|Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls Welcomes Administrator|
|10:13AM / Friday, August 24, 2018|
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls, a skilled nursing facility serving the needs of Hoosick Falls, N.Y., and the surrounding communities, has welcomed David Lovelace as administrator. Lovelace has more than 10 years of experience in the field.
"We are pleased to have someone with David's skills and background join this team of dedicated professionals," said Gregory Laurin, president of the CNR Board of Directors. "We have confidence that he will enhance our ability to fulfill our mission to provide a rich and personalized environment for every resident and patient in our care."
Lovelace earned his master's degree in health services administration at Sage Graduate School in Albany, N.Y., and a bachelor's in biology from Colorado State University. He has worked as an administrator at Indian River Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Granville, N.Y., and Adirondack Tri-County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in North Creek, N.Y.
In addition, he served as interim administrator at Providence Care Center of Lenox in Lenox, Mass., and at the Firemen's Association of the State of New York Firemen's Home in Hudson. Most recently, he has worked as a senior living account representative and a senior living regional sales executive. He is a licensed multi-level administrator by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and a licensed nursing home administrator in New York and Massachusetts.
CNR joined in a partnership with Southwestern Vermont Health Care to improve care for patients and residents in 2017, when SVHC was instrumental in assisting CNR to receive a $2.9 million grant from the New York State Department of Health Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program. Grant funds are being used to make infrastructure improvements to the CNR facilities.
Hoosick Falls makes up 10 percent of SVHC’s overall market, and patients from Hoosick Falls represent 25 percent inpatient admissions to SVHC's hospital, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. In addition, approximately 80 percent of CNR's admissions are New York state patients first discharged from SVMC.
For additional information about the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls, visit the website or call 518-686-4371 for a tour.