Industries Blueprint for Safety Certificate

St. Francis of Bellingham earned the Washington Health Care Association (WHCA) Gold Level Safety Award for its success in reducing staff injuries and increasing focus on staff safety through the Self-Assessment For Employee Safety and Training (SAFEST) program. This is the second year in a row the skilled nursing center (located at 3121 Squalicum Pkwy) has achieved this recognition, making the senior care center one of the top safety facilities for employees in the state. “We have a personal responsibility and accountability for our own safety and for the safety of our co-workers. We are proud that our hard work to provide … Continue reading