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Written by Jerry E. Halmon   

UniHealth PostAcute Care of Bamberg an affiliate of UHSPruitt Health Care Services of Toccoa, Georgia joined the other affiliates of the organization in celebrating 41- years of health care service on Thursday, September 9, with a luncheon at the facility on North Street in Bamberg, followed by an organization wide address by Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

“We’re very excited about having this event,” Luther Reeves, administrator of UniHealth Post Acute Care of Bamberg said in a news release. “It is very important that we acknowledge our history and the important contributions we have made and continue to make to health care in Bamberg, SC.”

UHS-Pruitt Health Care Services assumed ownership of the former Bamberg Nursing Center on August 2, of 2009. Reeves, in an earlier interview with the Advertizer Herald, noted that the Bamberg facility has undergone over one-million dollars in renovations with more to come.

“We are proud of the improvements that have been made and are continuing to be made to our facility. Our new state-of-the art therapy gym has helped people return home and resume their lifestyle. Our nurses, C.N.A.s, housekeepers and dietary staff work hard every day to provide the highest level of care possible to the quests we serve. Our leadership team constantly looks for ways to meet the needs of those we serve. UniHealth Post Acute Care of Bamberg is proud to be a part of the Pruitt family and we are excited about what the next 41-years will bring.”

UHS-Pruitt was founded in 1969 by Neil L. Pruitt, Sr. in Toccoa, Georgia. It has grown from a single nursing home to a multi-faceted health care organization with over 130 locations throughout the Southeastern United States.

Today, they care for over 20,000 residents and patients through the hard work of over 13,000 employees. The organization is now led by Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., CEO according to the news release.

 
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