Meet Our Team
Village Point Rehabilitation & Healthcare operates as a nonprofit senior care community, leaving our dedicated team free to focus on the healing and recovery of each person in our care. Following the Springpoint model for awareness and sensitivity, all associates receive ongoing training to stay alert to changes that may require adjustments in treatment. Whether a stay is short-term or long, you’ve got our full attention. Who’s on the Village Point Rehabilitation & Healthcare team? We are the clinicians, rehab specialists, and caregivers dedicated to providing the highest level of innovative, effective and compassionate senior care in Monroe Township, New Jersey, not far from West Windsor.
Contact us today to schedule a tour of our community and get to know the team at Village Point Rehabilitation & Healthcare.
Meet Our Team
R. Jay Whiteman
Senior Executive Director
Mr. Whiteman is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of Village Point. With 18 years of experience in the senior living industry, he served as Executive Director at Meadow Lakes leading the team through $20 million+ of capital improvements to enhance amenities and infrastructure across the campus, enhancing communication with residents, improving levels of resident satisfaction and demonstrating repeated survey excellence in Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing neighborhoods, including Advanced Standing recognition for the Assisted Living Program.
A Magna Cum Laude graduate from Muhlenberg College with an A.B. in Business Administration/A.B. in Economics; Summa Cum Laude graduate from Temple University with an M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration/M.S. in Healthcare Financial Management; and Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. Industry affiliations include Chair of the Springpoint Senior Living Human Resources Advisory Board; Springpoint Senior Living Ethics Committee member; Advisory Board member for the Jersey College School of Nursing’s Ewing, NJ campus.
Tina Hanoman assists in the direction of the overall function of Village Point’s ongoing operations including planning and development in accordance with federal, state, and local standards; buildings; and regulations. Prior to that, she worked in various roles including human resources manager and implementation specialist for an electronic health record company.
Ms. Hanoman holds a Master of Science in Health Administration from New Jersey City University and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Rutgers University. She is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) in the State of New Jersey, Certified Assisted Living Administrator (CALA) and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). A member of the Community Emergency Response Team, Ms. Hanoman is also certified in CPR/AED by the American Heart Association.
Kartikey Nanavati, MD
Dr. Nanavati is the Medical Director of Village Point, committed to a patient-centered care approach. With 40 years of experience in the medical field, he has a private medical practice specializing in geriatrics and internal medicine. His services are exclusive to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, house calls and hospitals. He has attending privileges at University Medical Center of Princeton, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Saint Peter’s University Hospital.
His Medical Directorship includes the management of emergency rooms in several hospitals with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital accounting for a volume of 34,000 patient visits per year and with a down closing rate close to 0% all of the time.
Saswati Chakraborty CSW, MBA, CDP
Ms. Chakraborty has 22 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has 15 years of experience in the marketing business development and admissions process for several major companies. She is part of the Reducing Re-hospitalization initiative and Care Coordination meetings at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, CentraState Medical Center and St. Peter’s University Hospital. Her experience also includes corporate training related to compliance, regulatory affairs, ethics, coaching and counseling and WE CARE Sensitivity.
Ms. Chakraborty earned double Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Clinical Psychology, respectively. A Certified Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner, she is a member of the Geriatric Advisory Council and a chairperson of Walk to End Alzheimer’s New Jersey.
Jennifer Sacks, RN
Director of Nursing Services
Ms. Sacks is responsible for the management and operations of the clinical aspect of the nursing unit, directing the post-acute setting. Her nursing career experience includes infection control and quality assurance as well as behavioral health.
Ms. Sacks is progressive in her nursing knowledge and shares that knowledge with her peers, allowing the staff to care for more advanced acuity patients.
Jessica Mennella, MA, CCC-SLP
Director of Rehabilitation
Ms. Mennella is Director of Rehabilitation at Village Point with extensive experience in areas of speech, language and hearing disorders; mechanisms including apraxia, dysarthria, articulation, auditory processing, cognitive-linguistic skills and executive functioning; aphasia therapy; and dysphasia management.
Ms. Mennella earned her Bachelor of Arts in English, French and linguistics from Drew University; Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology and Communication Disorders from Kean University. She is certified in Clinical Competence by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a licensed Speech Language Pathologist and a certified Speech-Language Specialist in New Jersey.