Christwood Represents LTC Model for the Future
JACKSON, Miss., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Samarion Inc., the long-term care (LTC) industry's technology partner, announces Christwood Retirement Community in Covington, La., as the company's second Outcome Based Study (OBS) partner site for SamarionSolution(SM), the nursing home industry's only Enterprise Quality Improvement System.
Christwood, which recently celebrated a decade as the first licensed continuing care retirement community in Louisiana, features independent living options and assisted living/skilled nursing care on a 66-acre landscaped and wooded site, located on Lake Ponchartrain's north shore.
"Implementing SamarionSolution fit the community's mission to help seniors live with dignity, independence and the assurance of needed physical, spiritual and medical care," said Dr. Steve Holzhalb, a former church pastor now serving as Christwood's executive officer.
SamarionSolution provides unprecedented restraint-free fall prevention; wandering and elopement prevention; resident, staff and visitor safety and security management; unparalleled staff management and facility monitoring; and an all-encompassing family-and-friends communications system.
"Partnering with Samarian is like multiplying the staff to provide the kind of care for the frail elderly in a safe, efficient, and caring way," said Holzhalb. "We're really excited to find this partner who shares our passion for the long term care of seniors."
Samarion CEO Mark Rodgers said Christwood represents the LTC industry's model for the future with a continuum of care that guarantees the elderly the appropriate healthcare housing venue for the rest of their lives without having to leave their home community.
The Guardian House Total Alzheimer's Facility in Lake Charles, La., is Samarion's inaugural OBS partner site for SamarionSolution.
"Christwood will provide a new set of unique opport
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