Garden Spot Village


Garden Spot Village

Garden Spot Village is a licensed, non-profit, faith-based continuing care retirement community located at 433 South Kinzer Avenue in New Holland, Pennsylvania.(1) The facility is operated by Garden Spot Village, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation,(2) and it provides a range of residential options and health-care services for adults ages 62 and above.

History

Two Christian businessmen from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Victor F. Weaver and Ivan Martin, incorporated Garden Spot Village as a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community on July 26, 1990.(3) The first residents moved to Garden Spot Village in 1996.

General Information

[http://www.gardenspotvillage.org Garden Spot Village] is located on a convert|104|acre|km2|sing=on campus at 433 South Kinzer Avenue in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The community features cottages, townhouses, apartments, personal care services, assisted living apartments, skilled care units and memory loss/Alzheimer’s units as well as adult day services.(1)

As of late 2007, Garden Spot Village was home to approximately 850 residents. Minimum age for residence is 62. Residents select a lifestyle package ranging from $79,963 to $360,000(1) and pay a monthly service fee. The monthly fee includes an apartment or attached house ranging in size from convert|560|sqft|m2 to convert|2000|sqft|m2, as well as all utilities, with the exception of telephone, cable television and high-speed Internet access. It also includes dining discounts as well as other services, such as lawn care and landscaping, snow and trash removal and many activities. Amenities include a technology lab, horticulture center, bank, convenience store, hair salon, indoor and outdoor parks, a pavilion/amphitheater, walking and bike paths, putting greens, pickle ball courts, a bocce ball court, vegetable gardens, a fitness center with a heated indoor pool and whirlpool spa, and a variety of social clubs. Other services, such as laundry, housekeeping and handyman, are available for a fee. Garden Spot Village is the largest employer in New Holland. The community employs approximately 340 staff members, including hospitality, maintenance, administrative and skilled nursing staff.

A continuing care retirement community is designed to provide services throughout a mature adult’s life. Garden Spot Village offers on-campus health-care services, including assisted living, memory support, adult day services and personal at-home services. It was certified as a nursing home on October 19, 2001 and has 73 Medicare-certified skilled nursing beds.(2) Ephrata Community Hospital maintains an outpatient center, the Center for Health at Garden Spot Village, on campus.(4) Health-care services available there include internal medicine, family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, rehabilitation medicine, cardiology testing, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. (3)


= Affiliations = The organization is affiliated with the Lancaster Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Church USA and the Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA. It is also affiliated with the Mennonite Church Board of Brotherhood Ministries, the Mennonite Health Association, the Association of Anabaptist Caring Communities and the Anabaptist Provider Group.(1) In addition, Garden Spot Village is a member of PANPHA, the Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Senior Services; and AAHSA, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.(1)

References

# http://www.insurance.state.pa.us/ccrc/cc_0055.html
# http://www.seniors-site.com/index/Nursing+Homes/ PA/NEW+HOLLAND/GARDEN+SPOT+VILLAGE%5E%5E12466%5E%5E
# Garden Spot Village, Inc., Articles of Incorporation on file with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State Corporation Bureau. Entity number 1582966. Microfilm Number 09109.
# http://www.ephratahospital.org/Default.aspx?Page=GardenSpot


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