When Quality and Caring count

Aurum Summary

The Aurum network of independent providers are a regional force in the delivery of high quality post-acute services from conveniently located facilities serving a wide geographic area.

Founded in 1997 by a group of concerned healthcare providers, Aurum is an incorporated network of community-based post-acute facilities in Massachusetts, with regional expansion under way.

The services offered by Aurum – including skilled nursing care, transitional/subacute medical and rehabilitation services, long-term medical management, adult day programs, respite care, Alzheimer’s programs and hospice care – represent the full range of post-acute services sought by consumers and payers in the 1990s. Additionally, assisted living and retirement residences operated by Aurum members provide opportunities for many adults to live as independently as possible.

Aurum at a glance

  • Integrated long-and short-term nursing and 7-day a week rehabilitation programs
  • Case management with specialty/team consults
  • Services in respiratory, lab, pharmacy, radiology
  • 24-hour admission capability
  • Medicare/Medicaid certified
  • JCAHO accredited
  • Adult day programs and home-care programs
  • Specialty respite, hospice and Alzheimer’s programs
  • Retirement and assisted living communities

Post-acute and retirement residence services that place the emphasis where it belongs: On the individual

Aurum was created to place the emphasis back where it belongs with a superior service delivery model that is family-focused, community-based, and totally dedicated to the highest standards. Aurum’s expanding network of highly respected service providers and facilities offers a comprehensive range of post-acute services custom-tailored for individuals and providing peace of mind for their families. These services include:

Aurum’s portfolio of integrated services means that we can match individuals with the precise level of services, sophistication of facilities, and independence of living needed to ensure a better quality of life. That continuum of support and unwavering focus on the individual’s – and the family’s – needs is why Aurum is setting a new standard in post-acute services. The same standard you’d demand for your own family members.

A better approach to post-acute health services, assisted and retirement residences

One call to an Aurum representative can configure the complete range of facilities, support, and services needed to make the delivery of a continuum of post-acute, retirement living, and specialty services both simple and comprehensive.

Founding Members

Founding members of Aurum are Richard Bane of Bane Skilled Care Residences of Lynn; Peter Gordon of Gordon Health Care Management of Dorchester; Paul Casale of Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group of Norwell; Sidney Insoft of CMI Senior Housing & Healthcare, Inc., of Wellesley; and Dan Salmon of The Salmon Family of Services of Northbridge.

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Meeting and exceeding the highest medical and residential accreditation standards

The Aurum medical services staff works closely with hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers, with patients and their families, and with managed care organizations and other payers to ensure that every patient receives appropriate. high-quality services in the post-acute setting. Those efforts are further guided by demanding public and private standards-setting bodies such as JCAHO, as well as those governing standards for clinical/medical programs and retirement/assisted living communities. In addition to our adherence to Federal, state, and industry council mandates, Aurum regularly polls residents to determine their level of satisfaction and determine where even more progress can be made. Annual resident surveys, as well as surveys completed upon patient discharge from Aurum facilities, help compile the coordinates used by Aurum management to guide our services and programs toward our goal of continuous improvement.