Jewish Senior Life announces that three of its leaders were honored as 2018 Health Care Achievement Award recipients by the Rochester Business Journal. The award recognizes excellence, promotes innovation and honors the efforts of those making a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Rochester area.
The following Jewish Senior Life employees were recognized:
- Michele Schirano, SVP/Administrator of the Jewish Home was honored in the Management (long-term care) category for her leadership in ensuring meaningful life for residents, implementing an electronic medical records system and driving high quality and satisfaction measures.
- Marie Aydelotte, Chief Medical Officer was honored in the Senior Care category for driving forward a new palliative care program, stewardship of antibiotic use, expanding the physician house calls program and ensuring high-quality medical care for Jewish Home residents.
- Sue Adams-Price, Person-Centered Care Manager was honored in the Staff category for being integral to the development and implementation of Jewish Senior Life’s person-centered care philosophy and the new Green House Cottages, including leading staff training for both leadership and frontline staff in areas such as meaningful life, engagement and coaching for partnership.
“We are extremely proud to have these individuals leading care initiatives for our organization,” said Mike King, President and CEO of Jewish Senior Life. “Each one of them goes above and beyond to ensure that we’re delivering the best possible care to every person we serve, and we look forward to continuing to celebrate their accomplishments.”
The 2018 Health Care Achievement Awards ceremony was held on Friday, March 23, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. See the full list of award recipients online here.
About Jewish Senior Life:
Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Senior Life is guided by the values of honoring family and emphasizing aging in place—allowing people to remain in the place of their choice longer. Jewish Senior Life is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offering all levels of care from independent living to skilled nursing care on a single campus:
- The Summit at Brighton for independent living;
- Wolk Manor for assisted living;
- The Lodge at Wolk Manor for assisted living memory care;
- The Jewish Home of Rochester for long-term, transitional, and memory care;
- Transitional Care at the Jewish Home for short-term rehabilitation;
- Atkin Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation;
- Marian’s House daytime retreat for those with memory loss; and
- a variety of community programs and services such as Living Well Companion Care and Physician House Calls, that enable people to age and live safely, either on campus or in another place that they call home.
Jewish Senior Life is the only senior care provider in the Rochester area to offer Life Care, a program which eliminates worries about unforeseen care needs and medical expenses throughout the full continuum of care.
Jewish Senior Life is CARF accredited for its high quality and customer satisfaction, and has been named a 2017 Top Workplace by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
Jewish Senior Life is a member of the Alliance for Senior Care of Greater Rochester, Leading Age, Leading Age New York, and the Association of Jewish Aging Services.
For more information, please visit www.jewishseniorlife.org.
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