Predictive Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence: Tools for Early Intervention

  According to a January 2017 report from management consulting firm NewVantage Partners, approximately 95 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have made significant investments in big data initiatives within the past five years. The senior living profession is no exception. United Church Homes collects demographic and health data of its…

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United Church Homes, Fairhaven Community recognized by OSU’s Alber Enterprise Center

United Church Homes was one of four long-term care organizations recognized with the Collaboration in Developing the Future Workforce Award. “We’re thrilled to be able to honor these clients and partners for their commitment to continuous improvement and pursuit of excellence in their respective industries,” said Myra Wilson, MS, SHRM-SCP,…

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2018 UCH Golf Outing

  REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 1 Schedule for the Day Schedule for the Day 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:45 a.m. Call to Carts 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start Return to the clubhouse for lunch and prizes after tournament play. How to Register Register online: Click Here Register by email: nlongmeier@uchinc.org…

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UCH Board Sees End of Legacy, Welcomes New Member

Sue joined the Board in February 2007 as UCH faced an uncertain future, due to the recession that took a financial toll on the organization. The Board needed to make tough decisions to guide the organization through those difficult times and prepare for a stronger future, she said. Sue’s relationship…

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Residents Continue Ritual of Giving

  Residents of Chapel Hill, Fairhaven, Parkvue and Trinity communities collectively gave more than $20,300 to local, national and international charities in 2017 through worship service collections. This practice has deep meaning for many people who choose to live at United Church Homes. “The residents love to give,” said Rev.…

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Fairhaven Community Earns CMS 5-Star Quality Rating

CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily. Nursing Home Compare provides quality ratings to each of the nation’s Medicare and/or Medicaid-certified communities. Each community is rated from one star to five stars based on three critical areas: health…

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Fairhaven Chaplain Earns Board Certification to Enhance Ministry

Last fall, Rev. Dr. Rebecca King, chaplain at Fairhaven Community, took her ministry a step further when she was approved as a board-certified chaplain through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. of the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), a national nonprofit professional association. She was the second United Church Homes…

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United Church Homes earns Platinum certification in LGBT cultural competency training

United Church Homes has earned Platinum certification in the nation's leading cultural competency training for those working with LGBT older adults. The certification, which will be valid for the remainder of 2017 and the 2018 calendar year, comes from Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders, commonly known as SAGE. The…

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Seven UCH employees honored with 2017 LUV Award

  United Church Homes honored seven of its employees with the 2017 Living UCH Values Award, which recognizes those who demonstrate the highest commitment to our core values. All LUV Award winners received a certificate and community recognition. Pictured are LUV Award winners (front row, from left) Rebecca Snodgrass, Chapel…

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Abundant Life

United Church Homes recently completed a more than $7 million, multiyear restoration project to enhance Fairhaven. The makeover included new resident rooms, a new memory support neighborhood, a new therapy center, a facelift for the auditorium, a renovated chapel and a renewal of the outside courtyard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n79MvH-bY_A A Ministry of…

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Letter to the Editor

This week, we celebrate National Assisted Living Week and its theme “Family is Forever”. Just spend a little time at Fairhaven Community, and you’ll see first-hand how staff and residents are like family. From housekeeping to direct caregivers, our staff get to know the residents intimately, and so inevitably, special…

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Fairhaven Names New Assisted Living Director

CEAL is a comprehensive certification program designed to elevate the skills and professionalism of assisted living administrators in Ohio by providing a national certification along with Ohio’s comprehensive state-specific training. Following the four-day CEAL Training Course of interactive classroom training, guided self-study and hands-on clinical training, candidates must complete the…

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