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Pizza and Game Night at Springfield Masonic Community

.   March 12th is a day that many of the community members at the SMC will remember. This was the first gathering since the pandemic started in March, 2020.  Approximately 60 people turned out for the event.  Green was the color of the day so St. Patrick’s Day could be celebrated as well. Pizza … Continued

April 2021 Superstar Spotlight

At Western Reserve Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with Mindy from Environmental Services so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Meet Mindy, a Western Reserve Masonic Community Super Star! How long have you worked at Western Reserve Masonic Community? I … Continued

Upcoming Changes for Screening Protocols at Western Reserve

WRMC Family Community Members & Families, We have continued to test our team and vendors twice a week for COVID-19. On Monday a vendor that had been working in Independent Living, tested positive on a rapid response test. Through contact tracing it was determined that this vendor had zero contact with any WRMC community members … Continued

March 2021 Superstar Spotlight

At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with Tiffani in Dietary so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet Tiffani, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star! How long have you worked at Springfield Masonic Community (SMC)? I have worked at SMC … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, This week, all community members in Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing tested negative for COVID-19. Yesterday, two dining service team members tested positive for COVID-19 on rapid response antigen testing. We are now awaiting PCR results on those two team members. All other staff tested negative. Because of their job … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families,  A clinical team member reported to us today that they developed symptoms of COVID-19 on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021. This staff member worked in both Traditional AL and Skilled Nursing on the days immediately preceding their symptom onset. Due to this potential exposure, Traditional Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing will … Continued

February 2021 Superstar Spotlight

At Browning Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with JJ in Maintenance so he could share his story and the success he’s had at Browning Masonic Community. Meet JJ, a Browning Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Browning Masonic Community (BMC)? I have worked at … Continued

January 2021 Superstar Spotlight

At Western Reserve Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with Sharon from Environmental Services so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Meet Sharon, a Western Reserve Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Western Reserve Masonic Community? … Continued

Who Gets the Vaccine and Who Does Not?

The vaccine is here for at least some communities and some residents.  But there are challenges.  Do IL residents get it and when?  What about staff?  In some communities, staff adoption is very low. Radiant Senior Living’s Jodi Guffee and The Ohio Masonic Home’s Anthony Berardi, Jason French, and CEO Scott Buchanan join Steve Moran … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, We have continued our twice a week COVID testing of our staff and vendors. On Monday January 6th, 1 caregiver in Skilled Nursing tested positive for COVID. All other staff and vendors were negative for the current two-week period. All residents in skilled nursing, assisted living, and memory care were … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, On Monday we performed rapid response testing for all staff and vendors with all staff and vendors testing negative for COVID-19. Yesterday we tested all vendors and staff and 1 Nurse who works in Skilled Nursing and Traditional Assisted Living has tested positive. We have collected a pcr test and … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Assisted Living Residents & Families, On Monday we performed rapid response testing for all staff and vendors. We had 2 Assisted Living Caregivers test positive and are awaiting their PCR results. Today, we tested all staff and vendors through PCR testing and we are awaiting those results from our partner laboratory. This morning, we … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Assisted Living Residents & Families, This morning we had an Assisted Living Caregiver test positive for COVID-19 on a rapid response test. We have collected a PCR test sample and are now awaiting those results. This staff member is asymptomatic, however they have worked in Traditional Assisted Living Building 2, 3, & 4 in … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members and Families, As you are aware, from previous communications we are now testing all staff and vendors twice weekly. This is due to Medina County having a positivity rate of over 10%. Yesterday we tested 161 staff and vendors for COVID-19, and all but one result came back negative. Fortunately, the one … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members and Families, As you are aware from our last communication we are now testing all staff and vendors twice weekly. This is due to Medina County having a positivity rate of over 10%. On Monday 11/30, we tested 168 Staff and Vendors for COVID-19, all results came back negative. Today we tested … Continued

December 2020 Superstar Spotlight

At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with Jodi from Environmental Services so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet Jodi, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Springfield Masonic Community? In total, I have … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members and Families, Today we tested all residents in Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living for COVID-19 all results came back negative. Our staff were also tested today via Rapid Antigen testing. We had 1 STNA from Skilled Nursing test positive. We are now waiting on their PCR test results to confirm the Rapid … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, Today we were informed by 2 Assisted Living Team members that they started symptoms yesterday and followed up with their physician and have tested positive for COVID-19. As a result Traditional Assisted Living and Pathways Memory Care will be placed under quarantine. This means that all residents in Traditional Assisted … Continued

November 2020 Employee Spotlight

At Browning Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an LPN named Wendie so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Browning Masonic Community. Meet Wendie, a Browning Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Browning Masonic Community? I have worked at … Continued

Western Reserve Masonic Community is hiring!

Join Western Reserve Masonic Community on Thursday November 19, 2020 for a Virtual Career Fair! Open positions that are hoping to be filled: Housekeepers Laundry Aides RNs LPNs NAs STNAs Wait Staff Dietary Aides Cooks We will be offering SAME-DAY INTERVIEWS! Click Here to learn more…and when you’re ready, sign up to reserve your spot!

Springfield Masonic Community is hiring!

Join Springfield Masonic Community on Tuesday November 17, 2020 for a Virtual Career Fair! Open positions that are hoping to be filled: Housekeepers Floor Technicians Laundry Aides RNs LPNs NAs STNAs Wait Staff Dietary Aides Cooks We will be offering SAME-DAY INTERVIEWS! Click Here to learn more…and when you’re ready, sign up to reserve your … Continued

Browning Masonic Community is hiring!

