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Diane Drive, PO Box 686, Fort Ashby, WV 26719
Dawnview Center is located in the rural Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, in the town of Fort Ashby, but just 15 miles from I-68 in Cumberland, Maryland. The Center's major health care services are complex nursing care, LongTerm Care, ShortStay Rehabilitation, Restorative and Palliative Care. The clinical staff offers services in the areas of pain management, wound management, weight management, peritoneal dialysis, IV Therapy, stoma care, respiratory, tracheotomy and alternative feeding methods such as Total Parenteral Nutrition. Our Rehabilitation Services include Physical, Occupational, Speech and Cognition Therapy. Our mission statement is "We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality health care and everyday compassion."
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- ShortStay care
- LongTerm care
- Neurological care and rehabilitation
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation - including joint replacement, injuries and amputation
- Attending Physicians
- Registered Nurses
- IV Therapy
- Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
- Audiology care
- Bariatric specialties
- Colostomy care
- Dementia care
- Dental care
- Personal care
- Podiatry care
- Vision care
- Wound care
- Hospice care
- Pain management
- Case management
- Dietary and nutrition needs management
- Discharge planning
- Individual treatment plans
- Medication management
- Coordinated transportation
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Recreation activities
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Spacious rooms
- Private bathroom
- Fully air conditioned
- Individual climate control
- Activity room
- Fitness room
- Beautiful Garden(s) / Courtyard(s)
- Conveniently Located
- Scenic views
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Cable Television
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Dining Room
- In-room dining options
- Restaurant-Style Dining
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Complimentary laundry facility on-site
- Computer with internet access
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pharmaceutical delivery service
- Phone service
- Wireless Internet
- Fireplace in living room
Julie BishopCenter Executive Director
Julie is a West Virginia native and has been with Genesis since 2019. She graduated from Glenville State College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She went on to obtain a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus in Healthcare Administration. Julie's background in HR and labor management as well as completion of her Administrator-In-Training program led her to Dawnview Center. Julie is focused on ensuring a positive work environment for staff and assuring the residents receive the highest level of quality care every day.
Dr. Jerry HahnMedical Director
A native of West Virginia, Dr. Jerry Hahn received his Medical Doctorate from Marshall University School of Medicine. Following graduation he stayed at marshall University where he completed a Family Practice Residency. He then completed a Dermatology residency at WVU. Dr. Hahn's 30 years of experience make him an excellent asset to our Genesis facilities. Dr Hahn feels that the staff of both Hampshire and Dawnview have done a wonderful job in keeping all staff and residents safe during this pandemic. He has stated that "During these difficult times we must work together and support each other and use PPE properly."
Shaunda MichaelsCenter Nurse Executive
Please update Micro site, CNE Shaunda Michaels Shaunda began her career at Dawn View Center as a Nurse Educator in June 2020 and became the Director of Nursing at Dawn View Center in 2021. She has 7 years experience working in long-term care as a Nursing Supervisor and a Certified MDS Nurse. She has a certificate of completion in infection preventionist. Shaunda is looking forward to working with the amazing dedicated staff at Dawn View to prove loving care for our residents and their families.
Sheila KeisterDirector of Admissions
Sheila began her career at Hampshire Center as a CNA in 1993 and became the Admissions and Marketing Director at Hampshire Center in 2005. In 2019 Sheila took the DMA position at Dawnview Center. Sheila enjoys working with the patients and families during the transition to Dawnview Center for short term rehab or long term care.
Erin KingDirector of Rehabilitation
Erin has been an employee of GRS/Dawnview Center since February 2005, serving as the director of rehab for the last six years. Erin is an occupational therapy assistant by background, graduating from Allegany College of Maryland in 1998 with her Associates in Applied Science Degree. She is also a 2000 graduate from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, earning an Associates in Specialized Technology degree. Erin and her husband, Jamie, have a daughter, Devyn, and reside in Westernport, MD.
Thank You Letter
While it is fresh on my mind, I decided a few comments regarding my stay at Dawnview for three weeks may be helpful to you and your staff. I certainly appreciate the care I received at Dawnview, especially your Physical therapy Department. I chose Genesis HealthCare because of my position and experience at Hampshire Healthcare in Romney, WV four years ago. When I completed my stay at your facility, I came out walking with a smile on my face! At Dawnview, I was pleased with the team effort of the Administrator and staff. The extra time they spent helping me with my diabetes included educational materials and personal talks with the nutrition and diet personnel. The nurses were especially thoughtful and considerate and I was impressed with their dedication to come to work despite the several snow storms. I am continuing PT at my retirement home and doing great thanks to a strong start at Dawnview. I would like to say thank you from my family for the easy transition and for the well-organized communication in dealing with all of your questions. Sincerely, P.K.
Letter of Appreciation
This is a letter of appreciation and thank you for the care in nursing and rehab therapy I received at Dawnview Center
On Dec. 3rd, I had a total left hip replacement and needed to go to a rehab facility to recover and I really wanted to come to Dawnview. I was so happy you had an opening for me. It is close to my home and easy for my family and friends to visit.
The night I came to Dawnview, it was a rainy Friday Night. It was late in the evening but the Center sent a nurse with the van and driver to pick me up at the hospital. When I got to the Center, a nurse and aide got me settled in and even brought me some supper. David Gainer, the Admissions Director, came to my room and helped me with all the paper work. I really appreciated all of this. I was in pain and could hardly move. I liked all of the kindness shown to me.
There are not enough words of praise for the physical and occupational therapy. In one week, they had me walking continually with a walker. I hadn’t been able to do this in over 2 years. Gradually, they worked me up to a cane, and then up to the big one, free walk. I was so pleased. I hadn’t been able to do this in over 4 years.
Scott Bradfield, the Social Worker, and you, the Administrator, are very concerned about each resident, always checking if their needs are being met. All the staff, aides and residents will stop me in the hall and comment on how well I am doing, always being very positive. I could have never managed at home alone after surgery. I’m so glad I was able to come to Dawnview Center, and would recommend to anyone if they need to go to a rehab center, come to Dawnview. Thank you again, for helping me restore my health and being able to go home and live a normal life.
"After two long years of trying to find an answer to my medical problem, I was finally successful at Johns Hopkins Neurology. Then after successful brain surgery, I was able to come home to Dawnview Center for therapy. About three weeks later, I was able to go home and to walk and care for myself. All of this is due to a staff of dedicated therapists. Dawnview Center is a physical and occupational facility that not only has a great staff, but is equiped to handle an outstanding number of ways to care for their residents. While I was a patient here, the nursing staff, the cleanliness, the food, were all commendable. I am so pleased that I came here for my therapy."
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