Cone Health to Close Edgewood Place
The beds at the skilled-nursing center will stay in the area.
Greensboro – Two North Carolina-based, family-owned companies are buying the licenses for the beds at Edgewood Place. Edgewood Place is an 81-bed skilled-nursing center near The Village at Brookwood in Burlington. The Village at Brookwood is not part of this deal. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
Peak Resources Inc. of Cary and Liberty Commons Healthcare & Rehabilitation Services of Wilmington are the buyers. Both have facilities in Alamance County and will keep the beds in the area. They will apply to have the licenses for the state-controlled beds transferred to them. Edgewood Place will close on or before Aug. 31, 2020.
“We are very happy that these beds will remain available to people in our area,” says Preston Hammock, Senior Vice President, Cone Health. “Given the demand of skilled-nursing beds in Alamance County and the number of local organizations that provide these services, Cone Health has made the strategic decision to transfer these beds to organizations who operate in this specialized environment.”
Every Edgewood Place resident has been assigned an advocate to guide them and their families in finding an alternate place of care. “We are committed to making this transition go as smoothly as possible,” says Michael Garland, executive director, Edgewood Place. "We are working closely with our residents to make sure they continue to receive the best care possible.”
While there will be jobs impacted by the closing of Edgewood Place, Cone Health is providing support with the transition and hopes that most employees will find other positions within the organization.