John Hurley is the new administrator at St. Pauls House, a Lutheran Life Communities campus.
Autumn is a busy season at Lutheran Life Community's Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights, IL. "We see a lot of transitions from room to room, or new starts in the fall," says Assistant Administrator Sarah Kurth. But Kurth is not referring to the home's nursing and assisted living residents — she's talking about its childcare program, Shepherd's Flock.
Janet Breed is the new Wittenberg Village administrator.
Repositioning buildings and service lines is done on a regular basis at Lutheran Life, ahead of a crisis in census or in reaction to new competition that forces action that may not be well thought out. Today, skilled nursing in particular needs to be updated to employ more technology and refresh and rebuild physical plants to address a different consumer.