Hospital completes $3 million upgrade to nursing home

From staff reports

The Winston Medical Center recently held an open house for the over
$3 million in renovations and upgrades to its Long-term and Skilled
Nursing Care facility.
“We are very proud of the renovations,” said WMC CEO Lee McCall.

The three year, $3 million project added a dining hall to the
facility, renovated all the rooms, added three residence rooms to the
end of the building in order update the layout of the administration
and nursing offices.

“We are thankful for the understanding and patience from the
residents and their families as we improved the residents’ home,”
said McCall.

With the new dining hall, McCall noted that the residents may now
better socialize as they dine together.

Lacey Vowell, Long-term and Skilled Nursing Care facility
Administrator, added that everyone was excited about the dining hall
and all the improvements to the facility.

“This will lead to a better quality of life for our residents,”
said Vowell.

Dr. Sam Suttle recognized McCall for being the driving force behind
seeking the best care for all the residents as well as the hospital
patients with the renovations.
The facility has a 120 bed capacity and serves about 115 patients
on average per year.

Winston Medical Center offers long-term care for those persons who
are no longer able to remain in their home alone. Included with the
residential services are skilled nursing and rehabilitation care,
meals, medical services, and protection for those residents who are
ill, frail, and in need of 24-hour supervision.

If anyone would like to talk with WMC staff members about being
admitted to the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home call 662-779-5118.