Meridian, Miss. North Pointe Health and Rehabilitation hosted a ribbon-cutting Tuesday in Meridian.
The facility opened about 3 weeks ago and is located on Highway 39 near Northeast Park. North Pointe provides rehabilitation services to help individuals get back into their homes. The facility contains a 15 bed Dementia and Alzheimer's unit with all private rooms. The owner says North Pointe will cater to the specialized need of each resident.
"Residents deserve respect and dignity," said owner Bruce Kelly. "We'll offer that in a more home-like, more hospitable type environment."
The facility currently employees around 50 people and at full capacity, 100 employees will work there.