An Emphasis on Well-Being and Preventative Care
Kendal at Longwood and Crosslands, is located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Both campuses are similar yet have their own unique personality offering health care programs designed to help you stay well and to maintain your highest level of self-care and independence. We are a fully licensed Health Center that offers Personal Care and Skilled Nursing. Each resident is an active participant in their health care decisions, working together with staff to seek solutions that encompass total well-being and preventative care.
The Kendal Difference
We believe that dignity, autonomy and a sense of control become more precious as older adults face limitations and personal losses. That’s why – guided by our Core Values and Practices – Kendal Crosslands Communites has never used physical restraints. We believe that human life is sacred and that all people regardless of age, health, economic status or other circumstances are to be treated with loving respect.
Person Centered Long Term Care Community (PCLTC) and Dementia Care Specialty Program (DCSP)
Through a comprehensive accreditation process, The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (or CARF) assists health and human service providers in improving the quality of their services, demonstrating values, and meeting internationally recognized organizational program standards.
Kendal~Crosslands Communities voluntarily completes this accreditation process, signaling to the public that we are a service provider that is committed to continuously improving and providing high quality care and services.
PCLTC demonstrates the community’s commitment to autonomy, dignity, individual choice, cultural competence, flexibility, families/support systems, understanding what residents want, how the services should be delivered, and how the residents can be engaged in the community.
DCSP delivers care and services that is person centered focusing on the unique and changing physical, cognitive, communication, emotional, psycho-social, behavioral, occupational, medical, palliative, educational, environmental, and leisure/recreational needs of persons with dementia.
Peace of Mind – Life Care Contract
Residents living at Kendal at Longwood or Crosslands, who choose the Traditional Life Care contract, are provided the continuing levels of care, including unlimited long-term care, for the same monthly fees as apartment living, plus the cost of additional meals. Regardless of which contract our residents choose, the full continuum of care means that as the years go by, the realities of aging can be faced in a positive way. You benefit from a coordinated approach on a consistent, continuing basis provided by a highly qualified, interdisciplinary health care team familiar with you and your individual circumstances. Individuality is created by the lovely surroundings, the staff providing care, and the residents who live in the Health Center.
Services in our Health Center are provided by an interdisciplinary team of skilled professionals providing person centered care in the following areas but not limited to:
- Licensed nurse on site 24 hour per day, high caregiver to resident ratio
- Meals and diets prepared under the direction of a licensed dietician and served according to resident preferences and diet orders.
- Integrated care for residents with cognitive impairments
- Life enrichment activities and programs based upon resident’s preference, needs and abilities
- Wheelchair accessible bus offers transport to off-site medical appointments
- Fitness Center and aquatics programs
*Services for care related to: ventilators, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), psychiatric care, bariatric care, new trachostomys, or complicated respiratory care, are not available at Kendal~Crosslands Communities
Click here to see our full brochure about our Health Services. For additional information and for inquiries about direct admission to our health centers, please contact Health Services Administration at 610-388-1444.