Village Point Rehab Case Manager Elected to Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey Board of Directors

Village Point Rehabilitation and Healthcare said her case manager, Saswati Chakraborty, was elected to the board of the Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is to lead the way to ending Alzheimer’s disease and all other dementias by accelerating global research, promoting risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing the quality of care and support.

Chakraborty has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry and 18 years of experience in marketing business development and admissions processes for several large corporations. As Clinical Case Manager at Springpoint’s Monroe Village and Village Point Rehabilitation & Healthcare, she coordinates clinical case management across functions as a liaison between hospital providers, acute and post-acute care facilities and other service providers such as insurance and ancillary services. She specializes in assessment, treatment planning, referrals, advocacy, and follow-up with specialized training in ACOs, bundled payments for improved care, reduced rehospitalization initiatives, and agreements. of unique managed care organization cases.

Members of the Board of Directors of the Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association bring their skills in results-based thinking, strategic planning and implementation. Recruitment of Board members is led by the Chapter Executive Director and occurs throughout the year. This is a collaborative effort between the CEO and current board members, who are involved in recruiting other high-level volunteers for the board and its working groups.

Chakraborty has received specialist training in Alzheimer’s dementia and recently completed an intensive six-month certification course in Understanding Dementia at the University of Tasmania’s Wicking Dementia Centre. She is also a coach trained in CAP dementia by Teepa Snow. Trained by the Alzheimer’s Association in 2011 as a caregiver support group facilitator for Alzheimer’s dementia, she has facilitated several support groups, including one for early onset Alzheimer’s disease.