With over 35 years’ experience as a Registered Dietitian, it is my honor and responsibility to ensure that each person in our care achieves their best nutritional level. I review each person and consider not only their medical needs, but also incorporate individual food preferences.
I help establish menus and recipes as well as the food purchasing, production and sanitation practices to ensure that the meals provided are delicious, nutritious, and safe to serve our residents. Our residents and families have enriched my life tremendously and I have enjoyed receiving lots of wonderful recipes, cooking advice and tips from them through the years.
Social Services Director
As the Social Services Director, my job is to assist residents in maintaining or improving their ability to manage everyday physical, mental and psychosocial needs. It is my honor to help our short-stay guests prepare to return home, while helping our long-term residents successfully transition to their new home on our campus. I am passionate about being an advocate for our residents and families.
Life Enrichment Director
I officially have the most fun job here at Meadows Manor North! As the Life Enrichment Director, I design therapeutic and recreational programs for our residents. Each activity is created to focus on areas of whole person wellness such as: encouraging socialization, engagement, creativity, entertainment, cognitive health and relaxation.
Be sure to view our monthly activity calendar here. As individuals, we need the connection with others and to have our minds and heart engaged at every level. Our team is passionately focused on providing the best programming and activities to engage every person on our campus.
Tasha Dashiell leads our Meadows Manor North team of physical, occupational and speech therapists. Tasha is a graduate of Lakeland College and brings 10+ years of experience in geriatric and skilled nursing as well as over 8 years as the rehab director. The therapy team utilizes state-of-the-art therapy equipment and technology to create a customized and appropriately challenging program for each
person they serve. Therapy plays a vital role in patients to achieve their recovery goals and return to life at home as soon as possible.
Business Office Manager
As the Business Office Manager, I help our rehab guests, residents and families navigate the various insurance networks and ensure financial security for our residents. I also manage the billing and trust accounts for our residents. It is my privilege to assist with the application and recertifications of the Indiana Medicaid process. This helps to lessen the burden to families and give the peace of mind knowing that care is covered.
I have more than 10 years’ experience in Indiana Medicaid. It is my pleasure to assist families with any Medicaid and Medicare questions as that can be challenging to know all of the details. The greatest part of my job, without a doubt, is serving our residents—who all are truly an extension of our family.
As a Nursing Unit Manager, myself and my fellow nurse managers have designated areas in the building in which we oversee the quality of care. It is my honor and responsibility to oversee the rehabilitation recovery unit and make sure that care is streamlined and that our rehab guests and care team are supported.
I am a registered nurse with experience in intensive care (ICU), medical and surgical care, (Med/Surg) and senior care. I have always had a passion for serving others, and I am proud to be a part of the team at Meadows Manor North.
As the Community Liaison, I am your main contact for admission and placement at Meadows Manor North. It is my privilege to talk with families about care options and gain a deep understanding of how we can best care for your loved one. I work directly with families and our local hospitals and physicians to prepare everything prior to your stay. As a preferred provider for Union Hospital, we are a trusted and proven provider in the Wabash Valley.
Whether you’ll be staying here with us long term or coming to us for a short rehabilitation visit, I’m here to ensure your visit exceeds your expectations.
As a Registered Nurse and Infection Preventionist, it is my honored role and with utmost importance, to keep our residents and our staff safe from communicable diseases. I am responsible for the prevention, monitoring and reporting of the spread of infectious diseases. My role combines epidemiological and public health practices for optimal prevention.
I develop, direct and implement the operation of infection prevention for the entire campus. I also collaborate with the care team and physicians to create education and sustain infection prevention strategies. This is done by providing ongoing staff development, training and quality assurance monitoring to make sure that we maintain the highest standards in line with the professional guidelines, and state and federal regulations.
As the Director of Nursing, I am proud to be responsible for ensuring all nursing and care members are performing at the highest level. I make sure that the quality of the care, compliance and clinical programs meets the needs of every person in our care. At Meadows Manor North, I am focused on hiring the very best staff to care for those we serve; and I am honored to work with such amazing, compassionate individuals.
Since 1980, I have had the pleasure of working at Meadows Manor North in various roles as a charge nurse, staff development and assistant director of nursing to my current role as Director of Nursing. Even as a little girl, being a nurse is all I ever wanted and I am so very blessed. It is my duty, and my promise to provide the very best of myself and our team to serve our aging community.
It is my privilege to be the Administrator at Meadows Manor North. As the Administrator, I am responsible for the global operations of the campus. I work with every department to supervise, plan, develop skills and monitor the appropriate standards of care. I am highly involved working closely with our hospitals, families and residents to ensure that we are exceeding their expectations.
Since 2007, Meadows Manor has been the central focus of my heart and mission. I am proud of my team and the passion in which they deliver loving, compassionate, quality care. It is a honor to serve our aging community and families for generations here in the Wabash Valley.