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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Homestead Village Values and Philosphy

"We" statements.  Homestead Village's Values and Philosophy of Care boldly assert eleven "We" statements. Each states what we believe.  The governing leadership expects every stakeholder of Homestead Village to uphold and follow these creeds.  It is not a choice - it is a necessity to fulfill Homestead Village's mission, vision and purpose.  In our modern society, it is frowned upon to demand that people do anything.  Instead we ask, encourage and appeal to people to behave and participate in a certain fashion.

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Monday, February 15, 2016

The Life Enrichment Team at Homestead Village Makes a World of Difference

When you think Life Enrichment at Homestead Village, the first names that comes to mind our Karen Longenecker and her assistant, Maureen Deibert.  Karen, with Maureen's assistance, creates the wonderful programs each month detailed in the Adventures in Life.  Karen has been our Life Enrichment Coordinator since 2006 and came to Homestead Village with 25 years of experience.  In fact she will celebrate her tenth anniversary in August of this year.  Maureen has assisted her for about five years.

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Culture Change is a Renewed Focus and Journey

Homestead Village has embarked on a wonderful improvement of our nursing care.  The expansion of the Apostles Center for Care includes the addition of Young House with added kitchen, dining and living space, additional private rooms in Radcliffe House and additional outdoor living space for all the houses.  When completed, the new Apostles Center will feature three separate houses:  Fickes House serving 22 residents; Radcliffe House serving 21 and Young House serving 15.

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