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Unity Announces $5.8 Million Renovation Project at Edna Tina Wilson Living Center

Unity Health System announced today that it has received approval to renovate Edna Tina Wilson Living Center, its 120-bed skilled nursing facility located on Island Cottage Road in Greece.

The $5.8 million project will include renovating approximately, 29,000 square feet of interior common space to foster an atmosphere of culture change that many long-term care facilities are moving toward.

“Edna Tina was built 20 years ago as a state-of-the-art facility with a unique design concept that was unlike any other community in the area. Over the last 20 years, we’ve established ourselves as a well respected leader in the long-term care community and we’re very proud of what we’ve built here inside these walls,” said Amanda Teugeman, Administrator at Edna Tina Wilson Living Center. “We look forward to embarking on this next journey with our renovation project that will prepare us for the next 20 years of caring.”

Once the project is complete, the kitchen and dining area will be the main focus of the community, creating a more home-like atmosphere that will allow for elders/residents to take part in meal preparation and planning.

Renovations also include adding more private space for elders and their families, as well as provide additional open space that is currently divided by glass panes and doors. In addition, all acoustic and light features will be updated to be more sensitive to those with dementia. Construction is expected to begin January 6, 2014 and be complete by April 2015.

About Unity Health System
At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital, located on the Unity Park Ridge Health Care Campus in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include Aging and Community Services, Behavioral Health, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, and Women's Services. The Village at Unity is Unity's senior living community that offers a full continuum of housing programs including independent, enriched living, and a memory care community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, and India, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. For more information, visit unityhealth.org.