Scottsville rehab facility transferring COVID-19 patients to Creekwood

Posted on June 18, 2020 11:54 AM


Creekwood Place Rehab & Nursing in Russellville, which has reduced the active cases of residents with confirmed COVID-19 cases, is welcoming more people suffering from the virus, according to a WBKO-13 story Wednesday.

The sick residents are being transferred from the Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care (CTRSC), a 110-bed skilled nursing facility located on the campus of The Medical Center at Scottsville,

“COVID-19 positive residents who do not require acute care at this time are being transferred to Creekwood Nursing and Rehab in Russellville where they will be cohorted with other COVID-19 positive residents,” the WBKO story reported.

The Scottsville facility reported Wednesday that 13 residents even 7 employees have tested positive for COVID-19. All facility residents and all employees have been tested and will continue to be retested in the coming days/weeks.

COVID-19 positive residents needing acute care have transitioned to The Medical Center at Scottsville’s hospital wing. Those needing more intensive acute care services have been, or are in the process of being, transferred to the COVID Unit at The Medical Center’s Bowling Green campus. The remainder are being sent to Russellville

According to WRUS News, Creekwood Place’s COVID numbers remain unchanged in Wednesday’s Long Term Care Update. Creekwood says it has had 59 residents and 23 employees test positive for the coronavirus. Only two resident cases, and 9 employee cases, are still active. Seven Creekwood residents have died from the virus.

Cal Turner Rehab and Specialty Care Center offers patients both long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation from stroke or major surgery. It’s the only facility accredited by The Joint Commission in the 10-county Barren River Area Development District. The 110-bed facility is located adjacent to The Medical Center at Scottsville. Hospital care and immediate emergency care is available if necessary.

Cal Turner Sr. was an Allen County resident who was the founder of the massive Dollar General stores. The family’s foundations have contributed to many worthwhile causes, many of them in the Scottsville area.

Creekwood Place, which is located on Russellville’s Nashville Street near many doctors’ offices and Logan Memorial Hospital, is certified for 104 beds.

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