St. Ann’s Community will receive a $17.5 million HEAL NY state grant as part of projects to create a new transitional-care center for short-term rehabilitation stays and to expand its palliative-care center on its Irondequoit campus.
The grant money also will be used to create a new skilled-nursing and transitional-care center on the campus of Cherry Ridge in Webster, and it will help St. Ann’s rehabilitate its aging buildings and modernize its Irondequoit campus.
The projects would be the culmination of two years of long-range planning, according to a statement by Betty Mullin-DiProsa, president and CEO of St. Ann’s Community.
Details about the project will be released after meetings with residents, family members, staff members and others associated with its Irondequoit and Webster campuses.
The Sisters of St. Joseph operated St. Ann’s Community from 1873 to 1997. St. Ann’s is one of Rochester’s largest private employers and provides a range of services and care levels for older adults.