Pacific CarePacific Care Rehabilitation Center is a state of the art therapy and skilled nursing facility that employs 93 staff members and houses 100 senior patients at any given time. In January of 2015, over seven inches of rain fell in 24 hours. This was essentially a 100 year flood and exceeded the capacity of the Pacific Care facility to keep the water out. This disaster forced a complete evacuation of the facility. The patients were relocated to other hospitals and senior living facilities. The staff was out of work and many lives were disrupted.
Charter Construction responded and was given a very short 90-day duration to get Pacific Care back up and running at full capacity. All therapy equipment, kitchen equipment, living spaces, community spaces and nursing stations were removed. There were 4’ flood cuts made in the drywall of every room so the building could be dried. Charter Construction worked hand in hand with the Owner of the facility, the facility staff, DOH, DSHS, and city officials to return Pacific Care to a building that was better than the existing one within the 90 day schedule.
In phase two of the project, extensive flood control and water management systems were installed to minimize the chance of future flooding problems.
Architect: Cohan Architecture
Location: Hoquiam, WA