Barclay Friends Launches New State-of-the-Art Memory Care Expansion with Wall-Breaking Ceremony

We proudly announce the commencement of a highly anticipated memory care expansion with a ceremonial wall-breaking! This landmark development underscores Barclay Friends’ dedication to enhancing care and support for individuals…

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Barclay Friends Celebrates Employee Appreciation Week

At Barclay Friends, we believe that employees are the heart and soul of everything we do. To show our gratitude for their dedication and hard work, we’re thrilled to celebrate…

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Barclay Friends Achieves Deficiency-Free Rating in Health Department Survey

We are thrilled to announce that Barclay Friends has received a deficiency-free rating following a comprehensive survey by the Department of Health! This exceptional achievement underscores our unwavering commitment to…

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Matt Jones Gives a Presentation to Coatesville High-schoolers

Not too long ago, Matt J. gave a presentation to Coatesville High schoolers. Matt, Barclay Friends Registered Dietitian, had the opportunity to speak at a student career-focused after-school group at…

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Milestone Anniversaries with a Spotlight on Team Dedication

In the heart of Barclay Friends, a special celebration unfolds; simultaneously, the organization takes a momentous pause to honor the incredible dedication and commitment of its team members. Today marks…

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Barclay Friends Announces Appointment of Maria Santangelo as Chief Executive Officer

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Santangelo as the community’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective April 3, 2024. Maria takes the helm following Linda Sterthous, who will…

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Celebrating the Compassionate Journey

Barclay Friends CNA Graduates Shine Bright In the heart of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Barclay Friends has pioneered a transformative initiative, the Barclay Friends CNA Program, catalyzed by the unwavering commitment…

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Barclay Friends Announces Retirement of Executive Director, Linda Sterthous

An Ode to New Beginnings – Consistent with Quaker values and in a setting of vibrant gardens, Barclay Friends, a Kendal Affiliate, offers homelike accommodations and warm, compassionate care for…

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Saving the Bees at Barclay Friends

On a warm summer day, Barclay Friends residents and staff recently witnessed a swarm of honeybees flying outside the Wentworth meeting room in the Cotter building. As a community committed…

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