The New Jewish Home’s Director of Speech-Language and Swallowing Disorders Fae Boczko, MS,CCC-SLP,BCS-S, shares in McKnight’s how the interdisciplinary teams at our Manhattan facility worked together to successfully implement the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) to benefit our patients and residents with swallowing disorders. Take a look: Ambiguous terms lead to risk: The importance of IDDSI implementation – Guest columns – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News (mcknights.com)
Contact us at (212) 870-4715 or ManhattanSNF@JewishHome.org for more information about our Manhattan programs, or to schedule a tour.
A Conversation with Dr. Shivani Chopra, NYU Langone Health Geriatrician at The New Jewish Home’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, offered in partnership with NYU Langone Health, provides specialized in-patient rehabilitation, exercise therapy and support for older adults recovering from a cardiac episode or surgery.Read More
Tanya Isaacs, The New Jewish Home’s SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, recognized by Crain’s New York Business
Crain’s New York Business recently released its list of Notable Black Leaders and Executives for 2022 and we are delighted to announce that Tanya Isaacs, our SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, has been included! Since joining The New Jewish Home in 2021, Tanya oversaw the successful renewal of collective bargaining agreements with four separate health care unions, launched a diversity and inclusion initiative, and successfully led efforts to recruit and retain nursing staff during a severe workforce shortage. Please join us in congratulating Tanya on this great achievement!
The Association of Jewish Aging Services (AJAS) has selected our Associate Systems Administrator Freddy Valentin as its 2022 Humanitarian of the Year. Thank you to Karen Flam and Don Shulman of AJAS, for coming to The New Jewish Home to surprise Freddy with the good news! Freddy was chosen for demonstrating compassion and courage while going beyond his regular job duties and volunteering in the nursing home during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. His dedication to our mission inspired many colleagues to follow his path and volunteer as well. Please join us in congratulating Freddy on this well-deserved achievement!
Many essential components comprise an outstanding short-term rehabilitation program. Topnotch medical staff, advanced therapy regimens and carefully supervised nutrition, of course. But what about hospitality?Read More
The therapists in our Speech-Language and Swallowing Disorders department help stroke patients regain vital abilities so they can get well and go home.Read More
Assistant Medical Director Dr. Stephanie Le Instills Collaboration in our Team of Mount Sinai Physicians and Nurse Practitioners
Stephanie Le always aspired to be a doctor like her father, a radiologist who worked for the U.S. Army. And she quickly found that geriatrics was the specialty for her. She did her residency in internal medicine at Boston University, which has a strong geriatrics program. “I love working with older people,” she said. “They are great to talk to, they tell wonderful stories, and they are grateful for the care. When I applied for fellowships, I focused on New York and I was fortunate to get into Mount Sinai for geriatric and palliative care.”Read More