Pocopson Home gets 5-star rating from CMS

Pocopson Home residents and staff celebrate the facility’s 5-star rating with five gold star balloons. Front row (l to r): Resident Diane Graham; Alicia Cellucci, Director of Nursing; residents Allan Schwartz and Jack McCullough; Back row (l to r): Resident Richard Dilworth; Sandy Bassick, Director of Social Services; Tony Lobb, Resident Assessment Coordinator; resident Betty Allen; Pocopson...

Pocopson Home boosts short-term rehab services

) Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline, Terence Farrell and Kathi Cozzone tour a renovated room in Pocopson Home’s expanded short term rehabilitation facility. POCOPSON — Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline toured Pocopson Home’s renovated and expanded short term rehabilitation facility this week – an eight-bed unit for patients requiring...

Pocopson Home nurse charged with drug theft

Coatesville resident alleged to have forged paperwork By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Carolyn Howett POCOPSON — A Coatesville woman was charged Tuesday with taking narcotics from the Pocopson Home. Carolyn Howett, 36, who had worked as a licensed practical nurse at the Chester County-owned senior care facility for about 15 years was charged with taking 26 Zolpidem pills and a vial of morphine....

Interim director gets permanent county job

Commissioners approve Jacqueline McKenna as Pocopson administrator  Jacqueline McKenna WEST CHESTER – The Chester County Commissioners approved the appointment on Monday, March 24, of a longtime employee as the new administrator of the county-owned Pocopson Home. Jacqueline McKenna, who holds the state-required nursing home administrator license, has been interim director since the...