Former nursing home a ‘hot potato’ between Cayuga County and Auburn hospital

Some Cayuga County legislators are fed up with the apparently little progress made on selling the former county nursing home in Sennett to Auburn Community Hospital.

Nearly a year ago, ACH submitted a certificate of need to the state Department of Health to relocate the Finger Lakes Center for Living, the nursing home operated by the hospital, to the vacant former home at 7451 County House Road. The move, ACH had said, would double the number of private rooms available and allow for more occupational and physical therapy programs.

ACH also proposed to create a 10-bed alcohol and drug rehabilitation center on its main Auburn campus, and establish more office space for its doctors and specialists.

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