In Home Solutions Has Wound Care Specialist

In Home Solutions home care, home health and hospice agency now has a wound care certified nurse on staff. RN Mary Thomas of Leeper became Wound Care Certified through the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. The WCC certification is the number one wound care credential in the United States. To receive the certification,…

New Administrator at Ridgmont

(Ridgway, PA) – Ridgmont personal care community in Ridgway, part of WRC Senior Services, recently hired Mike Fernan of Ridgway as its new Administrator. Fernan is a certified personal care home administrator and licensed nursing home administrator, working in healthcare and human services for the past 15 years. He has his master’s degree in social…

WRC Wears Purple for Hospice

WRC Senior Services held a Wear Purple Day for hospice awareness at each of its communities on Friday, November 13. Staff and residents alike participated. This event was held as part of National Home Care and Hospice Month, celebrated each year in November. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Home Care and Hospice Deliver…

In Home Solutions Honors Hospice Volunteers

(Brookville, PA) – In Home Solutions home care, home health and hospice agency recently honored its hospice volunteers with an appreciation luncheon at Plyler’s Buffet and Family Restaurant in Brookville. November is Home Care and Hospice Month, and In Home Solutions has several other activities planned. Hospice care is specialized, compassionate care for individuals with…

Leadership Change at Ridgmont

As you may know, we are working through some leadership changes at Ridgmont. Mike Fernan, who many of you know from his previous work with WRC, will be joining our team on November 23rd.  Mike will be the Administrator of RMT and will work with Becky and Jason to help with any day to day…

$500 Bonus!

If you refer someone to The Laurels or The Villas at Water Run and they move in…. You’ll get $500!!   Start telling everyone you know! The Laurels in Brookville – two homes available now for move-in. Residents pay an entrance fee to live there and a monthly fee. No longer have the worries of…

WRC New President-CEO

(Brookville, PA) – WRC Senior Services welcomed new President-CEO Barbara Sepich of Bethel Park this fall. Sepich replaces Fran Roebuck Kuhns of Brockway, who retired after 20 years of service. “As Board Chair, we thank Fran for her leadership over the past 20 years,” said Board of Director’s Chair Jay Chamberlin. “We have a solid…

WRC Recognizes Employees at Annual Banquet

(Brookville, PA)- WRC Senior Services’ annual banquet for our Employee Awards was held recently at Pinecrest Country Club in Brookville. WRC owns and operates the Laurelbrooke Landing continuing care retirement community in Brookville, North Fork Heights in Brookville, Ridgmont in Ridgway, Edgewood Heights in New Bethlehem, Highland Oaks in Shippenville and In Home Solutions home…

20th Annual WRC Golf Outing a Success!

(Brookville, PA) – WRC Senior Services’ 20th annual Charity Golf Open, recently held at Pinecrest Country Club in Brookville, netted $23,664 to benefit older adults in financial need. The funds raised go toward WRC Senior Services’ charitable care program. Charitable care describes the care provided to individuals who have exhausted their financial resources and cannot…

WRC Celebrates 125th Anniversary

WRC Senior Services celebrated its 125th Anniversary during the week of July 19 with picnics at each WRC location. WRC Senior Services was founded in Brookville in 1890 due to the efforts of Brookville resident and former army nurse Kate Scott and the Woman’s Relief Corp, a national auxiliary formed to care for Civil War…

WRC Presents at State Conference

(Hershey, PA) – A team from WRC Senior Services delivered a presentation at LeadingAge PA’s annual state conference in Hershey for long term care professionals on June 17. LeadingAge PA is an association to which WRC belongs that represents Pennsylvania non-profit organizations that provide housing, healthcare and community services to the elderly. WRC submitted a…

WRC Recognizes Board Members

(Brookville, PA) – During the recent annual re-organizational meeting of WRC Senior Services’ boards of directors, several local men and women were recognized for their service. WRC Senior Services is a not-for-profit organization that owns several communities and services for seniors in a tri-county area. They include: Laurelbrooke Landing and North Fork Heights in Jefferson…

Refer A Friend and Get Rewarded

Did you know WRC gives two referral bonuses to employees? 1. Employee Referral Bonus –> Keep your eye on the job postings and refer someone to any open full-time or part-time position. –> Your referral must identify you on their job application as the referral source, and their name must also be submitted on a…

Family Matters – 3/31/15

Click here to read the April edition of the Family Matters newsletter from Fran. In this  issue you can read about: 1. Community Service Award Won by Highland Oaks & In Home Solutions 2. Updates on the Villas at Water Run, Village at Ridgmont and Hospice 3. New Interim Administrator at Ridgmont 4. Fran’s Retirement

Partner in Caring Form

If you are interested in becoming a Partner in Caring, please download the form here. I’ve never heard of Partners in Caring. What is it? Here’s the details of the program. What is the Partners in Caring Program? The Partners in Caring Program is a special initiative that offers team members throughout the organization the…

Laurelbrooke Gets 5 Star Rating

(Brookville, PA) – McKinley Health Center, a skilled nursing and short stay rehab community at Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville, has received a Five-Star Quality Rating, the highest possible, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. McKinley Health Center is the only nursing home in Jefferson, Clarion, Clearfield and Elk counties with a Five-Star Quality…

Vision Program

Website: http://www.simple.us A Voluntary Vision plan is available. Click the following link for details. WRC Simple Vision Handout. 07 01 16 to 06 30 18. A plan description of the vision benefit program can be read by clicking FY 15 – 16 Simple Vision SPD. You may learn more by visiting the provider website (listed above). You…

Taxes

Local Services Tax Complete this form to apply for an exemption so the Local Services Tax is not withheld from your WRC paycheck. If the local services tax was already withheld and you need to request a refund, complete this form. Federal Tax If you would like to change the deductions coming out of your…