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May 30, 2019 - BUCKS TO HOST PLAYOFF WATCH PARTY AT ST. CAMILLUS LIFE PLAN COMMUNITY TOMORROW, TUESDAY, AT 7 P.M.

 

The Bucks will host an exclusive Playoff watch party tomorrow, Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. at the Wauwatosa life plan community St. Camillus. The watch party is for Game 4 of the Bucks-Raptors Eastern Conference Finals, which tips off at 7:30 p.m.

 

The watch party will take place in the O’Donnell Room at St. Camillus located at 10200 W. Bluemound Road.  Residents, families and staff will enjoy entertainment from the Bucks Dancers, the Bucks Grand Dancers and Hoop Troop in addition to face painting, snacks and beverages.

 

“St. Camillus is thrilled to join with the Milwaukee Bucks and share in the excitement of the Playoffs with our residents and families,” said Julie Leveritt, administrator of independent living at St. Camillus.

 

Media are asked to RSVP to hdickinson@bucks.com by Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

 

About St. Camillus

St. Camillus is a Life Plan Community in Wauwatosa. St. Camillus allows seniors to choose their own future and offer a full continuum of services so they are able to do so all in one place. As a Life Plan Community, St. Camillus allows both planning and living to merge through Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Home Healthcare, Home Hospice and Care Management. As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus is dedicated to their mission of providing quality service to the aging. St. Camillus has been proudly serving southeastern Wisconsin for over 90 years.

 

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April 27, 2019 - St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice receives the Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission for the 9th year in a row

 

St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice receives the Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission for the 9th year in a row.

 

Joint Commission accreditation is earned by programs or services that may be associated with a health care organization.  The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.  Particularly, Joint Commission home health providers demonstrate an unmatched level of performance excellence and customer support.

 

St. Camillus Home Health offers an extensive continuum of services including home care, nursing, therapies, home restorative exercise programs, geriatric care management, supportive services and home hospice.

 

“We are proud to offer personalized and unique care by a dedicated interdisciplinary team that is unparallel.  Our compassionate team members pride themselves on providing superior and meaningful services and programs to our clients and their families.”

- St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice Administrator, Lee Anne Young

 

St. Camillus has been proudly providing home health and hospice services to the Southeastern Wisconsin for over 30 years.

 

If you’d like to learn more about St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice services, please call 414-259-8630.

April 27, 2019 - St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice is moving to a new location beginning June 1st.

 

St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice is moving to a new location beginning June 1st.

 

The St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice offices which are currently located at their Life Plan Community campus on 10101 W. Wisconsin Ave. are moving to a new location in Wauwatosa, 909 N. Mayfair Road.  The new offices will be conveniently located only minutes from their community and offer easy access to those needing to meet with staff for care plans, consultations, questions, and more.

 

St. Camillus Home Health offers an extensive continuum of services including home care, nursing, therapies, home restorative exercise programs, geriatric care management, supportive services and home hospice.

 

“We are excited to expand our mission into the community and offer a more visible and convenient space for our clients and their families.”

-St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice Administrator, Lee Anne Young

 

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly providing home health and hospice services to the Southeastern Wisconsin for over 30 years.

 

If you’d like to learn more about St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice services, please call 414-259-8630.

April 23, 2019 - St. Camillus receives Gold Seal of Approval

 

We are excited to announce our St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice received the Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission for the 9th year in a row! The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care. To learn more about what this great accreditation means, click here.

April 19, 2019 - St. Camillus named one of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s annual Top Workplaces for the 5th year in a row.

 

St. Camillus named one of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s annual Top Workplaces for the 5th year in a row.

 

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplaces showcases 150 outstanding businesses in southeastern Wisconsin.  Employees are anonymously surveyed and the results are used to measure businesses on qualities such as leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation, benefits, morale, and innovation.

 

When surveyed for the Top Workplaces, St. Camillus employees overwhelmingly described the Life Plan Community as compassionate, caring, spiritual, and happy. St. Camillus has 540 dedicated team members who care for over 650 residents.

 

“Having a strong and positive culture at St. Camillus is very important to us.  We value our employees’ feedback and any input to increase both resident and employee satisfaction and to continuing growing as a Life Plan Community.”

