Guardianship Services

a not for profit corporation



Mission and Purpose
About Us
Caring Managers



Bernice Shapiro, RN, MSN
Director of Nursing and Clinical Services

Ms. Shapiro, as the Director of Nursing and Clinical Services for INTEGRAL, brings a 30 year history of exemplary practical, clinical, managerial and administrative nursing experience to our Agency.

As an Assistant Director of Nursing for a NYS Skilled Nursing Facility as well as a Regulatory Compliance Consultant to many New York State Skilled Nursing Facilities, Ms. Shapiro not only brings that storied C.V. to our Agency but does so with a compassionate and heartfelt concern for all of our court appointed charges.

Ms. Shapiro oversees our staff of clinicians at IGS as well as the management of our Social Work and Case Management professionals. Ms. Shapiro interacts with all of the Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Group Facilities in ensuring all of the necessary services needed to maintain, improve and elevate our wards quality of life are being maintained and provided to highest degree possible.

Ms. Shapiro, along with her clinical staff, reviews each wards plan of care, ensures the highest level of medical care is being provided and consents to all appropriate medical and diagnostic treatments and procedures.

Ms. Shapiro provides these services to ensure the safety, security and medical well being of all of our wards and are being achieved in the least restrictive setting available.