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Profile: Welltower Inc (HCN)

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Welltower Inc., formerly Health Care REIT, Inc., incorporated on April 4, 1985, is a provider of healthcare infrastructure. The Company operates through three segments: triple-net, seniors housing operating and outpatient medical. The Company invests in seniors housing operators, post-acute providers and health systems to fund real estate and infrastructure. Welltower, a real estate investment trust (REIT), owns properties in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, consisting of seniors housing and post-acute communities and outpatient medical properties.


The Company's triple-net properties include independent living facilities, independent supportive living facilities (Canada), continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, care homes with and without nursing (United Kingdom), Alzheimer's/dementia care facilities, long-term/post-acute care facilities and hospitals. The Company invests primarily through acquisitions, development and joint venture partnerships. The Company's properties are primarily leased to operators under long-term, triple-net master leases. Its properties include stand-alone facilities that provide one level of service, combination facilities that provide various levels of service, and communities or campuses that provide a range of services. The segment includes Independent Living Facilities and Independent Supportive Living Facilities (Canada), Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Assisted Living Facilities, Care Homes with Nursing (United Kingdom), Care Homes (United Kingdom), Alzheimer's/Dementia Care Facilities, Long-Term/Post-Acute Care Facilities and Hospitals.

The Company's independent living facilities and independent supportive living facilities are age-restricted, multi-family properties with central dining facilities that provide residents access to meals and other services, such as housekeeping, linen service, transportation and social and recreational activities. Continuing care retirement communities include a combination of detached homes, an independent living facility, an assisted living facility and a long-term/post-acute care facility on one campus. Assisted living facilities are state regulated rental properties that provide the same services as independent living facilities, but also provide supportive care from trained employees to residents who require assistance with activities of daily living, including management of medications, bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulating and eating.

Care Homes with Nursing (United Kingdom) are licensed daily rate or rental properties where the majority of individuals require round the clock nursing and medical care. Care Homes (United Kingdom) are rental properties that provide essentially the same services as United States assisted living facilities. Alzheimer's/Dementia Care Facilities are engaged in caring for those afflicted with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Long-term/post-acute care facilities include skilled nursing/post-acute care facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term acute care facilities. Skilled nursing/post-acute care facilities are licensed daily rate or rental properties where the majority of individuals require round the clock nursing and medical care. Hospitals provide a range of inpatient and outpatient services, including surgery, rehabilitation, therapy and clinical laboratories.

Seniors Housing Operating

Seniors housing operating properties include a range of facility types, including independent living facilities and independent supportive living facilities, assisted living facilities, care homes and Alzheimer's/dementia care facilities. Properties are primarily held in consolidated joint venture entities with operating partners. The Company has relationships with approximately 10 operators to own and operate over 390 facilities (plus over 50 unconsolidated facilities).

Outpatient Medical

The Company's outpatient medical properties include outpatient medical buildings. The Company leases its outpatient medical buildings to various tenants and provides varying levels of property management. The medical office building portfolio consists of healthcare related buildings that include physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic facilities, outpatient services and labs. The Company has affiliation with health systems. The Company's outpatient medical building portfolio is affiliated with health systems (with buildings on hospital campuses or serving as satellite locations for the health system and its physicians).

Company Address

Welltower Inc

4500 Dorr St
TOLEDO   OH   43615-4040
P: +1419.2472800
F: +1419.2472826

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