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The ones who care beyond compare.

Spanning multiple cultures, generations, educational backgrounds and areas of medical expertise, our multilingual team delivers care that’s as human as care gets.

Kayleigh Smith

Administrator

Kayleigh graduated from Mansfield University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology. In 2021 she realized her dream of becoming an Administrator with the enthusiastic support of Centers Health Care. “The care and empathy shown to both staff and residents,” she says, “pervades the company all the way to the top, which in turn creates an environment of health, positivity and progress.”

Beth Beecher ,RN

Director of Nursing

Originally from Corning, after earning her Associates Degree, she chose to work at Corning Center in order to give back to the community. She considers helping the elderly as her calling. “As Director of Nursing,” she says, “I have the privilege of interacting with each and every Resident in our facility.”

Shayna Labuski

Assistant Director of Nursing

Shayna is a graduate of Corning Community College where she received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science of Nursing. She has a passion for the interdisciplinary nature of her position as well as the relationships she has been fortunate enough to build with so many of my patients. “I have the privilege,” she says, “of visiting with residents just to see how their day is going, encouraging them in their therapy, and assessing their needs. I consider myself a nurse, an educator and friend.”

Chelsey Bailey

Director of Rehabilitation

Chelsey earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Studies and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Utica College. Knowing that Rehab plays a vital role in the residents’ experiences at the Center, she strives to ensure all questions, concerns and needs are addressed. “I’m 100% grateful for my team,” she says. The light, fun, and interactive environment they create for each other and for the residents is extraordinary.”

Jade Padgett

Director of Human Resources

Jade grew up around nurses, and after attending Corning Community College, she knew healthcare was her future. She found it at Corning Center, rising from Dietary Aide to her current position. “My goal,” she says, “is to help the facility the best I can and make the staff feel like they are appreciated and are part of the Corning Center family.”

Shannon Robertson

Director of Recreation

After attending Corning Community College, Shannon gan became a Certified Nursing Assistant. She accepted an offer to work in the activities department and went on to become Director. She strives to improve quality of care and quality of life.

Bayleigh Everett

Director of Social Work

Bayleigh attended Mansfield University and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social work with a minor in Gerontology. She completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Edinboro University. She started volunteering in skilled nursing facilities as a child and has long had a passion for the people who work, live and rehab in them. I am always interacting with residents and their loved ones. “I help ensure that patients have a safe discharge plan in place prior to them leaving,” she says, “and I provide them with emotional support when needed.”

Robert Maidl

Food Service Director

Robert has a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Johnson & Wales University and a degree in Culinary Arts Harrisburg Area Community College. He is dedicated to meeting the individual nutritional needs of each resident. “I want the residents to eat healthy and well,” he says. “They should enjoy all their meals.”

Gary Lackey

Maintenance Director

Gary came to Corning Center as a painter and he was immediately recognized as an all-around maintenance man and good guy. He fit right in—a friendly presence who can be relied on to recognize issues and fix them. “I am pleased with my team,” he says, “and I enjoy interacting with the residents.”

Paula Dunn

Housekeeping Director

Paula is committed to making sure that the residents are happy and comfortable with their accommodations. She speaks with them daily to see if they have specific needs. “I love interacting with the residents,” she says. “I feel fortunate to have met them and to get to know them.”

Suzanne Itoh

Finance Coordinator

Suzanne has earned Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Human Service Management from SUNY Empire State. She is meticulous overseeing the finances of the residents. “I see this facility as a community,” she says, “and I treat each and every resident as a valued member of that community.”

Brenda Merloe

Dietitian

Brenda has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Mansfield University and completed her dietetic internship at Geisinger Medical Center. She regularly meets with residents to assure meal satisfaction and that their nutrition needs are met. “My goal,” she says, “is to be a positive influence and voice for the residents and my team.”

Knowledge is health.

For the absolute highest quality of care, Corning Center staffs medical providers on each unit who stay in constant communication with leadership throughout the day. Team collaboration is our forte, and this commitment helps us maintain an unbeatable continuum of care.

Our team also works hard to keep therapies as consistent as possible, tracking all communications through an advanced electronic medical record system. This ensures immediate transmission of information across the entire care network.