Krista Magura is the Controller and has been with Hughes Health & Rehabilitation, Inc. since 2016. She is responsible for developing and implementing systems to operate the facility in a financially sound manor. She supervises the billing, accounting and financial reporting within the organization and oversees the implementation and monitoring of internal controls. An industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience in the Long Term Care Industry.
Krista presently serves as a member of the Association for Long Term Care Financial Managers.
Prior to joining Hughes, Krista served as the Controller of Miller Memorial Community, Inc. in Meriden, CT.
Debra Palmisano is the Recreation Director, and has been with Hughes Health & Rehabilitation since 1986. Debra first came on board as a certified nursing assistant, and worked several years on the floor with the residents as a caregiver. Debra also worked as an Assistant to the Director of Recreation for several years. In 2019, she became in charge of Recreation, and has never looked back. She is always looking for ways to enrich the lives of the residents of Hughes.
Dana Picket is the Director of Engineering and has been with Hughes Health & Rehabilitation, Inc. since 2013. To assure that Hughes Health and Rehab is the BEST provider of care in the community. We work tirelessly to meet all CMS, DPH, and Federal codes for the life safety of our residents and staff. Our engineering department is very friendly and under the leadership of Dana ensures that our resident have a comfortable and safe home environment . toward all staff, residents and family members so as to maintain the idiom of “we are all Family” here. We strive to know all of our residents by name and we try to spend a few moments with each resident as we are in their rooms addressing their needs. Many of the residents know us by name and specifically request us, going to show that we are in fact making a difference!
Sandra Dinnall-Nevin has been contributing to the promotion of excellence in healthcare since 1994 through various roles merging business and healthcare. She has served as a medical practice manager, adult technical educator, and registered nurse in acute care and long term skilled nursing caring for pediatric, adult and elderly populations.
Her Bachelor of Arts degree was awarded Summa Cum Laude from Central Connecticut State University in the field of Political Science – Public Administration and Business, with special interest in Healthcare Administration. Her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree was also awarded Summa Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut School Of Nursing where she was also inducted in the International Honor Society of Nursing. She brings a colorful background of experiences in various industries from retail to banking, inpatient and outpatient direct nursing care to clinical and non-clinical management, as well as medical coding and data management for quality assessment and reporting, which she applies daily in promoting excellence in care.
Sandra is a Resident Assessment Coordinator - Certified Advanced, (RAC-CTA), and has been working with Hughes Health and Rehabilitation since 2013. Among her achievements, Sandra was a recipient of the Hartford Regional Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing in 2016. Sandra has provided leadership in assisting Hughes to remain successful in a constantly changing reimbursement field. Under her guidance Hughes has developed a strong MDS and Case Management Department alongside dynamic data analysis and management processes that serve to keep Hughes as the place of choice for quality care.