Aysha Kuhlor RN, BA, CDP, CADDCT, FACDONA
Director of Nursing/Clinical Services
Saint Mary Home
Aysha Kuhlor is an active Director of Nursing/Clinical Services at Saint Mary Home, part of The Mercy Community, in West Hartford, CT. Saint Mary Home is a 256-bed long term care facility that includes a secure Alzheimer’s/Dementia unit, long- and short-term rehabilitation services, an Adult Day Care Center, and residential care for individuals transitioning from homelessness.
Ms. Kuhlor has served in various leadership roles in long term care for more than 10 years. She is President of the Connecticut Chapter of NADONA and is on the Education and Legislative committees of the National Board of NADONA. Aysha also is active with various advisory Boards at the State and National level and has presented on various clinical topics at both National and State events. She participates on the American Association of Consultants Board in planning Senior Symposium events.
Aysha is the recipient of NADONA’s 2009 Nurse Administrator of the year award for the Eastern Region. She was honored with the 2007 Quality of Excellence Award from Catholic Health East. In October 2011, she was invited to present on the topic of “Preparing for ‘Never’ Events in Long Term Care” at the LeadingAge Conference held in Washington, D.C. Aysha is very passionate about nursing and her mission is to promote quality care for seniors and to recognize and advance her dedicated colleagues.
Aysha is married to Francis Kuhlor. they have two beautiful daughters, Denisha and Vanessa.