Self Regional Healthcare is buying the Abbeville Nursing Home.
Nursing home president/administrator Alan L. Hughes sent out an Oct. 26 memorandum to "residents, resident representatives, and family members."
"I would like to inform you of a change that is being made regarding the ownership of Abbeville Nursing Home (ANH)," Hughes wrote. "My mother built this facility 55 years ago when I was 10 years old. She saw a need and had a vision of helping seniors in Abbeville County who could no longer take care of themselves. Her legacy has always been extremely important to me personally.
Approximately six years ago, Abbeville Nursing Home and Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) entered into a letter of intent for purchase of ANH by AAMC.
Earlier this year, AAMC and Self Regional Hospital were in negotiations and have now merged together. Self Regional Hospital is now managing AAMC. Throughout this year, the 'Letter of Intent' was discussed. After much thought and prayer, on or about Jan. 1, 2025, Abbeville Nursing Home will be purchased, owned, and operated by Self Regional Hospital. This purchase will bring many needed resources to our staff, our residents, and community."
Self Regional released the following statement:
"Self Regional Healthcare is happy to announce plans to acquire Abbeville Nursing Home, Inc., in Abbeville, SC, and expects the deal to close by the end of December 2023. Abbeville Nursing Home has 94 licensed beds; a dedicated, compassionate group of over 80 staff members, and has the distinction of being 5-star rated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Alan L. Hughes, President of Abbeville Nursing Home, Inc., said, "This investment in our nursing home by SRH, along with the recent partnership with AAMC, is a testament to Self's commitment to meeting the Abbeville community's healthcare needs."
"Dr. Matthew Logan, President and CEO at Self Regional Healthcare, said, "We're excited to bring Abbeville Nursing Home into the SRH family, as it will allow us to work collaboratively with AAMC to bring the same high-quality care we provide throughout our healthcare system to the skilled nursing and rehab environment."