Month: March 2017


St. James Amputee Walking School CEU

Join St. James Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center for a CEU seminar on Tuesday, April 25th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. The evening will feature dinner, and a CEU seminar lead by Paralympic Gold Medalists, Todd Schaffhauser and Dennis Oehler, about understanding the didactics of supporting patients contemplating or undergoing an amputation.

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Celebrating 100 years of Louise

Louise was born on March 9, 1917, and she was married to Walter Ammerman on August 22, 1948; they were married for 64 years. On April 15, 1950 they had their one and only daughter, Barbara. Louise went to Berkeley Secretarial School to later become a teller at 5th Avenue Bank in Manhattan. She then…

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St. James Urban Zen CEU

St. James was excited to host their Urban Zen “Mindfulness” CEU for local social workers and case managers in the community on Wednesday, April 19th. Social workers, case managers, and discharge planners from Stony Brook University Hospital, Peconic Landing, St. Joseph’s Village, The VS of Northport, Mary Haven, St. Catherine’s, Brookhaven and Mather Hospital were in attendance….

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Case Study: Cortlandt Healthcare (February 2017)

Patients Age: 67 Admission Date: 12/21/2016 Admitted From: Acute care hospital Discharge Date: 1/23/2017 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 4 ½ weeks Reason for Stay: Surgical procedure to left leg How did this patient hear about Cortlandt Healthcare? Hospital Referral Details of Experience: Ms. I was admitted to Cortlandt Healthcare after being hospitalized for a surgical procedure to her…

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Case Study: The Grand Pavilion for Rehabilitation & Nursing (February 2017)

Patients Age: 80 Admission Date: Discharge Date: 2/23/2017 Length of Stay: Discharge To: Home Reason for Stay: Experiencing acute kidney failure, she was noted to have increased weight gain and generalized weakness. How did this patient hear about the Grand Pavilion? From the social workers at the North Shore University Hospital. Details of Experience: Miss. Loretta Napier…

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Case Study: Jupiter Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center (February 2017)

Patients Age: 70 Admission Date: 1/16/2017 Admitted From:  St. Mary’s Hospital Discharge Date: 3/3/2017 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 48 Days Reason for Stay: Fall with Fractures, T8 How did this patient hear about Jupiter? Family Details of Experience: Dianne Cook is a 70 year-old woman who lives independently. Dianne retired from the banking industry and cares three…

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Case Study: Ramapo Manor Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing (February 2017)

Patients Age: 74 Admission Date: 11/22/16 Admitted From: Good Samaritan Hospital Discharge Date: 2/18/17 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 88 Days Reason for Stay: Unspecified, Encephlapothy How did this patient hear about Ramapo Manor? Community Member Details of Experience: Helen was admitted from Good Samaritan Hospital on 11/22/16, after being diagnosed with Encephalitis. Helen…

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