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Penacook Place Welcomes Paula Drelick As Its New President


Paula Drelick - Penacook Place PresidentHaverhill, Mass. – November 27, 2018 – Penacook Place, a member of Covenant Health, is pleased to announce Paula Drelick has joined the team of its 160-bed skilled nursing facility, which offers short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term nursing and specialty memory care, as its new President.

“Penacook Place is going through a wonderful revitalization. It’s a great time to welcome Paula,” said David Becker, System Vice President of Post-Acute Care, Covenant Health. “She is a well-known and established member of the healthcare community who takes a hands-on approach to daily operations. I’m confident she’ll begin making contributions immediately and will be appreciated by our staff, residents and their families.”

“The healthcare environment is continually changing, and I pride myself on changing with it,” shared Drelick. “I’m excited to meet the staff, short-term patients, as well as residents and their families, and to bring my experience and energy to ensure Penacook Place continues to evolve and deliver high-quality, compassionate care.”

Most recently, Drelick served as Executive Director for Genesis Healthcare’s Palm Center for Rehabilitation Excellence in Chelmsford, Massachusetts where she oversaw operations for the 118-bed facility and its 180-person staff. Prior to that, she held the same role at Kindred Transitional Care in Dedham, Massachusetts.

Drelick is a registered nurse. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and is working toward her master’s degree in Health Care Administration, also at SNHU.

About Penacook Place
Penacook Place is a 160-bed skilled nursing facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The center provides short-term rehabilitation, long-term nursing care and memory care in both private and semi-private rooms. The skilled team is focuses on delivering personalized, compassionate care for its residents, patients and their families. Penacook Place is a short-drive from Boston or southern New Hampshire and is easily accessible via I-93, I-95 and I-495.

About Covenant Health
Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional health care system and a leader in values-based, not-for-profit health and elder care. Covenant’s family of facilities consists of hospitals, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living residences and community-based care organizations throughout New England. We’re fully committed to offering a continuum of high- quality, compassionate care to the individuals and communities we serve. Please visit to learn more about us or to review a list of associated locations.

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