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COVID-19 Communications Hub

Community Contacts If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the community’s administrator of health care: The Chesapeake Barbara Jackson-Ingram – 757-223-1677 The Culpeper Jim Jacobsen – 540-321-1301 The Glebe Ellen D’Ardenne – 540-591-2104 Lakewood Felicity Wood – 804-521-9151 Lakewood At Home Tammy Mackey – 804-521-9243 Questions may be submitted via email at… Read more

LifeSpire Hires Corporate Recruiter

LifeSpire of Virginia is pleased to announce that Jillian Stokes has been named corporate recruiter. Stokes was promoted to this position from her previous role as human resources support specialist. In this role, she will be responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies to fill key positions at all LifeSpire locations. Additionally, she will provide… Read more

LifeSpire Seeks Human Resources Support Specialist

LifeSpire of Virginia is currently recruiting for a full-time Human Resources Support Specialist to support the corporate director of human resources with a variety of human resources functions at the home office, located in Glen Allen, Va.   QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred Minimum two years of professional experience in human resources, payroll or… Read more

LifeSpire Launches COVID Care Recognition Program

April 21 marks seven weeks since LifeSpire’s first communication regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It is day 35 since the home office temporarily closed. It has been 39 days since visitor restrictions were implemented at each of our four communities.   For the past 38 days our dining services teams have prepared and delivered all meals to each resident in their community…. Read more

LifeSpire Works to Protect Front Line Team Members

As team members at our four communities work diligently to prevent the spread of COVID-19, LifeSpire of Virginia continues its efforts to protect our colleagues on the front lines. A large shipment of face shields was delivered to the corporate office on April 17. Additional N95 respirators, surgical masks and gowns were also delivered. The… Read more

LifeSpire Seeks Temporary Nurse Aides

Individuals looking to explore a career in the medical field may now apply to be a temporary nurse aide at LifeSpire of Virginia’s four communities. Per guidance issued March 30 by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, senior living communities like LifeSpire’s may permit team members to assume the role of a temporary nurse… Read more

LifeSpire Is Hiring Workers Displaced By COVID-19

Various Positions Available in Four Locations One month ago today, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency as a result of COVID-19. Not long after, Gov, Ralph Northam issued an executive order mandating the closure of non-essential brick-and-mortar businesses that can’t ensure social distancing. These actions, while necessary to help stop the spread of the… Read more

Handcrafting Hope: Culpeper Residents Sew More Than 100 Masks

When the Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recommendation for all individuals to wear cloth face coverings, Jane Scott’s concern wasn’t for herself. Instead, her mind automatically went to her daughter, Rachel Ann, who lives at the Mary Louise Kelly Home—a group home for adults with developmental disabilities provided through Hope Tree Family… Read more

LifeSpire Delivers Nearly 18,000 Masks to Its Communities

On April 7, LifeSpire obtained 8,000 N95 respirators for distribution to caregivers in the assisted living, memory care and health care areas at each community as well as 9,600 surgical masks for all other staff to use. These supplies were distributed to the four communities on April 8 to supplement the personal protective equipment already… Read more

Residents at The Glebe Handcraft From the Heart

Anne Da Costa loves to sew. She is well-known around The Glebe’s campus for her superior talent behind a sewing machine. So, as the severity of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic becomes more and more apparent, nurses and team members at the community knew who to turn to for protection. “The clinic nurse asked me to… Read more