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By: Marissa Salvesen on November 8th, 2013

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Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center Renovations

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Bringing Relationship-Centered Care Even Closer to our Residents!!!

New Renovations……

Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center at Wesley Village celebrates the completion of a new renovation project, bringing relationship-centered care even closer to our residents!

The renovations include re-designed nursing stations which remove the physical barriers that prevent families and residents in wheelchairs to connect with staff. Nursing stations have evolved into “interdisciplinary work centers” and encourage interaction between staff, residents, families, and guests.

Also part of the upgrades, which were reviewed and critiqued by staff, residents, and families during the renovation project, are updated sitting and dining areas, therapy rooms, furniture, artwork, flooring, ceiling, lighting, technology, and more.

Bishop Wicke received a waiver from the state for this innovative care initiative, which was considered an “out of the box” idea for their 120-bed facility which provides short-term rehabilitation and also long term care. Several events were organized to unveil the renovations during the month of October, including an open house for both healthcare professionals and the general public and a dignitary event for local representatives, donors, and other guests.

Here is what Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center looks like now:

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All of the photos were taken by Woodruff/Brown Photography.

Bishop Wicke in the News….

Check out the link below for an article on the renovation project that was featured in the Shelton Herald.

Award-Winning Care….

Owned and operated by United Methodist Homes (UMH), a local, faith-based,not-for-profit organization based in Shelton, CT, Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center is proud to continue the mission of UMH by providing a continuum of services that supports health, independence, and dignity.

Selected as one of U.S. News and World Report’s Top Nursing Homes in America for 2013, Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center is an award-winning 5-star rated skilled nursing and rehab facility. For more information about Bishop Wicke at Wesley Village, please visit our community website.


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About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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