About South Coast Post Acute

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There is a reason why so many amazing rehabilitation stories begin at South Coast Post Acute: We treat patients like family. It’s a combination of our expert staff, exceptional care and leading-edge technology that creates an outstanding rehabilitation experience. Our commitment and Spirit of Caring make South Coast Post Acute the recovery center of choice for patients, providers and caregivers.

Company Overview

South Coast Post Acute is a 5-star rated Medicare facility and private healthcare community providing post-acute rehabilitative, memory, and long-term care health services. South Coast Post Acute has been providing a combination of world-class treatment with exceptional care for patients for more than 40 years. We deliver specialized, quality care with compassion and spirit. We treat patients like family.

We believe the true power of healing lies not only in the tools and knowledge of medicine, but also in the hearts of people. It is our mission to deliver an unparalleled passion and commitment to ensuring our patients receive exceptional, compassionate care; every time, every touch.

Every day, our staff works hard together as a team to be the post-acute community of choice in Southern California.

A team approach to caring.

Medicare Five-Star Quality Rated

South Coast Post Acute is a FIVE STAR facility, having received this highest rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality services. Nursing homes with 5 stars are considered to have much above average quality in health inspections, staffing, and quailty measures.

Our skilled nursing facility provides care under the direction of skilled and experienced physicians and with the supervision of Registered Nurses to provide quailty post-acute care with consistent assignments.

Low Re-Hospitalization Rates

We send more patients home…and they stay there! South Coast Post Acute provides the best post-acute care in Southern California and we have the numbers to prove it!

< 30 Day Return To Hospital


South Coast Post Acute Average


California State Average


U.S. National Average

Our Quality

People are our greatest resource.

Our highly-skilled and compassionate staff is quite simply the best in the business. Exceptional patient care is our highest priority and our promise. Our Spirit of Caring is best expressed through the eyes or our caregivers who commit each day to fulfilling our promise to you.

Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality patient care and outstanding customer service to become the most trusted and respected provider of healthcare services in Orange County. To achieve this goal, we are driven by our commitment to our mission and our values. Our philosophy is simple: focus on our people, on quality and customer service.

A South Coast Post Acute Nurse sitting at an office desk


Michael Pierson sitting at his desk in the South Coast Post Acute facility

Michael Pierson


As Administrator, Michael is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility. In this position, he has operational, strategic, and business development responsibilities for South Coast Post Acute. Michael has served as Administrator for more than 10 years, and has 20 years of experience as a healthcare administrator. Prior to his current position, Michael served as an administrator for a private facility, in addition to national healthcare companies, Beverly Enterprises and Kindred Healthcare.

Along with his dedication to upholding the highest clinical standards for patient care and safety, Michael is committed to enhancing the patient experience. Under his leadership, patient-satisfaction scores have ranked South Coast Post Acute at the top of the industry.

Vicky Limalima, R.N.


Vicky is South Coast Post Acute’s Director of Nurses. A strong, transformational leader, she influences the hospital’s strategic direction and ensures the goals and initiatives for her staff are aligned to ensure the best rate of patient recovery. In her position, Vicky ensures compliance, risk management, and directing her team to ensure the best care possible for patients.

Vicky has been at South Coast Post Acute for 9 years, and has 30 years of experience in healthcare and nursing.

Mischelle Aragones, LVN


Mischelle is one of the first people you meet when arriving at South Coast Post Acute. As the Admissions Coordinator and a Case Manager, she oversees the admissions process, the in-patient experience, and confirms all health insurance benefits and coverages. As part of this process, Mischelle provides a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) assessment. When a patient has complex medical needs, Mischelle will visit the patient prior to admission.

In addition to her on-site duties, Mischelle maintains relationships with physicians, hospital discharge planners, insurance carriers and other professionals.

Mischelle has been with South Coast Post Acute for 8 years, and has 21 years of experience in the healthcare industry.

Spirit of Caring

Our spirit of caring delivers patient therapy and dedicated expertise in a comfortable environment.

We deliver specialized, quality care with compassion and spirit. We treat patients like family.