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Stanley Anthony Rynkiewicz III


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Stanley was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Holy Family University in 1997. He proudly served his country as a Captain in the United States Air Force from 1999-2003, and got involved in home care while stationed in Tampa, Florida.

In 2008 Stanley finished his MSN at the University of Phoenix, as well as becoming Wound Care Certified (WCC). In March 2009 Stanley was appointed to the Leading Age PA (PANPHA's) SE PA Board of Directors, and became chair of the Home and Community Based Services Committee.

Since July 2009 Stanley has been with BHP Services, as the Administrator of BHP Service's home health care business line, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS). He founded this new agency from its inception to its Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) Accreditation.

He is an active and passionate member of the following organizations:

  • Leading Age PA SE Chapter (Treasurer).
  • The Pennsylvania Homecare Association's (PHA) Public Policy and Home Political Action Committees, Leading Age's (formerly AAHSA) Home Health and Hospice Task Force.
  • The National Association for Home Care and Hospice's (NAHC) Finance Committee.
  • Voluntary Home Care Association of America.
  • Private Duty Homecare Associations' Advisory Boards.
  • The Wound Care Advisor E-Magazine's Editorial Advisory Board.

He is also a Chronic Care Specialist (CCS), and is the Corporate Compliance Officer for BHP Services.

In 2012, Stanley got married, and now resides in Holland, Pennsylvania, with his wife Christine, stepdaughter Alexis, and their dog Nemo (his beloved German Shepherds have all changed worlds recently: Ashley, Sam, Katie, and Brutus). They enjoy spending time with their family and friends.

In the fall of 2012, Stanley and his family became involved in Mixed Martial Arts, which has helped him to lose over 80 pounds so far, in his quest to promote good health and overall quality of life.

In 2014, he became a certified instructor of the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support, CPR, and Heart Saver courses.

In 2015, he became a licensed Nursing Home Administrator (NHA).

In 2019 he became an Ostomy Management Specialist.

In July 2015, DMHHSS was given a 5 Star Agency on the CMS Home Health Compare Website, for our quality care under his leadership. It's the highest star rating given in the industry, and only 13 agencies in Pennsylvania have been honored with that recognition.

In December 2015, DMHHSS was selected to be part of the OCS Home Care Elite List.

In January, April, July, and October 2016 DMHHSS was rated a 5 Star Agency on the CMS Home Health Compare Website, for our quality care under his leadership.

On October 24, 2016 his son Stanley A. Rynkiewicz, IV was born, weighing 9lbs, 12 ounces. Stan relishes his newest role as dad and enjoys spending time with him, bringing much joy and happiness to his family.

In November 2016 he was elected by his peers to Pennsylvania Homecare Association's Board of Directors in a Director at Large position.

In November 2017 DMHHSS, was selected for the 3rd year in a row to be part of the OCS Home Care Elite List.

As of the latest update of CMS Home Health Compare in July of 2018, DMHHSS was the only 5 Star Agency in Philadelphia.

In November 2016 he was elected by his peers to Pennsylvania Homecare Association's Board of Directors in a Director at Large position.

In November 2018 he became a Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) Certified Home Health Consultant.

In November 2018 DMHHSS, was selected for the 4th year in a row to be part of the OCS Home Care Elite List.

As of the latest update of CMS Home Health Compare in January of 2019, DMHHSS was the only 5 Star Agency in Philadelphia.

In March 2019, DMHHSS had a successful no actions required survey for CHAP reaccreditation.

In addition, In March 2019, CHAP's Board of Directors appointed him to CHAP's Board of Review for all Accreditations.

Lydia Dudley

Executive Assistant

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Lydia is the Executive Assistant for Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services. Lydia went to college in Northern Pennsylvania at Bloomsburg University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in Marketing.

Lydia graduated in May of 2008 and began working at a direct mail and marketing company. She was employed there for about three years. Lydia decided to take a new path in her career when she began working at Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services in 2011. She started at the company as the Private Duty Schedule Coordinator and after hard work and dedication she was promoted to Officer Manger after a few years.

In 2016, Lydia moved to North Carolina with her husband and two boys and is happy to be able to still work as an Executive Assistant from home. She is excited to work for such a successful company and with such dedicated staff.

Gina Grosh

Clinical Director

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Gina is a Registered Nurse. She received her degree from Abington Dixon School of Nursing.

She was employed by Abington Hospital for 15 years, and worked in numerous capacities in the physician network as a medical assistant and office manager, before she started her nursing career as a cardiac nurse specializing in Heart Failure.

Gina joined the Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Service, LLC team in 2010 as a per diem RN, and became a full-time, home care nurse in 2011.

In 2015 Gina was promoted to Clinical Supervisor. In her role, she was responsible for ensuring that the patient’s care was coordinated and managed appropriately, as well as supervising clinical personnel.

Gina works with the Clinical Director in reviewing and evaluating the services provided by the clinicians, performing record reviews, and instructing and guiding clinicians to practice effective performance and delivery of quality home care services.

Gina resides in Philadelphia with her family. She enjoys being a mother to her two children, Taylor and Bobby.

