Cathedral Square Expands Assisted Living Apartments in Burlington
October 5, 2015 – Cathedral Square announces the expansion of assisted living apartments in downtown Burlington. As a result of the expansion, Cathedral Square will continue increasing staff in all areas, including nursing, caregiving, food services, and activities.
Cathedral Square Assisted Living offers individualized and comprehensive care at a premium location. Sitting right along the waterfront in the heart of downtown Burlington, Cathedral Square Assisted Living offers easy access to transportation, and is within walking distance to churches, shopping, and the bike path. UVM Medical Center, a national leader in healthcare, is one mile away.
“We have been experiencing a greater demand for our assisted living apartments,” states Kim Fitzgerald, CEO, Cathedral Square. “We are thrilled to be expanding in response to the growing community of aging Vermonters and their need for safe, comfortable homes with quality services.”
Within the Cathedral Square Assisted Living community, residents enjoy incredible views of Lake Champlain, a variety of social activities, gardening in shared green space, and daily meals prepared on-site. Cathedral Square is a member of VT Fresh Network and is proud to offer all residents healthy, fresh local foods.
Cathedral Square Senior Living Director, Laura Wilson shares, “Our commitment to each resident is really what sets us apart. Our residents are family. We take pride in knowing they are receiving the highest level of care with a great deal of compassion.”
Residents at Cathedral Square Assisted Living benefit from the dedication of staff every day. With remarkably low turnover, all employees truly believe in the company’s mission to provide healthy homes, caring communities and positive aging. Cathedral Square Assisted Living residents also receive 24-hour personal care, medication management, housekeeping, laundry services and SASHSM (Support And Services at Home). The SASH model provides a team made up of Cathedral Square, CVAA, Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Howard Center to provide care coordination and health promotion activities to residents to support them in staying healthy while living safely and comfortably at home.
About Cathedral Square
Cathedral Square (CS) is a non-profit organization created in 1977. CS develops and operates communities for seniors and individuals with special needs. For over 38 years, Cathedral Square has lived up to its mission of “healthy homes, caring communities and positive aging”, providing housing with supportive services to over 1,127 residents. Today, CS owns and/or manages 29 housing communities, each uniquely designed to provide safe and secure apartments at an affordable price. As an advocate for a system that better serves the long term care needs of Vermonters, Cathedral Square administers the SASH model statewide as part of Vermont’s Blueprint for Health. The SASH model is a care coordination and health promotion program and serves over 4,800 Vermonters.