This video is a snapshot of the Second Mile Award Ceremonies at Willow Brook Christian Communities. Each year around Christmas, at all three Willow Brook campuses, staff and residents nominate staff members for The Second Mile Award – an award which recognizes the staff member’s dedication and hard work and their willingness to “go the . . . Read More
This Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 4:30p.m., Willow Brook residents will be attending The Central Ohio Symphony Concert at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Gray Chapel. If you are unable to attend in person, but would still like to join us and enjoy this beautiful music, please click the link below:
This musical project combines the talents of residents, staff, and friends from our Village and Delaware Run campuses.
The Barn at Stratford provided the perfect setting, thanks to the kindness of the Delaware County Historical Society.
We hope that the music and message of this timeless Christmas carol brings both warmth and joy to your holiday season.
Channel 10 did a great story about our vaccinations of employees last week.
The reporter, Kevin Landers, interviewed 3 of our employees by Zoom. Kristy King (housekeeping), Jacob Coy (PCA) and Megan Rumbalski (PCA) did a great job explaining why it was important to get the . . . Read More
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
As nursing homes in the state begin to open up for visitors, 10TV wanted to get the inside scoop on how it feels to have visitors again. So they came up to Willow Brook Christian Village to interview Betty Baker and her visiting family.
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
Our own Connie McNeal at The Village made the Columbus Dispatch today. Learn how Connie and other activity directors are spreading joy amid the challenges of COVID.
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
Delaware, Ohio – Feb. 3, 2020
For Immediate Release: Feb. 3, 2020
Contact: Erin MacLellan
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
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
National eldercare expert Barbara McVicker shared strategies and tips for caring for your elderly parents at a Willow Brook presentation. View the video to learn essential information and how to create a plan.
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
Delaware, Ohio – June 24, 2019
Beth Rieman shared a cane once owned by Gen. Teddy Roosevelt during World War II with assisted living residents at Willow Brook at Delaware Run. Roosevelt gave the cane to Rieman’s great grand uncle, and she is donating it to a museum in Normandy, France. Pictured in the article are . . . Read More
Delaware, Ohio – May 28, 2019
Willow Brook Christian Village hosted a magical senior prom featuring music and dancing, a photo booth and lovely corsages. With help from staff and community volunteers, our residents enjoyed reliving their prom days and creating new memories with friends. Click here: This Week photographer Shane Flanigan’s photo gallery.
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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
Jan. 1, 2019
SourePoint just launched a new caregiver support group at Willow Brook Christian Village. Read about it here.
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.
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
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
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
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
100 Delaware Crossing West
Delaware, OH 43015
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
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
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
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
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
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,
A rotation . . . Read More