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Linwood Opening New $10 Million Nursing Home Addition, Including Transitional Therapy Room

January 24, 2019

SCRANTONNursing home opening addition An East Mountain nursing home is opening its new 32,000-square-foot addition next month. The nonprofit Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 100 Florida Ave., will open the $10 million addition Feb. 14 with an open house scheduled for Feb. 16, nursing home officials announced this week. The addition includes 22 beds for short stays plus 24 long-term care beds. It also includes a therapy room with a kitchen, washer and dryer to simulate household tasks for patients moving back home. The national holding company Genesis HealthCare manages Linwood. The Guardian Foundation funded the addition. — JON O’CONNELL

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