WARWICK, NY (December 16) – It was a joyful afternoon at Schervier Pavilion on Saturday, December 15.

Santa paid an early visit that day and spent several hours posing for photographs with residents and their families while handing out gifts and raffle prizes along with his merry, “Ho, Ho, Ho!”  

Schervier Pavilion, a member of the Bon Secours Charity Health System, is a 120-bed skilled nursing facility licensed by the New York State Department of Health. Dedicated to the highest standard of health care excellence, its full range of services, such as its therapeutic recreational program, are designed to respond to each individual’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

In addition to quality long term care services, Schervier Pavilion also offers a wide range of short-term (sub acute) care needs. Its sub acute services include IV therapy, Rehabilitation therapy and wound care. These services afford residents the ability to recuperate for a short time in the sub-acute unit of the facility and then return to the community where they can resume a more independent life. In some cases, they can then enter Schervier Pavilion’s Day-At-A-Time, an innovative medical adult day care program that provides nursing services, medication administration, ongoing evaluations, and stimulating activities tailored to each individual’s needs and abilities.

“We hosted this event to give our residents and their families an opportunity to share a holiday tradition together,” said Schervier Pavilion Director of Recreation Kari Call. “And we’re happy that everyone could enjoy this day regardless of their generation.”

Schervier Pavilion will also host its annual Christmas party for residents on Friday, December 21.

About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Bon Secours Charity Health System comprises Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, New York, and two community hospitals, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York, and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York.

Bon Secours Charity Health System also includes a certified home health agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living/adult home facility, and several other off-site medical programs.  

The Health System, which draws its name from its two Catholic sponsors, the Sisters of Bon Secours and the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, serves nearly 1 million people. With more than 3,400 employees, the Health System is one of the region’s largest employers. For more information, visit


Santa paid an early visit to Schervier Pavilion on Saturday, December 15, and spent several hours posing for photographs with residents and their families while handing out gifts and raffle prizes.

From left, Vanessa Greene holding Aine Murray, 14 mos., Santa, Allie O’Rourke holding Sadie   
Murray, 2 and Schervier Pavilion resident Eleanor Sloan.

Santa enjoys a laugh with Schervier Pavilion resident Innocenza Runco.

Santa takes a few requests from Schervier Pavilion resident Ann Goral.

From left, Corinne Wyman, her grandmother and Schervier Pavilion resident Shirley Ballato, Santa and Ballato’s great granddaughter Madison Wyman, 12.

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