Mission: St. Augustine health ministries continues the healing ministry of christ by promoting the quality of life and independence of each person entrusted to our care through a continuum of health care and related services to the chronically ill and aging of our community with special concern for the poor. We promote the sacredness of life in a community that celebrates purpose, individuality, companionship and well-being.
Programs: Nursing home care: 248 bed skilled nursing facility in the inner-city with a high percentage of medicaid residents, including a 14 bed aids unit and a 36 bed rehabilitation unit. The organization's specialties are rehabilitation and wound care. St. Augustine manor provided skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long term care to 630 chronically ill and aging individuals from ages 19-102, with a 86% occupancy rate.
hospice care: medicare-certified hospice including a 37 bed inpatient facility that used to be licensed as a nursing home but functioned as a free cancer home before it was converted it to a medicare-certified hospice. 534 terminally ill individuals received end of life care through our in-patient and community based hospice services.
assisted living facility: 99 unit assisted living facility that provides low-income housing at below market all inclusive rates for seniors 55 years and up and other medicaid-assisted living waiver progam participants in the inner-city. Out of 134 seniors served, 53 were able to live in assited living as a result of the medicaid al waiver program, the facility was over 96. 3% occupied.
home health care agency and other programs.