Avamere Senior Health Care Blog

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

Avamere Bellingham Healthcare Raises Food and Money for Bellingham Food Bank

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“This was the first year that we have done this. As a group, we were planning our first family Thanksgiving dinner and decided to ask our guests coming to Avamere Bellingham Healthcare to be with their family members bring a donation for the Food Bank. We are always looking for ways to positively impact our community. We collected 119 pounds of food and $50.00 on our first food drive. The Food Bank here in Bellingham distributes over a quarter million pounds of food in response to more than 11,000 requests for assistance.  The Food Bank is able to purchase more … Continue reading