Kate Liggins

Private Duty Manager

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Kate graduated from Temple University’s Fox School of Business in 2010, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. While achieving her degree, she worked as an Assistant Store Manager for a popular woman’s shoe company. After graduation, Kate then decided to make a career move, and worked for New York Life Insurance Company for a few years as a Case Analyst.

After gaining some experience working in a high demand office setting, Kate joined our team in February 2013 as the Private Duty Administrative Assistant. She thrives in her job, working closely with the staff and co-workers to help build the ever growing home care agency. In September 2015 Kate was promoted to the Private Duty Coordinator position, and in April 2017 Kate was promoted to the Private Duty Manager.

She was married to her husband Will in September 2011. Kate and her husband have two children, Gabriella and Willie. She also enjoys softball, cooking, and spending time with her husband and family on weekends in Cape May, NJ.

Stephanie Kalup


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Stephanie Kalup became a certified nursing assistant in 2002 where she worked pool for Northeastern Hospital. In 2005, Stephanie graduated from Episcopal Hospital School of Practical Nursing. Stephanie went to work in long term care and assisted living gaining knowledge of the geriatric population. In 2008, Stephanie began working for Comhar which she specialized in working with clients with Intellectual disabilities living in group homes throughout Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. She worked in this field for 8 years. Stephanie began working at Deer Meadows Home Health Care Agency in the spring of 2016 as a pool LPN. Stephanie took a full time position in July 2016.

Stephanie resides in the Somerton area of Northeast Philadelphia. She is married to her husband Jason with two children Hannah and Ryan. Stephanie is also a licensed realtor in Pennsylvania.

Antoinette Amodei


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Toni is a licensed physical therapist. She was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Temple University in 2004. Toni then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree in 2007 from Temple University. She has worked in multiple settings over the years including Outpatient Pediatrics, Acute Care, Subacute Rehab, and Home Care.  In 2009, she became a Certified Clinical Instructor from Arcadia University.

Toni joined the Deer Meadows Home Care team in January 2015 and became a full time, home care PT in 2016.  Toni was recently promoted to Rehabilitation Supervisor.  In her new role, she will continue to provide patient care as well as train, supervise and evaluate the performance of the Rehabilitation Staff. 

She resides in Pennsauken, NJ with her husband and two sons. In her spare time, she enjoys running, staying active and spending time with her family.

Christine Slavics

Certified Home Health Care Coordinator

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Christine is the Scheduling Coordinator for nursing, therapy, and social work at Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC.

Christine attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. After graduation, she found a temporary job at a busy home care agency in Langhorne, which would prove to become much more than just a temp job. She was promoted to Staffing Specialist as she honed the skills necessary to coordinate visits between nurses, social workers, home health aides, and hundreds of patients.

After almost two years, Christine was invited to join the Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services team. She gladly accepted and has become a happy and valuable member since then.

Christine looks forward to a bright future in this ever-growing home care agency.

Christine Rynkiewicz

Administrative Assistant

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Chris has been our per diem Administrative Assistant since February of 2013, handling all aspects of our payroll and human resources. 

She has an Associate’s Degree in Specialized Technology, and has been a licensed Cosmetologist for over 20 years.  She is also a licensed EMT, with over 5 years of experience as an Emergency Room Technician.

Chris resides with her family in Holland, where she was born and raised.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Stan, daughter Alexis, and son Stanley, and doing home-improvement projects.

Felicia Alber

Administrative Assistant

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I came to work for Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC in April 2016 as an Administrative Assistant. I answer the phones, scan and help everyone in the office where I can be of service.

I was born and raised in the Oxford Circle area of Philadelphia, I am a graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls and Peirce College. I now reside in Marlton, NJ with my husband Robert and our dog Bella. In my spare time I enjoy bowling, traveling, spending time with family and friends.

Caryann Myers Wasylkiw

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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Caryann is a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for DMHHSS.

Caryann graduated from Northeast High School in 2000 and is a Philadelphia native. She worked as a restaurant supervisor and catering assistant prior to her nursing education.

Caryann graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute from the Practical Nursing program in 2010 and worked as a home health aide during her studies. After receiving her nursing license, she focused on trach and vent care, working in the community as an adult/pediatric private-duty nurse with intellectually and developmentally disabled clients.

Caryann started as a per diem nurse at DMHHSS in May 2016 and soon became full-time in August 2016. Caryann resides in Philadelphia with her husband and two children. In her free time she enjoys singing, entertaining and spending time with her family and friends.

Carol Boyer-Rogers

Registered Nurse (RN)

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Carol is a native Philadelphian and graduated from Northeast High. She is a Registered Nurse. Carol received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Hampton University in Hampton, VA. She was employed at various facilities throughout the city and suburbs of Philadelphia including St. Joseph's, Germantown, Aria, Lower Bucks and Jefferson University Hospital. She was employed over 20 years in Intensive Care and has experience in home care, long term care and psychiatric nursing. She has held positions as an Assistant Head Nurse, Unit Manager and Case Manager.

Carol joined the team at Deer Meadows Home Health in 2015 as a full time employee.

