Daily Record Staff//November 1, 2016
//November 1, 2016
Rehabilitation and skilled nursing company FutureCare Health & Management is celebrating its 30th year in business. In 1986, the company opened the company’s first facility, FutureCare Pineview. The company now owns and operates 14 facilities across Maryland.
FutureCare facilities provide comprehensive care from certified geriatric nurse practitioners, physicians, nurses, therapists and respiratory therapists. Clinical services include ventilator care and weaning, dialysis, PICC line placement and management, stroke recovery, surgical recovery, hospice and many others.
In addition to traditional skilled nursing care, FutureCare’s VitalStrong programs offer short term rehabilitation. The multidisciplinary cardiac, pulmonary, orthopedic, and amputee management rehabilitation programs are designed to get patients home faster and stronger.
FutureCare has long prided itself on being an active member of the greater Baltimore community. It regularly hosts community festivals, health fairs, and farmer’s markets at their facilities and participated in charity initiatives to benefit the National Kidney Foundation, American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and have partnered with KaBOOM! to build a new playground for a local elementary school. The company also received the Governor’s Citation for participating in Operation Hire, an effort to expand veteran hiring initiatives statewide.
As part of its anniversary celebration, FutureCare is launching a new community service initiative called 30 Acts Of Caring For 30 Years Of Service. They will be hosting, sponsoring and planning 30 different community service events in the next year, including the 18th annual Sandtown Halloween Festival and Pumpkin Patch, which draws more than 2,500 Baltimore children. Also, Thanksgiving meal baskets will be given to families in need, there will be adopt a family programs at all facilities and many other neighborhood beautification projects and activities.