201 River Rd.
Westmoreland, N.H. 03467
Social Services Director
(603) 399-4912 TDD
Pam Marsh, Social Worker
Lance LaClair, Social Worker
Richard Artese, Social Worker
Services at Maplewood are provided for residents in order to offer help and to support them and their
families to deal with the social and emotional problems or needs arising from or caused
by, their illness and subsequent need for nursing home care, and to assist them in
reaching their full potential.
Assistance will be offered
to staff members to enable them to recognize and understand the social and emotional needs
of the resident and to jointly arrive at appropriate ways of meeting such needs or
problems concerning the residents.
As the Director of Social Services, I feel privileged to be part of the
lives of the inspiring residents and the staff members that are the
The Social Services Department has a very active role with our residents,
their families and loved ones. Our goal is to make the transition to
Maplewood Nursing Home a positive experience.
Social Workers help our residents with adjustment to their new environment.
We monitor and address social and emotional needs. We encourage you and your
family to become part of the care team to assist us in supporting your goals
and wishes for your stay at Maplewood.
We see each person as a unique individual with their own skills and
We support each person to be successful, maintain their independence, and
continue to make their own decisions and choices.
Social Workers are available to meet individually with residents and/or
their loved ones.
Please feel free to contact us by email or phone.
Director of Social Services
Person-Centered care focuses on individuals, listening to and answering
their needs and wishes in a way that empowers residents to direct their own
care. Simply put, it gives each Resident more freedom in his or her own
With the help of the Resident and/or their loved ones we help identify
lifelong routines and how to continue it in the nursing home. We offer
choices and encourage each person to make their own decisions about personal
issues such as:
late as they want and staying up late if they prefer.
Being able to
continue to garden.
have their scotch after supper.
This process requires creativity, dedication, and a team of managers and
direct care staff who believe that nothing less than the best will do.
Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) is a
statewide nonprofit organization
whose mission is to promote life with independence for people with
and those experiencing the natural process of aging through advocacy,
information, education and support.