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Opening is on schedule

Phase two of continuing care at Tallgrass Creek completed in spring

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February 20th, 2014
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Construction workers have been busy throughout the Kansas winter completing phase two of Creek’s continuing care neighborhood for an on-schedule opening this spring. The community’s second phase will consist of 28 private memory care apartments in addition to 44 spacious, post-acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing care suites. 

The new neighborhood’s secure, one-level, state-of-the-art building has been purposefully designed to serve the needs of its residents with memory loss as well as those requiring a short-term rehabilitation stay. A holistic assessment of each resident will allow the community’s around-the-clock health care team to create a person-centered plan of care focusing on unique abilities and preferences.

It’s a celebration!

Tallgrass Creek will celebrate the grand opening of its continuing care neighborhood with residents and their family members, Overland Park, Kans., officials, Erickson Living leadership, and other distinguished guests later this spring. 

“The grand opening of our continuing care is a celebration of a promise fulfilled to our residents and the opportunity to provide high-quality, compassionate care to all who come to us,” says Stacie Shelman, director of health care sales. 

Comfortable living

Phase one of construction included the opening of the assisted living neighborhood in continuing care at Tallgrass Creek. The first residents made the continuing care neighborhood their home in November. 

The assisted living neighborhood has 28 beautiful studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments, as well as commons areas that look and feel like home. 

Construction of the continuing care neighborhood began in March 2012 and, upon completion of phase two, will add 70 new health care positions and generate more than $1 million in economic impact to its location in Johnson County’s Overland Park.