Meet Our Team

Welcome to Laurel Ridge Health Care Center! Below, meet our team of dedicated and passionate professionals who oversee the care of our residents and staff. Whether you’re looking for short-term rehab or long-term care, we are here to guide you in your healthcare decisions. The center can always be reached at 203-438-8226 or by email at

Caitlin Cannavaro


Hetty Asare

Director of Nursing Services

Marisa Tancredi

Assistant Director of Nursing Services

Sonal Chand

Rehabilitation Director

Andrea Blair

Social Services Director

Deepani Wijegunawardana

Dining Director

Maintenance Director

Michelle Nicholson


Lisa Bowe

Dir. of Therapeutic Recreation

Shannon Simpson

Business Office Manager

Lisette Velazquez

Human Resources

Virginia Malachi

Housekeeping/Laundry Director

Jamie Randall

Minimum Data Set Director

Jovana Russotti-Vines

Infection Control Nurse

Jessica Louis

Staff Development Director