    -St. Camillus CEO, Kevin Schwab

 

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus Life Plan Community is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly serving southeastern Wisconsin for over 90 years.

 

If you’d like to learn more about St. Camillus Life Plan Community, please call 414-259-6310.

April 10, 2019 - St. Camillus Hospice RN Case Manager wins Krause Funeral Homes’ Caregiver of the Month award for March!

 

Wauwatosa, WI, April 10, 2019 – St. Camillus Hospice announces Registered Nurse Case Manager (RNCM), Cindy Nettesheim, wins Krause Funeral Home’s Hospice Caregiver Award for March.

 

Krause Funeral Homes believes in recognizing dedicated hospice caregivers who go above and beyond in the community.  Each month, Krause Funeral Homes honors a caregiver who was nominated by peers, friends, family, or clients, for their outstanding work in their profession.  One caregiver is selected per month to receive the Hospice Caregiver Award.  There is also an annual banquet honoring the 12 guests and a Caregiver of the Year is awarded.

 

As a RN Case Manager, Cindy directs and oversees the care of her patients.  She develops a personalized care plan and works with an interdisciplinary team including social workers, nurses, volunteers, chaplains, medical directors, and more to bring the plan to fruition.  She works closely with her clients and their families and is their point person for any questions or concerns that may arise.  Cindy visits anywhere from between 6-10 hospice clients per day while continuing to address any new patient needs.  Cindy officially received the Hospice Caregiver Award at St. Camillus on April 11th.  Cindy has been a dedicated St. Camillus Hospice team member for almost two years.

 

“Cindy brings a sense of compassion, understanding, and commitment to both our clients and their families that truly go unmatched.”   - St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice Administrator, Lee Anne Young

 

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly providing hospice services to the Southeastern Wisconsin for over 30 years.

 

If you’d like to learn more about St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice services, please call 414-259-8630.

April 5, 2019 - Fox 6 news features St. Camillus and Marquette University School of Nursing PALS program!

 

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February 11, 2019 - St. Camillus introduces Diners’ Club to Assisted Living residents

 

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, February 11, 2019 – St. Camillus South Residence Assisted Living is bringing local dining to their residents with a new program called the Diners’ Club.  In December St. Camillus started the Diners’ Club for residents who were interested in exploring a new restaurant with friends without having to leave St. Camillus.

 

The idea for the Diners’ Club started after a recent winter dining outing had a low resident turnout due to the weather.  Laurie Stout, St. Camillus Recreation Therapy Manager, brainstormed ways to bring a fun dining experience to the residents in the comfort of their home.

 

Each month residents gather to discuss what restaurant they want to order from and provide suggestions to each other.  The group then votes based on those suggestions and each resident is able to order whatever they’d like from the menu. While dining, the group starts their “Armchair Travels” discussion where they converse about a specific country each lunch.

 

For February, the Diners’ Club will partake in a group discussion on China and the Chinese New Year while enjoying food from a local Chinese restaurant.

 

“It’s exciting to see our residents engage and collaborate over a new restaurant and topic each month.  The Diners’ Club not only brings residents together but allows them to connect on multiple levels.”  - St. Camillus Recreation Therapy Manager, Laurie Stout

 

St. Camillus is a Life Plan Community in Wauwatosa, WI.  St. Camillus allows seniors to choose their own future and offer a full continuum of services so they are able to do so all in one place.  As a Life Plan Community, St. Camillus allows both planning and living to merge through Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Home Healthcare, Home Hospice, and Care Management.  As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus is dedicated to their mission of providing quality service to the aging.  St. Camillus has been proudly serving southeastern Wisconsin for over 90 years.

February 10, 2019 - PALS program on CBS News!

 

It's been said many times that as we age, if you don't move it you lose it. But staying active can be a difficult task in and of itself for older adults.

 

At the St. Camillus Life Plan retirement community in Wauwatosa seniors are taking part in a new pilot program aimed at improving their fitness created exclusively by the Marquette University College of Nursing called Physical Activity for Life for Seniors. Developed by interim associate dean for research Dr. Kimberlee Gretebeck, the program is a 10-week physical activity program geared toward helping older adults maintains their physical function and independence.

