Hebrew Rehabilitation Center Team
Executive Director, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center at NewBridge on the Charles
As Executive Director, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center at NewBridge on the Charles, Anne Thomas oversees day-to-day operations of HRC-NewBridge and, with her senior management team, is responsible for implementing the new model of care.
Idriz Limaj was named Chief Nursing Officer for Hebrew Rehabilitation Center at NewBridge on the Charles in July 2012. Limaj previously served as Operations Leader at HRC Dedham from the opening of NewBridge on the Charles in 2009 through 2011. Most recently, Limaj oversaw daily nursing operations as the Associate Vice President of Nursing, Family and Patient Centered Care at HRC’s Boston location. Idriz is a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He received his MBA in May 2012, and his BSN in May 2008, from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Julie Wade is the Life Enhancement Leader at at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center at NewBridge on the Charles. She has been an employee with HSL for over 17 years in Roslindale as both Sr. Recreation Therapist and Clinical Supervisor of the Recreation Therapy Department. Julie is committed to providing meaningful leisure, educational and cultural programs to our residents and was actively involved with the development of the new campus.
Julie has received her BS in Health and Physical Education and has had additional graduate work in Therapeutic Recreation. Julie is a National Certified Activity Consultant, and has received the State award for Activity Director of the Year.
Julie hopes to provide quality life enhancement programs for the residents that will support the residents' individual needs and create a strong community.
Mary Walsh is a dynamic nursing leader with an extensive clinical background within hospital, LTC and community-based practice settings. She is successful in the management and advancement of programs using a global evaluation and development approach to ensure continuity and quality of care/life and inter-disciplinary communication; sound judgment and critical assessment in delivering solutions to challenging clinical and administration issues. Skilled at empowering staff to attain high professional standards and presenting objectives with influence and clarity and is commended as a champion of quality care and collaborative practices as well as consummate advocate for staff and patients.