The Wesley Community announced that Jenna Lord has been appointed director of nursing at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs.
Lord is responsible for leading and supervising the nursing staff and overseeing the care provided to residents at the Wesley Health Care Center. She has extensive health care experience and previously served as assistant director of Nursing at Wesley Health Care Center.
“We are pleased to see Jenna expand her role on the leadership team at The Wesley Community,” said J. Brian Nealon, CEO of The Wesley Community. “Her skills and experience make her a valuable asset to the many residents we serve. Under her guidance and leadership, our nursing services will continue to grow and meet the needs of all those who call Wesley Health Care Center home.”
Lord will work closely with Wesley administrators to develop policies and procedures to maintain a safe and efficient work place while also bringing forth new clinical opportunities.
“I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Director of Nursing at Wesley Health Care Center,” Lord said. “I look forward to continuing to work with our dedicated staff to care for Wesley’s residents and will strive to make a difference amongst our team and the residents we serve at The Wesley Community.”
Lord has been an active member of the Wesley Health Care Center team since 2008 where she previously worked as both a licensed practical nurse and as a resident nurse unit coordinator. In her various roles at the senior care facility, officials said Lord has been an enthusiastic leader who puts great emphasis on hands-on leadership and providing quality of care and services.
She was recognized as Registered Nurse of the Year at Wesley Health Care Center in 2018. She received the recognition following numerous peer nominations and an extensive review by a panel of administrators at The Wesley Community.
For more than 40 years, Wesley Health Care Center has provided quality nursing care for aging adults and seniors through a variety of services, including long-term care; light care geriatrics; Alzheimer’s and memory support; and a short-term rehabilitation program.
Wesley Health Care Center is part of The Wesley Community, a 37-acre continuum of care campus in Saratoga Springs which provides seniors with a variety of levels of care including independent living, assisted living, long-term care, outpatient therapies, short-term rehabilitation and home care.
For more information about The Wesley Community, visit www.thewesleycommunity.org.