OUR PEOPLE

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At Graceworks, our people make the difference. Enjoy these articles about our staff, residents, and volunteers that help us fulfill our mission of Faithful Caring for people in challenging and changing circumstances.

Graceworks Celebrates Volunteers

Graceworks held many volunteer appreciation events in every service line during the month of April. Some of the highlights include an event at Good Shepherd in Greenfield, Indiana (Housing Services) where the Mayor spoke about volunteering and an event for the Senior Companion program where a comic entertained the crowd. Several Bethany Village residents are […]

Music Therapy visited by University of Dayton and WHIO Media

Bethany Village had the opportunity to showcase our Music Therapy program and our collaboration with the University of Dayton recently.  We had the pleasure of showcasing our program this morning when a TV news crew from Channel 7 filmed the students and our residents enjoying the music.  UD Music Therapy students complete their required clinical […]

Honoring National Social Workers Month

We would like to take this time to acknowledge our wonderful staff of our social workers. Our social workers provide services across the Bethany Village continuum of care and Housing services, helping to effectively and compassionately assist our residents through the phases of aging or other difficult life challenges in a way in which their […]

Bethany Village Nursing Care Mentors Program

While the on-boarding of new staff Resident Care Technicians (RCT) receive extensive training. Karen Webb, Nursing Orientation Coordinator, recognized that new employees could use further support and assistance after they start working. She felt that they could use a helpful hand to further welcome them onto the care team as well as ramp up their already […]

Anna MayWeber turns 100 years old

On March 7, 2014, we honored Mrs. Anna May Weber on her 100 birthday with a luncheon celebration in Woodview at the Linden House.   The room was cheerfully decorated with spring colors and the tables with fresh spring tulips and balloons. A birthday cake was shared with those in attendance; her immediate family, fellow Woodview […]

Nancy Turner joins Graceworks as TIS Project Manager

  On March 3, Nancy Turner joined Graceworks Lutheran Services as TIS Project Manager. Nancy comes to us with a wealth of technology experience from previously working for Premier Health as an Infrastructure Manager.  She managed their network and telecommunications support services for the four major hospitals and their surrounding outpatient and physician locations. “Her […]

Bethany Village leaders enjoy success

Bethany Village Medical Director Dr. Meenakshi Patel was recently elected to the national board of AMDA – Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. She will serve as Representative, State President’s Council. AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA), the professional association of medical directors, attending physicians, and others practicing in the long […]

Bethany Village residents display art

Bethany Village residents are full of talent! On Tuesday, Oct. 1, residents displayed art they created for the 2013 LeadingAge Ohio Art & Writing show. A gallery below shows off some of the beautiful work! All told, over 70 Bethany residents participated in the LeadingAge show – and that equals more than 40 pieces of […]