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Holt named Westview Employee of the Month

May 13, 2014

Judy Holt has been named employee of the month for May at Westview Health Care Center. She is a second shift charge nurse for the rehabilitation unit and has been employed at Westview since February 2005.

As a second shift charge nurse for the rehabilitation unit, Judy is responsible for the efficient management of the unit. Among other duties, she is in charge of the operational aspects, including admissions and discharge, as well as directing the activities of the staff in the department on her unit. She is responsible for monitoring patients, charting their vital signs, administering medications and reporting any special circumstances to the patients’ physician.

“We are delighted that Judy has been named as Employee of the Month”, states Director of Nursing Cindy Olsen. “She is truly dedicated to her work and is an intricate part of our nursing department, and the overall Westview team. She is incredibly dependable and her work ethic is outstanding.”

Holt earned her license from Lee County School of Nursing in Fort Myers, Florida in 2004 and started at Westview shortly thereafter. Her goal was to follow in the employment footsteps of her mother Lois Andersen, Westview 3rd Shift Supervisor of 18 years.

“I am pleased to work with such wonderful people”, remarked Holt. “Mr. Panteleakos has done an amazing job of keeping the business right where we need to be ∼providing great quality care in an atmosphere that is enjoyable and keeps the best interests of the staff and residents in mind. We work together for the common goal of providing a place of heart-centered healing and wellness.”

Holt has hiked to the top of Monadnok Mountain of Jaffrey, New Hampshire twice, loves to Kayak anywhere anyone wants to go, loves the thrilling, political satire of author Carl Hiaasen and adores children.

She is a resident of Putnam, is blessed with a son and daughter-in-law Ian and Alicia Holt, a daughter and son-in-law Rachel and Michael Gancarz; and is actively involved with her granddaughter Makayla and grandson’s Noah and Kaleb.

Westview Health Care Center is a 103-bed skilled nursing inpatient facility, which includes a distinct and self-contained 28-bed subacute short-term rehabilitation unit and an Outpatient Rehabilitation and Aquatic Center, both dedicated to providing quality health care services. Along with garnering a perfect five star overall rating found on Medicare.gov Westview is proud to have received such accolades as US News and World Report America’s Best, Consumer Reports Top 10 Connecticut Nursing Facility rating and Health Grades 5-Star Top Ranking.

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