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Our Mission

Creating community for older adults and all they care about inspired by their vision for purposeful lives.


The Collington Vision

Collington’s vision is to thrive as a community of people living, working and serving together, bringing alive a spirit of collaboration, generosity and mutual respect in our relationships and decision-making. We will be a leader and exemplary contributor to the vitality of the larger community, the sustainability of the environment and an innovator in serving older adults. We believe successful delivery of the Collington experience must include seamless integration of health and wellness services, strong financial and operational performance, empowerment of residents, staff and board members and continual dedication to the pursuit of better ways.

Goals

  • Deliver Excellence in Health
  • Enrich Collington Culture & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Steward Our Resources to Provide Excellence in the Collington Experience
  • Serve Our Broader Community as an Outstanding Leader & Partner

Collington, as an affiliate of the Kendal System, has a shared set of values. In carrying out our mission, our primary objective is to establish and maintain integrity and excellence in all aspects of our work.

TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE AND VITALITY OF THOSE WE SERVE AND TO FOSTER A SENSE OF COMMUNITY

treating each person as a valued individual and in an atmosphere of mutual respect and caring

TO PROMOTE AN ENVIRONMENT OF CONTINUING LEARNING

encouraging lifelong growth for staff, community members, boards, and volunteers

TO ENCOURAGE AND WELCOME ALL PEOPLE

without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law, to live in our communities and to serve on our staffs and boards


TO PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY WELLNESS PROGRAMS AND HEALTH CARE SERVICES

treating each person with dignity

TO PROVIDE PHYSICAL SETTINGS THAT ARE SENSITIVE TO THE AGING PROCESS

and that enhance quality of life, security, and wellness

TO ENGAGE IN PRACTICES THAT SUSTAIN AND IMPROVE OUR ENVIRONMENTS

and our planet


TO EMPLOY FINANCIAL DESIGNS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO SECURITY AND SERVE OUR SOCIAL OBJECTIVES

to make our services and communities affordable, to the extent possible, to a range of economic capabilities

TO FOSTER A HIGH QUALITY WORK EXPERIENCE FOR STAFF

recognizing that Kendal must be a good place to work if we are to offer good places to live and to provide high quality services

TO STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE IN MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE

seeking and developing board and staff dedicated to our mission and values, and building partnerships with those we serve


TO VALUE PARTICIPATION, TRANSPARENCY, AND CONSENSUS BUILDING

by nurturing careful listening and effective decision making

TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE LARGER COMMUNITY

maintaining extensive and mutually supportive relationships and sharing our resources and experience

TO CONTINUE TO GROW 

by engaging in ongoing evaluation and staff development, and by seeking and responding to new opportunities to further our mission


TO TAKE AN ACTIVE ROLE IN AGING ISSUES

through professional dialogue, research, public policy, and other means, thereby contributing to improved services for all older people

TO FOSTER A CULTURE OF GENEROSITY

encouraging and developing full use of our time, talent, and resources

TO MAINTAIN INTEGRITY AND HIGH ETHICAL STANDARDS

in everything that we say and do

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