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Lauriel Wingerter is the Administrator of Integrity Healthcare of Herrin.  Lauriel has a Bachelors Degree in Biological Science with a Minor in chemistry from Southern Illinois University. She began working for Integrity as a CNA in 2015 and found advancement that landed her the position of Administrator of our Chester facility and now in Herrin.  Lauriel is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, having completed many hours of specialized training in dementia care and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Lauriel’s goal is to have everyone in her charge to enjoy working as a team. Her primary focus is to make certain that IHC of Herrin’s residents get the very best care possible, so they can live their lives to the fullest.  She made certain that all the planned changes for IHC of Herrin were made right on schedule.  Integrity Healthcare of Herrin provides specialized dementia care.

donJoyce Newsome, the Director of Nursing at Integrity Healthcare of Herrin has been a nurse for 26 years and a Registered Nurse for 15 of those years.  Her experience has been in a hospital setting, as well as, in long term care. She loves working with the elderly.

Joyce is an excellent leader for a variety of reasons.  Her long-time experience and her love and compassion for the residents makes her very good at her job.  She is easy to talk to and she works hard to find solutions for all issues, big and small.  She makes herself accessible to her team 24/7 and that means that families and residents will never hear “we’ll have to wait until tomorrow” and that certainly helps her team provide the Care You Can Trust.

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Treasures of Time

Integrity Healthcare of Herrin has transitioned to a beautifully decorated facility, which houses those suffering from memory deficit related disease processes. Local artist, Christine Deshazo, created customized murals depicting cozy cottages in friendly neighborhoods, scenes of lake shores, vistas of sprawling farms and vintage trains … all to assist our residents find their way.

We provide trusted memory care with 24-hour supervision and round-the-clock services specific to the needs of those with memory deficits and other related illnesses. Our Administrator and Director of Nursing are Certified Dementia Practitioners.  All the staff at IHC of Herrin have had extensive training regarding dementia care including these topics:

  • Signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia
  • Behaviors related to the person’s needs and environment
  • What providing a safe environment means for a person with dementia
  • How to communicate with a person with dementia
  • Ability centered care
  • Promoting dignity, independence, and choice
  • Medical and social needs
  • Assessing resident capabilities
  • Planning and facilitating activities
  • Communication with families

When your loved one is no longer safe in their home or when their care-giver is at risk, it is time to seek the structure provided by Treasures of Time.  

 

Don’t feel guilty. Just contact us.

When living at home is no longer an option,

Integrity Healthcare of Herrin and

 our Treasures of Time programming are the answers you need. 

We are Integrity. We are Care You Can Trust.

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Integrity Healthcare of Herrin accepts residents and renders services to individuals without regard to race, color or national origin.