Avamere Senior Health Care Blog

Suzanne Elise Assisted Living Community Receives Commander’s Commendation

Recently, a small ceremony was held at Suzanne Elsie Assisted Living Community, which is located in beautiful Seaside, OR. Over 50 people gathered to watch as the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) chapter presented the facility with an Americanism Award. “As the Executive Director of Suzanne Elise Assisted Living, it has been my privilege to accept the Americanism Award presented to our community by The VFW Commander,” says Jeanne Devitt. The award recognizes “exemplary achievement in promoting values such as patriotism, commitment to service and love of country which contributes to the betterment of the American society.” “We gave … Continue reading

Avamere Family of Companies Breaks Ground for New Transitional Care Building in Tacoma

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The Avamere Family of Companies will break ground this February for construction of Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound; located at 630 S Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98465. The 39,936 square foot post-acute health care center will provide patients recovering from illness or injury with intensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Much like other Avamere transitional care facilities, Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound will focus on returning the people they serve back to the community where they can continue enjoying the things they love most. “The Avamere Family is focused on living out our mission to enhance the life … Continue reading

Avamere Family of Companies Selects WoundRounds® for Wound Management

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    Avamere Family of Companies, the post-acute care provider with more than forty retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, has partnered with WoundRounds®. Avamere facilities use WoundRounds, the leading wound management solution, to care for patients with wounds and leverage WoundRounds’ mobile technology at the bedside to provide better wound care. According to Carl Tabor, Vice President of Clinical Services, “At Avamere, our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve. With WoundRounds, we not only enhance the customer experience for our wound care patients, but we also make caregiving easier … Continue reading

Avamere Health Services participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative

Avamere Health Services, LLC (“Avamere”) has signed an Awardee Agreement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as an Awardee Convener with the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative. For more information about the BPCI Initiative, please visit: http://innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/bundled-payments/. Avamere’s participation in the BPCI Initiative commenced April 1, 2015. Avamere intends to participate in the BPCI Initiative for three years. Avamere Family of Companies operates a continuum of care consisting of Avamere Skilled Nursing Facilities, Avamere Assisted Living and Memory Care, Avamere Independent Living, Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care, Infinity Rehab and NP2U, a Nurse … Continue reading