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Friendship Village Receives 2016 Top Workplaces Award

Columbus CEO Magazine Names Friendship Village of Columbus A Winner of the Columbus Metro Area 2016 Top Workplaces Award

Friendship Village of Columbus has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaceshonor by the Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits.” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together. Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”

Friendship Village of Columbus is very honored to receive this recognition. It’s an incredible testament to the organization to have the employees provide this designation to Friendship Village of Columbus. We owe this award to the amazing team who has reciprocated what the organization means to them and to our residents. If there was an award for “Top Work Team,” the Friendship Village of Columbus team would certainly take first place. Thank you, sincerely, to the staff and residents of Friendship Village of Columbus.

“Friendship Village of Columbus is extremely thrilled to receive this award. We are so grateful for the exceptional employees and staff that recognized our organization. We owe all of our success to their dedication and passion for our residents. Thank you!”

– Lisa Burkhart, Executive Director of Friendship Village of Columbus

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About Friendship Village of Columbus

Every day, Friendship Village of Columbus presents endless experiences to make the most of every moment. With nearly forty years of experience in senior living, and with a great partner in United Church Homes, we work daily to exceed the expectations of every resident who calls Friendship Village of Columbus home.

Here, you can explore the freedom that comes from maintenance-free living and enjoy the peace of mind that true Lifecare brings with all levels of care within one, familiar setting. Multiple services and amenities make it easy to actively pursue what you’d rather be doing, while genuinely friendly neighbors and staff lend a sense of warmth.

Located close to beautiful Westerville, Friendship Village of Columbus provides our residents with a peaceful setting where they can enjoy a lifestyle of active growth and discovery with activities and programs specifically designed to fulfill life-long dreams. Whether it’s a day filled full of shopping, cultural events or community activities, Friendship Village of Columbus is located near the heart of it all.

Over 350 individuals call Friendship Village of Columbus their home. Friendship Village of Columbus consists of 220 Independent Living apartments, 49 Assisted Living apartments, a 14 suite Secured Memory Care Household and an 80-bed Skilled Nursing Facility on a beautifully landscaped 20-acre campus. We have a long, well established reputation and are proud to offer Lifecare residents a home for life. With all the conveniences of a small village under one roof, Friendship Village of Columbus provides a secure, comfortable setting with a warm, friendly atmosphere.

About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC

Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.

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Jim M.

We moved to Friendship Village Columbus for various reasons. We are reasonably healthy and wanted to be sure we could enjoy the benefits of independent living before moving to the next phase of our lives. Through the experience of some friends we decided to skip the condo phase and go directly to a friendly senior living environment.
2014-10-29T20:38:08+00:00
We moved to Friendship Village Columbus for various reasons. We are reasonably healthy and wanted to be sure we could enjoy the benefits of independent living before moving to the next phase of our lives. Through the experience of some friends we decided to skip the condo phase and go directly to a friendly senior living environment.

Andy H.

We moved here before we were 70 to allow for a pleasurable retirement. The Lifecare contract, safety, amenities and activities supersede any other facilities we considered. Camaraderie between residents and staff is a rich experience.
2014-10-29T20:37:40+00:00
We moved here before we were 70 to allow for a pleasurable retirement. The Lifecare contract, safety, amenities and activities supersede any other facilities we considered. Camaraderie between residents and staff is a rich experience.

Harold C.

During my two weeks at Friendship Village Columbus, the service was wonderful, everyone was loving and caring, and the staff helped to make my recovery fast and easy.
2014-10-29T20:37:05+00:00
During my two weeks at Friendship Village Columbus, the service was wonderful, everyone was loving and caring, and the staff helped to make my recovery fast and easy.