SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UniHealth Post-Acute Care – Savannah, a member of the UHS-Pruitt Corporation family of providers, has been a valued part of the coastal Georgia community since 2001. The skilled nursing care center is a 120 bed center that specializes in serving the needs of patients who need rehabilitation after leaving the hospital, and also cares for patients who require long-term assistance. The organization prides itself on delivering high quality, compassionate health care to all of its patients. In fact, the skilled nursing center earned a deficiency-free survey during its most recent state review, indicating that all quality and safety measures are exceeding state standards. This places the center in the top 10% of all skilled nursing centers nationally.
UniHealth Post-Acute Care – Savannah is continuously looks for ways to improve the health care delivery system. Several detailed market studies were performed recently to assess the needs and wants of patients in the area. The findings indicated an overwhelming need for a state of the art nursing center in the area. To meet that need, UniHealth Post-Acute Care - Savannah has now begun construction of a 20,000 square foot building addition. Features of the building addition include an advanced therapy suite equipped with an indoor pool, the addition of 19 private rooms, a coffee shop, an internet cafe, a library, and a movie theatre. These amenities will not only enhance the physical environment of the center, but will also aide in the healing of the patients through the provision of brand new state of the art therapy equipment and electronic medical documentation.
"We know that the improvements underway at this center will better the lives of all of our patients, and that is what drives our organization. These improvements have been planned for many years and we are thankful to have all the approvals that we need and to now see the renovations taking shape," said Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Chairman & C.E.O. He continued, "For us, it is all about providing greater access to high quality care for all our patients and visitors."About UHS-Pruitt Corporation Since 1969, UHS-Pruitt Corporation has been providing management-related services for a spectrum of high quality healthcare providers throughout the Southeast. Known for its proactive performance improvement programs and holistic post-acute care services, UHS-Pruitt's "commitment to caring" defines not only its services, but the culture in which its skilled network of dedicated providers work. With more than 200 service locations in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina, the UHS-Pruitt Corporation family of providers touches the lives of more than 24,000 patients each day through skilled nursing healthcare centers, home health and hospice agencies, assisted and independent living communities, institutional pharmacy and medical supply services, and programs in rehabilitation, nutrition, adult day care, community care, and care management. For more information visit www.URReady.com. SOURCE UHS-Pruitt Corporation