Avalon Health Care to Acquire 10 Oregon Skilled Nursing Facilities

SALT LAKE CITY, UT and SPRINGFIELD, OR – Avalon Health Care Group and Pinnacle Healthcare today announced that they have entered into an operations transfer agreement, under which Avalon Health Care would acquire the leases of Pinnacle’s 10 Oregon skilled nursing facilities.  The combination would expand Avalon’s footprint to Oregon, its seventh state, and bring its total skilled nursing facility count to 49.

“Pinnacle is the legacy of the Hart and Garber family.  Together, we have been a part of the health care fabric of Oregon for nearly 70 years. When we looked for an organization with a similar mission, values and vision to continue our legacy for years to come, Avalon Health Care rose to the top,” said Merlin Hart, Pinnacle’s Chief Executive Officer. ALL_map_oregon

Pinnacle Healthcare’s 10 skilled nursing communities include:

  • French Prairie Nursing and Rehabilitation Center                   Woodburn, Oregon
  • Corvallis Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center                Corvallis, Oregon
  • Green Valley Rehabilitation Center                                              Eugene, Oregon
  • Hillside Heights Rehabilitation Center                                        Eugene, Oregon
  • South Hills Rehabilitation Center                                                 Eugene, Oregon
  • Rose Haven Nursing Center                                                           Roseburg, Oregon
  • Umpqua Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center                      Roseburg, Oregon
  • Hearthstone Nursing & Rehabilitation Center                           Medford, Oregon
  • Royale Gardens Health & Rehabilitation Center                        Grants Pass, Oregon
  • Highland House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center                     Grants Pass, Oregon

Larry Deans, President and CEO of Avalon Health Care’s skilled nursing division said, “Our mission has always been to provide access to quality skilled nursing to those entrusted to our care. Welcoming the Pinnacle family to Avalon ensures both missions live on, and that the stronger, combined company will continue to be a great place to work and a leader in providing safe, quality care.”

Key transaction facts

Management: Larry Deans, President and Chief Executive Officer

Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah

Combined community total: 49

Combined licensed bed total: 5,532

Combined employee count: 8,200

Operating states: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Continuum of care includes: Avalon Senior Living, Brighton Rehabilitation,

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