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Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 724-352-1571 x8266
Concordia at Sumner Named for Quality Care
Copley Twp., OH – Concordia at Sumner Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) was one of only 14 in the Akron metropolitan area which received an overall rating of five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) according to US News & World Report.
The 48-bed unit had no deficiencies during its annual inspection by the state Health Department. There are 72 nursing homes in the area.
Chief Executive Officer Charlene Kish said she is grateful that others are identifying that we are a place where faithful caring is a tradition. “Our skilled nursing staff is to be commended for such distinction,” she notes. “This is proof of what we know as our mission of providing excellence.”
Concordia’s SNF unit provides a nursing staff, experienced in orthopedics, wound care, intravenous therapy, diabetes management, and other post-acute services. The clinical staff and therapists work together with physicians to develop a customized program for each individual. Physical and Occupational Therapy gyms with up-to-date equipment including aquatic therapy are available in conjunction to one-on-one, hands-on therapy treatment. Our objective is to meet the needs of those individuals with the goal of getting them back to life as quickly as possible. To enhance recovery, Concordia’s dietary staff provides delicious and nutritional meals and our activity staff provides therapeutic recreational activities. Cable TV service is provided in every room and are equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet capabilities. Skilled nursing and short-term rehab patients are encouraged to participate in their daily care and to be proactive in their recovery. Our in-house social services staff is available to meet with patients and their family in order to stay informed of their progress and discharge plans.