Shell Point Retirement Community, Florida’s largest single-site continuing care retirement community (CCRC), recently named Doug Potts administrator of its 219-bed Larsen Pavilion skilled nursing facility, and director of long term care.
In this role, Potts directs a broad array of healthcare services, ensuring effective delivery by a 180-person care team to meet the highest standards required by the state of Florida and federal regulations. His role includes overseeing the therapy program and services that are provided at the Shell Point Rehabilitation Center, as well as memory care, long- and short-term skilled nursing care, and hospice services, which are offered daily to Shell Point’s 2,400 residents, as well as members of the local community, as needed.
Potts brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare administration and management, including opening two skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities. Potts holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of South Florida, and a Master of Science degree in healthcare administration from Florida Gulf Coast University.
His lengthy career positions Shell Point for caregiving excellence. “Doug has demonstrated a keen understanding of healthcare quality indicators, and is the ideal candidate to lead the Larsen Pavilion’s care team,” said Scott Moore, chief operating officer at Shell Point. “His extensive credentials and industry experience will also play a key role as Shell Point investigates additional skilled nursing resources to meet future increases in market demand.”
For more than 40 years, the Larsen Pavilion has earned a high-quality reputation for providing personalized, compassionate healthcare in a beautiful waterfront setting at Shell Point Retirement Community. This professional, Medicare-approved skilled nursing center provides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative and specialized therapies at its state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center. For more information about outpatient services through the Shell Point Rehabilitation Center, call 239-415-5432.
About Shell Point Retirement Community
Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Fort Myers, Florida. A nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry, Shell Point is located just two miles before the Sanibel Island causeway. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment, with support from more than 1,000 employees. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, four open-to-the-public dining venues, a championship 18-hole golf course, and numerous recreational facilities with educational and cultural programs. To learn more about Shell Point, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.