Kindred Healthcare, the largest diversified provider of post-acute care services in the United States, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 14 for its newest sub-acute and short term skilled nursing and rehabilitation service location at Russell and Rainbow. The ceremony was complete with a proclamation and words of appreciation from Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, along with attendance of Shelley Berkley.

The 160-bed facility will specialize in intensive short-term rehabilitation therapy, including cardiac, pulmonary and orthopedic rehabilitation. The facility is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2014. In the Las Vegas market, Kindred operates three Transitional Care Hospitals, one co-located hospital based Transitional Care Center, and three Home Health, Hospice and non-medical home care locations.

Groundbreaking Image Group PhotoClark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, Shelley Berkley, Ramsey Developers, Chris Ramsey, Division Vice President of Las Vegas Region for Kindred Healthcare, Linn Billingsley, and Kindred Healthcare CEO, Paul J. Diaz, stand at the construction site with shovels in hand during the Kindred Healthcare groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 14.

Groundbreaking Image Shovels Ready

Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, Kindred Healthcare CEO, Paul J. Diaz, Chris Ramsey of Ramsey Developers, VP of Las Vegas Region for Kindred Healthcare, Linn Billingsley, Senior VP and COO Kindred West Region-Hospital Division, Traci Shelton, Executive VP and President of Kindred Nursing Center Division, Lane Bowen, and Executive VP Kindred West Region Nursing Center Division, Ted LeNeave, break ground on the future Kindred Healthcare 160-bed transitional care facility on Tuesday, May 14.

**Photo Credit: Los Enterprises

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