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97 1987 2010 CelebratinG F i f t t y Y e a r s s of exCellenCe www.thedaviscommunity.org • 1011 Porters Neck Road, Wilmington NC • 910-686-7195 • Call for Priority Reservation Options www.wrightsvillebeachmagazine.com WBM 1957 1966 2000 2016 in Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Rehabilitation, and Wellness 1957 Mr. Champion McDowell Davis retires from his position as president of the Atlantic Coastline Railroad. He begins formulating his dream to build a nursing home “as modern as the day after tomorrow” for seniors in the region. 1963 The Champion McDowell Davis Charitable Foundation is created. Mr. Davis uses his personal wealth and connections to raise the needed funds. 1966 Cornelia Nixon Davis Nursing Home opened on July 1 with 87 beds. 1968 Additions of East 1 and West 1 annexes are completed growing the nursing home to 119 beds. 1984 Name changed to Cornelia Nixon Davis Health Care Center. 1987 Patient Support Building opens including reception area, solarium, administrative offices and an all-weather porte cohere. 2000 Champions at Porters Neck Assisted Living Facility opened with 68 residents. 2003 Phase II of Champions opens, increasing accommodations to 148. Name changed to Davis Health Care Center. Fifteen-year employee Charles Long named Executive Director 2009 Pharmacy and physicians’ office completed. The Davis Community became the name of the campus. Strategic planning for household model of care began. 2010 Rehabilitation & Wellness Pavilion opened with 20 private rooms. Outpatient and Inpatient therapies offered as well as aquatic and land-based senior fitness programs 2012 Rehab expanded to 30 rooms 2013 Walker Taylor and Sinclair-Hogue household opened featuring person-centered care. 2014 Timberline and Lightkeepers houses opened. Later in the year Artisan and Breakers opened. 2015 Davis opened a 20-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility at Cambridge Village of Wilmington. 2016 Davis purchased a home care license. Club and Haven are opened completing the $26 million household model renovations.


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