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  • November 10, 2016

    Bridgewater Receives Prestigious Bronze Award!

    Bridgewater is proud to announce that we have received the Prestigious Bronze Award! This award is only given to facilities that have demonstrated a Commitment to Quality. It was a grueling application process, and very few facilities have received this award in New York State and even throughout the nation! Our administrator, Kurt Apthorpe, traveled down to Tennessee to accept the award on the facility's behalf. This award program has three different levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Only facilities that have received the Bronze can move on to the next step, the silver award. To receive this honor, we must demons... [Read more]

  • September 8, 2016

    Bridgewater Participates in Golf Tournament to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

    On August 30th, Bridgewater sent two teams to Delmar, New York to participate in the 1st Annual Upstate Services Group Golf Tournament to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. All of the 19 facilities within the corporation collected donations prior to the event to contribute to the total raised. True to form, Bridgewater raised the most money for the event, over $2,000! Below, enjoy a few photos from the day. ... [Read more]

  • September 8, 2016

    Bridgewater Job Fair!

    Bridgewater Center will be holding a job fair on September 20th from 1-5 pm Stop in and meet us! Enjoy a tour of the Facility and discover what Job Positions are available !! Visit us at 159 Front Street in Binghamton and fill out an application for an immediate interview Enjoy Refreshments and Raffle Prizes Attention Current staff!! Refer a CNA, LPN or RN and receive a referral bonus.... [Read more]

  • July 1, 2016

    Bridgewater receives multiple awards!

    On Tuesday June 28, Bridgewater and our staff were honored by the New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, New York . Catherina Belleau won the New York State LPN of the Year, and our Respiratory Therapy department received an Innovative Practice Award. The Innovative Practice Award was earned through our Respiratory Wellness Program which has greatly improved the lives of our residents and quantitatively shown significant improvements in terms of reduced hospitalizations and reduced reliance on medications. Pictured (left to right) are David Camerota – COO of U... [Read more]

  • June 13, 2016

    Congratulations to Ashley Muniz, Scholarship Recipient!

    Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is pleased to congratulate Ashley Muniz on her completion of the Practical Nursing Program at BOCES. Ashley is a participant in the Bridgewater Scholarship program. This program is available to any employee who has worked at Bridgewater for at least 6 months. Bridgewater will send any employee to either the Licensed Practical Nursing Program at BOCES or the Associate Degree in Nursing Program at Broom Community College. Funding is included for tuition, lab fees, and books. In order to receive this scholarship, the employee must commit to work at Bridgewater for a set a... [Read more]

  • June 6, 2016

    Diane Tobias, Dialysis Patient for over 15 years: Reception to Celebrate

    The New York State IPRO End-Stage Renal Disease Network held their annual meeting recently and announced their quality awards. Bridgewater Dialysis Center was recognized as having one of the highest data submission rates to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Diane Tobias, who is also a resident on Bridgewater’s Ventilator Unit, was recognized for having lived on dialysis for over 15 years and for serving as a peer supporter. Diane serves as a volunteer for the Patient Advisory Committee and is very involved in enriching the lives of other patients receiving dialysis. A reception will be held in Di... [Read more]

  • June 3, 2016

    Bridgewater Receives Prestigious Bronze Award

    Bridgewater Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing has been recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the leading association for long term and post-acute care. The program honors providers across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with dis... [Read more]

  • May 5, 2016

    National Nursing Home Week

    May 9th-13th is National Nursing Home Week! We are celebrating all week long with tons of fantastic fun for our residents and staff members. Monday: Planting Day Time to get the gardens planted at Bridgewater! Last year they were beautiful and based on all the rain we’ve been getting so far this month, we are expecting nothing less this year. Tuesday: Outdoor Fun Fair We will have tons of fun activities outside so our residents can get out and enjoy the (Hopefully) beautiful weather! This may include wheelchair square dancing… Wednesday: Ice Cream Sundaes! Ice Cream sundaes will be available f... [Read more]

  • April 24, 2016

    Bridgewater: The Top Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Walk

    WE DID IT! On Saturday, April 23rd, Bridgewater staff, family, and friends participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Binghamton’s Otsiningo Park. We were preparing and fundraising for the Walk all year long with various basket raffles, special meals, 50/50 lotteries, and t-shirt sales. All of our hard work finally paid off on Saturday as we earned recognition as the TOP fundraiser for the Walk. Not only did we more than double our goal of $3,000, but we also doubled our donation from the last Alzheimer’s Walk! This year we raised over $7,800! Thank you to everyone who participated in the walk or donated ... [Read more]

  • April 20, 2016

    Bridgewater LPN, Catherina Belleau, wins NYSHFA LPN of the Year!

    Congratulations to Catherina Belleau! She has been selected as the New York State Heath Facilities Association’s Licensed Practical Nurse of the Year! The Employee Recognition Awards Program honors individuals for their outstanding contributions to NYSHFA member skilled nursing facilities. Catherina has been contributing to the care and service of Bridgewater’s residents for over 15 years! She started her career as a Nurse’s Aide, earned her degree to become an LPN, and has continued to provide superb service to our residents throughout her time here. Catherina is an LPN on our locked dementia unit and has a u... [Read more]