On-Site Medical Services
From questions about symptoms to immediate first-aid care, the Warwick Forest Wellness Clinic is available to all neighbors regardless of their primary care physician. Directed by our very own full-time, on-site, board-certified Geriatrician, the Clinic provides convenient, comprehensive primary care services.
Some of these services include:
- Annual wellness visits
- Flu shots
- Prescriptions & medication management
- Routine check-ups and screenings
- Laboratory services
- Vaccinations and other injections
- Blood pressure checks
- Wound care
- Primary care visits
- Suture removal
- Nebulizer treatments
- Assistance with scheduling diagnostic tests off campus
- Drug prescription delivery services from approved pharmacies
And should you ever need them, Warwick Forest also includes specialty healthcare services all on one campus including Assisted Living, Rehabilitation, Continuous Care and Memory Care.
Meet Our Providers
Dr. Emmeline Gasink
Dr. Gasink serves as the full-time Medical Director for the entire Warwick Forest campus. In this capacity, she leads the clinical development and medical direction for Independent Living and Assisted Living, as well as working closely with our current dedicated team of providers while leading the medical direction for our memory care unit and long-term care residents at The Gardens at Warwick Forest.
Dr. Gasink completed medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and her residency at the Riverside Family Medicine Residency in Newport News, Virginia. She is American Board-Certified in Family Medicine and has significant experience working with continuing care retirement communities. Most recently she spent three years as Medical Director of Williamsburg Landing.
Dr. Gasink also serves as a Primary Care Physician for those residents who select her, and she follows them through the continuum of care even if needs change over time. This allows Dr. Gasink the unique opportunity to learn each person's health history, habits, and personality so that she can more easily recognize signs that may indicate a potential change in health as well as provide individualized care.
Dr. Joseph Ward
Dr. Ward serves as full-time Medical Director for The Gardens at Warwick Forest. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency at Riverside Hospital Family Practice Center. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and specializes in family medicine.
Ward has long been a physician leader in the community and chose working with older adults and in Riverside Health System's Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services Division as a second career. Before his current role, Dr. Ward successfully started and grew a primary care practice in the Tidewater region, now known as Tidewater Multispecialty Physicians Group.
Dr. Ward is also a Certified Medical Director (CMD), a prestigious certification awarded by the American Medical Directors Association for physicians who demonstrate exceptional competence in clinical medicine and medical management in long-term care.