FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2011
West Islip, NY 11795- Beginning June 1, 2011 though July 6, 2001, Our Lady of Consolation, in conjunction with the Suffolk County Department of Health, will be offering Smoking Cessation Classes. These classes are being offered to all members of the community at no cost. This is a 6-week program with sessions being held weekly on Wednesdays in the auditorium of Our Lady of Consolation from 3:00pm – 4:00pm. This program offers a 3-month supply of nicotine replacement products, free of charge to all who join. To sign up or for more information on this “Learn to be Tobacco Free” program, please call 631-465-6433.
Our Lady of Consolation is a 450-bed nursing and rehabilitative care center conducted in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Dominic since 1894 and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). As a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Our Lady of Consolation plays an integral role in the health care delivery system of the Diocese of Rockville Centre and offers expertise in the field of long-term care and sub-acute care. In addition to skilled nursing home care including geriatric care, rehabilitative care, respiratory therapy and medically complex care, Our Lady of Consolation offers specialized dementia disease care for individuals with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s and related dementia diseases. In addition, Our Lady of Consolation’s Long Term Home Health Care Program provides nursing care and other services for patients residing in their own homes in the community.
For more information about the services Our Lady of Consolation offers, please call (631) 587-1600 or visit us on the web at http://olc.chsli.org.
CONTACT: Gina Irwin
Manager - Community Relations
CHS Continuing Care