/ Community News /
October 19, 2021
Hannah Deojay was named September’s Employee of the Month in the setting of Country Living at Westview Commons. Hannah performs her duty as a member of the Westview Commons’ support services staff and she fulfills a range of responsibilities in that role; striving to help Westview Commons residents to navigate their daily lives with ease. She is known for being a meticulous housekeeper, literally and figuratively sweeping residents’ units from top to bottom during weekly cleanings. Hannah is called upon by residents to address other needs in their living spaces as well and she possesses a wealth of knowledge regarding interior furnishings and appliances. Considering the 115,000 square-feet of space that makes up Country Living at Westview Commons, Hannah plays a vital role in making sure that the facility presents its residents with the lifestyle they deserve in all of their individual and common spaces.
In the past, Hannah has performed a role as a Personal Care Assistant for people in their home settings. When she learned about the opportunities available at Westview Commons she became excited about the many ways that her combination of skills could help residents at the Dayville independent and assisted living facility. In conjunction with her role as a support services specialist, Hannah has received an education through Westview Health Care Center’s Nurse Aide training program and gained certification as a CNA in August. Hannah appreciates having completed the clinical training hours for this program at Westview Health Care Center where she had the ability to work alongside colleagues with decades of experience in the skilled nursing field. As a member of the Westview Commons staff, she brings this collective knowledge to her daily role maintaining the destination’s appearance and experience.
Hannah is the proud mother of six children: Heaven, Dublin, Serenity, Luckian, Silas, and Geraldine. With her sons and daughters ranging from 1 year old to 16 years old, she works hard to encourage their various educational and extracurricular interests. Among her children’s athletic pursuits are football, basketball, softball, baseball, and the martial art of jiu-jitsu. Beyond these skills, Hannah loves to see her children’s abilities as musical performers; writing their own material as well as playing lively covers of favorite tunes. In addition to being very knowledgeable and helpful regarding the maintenance of locations and furnishings within Westview Commons, Hannah also pursues the improvement of furniture in her free time. She has a passion for restoring and refinishing household pieces, and some of her favorite projects involve reworking furniture elements that were not originally grouped together in order to give them a unified appearance. Hannah enjoys developing these personally innovative types of bedroom sets, and she especially likes to use chalk paint and wax as surface coatings.
The pride that Hannah has for her job is shown through her dedicated efforts as well as her comments upon receiving the Westview Commons Employee of the Month award: “It’s an honor to be chosen for this recognition because I have so much respect for everyone I work with. Members of my own family have worked at Westview before me, and all of the staff at Westview Health Care Center and Country Living at Westview Commons embrace the feeling of one big, connected family. That lifts me up, and so do our wonderful residents at Westview Commons. They make my job joyful and I am happy to help them in any way possible.”
Executive Director of Westview Commons, Donna Copeland, emphasizes Hannah’s Employee of the Month award with high praise. “Hannah’s versatile knowledge of housekeeping, hospitality, and health care are major assets that contribute to our independent and assisted living community here.” Donna further acknowledged Hannah’s success is a result of her cheerful, outgoing ways: “She is well known and well celebrated by our residents at Westview Commons and I love observing her kindhearted interactions with them.”
Country Living at Westview Commons is a 75-unit independent and assisted living community conveniently located in picturesque Northeastern Connecticut. Affiliated with Westview Health Care Center, a nationally-ranked nursing facility according to CMS and U.S. News and World Report for the past 13 years, Westview Commons is a 115,000 square foot catered living facility dedicated to a genuine 5-star experience including outstanding service, culinary expertise and professional in-house entertainment. Located in Dayville, CT, Westview Commons combines convenience, tranquility and comfort; providing a lifestyle that seniors deserve.