Westview Health Care Center of Dayville has named Assistant Director of Therapeutic Recreation Vicki Ericson their January Employee of The Month. She has been employed at Westview since March 2014.
“Vicki was recognized for her outstanding commitment to the residents and patients at Westview,” stated Administrator David T. Panteleakos. “Her positive personality and hard work enhances the recreational programming and fulfills the lives of the people entrusted to her care.”
Ericson graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University where she had a double major and earned her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education and Psychology. She is a State of Connecticut Certified teacher and is currently taking classes to become a Certified Recreation Therapist at Manchester Community College.
“Having the opportunity to work in such a wonderful facility is a privilege,” stated Ericson. “To be named Employee of The Month while surrounded by such dedicated staff is an absolute honor. I am truly grateful.”
She enjoys cooking, volleyball, cheering for the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins, and most of all spending time with her family Ryan, Brady and Colin.
Vicki credits her cohesive family unit to an old-schooled upbringing that she and her husband experienced as children. She states that they place emphasis on their family sitting down at the kitchen table for most evening meals for good food and conversation.
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.
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