The Nursing Home Administrator, licensed by the New York State Department of Health, is responsible for overseeing the entire Evergreen Valley Facility and sustaining a warm and relaxing atmosphere that our: residents, registrants and staff can successfully provide/receive the quality inter-disciplinary care they deserve.
Message from the Administrator
Dear Prospective Residents, Family and Responsible Parties
At Evergreen Valley Nursing Home our goal is to enhance the quality of life, assure the safety and dignity, and foster the independence of those we serve through our founding values of quality, integrity and reliability. If your loved one is having difficulties with day to day tasks we can bring you peace of mind knowing that your loved one will be cared for by our dedicated inter-disciplinary team, staff and volunteers. The needs of your loved ones take priority at Evergreen Valley Nursing Home. We tailor each care plan to the particular needs of each resident. Our goals are simple; we do everything possible to focus on your loved one’s strengths, maintain their dignity, all while helping them in areas they require assistance and coaching. Personal centered care and the compassion of our staff truly make the difference at Evergreen Valley Nursing Home. Providing long-term care for an elderly loved one may be one of the most difficult decisions you will make. At Evergreen Valley Nursing Home you can rest easy knowing that our professionally trained staff are watching over your loved ones 24 hours a day and that we are as concerned with your loved one’s quality of life as you are. Together, we develop individualized long-term care in a comfortable & friendly environment that ensures your loved one’s complete well-being and comfort. Each person has their own path to success and our compassionate and experienced staff will work together to find that path.
Thank you for considering our healthcare facility. We invite you to call us at (518) 563-3261 and set up a tour.
Evergreen Valley Nursing Home
8 Bushey Blvd., Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 563-3261 Ext: 340
Departments and Services
The Administrator works closely with the following departments and personnel in order to have a successful nurturing environment for our residents, registrants and staff.
Activities- The Director of Activities is responsible for recreational and therapeutic programs by utilizing community resources to provide a stimulating environment for each resident. Activities are vital in maintaining the self-esteem, happiness, and social needs of everyone in our care. A wide range of recreational programs are available including individualized and group activities such as; movies, entertainment, sensory groups, crafts, games, parties, outings, and religious services for all denominations. The Director of Activities provides a volunteer program that involves individuals from our community.
Environmental Services - The Director of Environmental Services supervises the general overall cleaning, maintenance and repair of Evergreen Valley. In addition, oversees the laundering of linen and personal clothing for each resident.
Finance- The Controller is responsible for all financial transactions of Evergreen Valley, including Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable.
Staff Development- The Director of Staff Development provides continuing educational programs for all levels of personnel, particularly nursing. This is to assure that personnel can perform their functions in conjunction with the policies and procedures of the organization.
Medical Services- The Medical Director oversees the medical care of the residents; is responsible for medical policies and is actively involved in the facility Quality Assurance Program. Attending physicians selected by each resident and credentialed by the Governing Body provides them with direct medical care. Our medical staff is on call twenty-four (24) hours per day.
Nursing Services- The Director of Nursing, a Registered Nurse, is responsible for all nursing functions, nursing procedures and supervision of all nursing staff. The nursing staff consists of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
Nutrition and Food Services- The Director of Nutrition and Food Services and the Consulting Dietician work closely together to assess, coordinate and provide nutritious meals that meet the individual needs of each resident.
Personnel- The Human Resources Director is responsible for all operations related to personnel; processing payroll, reviewing employment applications, coordinating employee benefits and maintaining employee records.
Physical Therapy Department- A registered Physical Therapist is available Monday through Friday. The Rehabilitation Program is custom designed to meet each resident's needs. Our goal is to help each person reach his/her highest potential for maximum independence.
Resident and Family Services- The Director of RFS is responsible for arranging resident admissions and discharges. The Director of Resident and Family Services is also available to assist and counsel residents and families with any special problems or concerns that might arise during the residents' stay at Evergreen Valley.
Support Staff- These are the employees that provide the day-to-day support to the department managers. These employees work as Account Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Medical Records Clerk, Nursing Secretary, Nursing Supply, Nursing Transport, Receptionist/Secretary and other support areas.
IN COMPLIANCE WITH NEW YORK STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS, EVERGREEN VALLEY ADMITS AND TREATS RESIDENTS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, SEX, SEXUAL PREFERENCE, DISABILITY, BLINDNESS, MARITAL STATUS, SPONSOR OR SOURCE OF PAYMENT.