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Wesley Enhanced Living Ranks Among Top Three Best Workplaces for Aging Services™ According to Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE
Warminster, PA (December 17, 2020) — Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named Wesley Enhanced Living as one of the top three 2020 Best Workplaces for Aging Services in the country. Wesley Enhanced Living is a non-profit organization operating six continuing care retirement communities across the Greater Philadelphia region. Wesley Enhanced Living is the only Pennsylvania-based aging services provider to have made the FORTUNE list in the Senior Housing and Care – Large category.
Wesley Enhanced Living earned the third spot out of twenty providers ranked in the Senior Housing and Care – Large category. WEL moved up several spots from their recognition in the sixth spot on the list last year.
After analyzing and evaluating employee surveys, Great Place to Work and FORTUNE ranked each organization based on employee experience feedback related to levels of trust, respect and fairness within the organization.
“Ranking in the top three Best Workplaces for Aging Services confirms the outstanding efforts by our incredibly dedicated WEL team members to provide quality care to our senior residents," said Jeff Petty, president and chief executive officer of Wesley Enhanced Living. “In a year like no other, we are so proud of our employees and the sense of community that we have cultivated at our WEL locations.”
Wesley Enhanced Living employee results showed:
- 90% of respondents felt like they make a difference at Wesley Enhanced Living.
- 90% of respondents felt their work had special meaning.
- 90% of respondents felt a sense of pride when they look at what we accomplish.
“We are so grateful to our team for their commitment to enhancing the lives of not only our residents, but one another,” said Petty.
Wesley Enhanced Living was also named a Best Workplace for Aging Services in 2019 and 2018.
“The value of creating great workplaces for all is a clear competitive edge in the Aging Services sector,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “When organizations like Wesley Enhanced Living treat their own people with care and respect, you can expect their staff to treat your loved ones with that same care.”
“The effect of engaged employees has magnified in the aging sector, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung, CEO of Activated Insights, the senior care company of Great Place to Work. “We have found that organizations that have maintained or increased employee engagement during this year’s challenges have been able to be more resilient, provide enhanced care, and perform better.”
The Best Workplaces for Aging Services™ is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.
For information about employment opportunities at Wesley Enhanced Living, visit www.WELcareers.org.
About Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL)
The non-profit Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) continuing care communities have a dedicated mission to deliver a purpose-filled life to residents. Serving over 1,100 residents with more than 1,200 employees throughout Pennsylvania, the Wesley Enhanced Living communities located in Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties provide various combinations of
independent living, personal care services, memory care, and rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. Wesley Enhanced Living has been named a Great Place to Work® in 2018 and 2019.
About the Best Workplaces for Aging Services™
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing more than 223,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture and Activated Insights (activatedinsights.com) is their senior care division. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US. Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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