Shuttered Deer Isle nursing residence scraps plans for residential care facility

The shuttered Deer Isle nursing residence’s plans to show the property right into a residential care facility have fallen by means of. 

The previous Island Nursing Dwelling sought to promote naming rights in August to help in fundraising efforts and permit it to open its doorways as soon as once more. Nevertheless, the board of administrators got here to the conclusion this week that it will not be possible to supply residential care on the facility. 

Island Nursing Dwelling closed in fall 2021 attributable to staffing shortages. With a purpose to reopen, the board of administrators had sought to fundraise $1.5 million, however obtained solely $500,000 after a monthslong marketing campaign. 

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the College of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her pet Percy and staying lively within the Maine outside.
Extra by Leela Stockley