/ Community News /
August 24, 2019
U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) recently visited Northeast Connecticut and the construction site for Country Living at Westview Commons, an independent and assisted living facility being built on the corner of Ware Road and Thompson Pike in Dayville.
The new 75-unit facility is under construction and slated for an Autumn 2020 opening. Congressman Courtney toured the site with David T. Panteleakos, Administrator of Westview Health Care Center and Executive Vice President/Co-owner of Country Living at Westview Commons and Donna Copeland, Executive Director for Country Living at Westview Commons. When completed, the facility shall be a 115,000 square foot building including 75 studio, one bedroom and two bedroom living units encompassing up to 1086 square feet.
Additionally, the facility touts a large Great Room for dining and entertainment events, a movie theater, beauty parlor, café, an Irish-styled pub, a Family Gathering Center, physician office space and even an indoor parking garage. The facility is part of the Westview Commons property that encompasses a 32-acre campus that includes: Westview Health Care Center, two outpatient centers for aquatic and sports medicine therapy, Country Living at Westview Commons and newly constructed model units located at 124 Ware Road.
After completing the tour of the construction site, Congressman Courtney then met with the leadership team at Westview Health Care Center to discuss the October 1, 2019 changes to the Medicare program for skilled nursing facilities nationwide.
"We are truly grateful to Congressman Courtney for taking the time to visit with us and for listening to how the decisions being made in Washington are affecting our seniors, residents, family members and health care professionals," said Panteleakos. "I will also say that since his election to the House of Representatives in 2006, Congressman Courtney has visited Westview several times and has always made himself available to us to listen, which we greatly appreciate."