The following was provided by Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based provider of services to the developmentally disabled and mentally ill.
Judith P. Dami-Boone, DNP, CENP, RN of Lynnfield has been named by Bridgewell to be Director of Health Care for its many day and residential programs serving adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness. Bridgewell is a private, nonprofit based in Lynnfield that provides a variety of human services programs throughout eastern Massachusetts.
Boone comes to Bridgewell with nearly 25 years of experience as a nurse and has held a number of professional positions in both community programs and hospital settings, including Children’s Hospital in Boston, and taught as an adjust professor at several academic institutions.
“As the need for Bridgewell’s services expands both in number of individuals served and the complexity of their needs, we look to Judy Boone to help us ensure a quality health care delivery system and direct nursing activities,” said CEO Bob Stearns. “She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, professional training and great passion to this position. We look forward to having her as part of the Bridgewell team.”
More than 4200 individuals and their families receive services at Bridgewell at more than 90 programs in 19 communities in eastern Massachusetts. Bridgewell provides residential and day services, affordable housing and homeless services, clinical services, recreational services as well as employment training and educational services.
Boone’s will be responsible for oversight and management of all aspects of nursing practices. She will oversee the system for medication administration, regulatory compliance and agency health policies and procedures.
“I’m very pleased to become part of the Bridgewell family,” said Dr. Boone. “Bridgewell is well known in the community and has a reputation for clinical expertise, caring, innovation and integrity. I look forward to working with administrators, managers and individuals we serve to make sure our nursing activities contribute to improved quality of life.”
Boone received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Northeastern University, where she also received her bachelor’s and master’s of science degrees in nursing. She lives in Lynnfield with her husband Rod, and four children Jonathon, Christopher, Zachary and Meredith.