Name Change Announced for Convalescent Center

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: July 29, 2009—Southeast Georgia Health System’s St. Marys Convalescent Center will soon be getting a new name. As of Aug. 1, the Center will be known as the Senior Care Center-St. Marys.

According to President & CEO Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, the name change is indicative of the commitment to the Center as in integral member of the Health System’s group of facilities. “Renaming the Center brings it inline with our other Health System facilities, and makes the Senior Care Center more recognizable as a service provided by our Health System,” Colberg says. “Having the Senior Care Center-St. Marys as part of the Health System’s family of services allows us to provide a continuum of care to the people of Camden County, which is a vital part of our mission of service.”

Senior Care Center-St. Marys is a 78-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility located at 805 Dilworth St. in St. Marys. The Health System purchased the Center from The St. Marys Hospital Authority in September 2006. Services provided on-site include nursing, food and nutrition, occupational and physical therapy, physician services, pharmacy, podiatry, social services, and housekeeping. Clinical laboratory, imaging (X-ray), and additional services are provided off-site through Southeast Georgia Health System’s other facilities and health care partners. For more information about the Senior Care Center-St. Marys or the Health System’s other services and facilities, visit www.sghs.com.