Lighthouse Guild Names Mordecai Erps as New Director of Manhattan GuildCare

April 18, 2024

Posted by  Vision Monday

NEW YORK—Registered nurse Mordecai Erps has been named director of GuildCare, a division of Lighthouse Guild in Manhattan, the organization has announced. An adult day health care program in New York State specializing in services for people with vision loss, GuildCare provides services in Manhattan, Albany, Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Erps will have responsibility for daily operations and overall management of Manhattan GuildCare, according to the announcement. Erps has extensive experience in health care and nursing administration, having most recently served as director of nursing services for the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services in New York, a division of the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

He received his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Long Island University and his associate’s degree in arts from Kingsboro Community College, both in New York.

“As I step into this role, I am deeply honored to join the compassionate and dedicated GuildCare team. I look forward to working collaboratively to enhance the quality of life for our participants and their families,” said Erps.

GuildCare provides a broad range of services, including nursing care, medication management, diabetes care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, social work services, nutritional counseling, vision rehabilitation, therapeutic activities, morning snack and lunch. Services and activities are specially designed and adapted for individuals with all levels of disability—physical, cognitive and visual. Individuals do not have to be blind to qualify for GuildCare programs.

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