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What You Need to Know About Hiring Home Care Aides

Williamsburg Landing provides home care aides for its residents, upon request, who are professionally screened and interviewed. However, residents can also choose to hire caregivers on their own.  Unfortunately, many are not aware of the risks that can occur when bringing outside services into one’s home without thorough vetting, as we have recently learned in our community.

 

The following information provided by Partner in Care and Aging Care should serve as your guideline when choosing a home care provider.

 

Williamsburg Landing Receives 2018 Architecture and Design Award for Memory Support Home

Williamsburg Landing, the premier Life Plan Community in the greater Williamsburg area, is pleased to announce it has received the 2018 Architecture & Design Award from Senior Housing News in the building category of Stand-alone Memory Care. Greg Storer, President/CEO commented, "We are thrilled to receive this award. We are the proud recipients of an amazing and beautiful Memory Support Home thanks to the cohesive teamwork of RLPS Architects, Henderson Construction, and many subcontractors.

Williamsburg Landing's Third Annual Outstanding Service to Seniors Award

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing. In April 1963, President John F. Kennedy and the National Council of Senior Citizens designated May as “Senior Citizens Month,” the prelude to “Older Americans Month.”

Williamsburg Landing Adding Independent Living Homes

Williamsburg Landing is pleased to announce the addition of six homes in Independent Living as part of its Board-approved Master Plan expansion. The new homes will be located on the north side of Williamsburg Landing Drive, across from the Kramer Pavilion and sundial garden. 

Occupancy is anticipated by December 2019 or early 2020 once the homes are pre-sold.

Williamsburg Landing Certified as Center of Excellence for Wound Care

October19, 2018 – WILLIAMSBURG, VA –
Williamsburg Landing has been certified by Vohra Wound Physicians as a Center of Excellence for Wound Management. Only 10% of Vohra’s skilled nursing facility partners have qualified for this annual certification.

 

Williamsburg Landing, a Life Plan Community, places a top priority on healing and rehabilitating its residents to return them to their homes. The Nursing staff is equipped and trained in a specialized wound management program to provide care for residents with chronic or complex wounds.

 

Williamsburg Landing Introduces Connections Program in Memory Support

Williamsburg Landing announced the launching of its new signature program, Connections, focusing on personalized engagement for those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias in their Memory Support Home.  One of the highlights of the Connections program is its award-winning, evidence-based care model, “Behavior-Based Ergonomics Therapy” (BBET). The BBET philosophy centers around ergonomics: the science of tailoring the environment to reduce stress on an individual.  Staffed by licensed and certified nurses and support staff, all are BBET-certified in its uniquely customized approach.

Williamsburg Landing Partners with Hospice House of Williamsburg & Support Care of Williamsburg

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg (HHSCW) beginning in September 2018.

 

HHSCW staff will provide Williamsburg Landing employees with end of life education, enhancing our ability to provide the best possible care to our residents and family members. This training will be led by HHSCW staff: Nicole Osborne (Programs Director) and supplemented by Heidi Crocker (Clinical Director), Hannah Creager (Chaplaincy Director), and Bell-Jo Rodgers (Nurse Consultant Emeritus).

 

Williamsburg Landing Names New Board Members

Williamsburg Landing has announced the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors.  Allison J. Brody, Louise F. Canfield, Michael J. Fox, Dr. Carlane J. Pittman and Edgar J. Schumacher will each serve three-year terms. Residents’ Council President, William Kaufmann, re-elected by the Williamsburg Landing Resident Association, will continue his service on the board. As a non-profit Life Plan Community, Williamsburg Landing is guided by a local 18-member volunteer Board of Directors that includes two voting residents.

Williamsburg Landing and K4Connect Announce Partnership to Add Connected-Life Technology

Raleigh, NC and Williamsburg, VA – June 5, 2018 – Williamsburg Landing, the premier Life Plan Community in Williamsburg, and K4Connect, a mission-centered technology company that creates connected-life solutions for older adults and those living with disabilities, have announced a new partnership between the two leaders. K4Connect will deploy its flagship senior living solution known as K4Community throughout the Williamsburg Landing community.

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