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The Role OT Plays in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Occupational therapy (OT) is defined as therapeutic practice of everyday actions in order to establish, recover, or maintain a person’s typical daily living activities. In other words, it helps individuals get back to doing everyday activities. The month of April was Occupational Therapy month, so to close out this month of recognition, below are some… Continue Reading Continue reading

April 26, 2019 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Five Things You Did Not Know About Social Workers

Webster’s dictionary defines social work as, “any of various professional services, activities, or methods concretely concerned with the investigation, treatment, and material aid of the economically, physically, mentally, or socially disadvantaged.” Social workers are an asset to many people and areas of work. Here are five things you might not know about a social worker:… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 29, 2019 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Get to Know Athena Health Care Systems

You might be wondering about Athena Health Care Systems and what it does. Athena Health Care Systems was founded in 1984 and has since grown to become the largest for-profit, privately owned long-term care management companies. Another way to look at Athena is like a tree; Athena is the root and base of the tree, with each of its centers being its own functioning branch… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 25, 2019 A Healthier Approach To Caring

OP-ED | The Untold Good News About Connecticut Nursing Homes

The reality of Connecticut nursing centers is not as bleak as one may think. Even though news outlets tend to focus on the isolated, negative incidences, the truth is that nursing homes are delivering high quality care to their residents. Even during the current fiscal difficulties, the centers are facing, they are still providing their… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 1, 2019 Athena News

Shady Knoll Honored with Milestone Award

Congratulations to Shady Knoll Health Center  for receiving the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce’s “Milestone Award” for their 25 years of service to the Greater Valley Area. In accepting the award on behalf of Shady Knoll, Debbie Torrey stated Shady Knoll has been pleased to care for and touch the lives of thousands of individuals… Continue Reading Continue reading

December 21, 2018 Athena News

Athena Acquires Crestfield Rehabilitation & Fenwood Manor

On Tuesday, December 18, Athena Health Care Systems, of Farmington, CT, purchased Crestfield Rehabilitation and Fenwood Manor, located on Vernon Road in Manchester. Locally and privately owned, Athena Health Care Systems manages the care of nearly 6,000 people in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and employees more than 9,000 caregivers and staff.… Continue Reading Continue reading

December 19, 2018 Athena News

Athena Hosts Holiday Awards & Recognition Party

Congratulations to all of the centers and individuals who received awards at the Athena Holiday Awards & Recognition Party at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA, on Thursday, December 13th. We are so grateful for the dedication of all of our team members who strive for excellence every day; who are committed to delivering the… Continue Reading Continue reading

December 17, 2018 Athena News