Join Browning Masonic Community on Wednesday November 18, 2020 for a Virtual Career Fair! Open positions that are hoping to be filled: STNAs NAs LPNs RNs Wait Staff Dietary Aides Cooks We will be offering SAME-DAY INTERVIEWS! Click Here to learn more – and when you’re ready, sign up to reserve your spot!

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, As you are aware we have continued to test our staff along with our Skilled Nursing and Assisted Residents weekly for COVID-19. This week we tested both staff and residents utilizing rapid response antigen testing. Yesterday was the resident testing day and the results came back negative for Assisted Living … Continued

WKYC Segment Features WRMC Administrator Jason French

Western Reserve’s own Jason French was interviewed this week by Alexa Lee, host of “It’s About You” on WKYC concerning recovery and rehabilitation options at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Click Here to see the segment.   WKYC, virtual channel 3, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Cleveland, Ohio,

Campus Update (WRMC)

On Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 we tested 111 Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Memory Care residents via PCR nasal swab testing. 108 out of 111 results all came back negative. 2 residents tested positive in Skilled Nursing and 1 resident tested positive in Assisted Living. The Assisted Living resident recently returned to their AL apartment … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members & Families, Last week we informed you that we had 2 staff members that were symptomatic for COVID-19. Both employees received additional PCR testing 1 came back positive and the other negative for COVID-19. On Wednesday 9/16/20 we tested 190 team members and vendors. 188 of the 190 all came back negative, … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members, Families, and Staff I am sending you this message today to let you know that we have two staff members that have shown signs and symptoms of COVID-19. We tested both staff members with a RAPID RESPONSE antigen COVID test. One returned positive and the other was inconclusive. Per our Pandemic plan … Continued

Campus Update (SMC)

Dear Family Member, This is Tony Berardi, LNHA, President and Administrator of SMC. I wanted to send you all the particulars for the Skilled Nursing Visitations that will start next week! We will be doing the Rickly visitations will be on Tuesdays starting 9/15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.. The visits will be scheduled … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

On Wednesday 9/2/20 we tested 195 WRMC employees and vendors all tests have returned with the exception of one which was unable to be tested due to an issue that took place during transfer. All tests but 1 returned negative. A WRMC employee who works in our dining services department tested positive for COVID-19. The … Continued

Great Place to Work Certification

We are excited to announce that Great Place to Work Institute has honored The Ohio Masonic Home with certification as a Great Place to Work! The certification process considered employee surveys from The Ohio Masonic Home. Great Place to Work, an independent research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience … Continued

August Employee Spotlight

Meet Vicki, Environmental Services! At Western Reserve Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an Environmental Services employee named Vicki so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Meet Vicki, a Western Reserve Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

Greetings WRMC Community Members and Families I would also like to inform you that we have hired an Assistant Administrator for Skilled Nursing, Heather Mordew. Heather started this week and we will be slowly easing her into this new leadership role in Skilled Nursing. Heather is a graduate of Kent State University and has been … Continued

Campus Update (WRMC)

WRMC Community Members and Families, We recently shared we would be testing all of our staff through the State of Ohio’s National Guard COVID-19 testing program. We tested 177 employees on July 31, 2020 and the last of our results came in overnight. One test came back inconclusive and we are retesting that particular team … Continued

COVID-19 Campus Update (WRMC)

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 Pandemic closely. We continue to remain COVID – FREE. On Friday 7/31 ALL WRMC employees will be tested for COVID by the Ohio National Guard as part of the State of Ohio’s testing plan for Skilled Nursing Facilities. We think it would be fool-hearty to presume that all of … Continued

Western Reserve Masonic Community Virtual Open House

You’re Invited to an Upcoming Virtual Open House Friday, August 28 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join Tiffany Harding, Amanda Hoagland, and Kimberly Valco as they show you our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Learn more about our: Volunteer Opportunities Wellness Life-Long Learning Programs Take a tour of our Independent … Continued

Browning Masonic Community Virtual Open House

You’re invited to an upcoming virtual open house hosted by Browning Masonic Community! Thursday, August 27 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join Tiffany Harding and Molly Good as they show you our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Learn about volunteer opportunities, wellness, and our life-long learning program, New U. Take … Continued

July Employee Spotlight

Meet Cheyenne, STNA At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an STNA named Cheyenne so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet Cheyenne, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star celebrating a year at our campus!   How long have you … Continued

Springfield Masonic Community Virtual Open House

Click here to register! Join Tiffany Harding, Brian Clayborn, and Ana Stroble as they show you our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Learn about volunteer opportunities, wellness, and life-long learning programs. Take a tour of our Independent Living Villas and Apartments. By the end of this live event, you’ll be offered … Continued

June Employee Spotlight

At Western Reserve Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an Environmental Services employee named Debbie so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Western Reserve Masonic Community. Meet Debbie, a Western Reserve Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Western Reserve … Continued

OMH May Blood Drive

Thank you to everyone who donated at the Ohio Masonic Home Blood Drive on May 20th!  We had 41 total donors (2 staff, 2 residents, and 37 from the surrounding community), 17 of which were first-time donors!  We collected 38 pints of blood, enough to potentially save 114 lives. The next blood drive is scheduled … Continued

May Employee Spotlight

At Springfield Masonic Community, our employees are super stars! We recently sat down with an LPN named India so she could share her story and the success she’s had at Springfield Masonic Community. Meet India, a Springfield Masonic Community Super Star!   How long have you worked at Springfield Masonic Community? I have worked at … Continued