 

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning Amanda Porterfield put the innovative program for seniors in the Sunday Morning Spotlight. - By Amanda Porterfield

 

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January 17, 2019 - St. Camillus and Marquette University College of Nursing partner for PALS program!

 

St. Camillus partnered with Marquette University’s College of Nursing on a fitness project called Physical Activity for Life for Seniors (PALS).  The program empowers older adults to stay healthy and strong by increasing strength, balance, and flexibility.   The first group completed today and another group is starting in the upcoming weeks.  CBS News was also here last week filming the group and will be airing a segment in the future.

 

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June 10, 2019 - St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice celebrates new location with Ribbon Cutting and Blessing ceremony on June 14, 2019 at 11:30am.

 

The St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice offices which were previously located at their Life Plan Community campus on 10101 W. Wisconsin Ave. moved to a new location earlier this month in Wauwatosa, 909 N. Mayfair Road.  The new offices are conveniently located only minutes from their community.

 

You are cordially invited to attend our official Ribbon Cutting and Blessing ceremony on Friday, June 14 at 11:30am at 909 N. Mayfair Road.  The ceremony will include a celebratory social hour until 1:30pm with the St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice teams.

 

St. Camillus Home Health offers an extensive continuum of services including home care, nursing, therapies, home restorative exercise programs, geriatric care management, supportive services and home hospice.

 

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly providing home health and hospice services to the Southeastern Wisconsin for over 30 years.

 

If you’d like to learn more about St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice services, please call 414-259-8630.

June 10, 2019 - St. Camillus opens historical time capsule from original 1931 St. Camillus men’s hospital

 

St. Camillus is eager to celebrate their expansion progress and future continued success with their upcoming Decommissioning and Blessing of the Grounds ceremony on June 25, 2019 at 1:30pm.  To celebrate, Fr. Pedro Tramontin, Provincial Delegate and President of St. Camillus Health Care System, will open a time capsule from over 88 years ago when the building was originally built.  The time capsule was recently found in the cornerstone of the building which was laid on August 16, 1931.

 

The building now commonly referred to as “Court East”, located at 10100 W. Bluemound Road broke ground on June 20, 1931.  Court East was originally a men’s hospital for retired priests and up until a few years ago, housed Assisted Living residents and retired Jesuit priests and brothers.

 

The decommissioning event will be the start of St. Camillus’ Independent Living expansion which is scheduled to officially break ground this fall.   The East Residence will include 169 luxury apartments and feature multiple culinary options and endless social opportunities with a rotating art gallery, theatre, wellness center, and updated chapel.

 

You are cordially invited to attend our historical Time Capsule Opening and Blessing ceremony on Tuesday, June 25 at 1:30pm at 10100 W. Bluemound Road.  The ceremony will include a celebratory reception to follow located inside St. Camillus’ O’Donnell Room at 10200 W. Bluemound Road.

 

As a Life Plan Community, St. Camillus allows both planning and living to merge through Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Home Healthcare, Home Hospice, and Care Management.  St. Camillus is sponsored by the Order of St. Camillus, a Roman Catholic Order of Priests and Brothers with a mission of serving the poor and the sick worldwide since 1586.  St. Camillus has been proudly serving southeastern Wisconsin for over 90 years, and we are excited about expanding our mission as we move forward with growing our community.

 

To learn more information on our Life Plan Community, please call 414-259-6310.

September 18, 2019 - Intergenerational Mobility Program in partnership with Marquette University and Wisconsin Lutheran College.

 

Wauwatosa - St. Camillus Life Plan Community is excited to announce their new Intergenerational Mobility Program in partnership with Marquette University and Wisconsin Lutheran College.

 

As part of St. Camillus’ Sustainable Intergenerational Campus Initiative, a pilot study was created for their North Residence Memory Care.  The study consists of two components: a Strength and Balance Program three times per week with St. Camillus Recreational Therapists and Therapy Assistants and an Intergenerational Mobility Program weekly from September 20th to December 6th.

