Sunrise Senior Living's Quadrangle License Restored
MCLEAN, Va., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE: SRZ) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW), under which Sunrise's license to operate the personal care home that is part of its Quadrangle Continuing Care Retirement Community in Haverford, Pennsylvania, has been reinstated after it had been revoked on April 29, 2011, following an isolated incident at the community.
Sunrise CEO Mark Ordan said: "The Quadrangle is an elegant, welcoming community and Sunrise has and will always have a culture dedicated to championing the quality of life for all of our residents. We are pleased that the DPW reached this decision so quickly."
State Representative Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) whose district includes the Quadrangle, also commented: "Sunrise is a major provider of senior living services in Pennsylvania and I am pleased they and the DPW were able to resolve this matter amicably. This clearly is the best possible solution for all involved, especially the vibrant seniors living at the Quadrangle, who reached out to me directly to express their loyalty and commitment to their home."
Sunrise currently manages 17 senior living communities in Pennsylvania.
About Sunrise Senior Living
Sunrise Senior Living, a McLean, Va.-based company, employs approximately 31,700 people. As of March 31, 2011, Sunrise operated 317 communities located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, with a unit capacity of approximately 31,100 units. Sunrise offers a full range of personalized senior living services, including independent living, assisted living, care for individuals with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss, as well as nursing and rehabilitative services. Sunrise's senior living services are delivered by staff trained to encourage the independence, preserve the dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of residents. To learn more about Sunrise, please visit http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com.
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