Since 1980, Beth Sholom Village has been serving the needs of the Hampton Roads, Va., area. Thirty- seven years later, BSV continues to be a leader in the industry with several communities including the Lee H. and Helen Gifford Rehab Pavilion, the Berger-Goldrich Home for skilled nursing and The Terrace, a Harry & Jeanette Weinberg assisted-living facility.
BSV is considered a Five Star facility. We have expanded services by adding a hospice and palliative care company (Freda H. Gordon Hospice and Palliative Care http://www.hpctidewater.com/ ) and a home health agency (Generations Home Health http://genhhs.com). These additional systems allow BSV to offer quality continuum of care to residents and patients who live on our campuses or in their own homes.
The Berger-Goldrich Home is currently undergoing a five million dollar renovation that will greatly enhance its viability. Each resident and patient rooms are being expanded to include private showers. The rehab gyms will have state-of-the-art equipment designed to enhance offerings presented by the outstanding rehab staff. All common areas also are being modernized and redecorated to bring the look and feel of home.
Most recently, BSV purchased It’s Never 2 Late, a modern system that features touch-screen computers with intuitive, picture-based software and an extensive, continually updated library. The system also allows residents to connect with family and friends via email and Skype. Each resident will have a customized file based on their interests and needs. Josh Bennett, BSV’s recreation therapy director, said the iN2L system has been especially beneficial to residents on the Memory Enhancement Unit at The Terrace assisted-living community.
All these improvements are made possible through the generosity of many. Steve Suskin, director of philanthropy, has created a robust program of multi-channeled giving. The current capital campaign, aptly named Honor, is based on the Ten Commandments’ charge to revere parents. In Hebrew, the words are דבכ תא ךיבא תאו ךמא.
Under the guidance and direction of CEO David Abraham, the goal is to continue to honor our loved ones well into the future with the highest quality of care.