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Specialty Hospitals of Washington Adds Additional Skilled Nursing Facility Beds at United Medical Center in South East DC

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Specialty Hospitals of America (SHA) and the Specialty Hospital of Washington (SHW) announced today the official opening of new beds in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) at UMC in South East DC.

"All residents of Washington, no matter where they live, should have access to high-quality nursing home care," said Eric Rieseberg, President of Specialty Hospitals of America (SHA) and Chairman and President of UMC. "The new Skilled Nursing Center is one of the best in Washington and will ultimately provide care for up to 120 residents of this community." He added, "At a time of slow economic growth, this new opening will provide upwards of 400 new jobs for DC residents."

SHW's skilled nursing center offer residents restorative nursing and rehabilitative care in a focused, nurturing environment. They accept residents with a wide range of conditions from medically complex to traditional long-term care. The center is fully staffed with physicians, dedicated rehabilitation specialists, licensed and certified nurses, social workers and therapeutic recreation specialists. They offer aggressive interdisciplinary programs that are resident-focused, which allow patients to gain maximum independence in a professional and caring environment.

"Our state-of-the-art nursing home facility is a place where people can come and be well taken care of within their own community," said Rhea Gilliam, the Skilled Nursing Center Administrator. Gilliam says, "It's important to have a new facility like this where people know they can come for quality healthcare if they ever need it."

For more information on admission, please call our Admissions office at (202) 574-6979.

About Specialty Hospitals of America and the SHW Skilled Nursing Facility at United Medical Center

SHA operates and develops focused, high acuity long and short term acute care hospitals and nursing facilities. The company's vision is to provide focused centers of medical excellence (FCME's) in its managed and owned hospitals and nursing facilities. UMC has provided medical services to residents of the Washington metropolitan area since 1965. Under the leadership of Specialty Hospitals of America, United Medical Center is committed to its evolution into a full-service, state-of-the-art facility where physicians and staff provide expertise in medical and surgical specialties with the combined results of improved patient care and a sustainable business model.

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