Sunrise Senior Living receives a WELL Health-Safety rating across its North American portfolio, confirming its global leadership in health, well-being and safety
Sunrise will be the largest senior living provider to adopt the WELL rating across its entire community portfolio and the first senior living provider in the world to participate extensively in WELL, demonstrating its commitment to the well-being of all residents, families, team members and employees Evidence provides visitors
NEW YORK And MCLEAN, Va., March 8, 2023 /CNW/ — Sunrise Senior Living, a leading provider of personalized senior living services, is proud to drive a company-wide culture of health, well-being and safety by achieving the prestigious WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management over its entire portfolio of over 270 communities in the US and Canada, covering an area of 21 million square feet. The Healthy Building Award was presented by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the global authority on transforming health and wellbeing in buildings, organizations and communities.
“Receiving the prestigious third-party verified WELL Health-Safety Rating for our entire North American portfolio further strengthens the Sunrise brand and is another example of how we demonstrate our unwavering commitment to ESG as a highly trusted and highly responsible care and wellness partner provide,” said Sunrise Senior Living Managing Director Jack R. Callison Jr. “With our WELL success, residents, team members and other stakeholders can feel an even greater level of confidence and security with Sunrise, further supporting our vision of creating the lifestyle of choice for longer, healthier and happier lives.”
In order to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating for all new and existing buildings, Sunrise has met strict requirements that validate that the well-being of those who live, work and visit each community is prioritized. Specifically, the criteria included demonstrating a proven and consistent commitment to cleaning and hygiene procedures, emergency preparedness, healthcare resources including mental health, innovation, and engagement and communication with stakeholders.
According to IWBI, Sunrise is the largest provider in the senior living industry to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating for its entire organization and the first in the industry to achieve this rating by participating in the WELL at scale Pathway. In this way, Sunrise makes a long-term commitment to ensure the highest health and safety standards, resulting in optimal environments that promote well-being, productivity and greater happiness for team members and residents.
“Innovators like Sunrise Senior Living are doubling down on healthcare leadership by following the science and implementing WELL’s evidence-based solutions and strategies,” he said Rachel Hoddon, President and CEO, IWBI. “We congratulate Sunrise on becoming the largest senior living provider to achieve the corporate-level WELL Health-Safety Rating. This accomplishment is a testament to their long-standing commitment to the health, well-being and safety of everyone who lives, visits, and works in Sunrise communities.”
By participating in WELL at Scale, Sunrise also joins global brands and Fortune 500 companies across industries, including healthcare, hospitality, retail and financial services, who are leading the way in prioritizing health and wellness impacts across their breadth , deploy and evaluate organizations.
About Sunrise senior living
founded in 1981, Sunrise senior housing is credited with founding the modern era of senior housing. Each Sunrise community is dedicated to providing a personalized approach to senior living, where every aspect of the services and environment is tailored to the specific wants and needs of the individual seniors who call the community home. From purposefully created and thoughtful design, to engaging programs and lifestyle activities, to world-class quality of care that evolves with the needs of each senior, Sunrise’s industry-leading innovation builds on its mission to improve the quality of life for all seniors. Sunrise celebrates its 40th anniversary and operates more than 270 communities in The United States And Canada supplies almost 30,000 residents. With more than 22,000 highly qualified team members, Sunrise offers a full range of personalized services including independent living, assisted living, care for people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and nursing and rehabilitation services.
About the International WELL Building Institute
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is a non-profit corporation and the world’s leading organization focused on creating places where people come first to advance a global culture of health. IWBI mobilizes its community through administering the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and WELL assessments and certifications, administering the WELL AP certificate, pursuing applicable research, developing educational resources, and advocating policies to promote health and wellbeing. be everywhere.
The International WELL Building Institute pbc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delos Living LLC. International WELL Building Institute, IWBI, WELL Building Standard, WELL v2, WELL Certified, WELL AP, WELL Score, The WELL Conference, We Are WELL, WELL Community Standard, WELL Health-Safety Rated, WELL Equity Rated, WELL Performance Rated , Works with WELL, WELL and others and their respective logos are trademarks or certification marks of International WELL Building Institute pbc in The United States and other countries.
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