Westminster Canterbury Richmond earns LeadingAge Virginia’s Workplace Excellence Award

At the LeadingAge Virginia conference in Norfolk, Virginia, on June 5-7, it was announced that Westminster Canterbury Richmond earned the Workplace Excellence Award thanks to our commitment to staff and community. This award recognizes a LeadingAge Virginia member community that demonstrates investment in their staff and workplace environment for the delivery of quality care and services and demonstrates innovation in workforce development practices.

LeadingAge Virginia is an association of not-for-profit aging services organizations serving residents and clients through life plan/continuing care retirement communities, senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes, adult day centers and home and community based services. We are not-for-profit organizations working together to expand the world of possibilities for aging.

To meet our commitment to ensuring the best life possible for our residents, Westminster Canterbury is committed to cultivating leadership in senior services through supporting and developing our employees. Our employee support goes well beyond traditional benefits programs, including an array of programs made possible by generous donors.

In 2017, through a partnership between our Foundation and Human Resources, we reorganized and augmented employee programs into the W·E·A·V·E (Workforce-Education-Assistance-Volunteerism-Engagement) program. Combining these components has allowed us to demonstrate a more holistic model for how Westminster Canterbury encourages and engages employees. Charitable funds given to W·E·A·V·E are available for educational efforts, emergency assistance for employees, staff volunteer programs such as a partnership with project:HOMES to build ramps on the homes of seniors-in-need, and engagement to encourage retention and satisfaction.

Watch this video to learn more about what makes Westminster Canterbury Richmond a great place to work! Visit https://careers.wcrichmond.org/ to see open positions.

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