Avamere of St. Francis Earns Platinum Level Achievement in Wound Care

November 1, 2019

St. Francis of Bellingham, an Avamere skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care community in Bellingham, Washington, earned Platinum Level Achievement for exceptional commitment to wound care from United Wound Healing.

St. Francis of Bellingham ranked above average in several areas in time it takes to resolve wounds, compared to averages on WoundExpert, a cloud-based electronic medical record.

The St. Francis of Bellingham team resolves arterial ulcers in 21 days on average, compared to a WoundExpert average of 87. They also ranked well above average in resolving surgical wounds, with an average of 22 days compared to WoundExpert’s 83 days.

Their most impressive result was in venous ulcers, healing in 7 days on average compared to 74. They also ranked well in days it takes to resolve blisters, diabetic ulcers, and incontinence-associated dermatitis.

Overall, patients healed 18 days less than the average.

These outstanding wound care scores exemplify one of Avamere’s core values, quality that is obvious.

The Avamere Family of Companies congratulates the St. Francis of Bellingham team on earning this prestigious wound care award and for their true dedication to enhancing their patients’ and residents’ lives.

About the Avamere Family of Companies

Founded in 1995 and based in Wilsonville, Oregon, the Avamere Family of Companies provides assisted living, independent living, memory care, rehabilitation, home care, transitional care, and more. Today Avamere’s diverse companies operate in over 250 locations across 19 states with over 8,800 employees. Avamere is proud to be considered one of Oregon’s most admired companies as they continue to serve their valued patients and residents. For more information, please visit avamere.com.

Avamere Family of Companies

25115 SW Parkway Ave, Suite B

Wilsonville, OR 97070

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