News & Notables
Berman Commons Grand Opening Celebration (March 2015)
Our newest Jewish Home Life Community, Berman Commons, will open with a community celebration and open house on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 2:30-4:30pm.
JHLC Launches Caring Matters Enews (July 2014)
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JHLC Launches London Family AgeSmart Lectures (Feb 2014)
The London Family AgeSmart Lectures is a community education program that will feature experts speaking on a wide variety of aging topics. Past speakers have included dementia care expert Teepa Snow and palliative care expert Dr. Brad Stuart.
WBJH Named to Best Nursing Homes List by U.S. News & World Report (2014 and 2015)
As a result of our five-star rating from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The Home earned a place in U.S. News & World Report's special issue Best Nursing Homes in the US. Whether you are here for long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, Assisted Living or Independent Living, you can have peace of mind that all of our communities and services uphold The Home’s reputation of quality, dignity and excellence.
Jewish Home Life Communities Named as a Top 100 Workplace by Atlanta Journal Constitution (2014 and 2015)
Jewish Home Life Communities (JHLC), the new system name for The William Breman Jewish Home and our seven other communities and services, was recently named the #13 Top Workplace in the Midsize category of AJC's Top 100
. Click here
to read more.
Berman Commons Construction Begins (Fall 2013)
Berman Commons will be a 90-unit Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in Dunwoody adjacent to the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA). Reservations for studio and one-bedroom apartments are now being accepted as part of our Priority Resident Program. The building is slated to open in December 2014. For more information visit the Berman Commons website at www.bermancommons.org or visit the Information Center located inside the MJCCA.
Creation of The One Group (January 2013)
The William Breman Jewish Home created The One Group to provide our superior quality homecare in familiar surroundings. Our private duty nurses (RNs, LPNs) and nurse assistants (CNAs) provide services for seniors needing assistance with activities of daily living, individuals needing post surgical care and for health care organizations needing supplemental medical staffing.
Auditorium Renovations (Fall 2012)
Thanks to a generous donation from The Home’s Auxiliary, our auditorium now offers media capabilities to show movies and live stream services from local synagogues as well as a food service pantry to cater special events for residents, families and outside groups. It also has beautiful new Ark and new fire suppression and temperature control systems.
Spa Renovations (Spring 2011)
The bathing rooms on each resident floor at The William Breman Jewish Home were transformed into luxurious spas. Residents truly love the spa experience. The spa renovation is part of The Home’s culture change initiative – creating a place that looks and feels more like home.
Formerly institutional in appearance, the new spas have state of the art bathing equipment. This new equipment includes a 9-jet whirlpool experience and a height-adjustable shower chair with reclining features and leg rests; heat lamps to provide warmth; bright and colorful tile throughout the space as well as new furniture and décor; and individual lockers for residents to store their toiletries. Click here to visit our Photo Gallery and see our spa pictures.
The Auxiliary Expands to The Cohen Home (Fall 2011)
The Auxiliary is proud to announce a new initiative to support The Cohen Home in organizing many activities, programs and events for their residents. The Cohen Home is expanding the Auxiliary’s membership rolls by actively seeking new members in their surrounding Alpharetta and Johns Creek area, and recruiting them for their volunteer needs.
Georgia Medical Care Foundation Recognizes The Home for its Commitment to Quality in Partnership for Patients (Summer 2011)
The William Breman Jewish Home was recognized in the July 2011 edition of the Georgia Medical Care Foundation’s (GMCF) report. GMCF honored The Home for its “Commitment to Quality in Partnership for Patients” and its journey in culture change.
The journey in culture change includes “Neighborhoods at The Home” where by each staff person is consistently assigned to the same neighborhood and to the same residents who live there. Staff members become family with the residents and the residents’ families become extended family to others in The Home.