Flatirons Press Release January 2015

Physicians Development Group, a Wichita based company, is breaking ground this spring on a twelve million dollar project; Flatirons Health and Rehab a “state of the art” Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility located in Louisville, Colorado.

The 45,000 square foot facility will include a two story, 48 unit, all private room, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation community. The majority of the common areas will be located in a two-story central core area with views of a courtyard. The common areas of each patient floor will include an open kitchen design with spacious dining areas as well as living and activity spaces. “A great deal of architectural focus was to design the building aesthetically to look like single family homes and have an interior feel that is rich with colors and textures that are reminiscent of that environment,” said Fred Hermes, an owner of Physicians Development Group. Additional owners of the project are Matt Lillie and Dr. Greg Lakin, who along with Fred Hermes, own Physicians Development Group. “PDG essentially partners with local medical professionals to design and build senior care facilities including Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Plus and Independent Living,” Lillie said. “We have been actively looking at the Denver area and are excited about providing exceptional care and continuing to develop great working relationships with the local medical providers.”

Some of the services that will be offered include comprehensive nursing care, full physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation services, social services, meals, housekeeping, laundry, and recreational activities. The project will employee over 76 individuals including professional nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, licensed social workers, nursing and medication aides, dietary and environmental services staff with an annual payroll of over $5.1 million.

The project will be start construction April 2015 and will begin taking rehabilitation patients May 2016. Physicians Development Group’s next Colorado project will be located in West Denver as a 64 unit Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Unit.

Physicians Development Group can be reached at 317-773-1313 or sflora@physdevgroup.com