Helping Residents Navigate COVID Challenges By Staying Safe & Sound

With the uptick of COVID cases across the country, United Church Homes (UCH) and the Clinical Service team led by Patti Klingel, Executive Director of Compliance and Clinical Services, remind us that Safe and Sound isn’t just a saying —it’s a core pillar of our mission to help our residents…

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7 Tips for Moving into a Senior Living Community

The active housing market has many older adults considering whether now is the time to downsize and move. Senior independent living communities welcome adults ages 55 and older and typically offer of cottage homes and apartments, and sometimes both. They are an attractive option because they offer a broad range…

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2020: UCH Team Spreads Hope, Resilient Spirit

March 13, 2020, is circled on United Church Homes senior leaders' calendars - just two days after COVID-19 was declared a national emergency in the U.S. That day began a baptism by fire for every UCH team member. UCH faced two challenges against the backdrop of one of the most…

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Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week

FAIRBORN [May 3, 2019] – Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) in Fairborn is excited to participate in National Skilled Nursing Care Week, which will be held May 12 – 18. The NSNCW 2019 theme, “Live Soulfully,” will celebrate skilled nursing centers and their residents and staff by showcasing…

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Examples of Engagement

Our residents are so engaged, we couldn’t write features on every story. Here are some highlights of other engagement activities by residents and staff of UCH communities from our Community Benefits Program. Cherry Arbors Dwight, a resident of Cherry Arbors, retired when he moved in. To fight boredom, Dwight began…

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UCH communities recognized with Silver Quality Award

Chapel Hill, Fairhaven, Four Winds, Harmar Place and Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) communities and SEM Haven all received the distinction. In total, 166 skilled nursing care centers and assisted living communities made the list. The awards will be presented to recipients during AHCA/NCAL’s 69th Annual Convention &…

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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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Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge), Trinity Community honor supporters at Donor Appreciation Dinner

St. John’s United Church of Christ in Dayton received the 2018 Diakonie Award. St. John’s is proud of its involvement with Trinity Community. The church helped found Trinity years ago and takes an active role today. The church hosts a month of birthday parties, takes special offerings for Trinity and…

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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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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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Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge), Harmar Place Receive Silver National Quality Award

Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) and Harmar Place Rehabilitation and Extended Care Community, both United Church Homes communities, each received a 2017 Silver National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. Trinity Community at Fairborn (formerly Patriot Ridge) and Harmar Place…

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Experiencing iN2L Engagement Technology

For the past month, Activities Director Jean Ann Moshier has been using It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L) in therapy sessions with individuals with dementia and in group activities with other older adults at the community to help bring back memories, improve communication skills, address problem behaviors and provide recreational activity.…

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Supporters honored at United Church Homes event

David’s United Church of Christ received the Diakonie Award, which is presented to congregations that have demonstrated faithfulness, generosity, compassion and encouragement in their support of the UCH mission and its communities. The church has partnered with Trinity Community for years. Mary Tymeson and Ethel Lucile Phillips received the prestigious…

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2017 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 by email: csandridge@uchinc.org Register by phone: 740.382.4885…

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Importance of Community Chaplains

Providing spiritual care and comfort for people who are experiencing life’s difficulties, and having trained and credentialed pastors present and available when residents, families, friends and staff struggle with illness, grief, loss, or pain. That’s one way to describe what makes United Church Homes different and distinctive. We believe that…

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