The sale of the Ontario County Health Facility will happen about a month later than expected. County Administrator John Garvey said the ownership transfer, which was originally scheduled for Sept. 30, is tentatively set for Oct. 31. A delay in necessary paperwork is the reason. …. Last year, the county Board of Supervisors approved the sale of the nursing home to a New York City-based company, The Centers for Specialty Care, for $2 million. The company owns about 25 nursing homes, including more than 20 in New York state — many of those were formerly run by counties. Since the beginning of this year, the county and The Centers have worked together as part of a transition plan. The county is contracting with the company for an administrator, Yudi Palatoff; Palatoff has served as administrator since Jan. 1. ….
Court dismisses CSEA petition regarding sale of Ontario County’s nursing home
Source: Erinn Cain, messengerpostmedia.com, November 12, 2013
After the Civil Service Employees Association in August took legal action against Ontario County —claiming that the process in which the county has pursued selling its nursing home is illegal — its petition has been dismissed in New York State Supreme Court.
Ontario County moves forward with nursing home sale process
Source: Daily Messenger, November 7, 2013
A resolution to execute the terms of a contract to sell Ontario County’s nursing home in Hopewell could be brought before the Board of Supervisors at its Dec. 5 meeting, County Administrator John Garvey said at Wednesday’s county Health and Medical Services Committee meeting. In August, the board passed a resolution to accept a bid of $2 million from the Centers for Specialty Care Group LLC to purchase the Ontario County Health Facility, its fixtures and furnishings, and the roughly 7 acres of land it is situated on. If a resolution is approved by the board to execute the terms of a contract, the firm would then need to be approved for a license from the state Department of Health — a process that could take at least six months, Garvey said. …
Ontario County seeks buyer for nursing home
Source: Erinn Cain, Messenger Post, April 21, 2013
After Ontario County placed its 98-bed nursing home on the market in March, the deadline for bids to be submitted was Friday. The county hired brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services in December to market the sale of the Ontario County Health Facility in Hopewell….
Privatizing aged care, as counties feel the financial pinch
Source: Kate O’Connell, April 22, 2013
Public Nursing Home In Ontario Co. – What’s Next?
Source: Adam Chodak, 13wham.com, March 29, 2013
Ontario County’s public nursing home is up for sale. The county recently put out a request for proposals in its quest to find potential buyers. Whether the facility actually moves into private hands, though, remains a question mark….Critics of privatizing the facility argue it would jeopardize the quality of care and lower workers’ pay. The county administer, John Garvey, says private nursing homes can provide first class care. He also says the county is spending millions to keep Ontario County Health Facility afloat.
Board of Supervisors delays decision on nursing home
Source: Erinn Cain, Messenger Post, March 28, 2013
As Ontario County seeks a buyer for its 98-bed nursing home in Hopewell, the Board of Supervisors has laid over a resolution to declare the facility, as well as the approximately seven acres of land it is situated on, as surplus….