Sharing the Warmth

Wesley communities are giving coats this winter! Residents and staff at Wesley Lea Hill and Des Moines campuses are hosting clothing drives for their local clothing banks. With donation bins around the community buildings, Wesley residents and staff are contributing their clean, gently used coats, sweaters, scarves and other warm items to help our neighbors   Read more…


Virtual Dementia Training & Other Programs

How a personalized Tree of Lights gift can honor a loved one and improve the lives of older adults. Earlier this year, Wesley Community Foundation provided funding for Virtual Dementia Tour kits which are now being used with great success to help the Wesley Des Moines Health Center staff get a first-hand understanding of what   Read more…


Leadership Training Inspires Wesley Staff

New leadership training has inspired Wesley team members to better serve residents and empower others. Wesley Homes believes in the power of great leadership and the importance of promoting professional growth to better serve its residents and the greater community. Tapping into our mission statement to affirm the worth of those we serve and those   Read more…


Winning Gold at Wesley Homes

The Rio 2016 Olympics and its controversies are now long past, but the Olympic games aren’t over for everyone. Meet Marty Brady—dishwasher by day, Special Olympic gold medalist by night. Marty joined the Wesley Homes Lea Hill kitchen staff in 2014–hired by Director of Dining Services Abby Adams. “In all the time I’ve known Marty,   Read more…


Meet the Team!

By Marlene Feliciano, Life Enrichment Director Early last July, Wesley Homes Lea Hill Rehabilitation and Care Center opened its doors for business and is eager to serve the community. Meet the people involved. Welcome our nursing staff to Wesley Homes! Pictured above are the first nurses and nursing assistants who have joined the Wesley Homes   Read more…


Welcoming Wesley Homes’ New Hospice Director

On June 13th Linda Herman joined Wesley Homes Community Health Services as Director of Hospice. Wesley Homes can now begin developing its hospice program while awaiting licensure from the state of Washington. “I’m very excited about Wesley Homes hospice care,” said Linda Herman. “It’s a challenging but very rewarding line of work, and Wesley Homes Hospice   Read more…


Wesley Homes Receives 4 LeadingAge Washington Awards

Wesley Homes Retirement Communities and Home Health Services received four awards at LeadingAge™ Washington’s 2016 Conference. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in the fields of aging, healthcare, housing and community-based services. Awards were presented at the LeadingAge Washington 65th Annual Conference “Be the Difference” in Spokane at the Davenport Hotel. LeadingAge   Read more…


RN Case Manager Earns Her Doctorate

A Wesley Homes RN Case Manager goes above and beyond to further her education and career by earning her doctorate! Congratulations to Millicent Mbua, RN, DNP, who recently earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice. She works as an RN Case Manager for Wesley Homes At Home, the Medicare- and Medicaid-certified division of Wesley Homes Home   Read more…