We hope that your time at Colonial Poplin is as rewarding as we find working here. If there is anything more any of us can do to make your stay the best it can be, please just ask. Welcome!
Renee comes to Colonial Poplin Nursing Facility as the Director of Nursing with over 20 years of RN experience with a focus on quality of care and life. She has strong, hands-on clinical skills while prioritizing therapeutic and compassionate care. She has an open communication philosophy with the staff, residents and families. Colonial Poplin is very thankful to have her lead our Nursing Department.
Andy Dube is our Facilities Director for Colonial Poplin/Poplin Way Community. Andy has a wealth of hands-on experience and knowledge. He brings a team building, all hands on deck approach to taking care of the place we call HOME to our residents. With Andy’s fresh set of eyes and innovative approach, we are confident the facility will continue looking great!
Betsy Fyfe-Cox is our Human Resource Director. She is available for all of our employees, residents, families, and outside services needs. She is often the first face welcoming you at the facility and the cheerful voice helping you over the phone.
Desiree’ Schenk has excelled in many different roles at the facility and we are excited to have her in Admissions/ Marketing roll. Desiree is the direct link between our referral sources and the community. Her detail-oriented work ethic, excellent organizational skills along with positive personality is a great representation of the facility, as, she is often the first face seen and voice heard for most residents and families.
Alexz Pettengill, MNA is a long-standing employee of the Colonial Poplin/ Poplin Way Community. She has a vast knowledge of long-term care and a true dedication to Assisted Living Community. As the Administrator of Poplin Way, Alexz uses her experience to provide support to the residents, families, and the staff. She is often found jumping in and helping in all departments of Colonial Poplin/ Poplin Way Community. She is an excellent asset to the facility and a great resource to residents, families, and the Assisted Living Community.
Kim Piper, RN, NHA was Colonial Poplin’s Director of Nursing Services and has had almost two decades of experience in skilled nursing care, starting as an LNA. Kim is an extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of our Skilled Nursing Facility. She has now transitioned into the roll of Administrator of Colonial Poplin and looks forward to continuing to be hands on in the facility.
Michelle Thomas PTA is the Director of Rehabilitative Services. Michelle is a long-standing employee of Colonial Poplin in the Management Department and as a Physical Therapy Assistant. She motivates and encourages residents to not only meet but exceed goals. She strives in getting to know each resident individually to tailor therapy programs to specific needs. She and her therapy team are an excellent asset to the facility and often the reason why our residents love being here and coming back when needed.
Lynn is your Food Service Director. Together with her team, she strives to create and serve dishes that not only adhere to all your special nutritional requirements, but also look good and taste great.
Holly is your Social Service Director and Discharge Manager and has 15 years of experience in skilled nursing care. She coordinates the process of facilitating your discharge from skilled nursing care back to home, including arranging for the necessary in-home services that will be needed and answering any of your questions about the process.
Aaron Deyermond , We are excited to have Aaron on board at Colonial Poplin as our Activities Director. Aaron has been working in long-term care as an LNA and in Activities field for over six years. His upbeat, positive attitude along with creative ideas brings excitement to our residents and staff. You will recognize him in the building by his great laugh and smile that is seen , even despite the mask.
We hope you’ll consider Poplin Way and Colonial Poplin to provide the assisted living, skilled nursing, and/or rehabilitation services you need. Our team is here to assist you in this journey, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. Please contact us to visit our community and schedule a comprehensive tour of our nursing and rehabilitation center. We’d love to show you around!