our_lady_consolation.jpgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   

CONTACT: Gina Irwin
Manager of Community Relations
CHS Continuing Care
(631) 465-6433

November 17, 2010

West Islip, NY 11795 – On Wednesday, November 11, 2011, Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center celebrated all their veteran residents. A special breakfast, prepared by Dietary Department, was held to honor these 50 special individuals.   As special guests, members of the West Islip American Legion Post 1738 greeted the residents and exchanged stories.  Everyone enjoyed themselves honoring these brave individuals who served our country so proudly.


Photo Caption: Frank McNamee, Arthur Laufer, Constatine Cucurullo, Jerome Capoccia, Robert  Stephens, Bill Dorste, Mike Bledsoe, George Pirozzi, Hugh McGoldrick & Frank Powers


Our Lady of Consolation is a 450-bed nursing and rehabilitative care center conducted in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Dominic since 1894 and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). As a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Our Lady of Consolation plays an integral role in the health care delivery system of the Diocese of Rockville Centre and offers expertise in the field of long-term care and sub-acute care. In addition to skilled nursing home care including geriatric care, rehabilitative care, respiratory therapy and medically complex care, Our Lady of Consolation offers specialized dementia disease care for individuals with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s and related dementia diseases. In addition, Our Lady of Consolation’s Long Term Home Health Care Program provides nursing care and other services for patients residing in their own homes in the community.  For more information about the services Our Lady of Consolation offers, please call (631) 587-1600 or visit us on the web at http://olc.chsli.org.