 

As part of the pilot study, residents will be paired with Marquette University and Wisconsin Lutheran College Exercise Science students.  The programs will expose the students to older adults who are vibrant and full of life despite the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.  The pairs will be together for the entire 12-week program to allow them to build rapport with each other and learn from one another.  The older adults will participate in high level mobility exercises that focus on building core strength, step height, and stabilizing hip sway.

 

The Intergenerational Mobility Program focuses on seniors that reside in a Life Plan Community and who are at risk for falls.  The Goal of this pilot study is to increase strength and endurance, feelings of self-worth and belonging to the community, and decrease falls and depression.

 

“Appropriate, meaningful intergenerational activities in a structured environment can help to restore the human spirit of our elders and those were thought to “just not remember.” - Bridget McNair, St. Camillus Research and Development Director

 

If you would like to learn more about our Life Plan Community and our specialty programming, please call 414-259-6310.

 

About St. Camillus

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus Life Plan Community is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly serving southeastern Wisconsin for over 90 years.

November 4, 2019 - St. Camillus Hospice celebrated Halloween with special visits from volunteer dog Poppy and homemade treats and cards from the Hospice team.

 

Poppy is a 4 year old Maltese lap dog and belongs to Kay, St. Camillus Hospice Volunteer Coordinator.  Poppy and Kay spent almost 4 hours visiting every hospice client at St. Camillus on October 31st including those in Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living. Memory Care and Independent Living.  Poppy was dressed as Wonder Woman and also won 3rd place at the costume contest.  The residents loved their visits and treats and lit up when they spent time with Poppy.

 

“I got tears in my eyes seeing how Poppy had such a powerful positive impact on our residents.  She made everyone smile and it was so heartwarming to have the opportunity to share her with so many people.” -St. Camillus Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Kay Fiedler

 

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly providing hospice services to the Southeastern Wisconsin for over 30 years.

 

If you’d like to learn more about St. Camillus Home Health and Hospice services, please call 414-259-8630.

November 4, 2019 - St. Camillus Life Plan Community is excited to announce their ongoing initiative in advanced gerontology research in partnership with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

 

As part of St. Camillus’ strategic plan to be a center for shared learning, St. Camillus and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin are exploring ways to collaborate.  They recently hosted a visit and tour with leaders from St. Camillus and Brazil to share research and learnings in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  St. Camillus and Froedtert Hospital will continue to collaborate internationally and explore future opportunities for shared learning, teaching and research.

 

“We are excited for what’s to come with our partnership with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  We have top experts in our field gathering research to be a resource for years to come.  - St. Camillus CEO, Kevin Schwab

 

If you would like to learn more about our Life Plan Community, please call 414-259-6310.

 

About St. Camillus

As a not-for-profit, St. Camillus Life Plan Community is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate services to seniors. St. Camillus has been proudly serving southeastern Wisconsin for over 90 years.

November 14, 2019 - St. Camillus is breaking ground on their new distinctive independent living building, the East Residence, this month!  The official Ground Breaking Ceremony and Celebration will occur in December.

 

The East Residence will include 168 distinctive apartments and feature multiple culinary options and endless social opportunities with a rotating art gallery, theatre, wellness center, and updated chapel.  The new construction will re-connect the St. Camillus campus after completion.

 

You are cordially invited to attend our Ground Breaking Ceremony on Monday, December 2nd, 2019.  Commencing with a blessing and dedication at 1pm at 10100 W. Bluemound Road, with a celebratory reception to follow located inside St. Camillus’ O’Donnell Room at 10200 W. Bluemound Road.

 

St. Camillus began the decommissioning process in June.  The process included razing the previous buildings commonly referred to as “Court West” and “Court East” and removing all materials from the site.

 

“We are excited about expanding our mission as we move forward with growing our Life Plan Community.” - St. Camillus CEO, Kevin Schwab

 

As a Life Plan Community, St. Camillus allows both planning and living to merge through Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Home Healthcare, Home Hospice, and Care Management.

 

To learn more information on our Life Plan Community, please call 414-259-6310.

October 18, 2019 - St. Camillus Life Plan Community is in the News!

 

TMJ4 News recently came to St. Camillus to report on our new Strength and Balance Exercise Program in the North Residence.  Click the link below to see the great coverage that aired this morning!

 

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