MCNR is deeply committed to supporting our region through active participation and involvement in all facets of community life.
MCNR plays a leadership role in developing the next generation of healthcare professionals from educational institutions including Yale University, University of Connecticut, Norwich Technical School, Goodwin College and Quinebaug Valley Community College.
MCNR is a clinical rotation site for RN, LPN, CNA, occupational therapist assistant students, speech therapy, and is a preceptor site for physical therapy, therapeutic recreation and speech therapy students. The rehabilitation department provides opportunities for students to observe physical and occupational therapists at work, fulfilling academic observation requirements.
MCNR nurses help to educate patients and families at regional hospitals including Windham and Backus about congestive heart failure (CHF), one of the leading causes of avoidable hospital readmissions. Our staff is in demand and available to speak on a variety of topics including:
MCNR’s ongoing participation in a wide variety of community outreach programs keeps our connections with the community strong and vibrant. We are a vital presence throughout the community:
Our staff members are actively involved in leadership roles throughout the community, holding board positions at:
MCNR employees, residents and families have supported numerous fundraising events to benefit:
MCNR has a special relationship with our close neighbor, the University of Connecticut. Our connections are multi-faceted, providing opportunities that enrich lives in both of our communities.