WESTLAKE – Life Care Center of Westlake, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently named Kathryn Thome as its new director of nursing.
“Kathryn brings a level of clinical expertise and experience that enables us to care for the higher-acuity patients we are receiving,” said Maryann Dubyoski, executive director.
A registered nurse for 39 years, Thome most recently worked at Huntington Woods Care and Rehab Center in Westlake as director of nursing. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and additional experience working in hospitals, including in intensive care units and emergency rooms.
“The residents at Life Care are great, and I love how passionate the staff is in caring for them,” said Thome.
Thome and her husband of 38 years, Gary, have four adult children and one grandchild.
Life Care Center of Westlake, located at 26520 Center Ridge Road, is one of four skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Ohio operated or managed by Life Care Centers of America.
Founded in 1976, Life Care is a nationwide health care company. With headquarters in Cleveland, Tenn., Life Care operates or manages more than 220 nursing, post-acute and Alzheimer’s centers in 28 states. For more information about Life Care, visit lcca.com.