The Champaign County Board will soon be deciding on whether or not to sell the Champaign County Nursing Home (CCNH) to the sole bidder – ECC and Altitude Health – secured by the brokerage firm, Marcus & Millichap, who was hired by the County Board.
Please read below for more information on the following:
- A special Community Meeting about the CCNH
- An Op-Ed on the CCNH
- Next steps and meeting dates for the County Board to consider the sale of CCNH.
A special Community Meeting about the CCNH:
Please save the date, and plan to attend, a special Community Meeting sponsored by the Friends of Champaign County Nursing Home.
WHO: Friends of Champaign County Nursing Home
WHAT: Community Meeting on Champaign County Nursing Home
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 1 – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana
– in the basement in the Lewis Auditorium
Topics to be covered at the meeting include the following: a) the changing financial picture of the CCNH; b) promising opportunities for the CCNH; c) quality of care improvements at CCNH under the new management firm SAK; and d) pitfalls of for-profit ownership of nursing homes (especially investor-owned for-profit companies).
An Important Op-Ed in Sunday, May 6, 2018 The News-Gazette:
If you have not yet read the Op-Ed by Cathy Emanuel in Sunday’s News-Gazette, please do so! You might be surprised by what you learn:
The County Board’s Next Steps – Important Meetings Coming Up:
Please save the dates for these important meetings and plan to attend and/or participate during public participation:
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 7 p.m. – Special County Board Meeting with Presentation by CCNH bidder, Altitude Health Services and Extended Care Clinical, LLC:
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. – County Board’s Committee of the Whole Meeting, where the Committee will decide whether or not to recommend the sale of the CCNH to Altitude Health and Extended Care Clinical, LLC
No agenda is available yet for this meeting, but stay tuned.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. – The sale of the CCNH will be on the agenda for this meeting, as will approval of a county budget.
No agenda is available for this meeting yet.
Please stay tuned for more important information about the Champaign County Nursing Home and the bid to purchase it.
Thank you for your support!
Champaign County Health Care Consumers