Bringing more than
200 new skilled jobs to the area, Carespring Health Care Management will break
ground on its new transitional care facility in Cold Spring Kentucky on Monday, Feb. 18.
Governor Steve Beshear, along with State Representative Dennis Keene,
Judge-Executive Steve Pendery, other elected officials and business
representatives will be in attendance.
Opening during the
fall of 2014, the $24 million project will include a 143-bed transitional care
facility located on seven acres just off the AA Highway and U.S. 27 in Cold
The new community will
specialize in short term rehabilitative care and long term nursing care and
will include a combination of private rooms and shared suites.
The building will also house activity, dining
and exercise facilities as well as a Starbucks Coffee Shop that is standard
with all of Carespring's health care facilities.
In keeping with the Carespring project name
tradition, the new facility will be known as Cold Spring Transitional Care
"We are very excited
about this new facility. Carespring is
recognized for providing excellent communities and care to our residents and we
will provide our Cold Spring residents with an exemplary experience, " said
Barry Bortz, CEO Carespring Health Care Management.
acquired the beds for the Campbell County facility when the Lakeside Nursing
Home closed in 2006. That property is
currently owned by Northern Kentucky University and is used for dormitories.
The Cold Spring facility
will employ more than 200 full-time workers and house at least 143 residents in
a brand new, state-of-the-art complex.