The Barnum Road Show came to Lord Chamberlain to the delight of all residents! Find more photos on our Facebook Page! Barnum Road Show Album
On April 27th, Lord Chamberlain Recreation Department presented Volunteer Awards to many volunteers. Our volunteers help our residents in many ways from assisting them at BINGO, reading them their mail, visiting or taking them outside in good weather. Many volunteers reached milestones and one volunteer from St. Marks has been coming to Lord Chamberlain for 34 years! Therapeutic Recreation Director, Margaret Boos, presented them with a gift and flowers. A big thank you to all of our volunteers – you are so important to the Therapeutic Recreation Department as well as to the residents!
As part of Lord Chamberlain’s “Spring 2013 Educational Lecture Series”, Dr. Mojcik enlightened the audience about the symptoms and treatment options for this perplexing condition.
At Ryders Health Management nursing facilities, Quality = Exceptional Caring. Periodically, we share a picture that captures how Ryders’ employees strive every day to provide exceptional caring and exceptional quality.
Mr. Richard Bates, BS, NHA, Administrator of Lord Chamberlain Manor, was recently honored by the ACHCA (American College of Health Care Administrators) with its coveted Leadership Award. This award is presented to administrators who exemplify leadership qualities that set their facilities apart as highest quality based on a number of quality measures.
Shaun Savoie, BS, NHA, administrator of Aaron Manor, a sister Ryders facility in Chester, CT, has also received this award.
Congratulations, Mr. Bates and Mr. Savoie! Thank you and all of our administrators for all you do to make your residents’ lives just that much better!
The Lord Chamberlain Recreation Department held a memorial to the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims, whose names were written on luminarias surrounding the flag pole in front of Lord Chamberlain. There was a moment of silence as residents watched from their windows and staff joined in outside.
At Ryders Health Management nursing facilities, Quality = Exceptional Caring. Periodically, we will share a picture that captures how Ryders’ employees strive every day to provide exceptional caring and exceptional quality. Mrs. Dee Miller, RN (at left) and Ms. Liz Burnhauser, RN (at right), both Lord Chamberlain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center nurses, exemplify the caliber of employees who lead the way to Ryders’ standards of excellence. Recently, Mrs. Miller and Ms. Burnhauser were honored with Nightingale Awards.
The Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing celebrates outstanding nurses. Nominees “should have made a significant impact on patient care and/or the nursing profession; gone ‘beyond the call’ in a clearly illustrated way, demonstrated excellence or achieved a life-long legacy in a particular arena.”
Golfers enjoyed fine weather for the golf tournament. In left photo, Mrs. Young, Director of Human Resources, Ryders Health Management, and Ms. Jarmon, Director of Social Services at Lord Chamberlain.
In left photo, Martin Sbriglio, CEO of Ryders Health Management, poses with James Bergers, Administrator of Lord Chamberlain. Winners were honored at the gala banquet following the golf tournament. In photo on right, John Lewis, winner of the Lowest Net Score trophy poses with Mr. Bergers.
In left photo, Janice Faye and Sharon Beasley receive recognition for their dedicated and thorough planning of the golf tournament which was a great success, earning an estimated $35,000 for the St. Vincent’s College Building and Expansion Fund.
Left photo: Candidate Linda McMahon spoke to residents at Lord Chamberlain during a recent visit.
Right photo: From left, James Bergers, Administrator, Martin Sbriglio, CEO of Ryders Healthcare, and Christopher Shays during Candidate Shays’ recent visit to Lord Chamberlain.
From left, Katy Courcey of the Stratford Public Library, Dr. Charlotte Tomaino (seated), and Barbara Jarmon, Director of Social Services at Lord Chamberlain. Dr. Tomaino presented on, “Awakening the Brain” on June 13th, and a copy of her book of the same name was donated to the Stratford Public Library by Barbara Jarmon.
The Barnum Road Show came to Lord Chamberlain on June 13th, in conjunction with the annual Barnum Festival celebrating PT Barnum. The residents enjoyed the clowns, the banjo players, and especially the children who sang and danced. The Honorary Ringmaster was Josephine Garafalo, a 2nd floor resident.
The Letters of Love Club, composed of students from St. Joseph High School, has corresponded with 3rd floor residents since January. Photos show the end-of-the-year party where students and residents meet face-to-face. One resident, Mrs. Martine, was so thrilled to meet her Korean student pen pal, she plans to continue to write to her in Korea this summer.
Photos show 5th & 6th grade students from Eli Whitney School in Stratford engaged in a crafts project with residents, in celebration of Older Americans Month. The students also brought plants for the residents. Both students and residents enjoyed the interaction. The program will continue next year.