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John Edward Harter Nursing Center

The facility is staffed with licensed nurses 24 hour per day and all residents are under the care of a physician medical director. Residents have access to numerous recreational and rehabilitative activities led by a staff of certified nursing assistants, activities professionals and numerous volunteers and community groups. Social Services personnel attend to the residents social and welfare needs.
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Quick Facts About Allendale County Hospital...


Established in 1950 as county-owned, not for profit hospital

ACH is governed by a 9-member voluntary Board of Trustees appointed by the Allendale    County Council

The hospital and its affiliates (John E. Harter Nursing Center, Carolina Medical Associates    and the Laffitte Warren Medical Center) employee approximately 200+ people.

Payroll and benefits are approximately $6.0 million

ACH operates two rural health clinics - Laffitte Warren Medical Center in Allendale, SC and Carolina Medical Associates in Fairfax,    SC.

ACH owns and operates the John Edward Harter Nursing Center, a 44 bed skilled and intermediate care facility located on the    hospital campus.

ACH is licensed as a 25 bed CAH, special federal designation for essential access facilities located in rural, underserved areas.

The hospital is certified provider eligible to serve Medicare, Medicaid and most all third party insurance plans.