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SCHERVIER PAVILION RESIDENTS, STAFF AND FAMILIES ENJOY TRADITIONAL EASTER EGG HUNT

WARWICK (April 11) –  It was another opportunity for the residents of Schervier Pavilion, a skilled nursing facility on the Warwick Campus of Bon Secours Charity Health System, to be around young smiling faces and join their families for a traditional and well attended event.

On Saturday, April 5, the staff at Schervier Pavilion organized and participated in an Easter Egg hunt on the grounds of the facility. After the families arrived, the children were assigned different areas according to their ages. And when they had found all the eggs, everyone was invited inside for refreshments and a door prize drawing.

By that time the residents had assembled in the lobby, many wearing the Easter bonnets that they crafted for the event. They had also made goodie gift baskets and bags and these were distributed to all the children.  And everyone had an opportunity to meet and pose with the Easter bunny.

Opportunities to participate in traditions like an Easter Egg hunt and other events are always available to the residents at Schervier Pavilion.

“We publish a calendar every month that’s filled with interesting and entertaining things to do throughout the day as well as some evenings.” Said Recreational Director Kari Call, who is a certified therapy recreation specialist (CTRS). “Therapeutic recreation is essential to the quality of life and the quality of care of individuals receiving health and human services at our facility.”

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.

About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Every year, nearly one million people in the lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania turn to Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) for innovative healthcare delivered with compassion. BSCHS has received national recognition, rankings and numerous awards for the level of care it provides.

BSCHS is comprised of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY; St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY; a certified home health agency; two long-term care facilities; an assisted living/adult home facility and several other medical programs located throughout the region. The system employs more than 3,400, making it one of the region’s largest employers

Bon Secours Medical Group is BSCHS’s regional network of nearly 80 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical disciplines. These skilled clinicians play a central role in bringing personalized, preventive and expert care to people from every stage of life.

BSCHS is a member of the Bon Secours Health System—a national Catholic healthcare system with a strong reputation and robust commitment to bringing compassionate healthcare to those in need. For more information, visit www.BSCHS.BonSecours.com. For a complete list of practitioners, visit http://bschs.org/find-a-physician-bon-secours-medical-group.html

PHOTOS:


1. Everyone had an opportunity to meet and pose with the Easter bunny. Eileen Konid and her grandchildren.


2. Everyone had an opportunity to meet and pose with the Easter bunny. Dana Kearns with her children Brody, 1, and Logan, 3.


3. After the Easter egg hunt, everyone was invited inside for refreshments and a door prize drawing. The residents had assembled in the lobby wearing the Easter bonnets that they crafted for the event. They had also made goodie gift baskets and bags and these were distributed to all the children.

From left, Ruth Hefferman, Lena Schwartzmann, Recreation Director Kari Call, Margaret Oboikovits, Recreational Aide Roselle Egan and (standing) Receptionist Adele Miller.

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