Occupational Health
Services

Preventative, Proactive and Complete Triage Services for the Workplace




Integrative


Westview Health Care Center’s Occupational Health Services provide valuable and cost-effective options for preventing and mitigating work-related injuries and Workers’ Compensation claims. Our therapists and trainers provide on-site, individualized assessments, training and education in order to make the workplace, and workers, more efficient, safe and injury-free.

As a “5 Star” health care facility, Westview is expertly qualified in offering a multitude of therapy services including:

  • Ergonomic Training and Education
  • Nurse Practitioner Services
  • Workers’ Comp Evaluations
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Massage Therapy


Immediate


Westview’s Occupational Health Services are designed to provide a first point of contact and evaluation for your company’s health and wellness needs. Westview’s reputation is built upon prompt assessments, plans of care and treatment services and referrals. We gladly offer same-day appointments, Monday-Friday, and immediate reaction to our clients’ health care needs.


Comprehensive


From new hires to seasoned veterans, we’re confident that your company can achieve higher safety goals and lower injury incidents with an individualized and personalized training program with the assistance and direction of Westview therapists, trainers and APRN. With continual ergonomic assessments within each job position and their specific needs, our therapists will provide:

  • Proper lifting techniques/ body positioning
  • Body alignment/ ergonomic training
  • Stretching and exercise regimens
  • Classroom education
  • Safety recommendations
  • Work-specific critiques
  • Overuse/chronic injury prevention
  • Posture assessment and recommendations

Equipped


As a leader in rehabilitative care, Westview’s Sports Medicine Department uses the latest in technology and research to treat a range of conditions including: acute injuries, strains, sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament tears and repairs, tendonitis, wrist, hand, knee, elbow and shoulder injuries, post-orthopedic surgery, chronic musculoskeletal disorders, overuse injuries and foot and ankle dysfunction.


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Westview's Sports Medicine gym is equipped with the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment to meet a multitude of therapeutic needs.

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Westview's Strength and Conditioning gym is designed for large compound movements and free weight exercises.


Don't let your employees fall through the cracks of a drawn-out Workers' Compensation claim or injury!


Nurse Practioner Services

Enhanced Medical Services

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Kerri Sauer, APRN-BC, WCC



Role of APRN


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     The role of the APRN at Westview is to function as a 'physician expander' to enhance medical services through more effective integration of medical, nursing, and rehabilitation services.

     A Nurse Practioner (NP) is available to complement, not replace, physician care to improve clinical outcomes. The NP can limit delays in treatment for work-related acute injuries.

OFFERING:

  • Expedited Assessment, Evaluation, Referral, Treatment and Plan of Care
  • Centrally-Located in the "Quiet Corner"
  • Experienced in Primary Care, Orthopedic, and Internal Medicine

SERVICES:

  • Physical Examinations
  • Evaluations & Management
  • Prescribing Diagnostics
  • Prescribing Medication and Non-Medication Therapies

About Our Programs

An integrative approach for preventing and managing work-related injuries while educating and promoting the highest standards of health, wellness and function.

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Accessibility

Westiew's Nurse Practioner is available on a continuing basis. This facilitates communication and ultimately efficiency in providing care and meeting common goals.

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Efficiency

Westview's Nurse Practioner saves time regarding assessment and subsequent treatment to get employees back to work sooner.

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Education

Be being available for counseling and teaching about workers' health status, health improvement strategies and self-care abilities, the NP empowers individuals to take an active role in their health and care.

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LOCATION & ACCESS

Westview's state-of-the-art outpatient facilities are conveniently located at Westview Health Care Center, 150 Ware Road, Dayville, Connecticut 06241.

Westview's Outpatient Therapy and Aquatic Center is available by appointment only, 7 days a week for your convenience.

PAYMENT METHODS

Medicare, worker's compensation, private pay and most insurance plans accepted.

Information

For more information on Westview's Occupational Health Services please contact Michael Panteleakos at 860-774-8574, ext. 123.

Take the next step towards a healthier, more productive, work environment with a little help from Westview Health Care Center.

Meet the team

Alex Williams

Director of Sports Medicine Services

Alex began his physical therapy career in 2000. His work includes inpatient and outpatient pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, orthopedic, wound care, neuro, sports-related injuries, vestibular, performing arts; as well as Emergency Room, ICU, Home Care and School based services. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Sports Medicine, Alex can be reached at 860-774-8574, ext. 143.

Kerri Sauer

APRN-BC, WCC

Kerri has been with Westview in different capacities since 1997. As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse her expertise includes primary care, internal medicine and orthopedics while offering an array of assessments, treatment modalities and referrals within the community. Kerri can be reached at 860-774-8574, ext. 113.

Brad Pike

Physical Therapist Assistant

Brad began his physical therapy assistant career in 2013 in the skilled nursing department at Westview. His current position within Westview's Sports Medicine Department includes assisting with inpatient and outpatient sub-acute and post-operative therapy and administering body ergonomic training at local industrial facilities. He is also a Titleist Performace Institute Specialist. Brad can be reached at 860-774-8574, ext. 143.

Contact us

Address:
150 Ware Road
P.O. Box 428
Dayville, Connecticut 06241
Tel: 860-774-8574
Fax: 860-779-5425
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Find Out More

If you or your loved one would like more information or to take a tour of the facility, we invite you to a closer look at Westview Health Care Center.

Please contact our Resident Services office at 860-774-8574

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