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The Jewish Home for Rehabilitation & Nursing Launches Russian Program Initiative Responds to Cultural Needs of Area Residents

FREEHOLD, N.J., Oct. 1, 2020 – The Jewish Home for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Freehold has launched a Russian cultural program; Dr. Lev Simkhayev is overseeing the initiative, developed in response to regional demand. The 150-bed skilled nursing facility provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. 

The Jewish Home’s Russian Program features bilingual caregivers and medical professionals. Residents enjoy authentic cuisine prepared in-house, special Russian cultural programming and recreational activities, as well as complimentary Kartina TV with 150 Russian channels and Russian newspapers.

Dr. Lev Simkhayev is an internal medicine specialist based in East Brunswick, N.J., with nearly four decades of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute in 1981. His current affiliations include Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy and Old Bridge.

The Jewish Home created the Russian Program with Marquis Health Services, which provides nursing home consulting services for the facility. “The Jewish Home is pleased to have Dr. Simkhayev, a renowned physician, lead the dedicated Russian Program and oversee the facility’s team of talented, bi-lingual healthcare professionals,” said Marquis’ Pam Montemurno, regional director of marketing development. “The Russian Program brings the full cultural experience and the comforts of home to Russian residents. It is a clear illustration of The Jewish Home’s emphasis on quality of life for both subacute and long-term care residents.”

Located at 1151 W. Main Street in Freehold, The Jewish Home includes a synagogue on premises, provides focused Jewish programming and offers OU certified Glatt Kosher cuisine. Large private rooms with showers and an expansive rehab gym highlight The Jewish Home’s concierge-driven rehabilitation experience. Transitions, the facility’s 30-bed memory care wing, provides a tranquil and secure oasis where residents with cognitive impairment are nurtured with dignity and respect.

A  highly skilled and vision-driven nursing home consulting company based in Brick, N.J.,  Marquis Health Services  currently supports Mid-Atlantic and New England facilities totaling nearly 4,500 skilled nursing and assisted living beds.