Social worker Pamela Walsh leads a monthly support group at The New Jewish Home’s Westchester campus, where family members of nursing home residents can share stories, answer each other’s questions, and be part of a community.
Once a month, family members of nursing home residents at The New Jewish Home, Sarah Neuman in Westchester gather to support each other and talk about whatever is on their mind. They meet in person when they can; on Zoom when that’s not possible. They share the good and the bad, providing each other with comfort, support, and community.Read More
The rehabilitation team at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman Westchester campus shines at helping clients get well and go home. Among the tools they use to achieve excellent results is a new gait trainer, the Rifton E-Pacer, which helps make rehabilitation safer and more effective for staff and patients.Read More
Jeanette Cohen’s role as client experience director is to make sure Westchester residents’ concerns are addressed, no matter how large or small.
As client experience director, Jeanette Cohen oversees all aspects of resident experience at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman facility. For family members of our residents and patients, she’s the central resource for any questions and concerns.Read More
Since she was in high school, Miriam Levi has been drawn to working with older adults. She brings years of training and experience in improving nursing home culture as a Green House guide to her current position.Read More
When visitation reopened at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman facility in Westchester on March 31, the hallways were full of emotion. Lorraine Thomas, a recreation therapist, said her eyes hurt from all the tears of joy she cried with families who were able to visit their loved ones in person after many months apart.Read More
In normal times, nursing home residents enjoy a wide range of social activities and companionship, in addition to visits from friends and family. But this pandemic year has been far from normal, with restricted visitation and limited group activities. A pilot program offered in conjunction with DOROT enabled some residents at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman campus in Westchester to take part in a series of friendly phone calls — while getting some much-needed relief from the isolation of the pandemic to boot.Read More
A new collaboration between The New Jewish Home and White Plains Hospital is providing hope and help for patients recovering from ostomy surgery.
When patients wake up from ostomy surgery, they are dealing with all the usual post-surgery issues — weakness, pain, and disorientation — plus “the reality that they are confronting a total change to their lifestyle, both physical and psychological,” according to Tina Nardi, ET Ostomy Specialist. She should know: As one of the pioneers in ostomy care, she has been counseling patients for more than 40 years. She was recently brought in to train the nursing staff at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman campus under a new partnership with White Plains Hospital designed to provide seamless care from surgery to rehab to discharge home.Read More