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McNeal Wins Statewide Award for Leadership and Caring

Delaware, OH – Jan. 7, 2021

Connie McNeal, activities director at Willow Brook Christian Village in Delaware, Ohio, won the 2020 Excellence in Caring Award from LeadingAge Ohio, the statewide association representing 400 long-term care organizations and hospices.

“2020 has been without doubt the most challenging year ever experienced by the long-term care sector,” stated Kathryn Brod, . . . Read More

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Wellman Retires After 46 Years of Service at Willow Brook

Delaware, OH – June 18, 2020

Willow Brook Christian Communities’ longest serving employee Lucretia (Lu) Wellman recently retired from the organization after 46 years of service.

Hired as an office manager in 1974, Wellman was Willow Brook’s first employee. At the time, Willow Brook was a 25-bed nursing home in Worthington, Ohio and run by volunteers. Larry . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Christian Communities Coronavirus Policy

March 12, 2020

To: Willow Brook Residents, Employees and Families
From: Larry Harris, CEO

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues and concerns increase, I want to tell you how we are preparing for any potential impact at Willow Brook.

First, here are coronavirus symptoms: a fever greater than 100 degrees, shortness of breath, continual coughing or trouble . . . Read More

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Senior Showcase Seeks Entries For Art Exhibit

Delaware, Ohio – Feb. 3, 2020

News Release
For Immediate Release: Feb. 3, 2020
Contact:  Erin MacLellan
 740-201-5789
emaclellan@willow-brook.org

SENIOR SHOWCASE SEEKS ENTRIES FOR ART EXHIBIT

Delaware, Ohio — Entries are being accepted for the Senior Showcase, a juried art exhibit that will showcase the art work of individuals in Delaware County who are 55 . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Christian Home Earns Perfect Inspection

Columbus, Ohio- Jan. 27, 2020

For the 15th straight year, the Willow Brook Christian Home’s assisted living facility received perfect scores for its nursing care during a recent inspection by the Ohio Department of Health.

And The Home also received a perfect inspection for all other aspects of its assistance living facility. Inspectors from the Ohio Department . . . Read More

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Artistic Seniors Win 25 Awards at Art & Writing Show

Delaware, Ohio – July 3, 2019 – What busy and artistic seniors we have at our three Willow Brook communities! This year, our residents entered a record 75 pieces in the Central Region Art and Writing Show sponsored by LeadingAge Ohio, a non-profit association representing 400 long-term care organizations.

Twenty-five winners from Willow Brook Christian Communities earned . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Honored by Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce

Delaware, Ohio – Feb 7, 2019

Willow Brook Christian Communities was named the Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year by the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber’s annual dinner Feb. 4.

“Willow Brook is a great friend to the Chamber,” said Holly Quaine, president of the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are honoring Willow Brook leaders and . . . Read More

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Charles Allen’s Amazing Flight

It was a wonderful 100th birthday for Charles Allen after he was able to take control of a plane once more. Read the Delaware Gazette article here. To learn more about the incredible Charles Allen, and his time in WWII and Vietnam, please read his interview on the Delaware Gazette website here.

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Charles Allen 100th Birthday Flight

Delaware, Ohio – Nov 20, 2018

WORLD WAR II CO-PILOT TO FLY AGAIN ON 100TH BIRTHDAY ON NOV. 21

Charles Delton Allen, a pilot who flew combat missions in World War II and Vietnam, hopes to fly a plane one more time – on Nov. 21, his 100th birthday.

If the weather cooperates, he’ll do just that. Allen is scheduled to . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Receives Perfect Inspections!

Delaware, Ohio – Sep 25, 2018

The healthcare care centers at Willow Brook Christian Village recently received perfect annual inspections from the Ohio Department of Health. The surveyors arrived unannounced, and all areas were reviewed for compliance.

Ohio Department of Health officials inspected resident medical records, reviewed policies, interviewed staff on emergency procedures and inspected the kitchen and laundry. Surveyors . . . Read More

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Widowhood Workshop

Delaware, Ohio – Aug 21, 2018

Are you or someone you love grappling with the loss of a spouse? Do you want to learn more about how to help those who are widowed? Please join us for the Widowhood Workshop on Sept. 11, 2018 from 1:30 p.m-5 p.m. at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West in . . . Read More

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Delaware Run Satisfaction Survey Results

Delaware, Ohio – June 26, 2018

The assisted living program at Willow Brook at Delaware Run was ranked in the top 25 in the state for overall resident satisfaction, making it the only Delaware County assisted living facility that made the list. Delaware Run ranked #23 out of 687 assisted living facilities in Ohio.

In Delaware County, Delaware . . . Read More

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New Wing Grand Opening

 

News Release
Willow Brook
Christian Communities
100 Delaware Crossing West
Delaware, OH 43015
Contact:
Erin MacLellan
740-201-5789
For Immediate Release: May 22, 2018

WILLOW BROOK OPENS NEW WING AND MEDICAL OFFICES
 

DELAWARE –More than 450 people came to Willow Brook at Delaware Run last week to celebrate the opening of a new wing, which features medical offices and new rooms, apartments and suites . . . Read More

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Volunteers Honored at Willow Brook Reception

Delaware, Ohio – April 23, 2018 

More than 130 volunteers were celebrated recently at the Willow Brook Christian Communities annual volunteer reception. And one person from each campus received an award for sharing special, loving gifts of their time and talents to Willow Brook residents.

Village executive director Nicole Ketron described honoree Lou Ann Giedlinski as compassionate and . . . Read More

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Ohio Department of Aging Survey of Centrum

Delaware, Ohio – April 16, 2018

More than 93 percent of residents of The Centrum, the assisted living facility at Willow Brook Christian Village, are very satisfied with the care they receive, according to the Ohio Department of Aging, compared to a statewide overall resident satisfaction score of 85 percent.

“Our residents in The Centrum expect exceptional . . . Read More

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Ketron Earns Award From American College of Health Care Administrators

Delaware, Ohio – March 28, 2018

Nicole Ketron, administrator of Willow Brook Christian Village, has been selected for the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Healthcare Administrators.   Nationwide, only 11 percent of leaders of skilled nursing facilities earn this distinction.

Eligibility for the award is based on three years of health and fire safety . . . Read More

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Village Super Bowl Draws News Coverage

Willow Brook Christian Village pulled out all the stops to host the Village Super Bowl game on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. It was a special day pitting the Village ‘99ers against the Village Groundhogs for a game of touch football. Organizers hosted the event to honor Jake Jarvis, a student with Delaware Area Career Center . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Christian Home’s TV ad

Keep an eye out for this awesome ad.   From late November to late January The Home is on TV! Portrayed not by actors and actresses, but our own residents and staff! The ad is shown on Spectrum networks on a huge variety of channels including,

History Channel
Lifetime
HGTV
CNN
Weather Channel
Discovery Channel
TNT
Channel 10
A rotation . . . Read More

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Full Sound Chamber Group performed at Delaware Run

The Full Sound Chamber Group performed to a delighted audience last night. They were the February offering for Willow Brook’s monthly “Music at the Summit” series. The string quintet is made up of five Loritsch brothers. Shalem and Chesed played the violins, Chayah was on the viola, Racham on the cello, and Tisdqah the double-bass . . . Read More

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