POINT PLEASANT, N.J., – The Crest Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center team, healthcare colleagues and local dignitaries this fall celebrated the groundbreaking for a 3,000-square-foot building expansion at a socially distant outdoor launch event. The expansion to house a new therapy gym is part of a multi-million-dollar renovation and specialty programming initiative at the Point Pleasant skilled nursing facility.
Special guests included Point Pleasant Borough Mayor Robert Sabosik, Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Paul Kanitra and Bay Head Mayor Bill Curtis, along with Lynette Whiteman, senior advisor to Congressman Andy Kim. Leadership of the Point Pleasant Police and Fire Departments, Point Pleasant Chamber of Commerce and local religious organizations also joined in the event, which included virtual tours and refreshments.
“Crest Pointe’s renovation is bringing it to the next level, making it one of the best along the Jersey Shore,” Mayor Sabosik said at the groundbreaking. “Crest Pointe has a reputation for quality patient care and staff retention, and is exactly the type of company we want investing in our community and taking care of our elderly.”
Crest Pointe is working with Marquis Health Services, a leading nursing home consulting firm, on the design and implementation of the renovation project. Crest Pointe’s new therapy gym will feature state-of-the-art equipment, including a smart car to help patients simulate actual daily living skills during the rehabilitation process. The facility’s renovation already has introduced a redesigned dining area and updated resident rooms.
“We thank our many community leaders for joining in this special event,” said Crest Pointe’s Loretta Shopene, director of community relations. “At Crest Pointe, we remain focused on creating a center for skilled nursing and healthcare excellence, and are thrilled to take this next step in expanding our facility with a new rehab gym.”
Crest Pointe and Marquis also regularly partner with leading medical providers and area hospitals to develop new specialty programming that meets the healthcare needs of the regional community. Recently, this has included the introductions of new Cardiac Care and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management offerings, with others in development.
Located at 1515 Hulse Road, Crest Pointe provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. The facility offers patients a scenic place to rehab and recover, as many patient rooms boast views of the Point Pleasant Canal. A highly skilled and vision-driven consulting company based in Brick, N.J., Marquis Health Services currently supports Mid-Atlantic and New England facilities totaling nearly 4,500 skilled nursing and assisted living beds.