Carol is married to Eddie and resides in Bristol, PA. They have two sons, Edward Jr. and Craig and a granddaughter, Remi. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, church and entertaining around the pool.

Dawn Boggs

Registered Nurse (RN)

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Dawn is a full time Resisted Nurse for DMHHSS. She attended Temple University and received a BA in Speech, Language and Hearing. After graduating from Temple she decided a few years later that she would like to pursue a degree in nursing.

Dawn attended Abington Memorial Hospital, Dixon School of Nursing. While in nursing school she worked as a nursing assistant. After nursing school she worked as a cardiac nurse specializing in Heart Failure and LVADs. Dawn began working as a per diem nurse with Deer Meadows Home care in 2012 and became a full time employee with DMHHSS in 2014 as a case manager. Dawn became certified as a Wound Care nurse (WCC) in October of 2015. Dawn lives in philadelphia with her husband Joe and her daughter Alexandra. In her free time Dawn enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Madelyn Fischer

Occupational Therapist

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Madelyn (Maddy) is a full time occupational therapist. She grew up in Yardley, PA. She received her Bachelor's degree in psychology from St. Joseph's University and later went on to receive her Master's degree in occupational therapy from University of St. Augustine in Austin, TX.

Maddy is a dedicated therapist who finds value in providing client-centered treatment to individuals and their families. She strives to provide her patients with the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to maximize independence in their daily occupations and improve their overall quality of life. Her primary areas of clinical experience in both geriatrics and pediatrics include neurological, orthopedic, degenerative, traumatic, cardiac, and developmental. 

In her free time, Maddy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, and traveling. Maddy joined the Deer Meadows home health team in June of 2018.

Diane Scott

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Diane was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her Certified Nursing Assistance certification through the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund in 2003.

Diane states: “I love my job! I enjoy seeing the smiles on my patients’ faces when I care for them and help them.”

When Diane is not out in the field caring for her patients with activities of daily living, she is helping out in the office. Diane is diligent with completing her required monthly continuing education credits.

Diane is certified in CPR, first aid training, caring for children with autism and folks with mental disabilities.

Diane is married for 11 years and she enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.

Keyata Williams

Private Duty Administrative Assistant

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Keyata Williams was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA but completed her High School education in the state of Maryland and graduated from Crossland High School in Landover MD in 1999.

After graduating Keyata moved back to Philadelphia and started working at Deer Meadow Retirement Community in April 2000 as an Activity Aide. After a year of working in the activities department Keyata decided she wanted to become more hands on with the patients and became a Social Services Assistant (SSA).

Keyata enjoys making the patients and residents happy. Keyata worked for DMRC for 17 years as a hard and dedicated employee. In September 2015 after working hands on with the residents at DMRC she decided to further her career and become a Certified Nursing Assistant. She completed the program at Prism Career Institute at the end of 2015 and was licensed as a C.N.A. in early 2016.

Most recently Keyata accepted a position with Deer Meadows Home Health as the Private Duty Administrative Assistant. Through this position Keyata can still work with the patients, but with a less hands on approach making sure there schedules are covered and each patient is being well taken care of. When Keyata is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Andreea Socoloschi

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Andreea is a full-time licensed clinical social worker. She was born in Romania and has lived in Canada, Germany, New York, Florida and now Pennsylvania. She completed her Bachelor’s of Arts and Science degree at McGill University in Canada and completed her Masters in Social Work degree at Florida State University. Andreea moved to Philadelphia  in 2016 and loves the vibrant culture that Philly has to offer. Andreea has worked in multiple settings with a variety of clients in a clinical capacity, providing case management, support and counseling.

Andreea enjoys helping patients, whether it’s connecting patients with local resources, helping them adjust to their living situation, or just checking in to see how they are doing. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband and two cats. She enjoys drawing, cooking, spending time with her family, and exploring the world.

Shawn Hanshew

Regional Marketing and Sales Director

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Shawn joined the marketing team at Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services in June 2018. Shawn was born and raised in Delaware. He attended Delaware Technical Community College and the University of Delaware, where he studied psychology and communications. Shawn has worked in healthcare marketing for 12 years and has over 20 years of marketing and public relations experience.

Shawn will be working with all of the hospitals in the Philadelphia area where he will be focusing on marketing the Deer Meadows interdisciplinary team and overseeing the hospital referral program that will include the highly anticipated weekend referral program. He will also be working directly with skilled nursing facilities and with specialty physician groups to promote our five-star rated agency. Additionally, he will promote the new home wound care and ostomy referral program, where he will work directly with Surgeons, their team and their pre/post-surgical ostomy patients through a home care referral process. This will give ostomy patient’s access to our highly trained certified wound care nurses and ostomy specialists while they are recovering at home. He will share his personal story and walk them through the process of their ostomy through their reversal.  Shawn is very passionate about helping ostomy patients because he is a former ostomy patient himself and truly understands what patients go through during this process.

Shawn lives in Center City Philadelphia. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking Italian and Thai cuisines, baking gourmet cupcakes and pies, traveling and going to the shore. He is also a very passionate fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and The University of Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens Football team.

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Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services
8301 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Phone: (215) 624-6038

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