Westgate Hills Rehabilitation & Nursing Center:
Short Term Rehab, Long Term Care, Hospice, Respite & More

Our Mission

Our mission is to be the facility of choice for patients, employees and physicians by providing high-quality care to our community. At Westgate Hills Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, the pillar of our operation is the delivery of quality healthcare in the most appropriate, safe, patient-centered care environment.

Rehab Center Ammenities


Meet Our Team

Carmella Kane, MA, NHA

Nursing Home Administrator

Carmella Kane, MA, NHA received her Undergraduate Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her Graduate Degree from Chestnut Hill College. She has been proudly serving local seniors since 1985 taking on roles in Hospice, Protective Services as well as long term care. Carmella became a Nursing Home Administrator in 2009 and has guided her teams with a hands-on, caring approach and was proudly named PHCA’s Nursing Home Administrator of the year in 2015.

Carmella is an avid quilter; she lives in Lansdowne and has an adult son and daughter-in-law. She is an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church and oversees numerous mission projects in her role as Mission Chairperson.

Emmanuel Amoah, RN

Director of Nursing

Bio coming soon.

Kelly Ellis

External Marketing Liaison

Kelly Ellis is the external marketing liaison for Westgate Hills Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She is a graduate of Arcadia University with her Bachelors Degree in Healthcare Administration.  She comes to her role at Westgate with more than a decade of experience in long term care, post-acute rehabilitation, and personal care. Born and raised in Montgomery County, she now lives in Drexel Hill.  Kelly is driven by her desire to educate and help others. It is her goal to “ease the fear, worry and pain” associated with the decisions regarding placement in a skilled care facility.

If Kelly is not working or at home playing with her adorable cats you will probably find her out and about town. Kelly is a self-proclaimed “foodie” and is willing to travel to try something new!

Sharon Sanderson

Admissions Director / Business Office Manager

Joan Marie Hess, LSW

Director of Community Relations

Joan Marie Hess LSW is the Director of Community for Rosewood Gardens.
She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and her graduate degree from Temple University. She has been proudly serving the Senior population since 1985, working as a Social Worker in many roles including Home Care, Hospice, Senior Health Services and as a Discharge Planner for the CCMC System for 25 plus years. During that time she was awarded Employee of the Year at the DCMH Division.
She then branched out to the long term care field as a Clinical Liaison and Marketer. One of her passions in this role is to provide education to the County Senior population through workshops on Advance Directive education, VA benefits and as a member of the DC3 Cares Coalition.

She has been a resident of Media PA since 1985 and is a member of Nativity BVM Church.
When she is not working she enjoys spending time focused on rescue dogs, gardening, experimenting in culinary arts, hiking and visiting her 2 adult daughters on the West Coast.