St. Louis, MO, August 04, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Prism Medical USA Inc. has been awarded the exclusive contract to supply lifting, transferring, and repositioning equipment and aides to Sunrise Senior Living Inc. The agreement includes a three year implementation plan for all the 350 Sunrise Senior Living facilities in the United States. The program is intended to extend to Sunrise properties in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
Sunrise Senior Living V.P. of Safety and Loss Prevention, Mark Santoleri, is excited about the opportunity to work with Prism Medical. Mark’s an industry veteran, one experienced in managing large, complex projects. This means he understands better than most the variety of factors which contribute to ensuring a project of this magnitude is a success. He had this to say: “The Waverley Glen and ErgoSafe lines of product from Prism Medical fit our needs very well. The rich history Prism Medical’s people have with partnering with and understanding large scale lifting and handling initiatives makes them a reliable partner that will deliver what they promise.”
Charley Wallace, Prism Medical’s chief operating officer, also has a wealth of experience working with large institutional customers on complex projects. He had this to say: “The chance to work with Mark and Sunrise Senior Living on such a significant piece of business is what we look for as a company. Our record shows a successful history of partnering with large entities, including public corporations and governmental bodies, and we will complete this one 100% to the expectations of the customer.”
Established in 1981, seniors and their families chose to live in Sunrise Senior Living communities because it provides a unique alternative to a nursing home. Having over 420 retirement residences throughout Canada, Europe and the US, Sunrise has emerged as the most experienced and innovative providers of senior living services in the world. The opportunity to work closely with such an outstanding industry leader is an exciting one for Prism Medical.
For more information about the patient lifts and repositioning/transferring products, visit www.waverleyglen.com