Guilderland , NY- CELEBRATING A FRESH START –Local politicians and members of the regional business community gathered at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland Thursday, May 4 for a rededication ceremony to commemorate the many upgrades made since the facility was acquired in 2014 by The Grand Healthcare System.
In addition to comprehensive staffing upgrades and rebranding the facility with new interior and exterior signage and providing staff uniforms, the Queens-based company has invested more than $1 million in renovations to the building’s lobby, common areas, dining room, recreation area and outdoor patio, as well as constructed a 2,000-square-foot rehabilitation room with state-of-the-art exercise equipment. The Grand Healthcare System has also worked to bring the warmth and comforts of home to the facility, which is one of many nursing homes it operates across New York state. Guests now have access to hospitality features offered at other Grand-affiliated properties such as a personalized menu, concierge service, courtesy shuttle service. To enable guests to stay connected with loved ones and staff, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland is issuing iPads to all guests who want and can use them. With a touch of their finger, guests can request coffee, tea, soda, juice or water or an afternoon snack be brought directly to their room. They can also select their own breakfast, lunch and dinner choices for the week; request television/phone assistance; adjust their room’s temperature; make repairs to their bed or wheelchair; ask maintenance for help fixing something that’s not working properly in their room; view upcoming facility events; order transportation to an appointment; and, email staff with any questions that they might have. For more information, visit thegrandhealthcare.com.