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This week, I talked with Ronda Dodge, Chairperson of the INH Board of Directors, about the upcoming closure of the Island Nursing Home. In this episode (our seventh in the series), she addresses community questions that have come in over the past week.
Emma Weiss is an intern at WERU working on a community project related to health. To say she is a shining star would be an understatement. In our conversation we talk about her Community Wellness Watch program which airs on WERU monthly (archive link is below so you can catch past episodes).
Matthew and I continue our weekly discussions about the upcoming closure of Island Nursing Home. In this episode he updates the community about the two residents and one staff member who were diagnosed with COVID last week. In addition, Matthew talks very frankly about his decision not to continue in a leadership position at INH following the closure.
Conversation with Ronda Dodge, President of the Island Nursing Home Board of Directors.
Matthew and I continue our discussions about the upcoming closure of Island Nursing Home. In our fourth discussion, Matthew answers community questions that were raised at a forum held last Wednesday.
In this episode Matthew Trombley, Senior Executive Director of Island Nursing Home and I tackle some tough questions about the announcement that INH is closing next month.
This is my second conversation with Island Nursing Home (INH) Administration following the announcement it will be closing next month.
Our community received the news on Monday that Island Nursing Home (INH) is closing. In this episode, I talk with Matthew Trombley, Senior Executive Director and Ronda Dodge, President of the INH Board of Directors, about what led to this decision, what is involved in closing a facility and what is being done to find residents safe homes and to help staff find new jobs. We also discuss what the community can do to help, with an eye on the future of this beloved island organization.
In this conversation I talk with Brian White, owner of One Step Home Care, about the process of getting someone signed up for in-home care, the need for workers in our area and why it might be advantageous to work with an agency.
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Island Health & Wellness Foundation
354 Airport Road
Stonington, ME 04681