A Full Continuum of Care

Skilled Nursing

St. Luke’s Villa skilled nursing unit is a small 50 bed unit with both private and semi-private rooms. The unit is staffed 24 hours per days with RN’s/LPN’s and certified nursing assistants. A full range of skilled nursing services is provided. A Medical Director is on staff and physicians are available 24 hours per day.

Personal Care

St. Luke’s Villa Personal Care Unit has 45 private rooms. This unit is tailored for those residents who still maintain a certain level of independence but require some assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, medication administration and 24 hour supervision. Three meals are provided daily in the dining room and housekeeping and laundry services are provided. Room fees are all inclusive with the exception of medications, toiletries and beauty shop/barber services.

Independent Living

For those wishing to maintain their independence and benefit from a worry free and secure retirement community, St. Luke’s Villa has 31, one bedroom apartments located right on the St. Luke’s campus. Amenities such as meals, housekeeping, transportation, laundry services, reserved parking, beauty shop and barber services, paid utilities, social interaction and daily Mass are all available.     St. Luke’s Villa is a place where the personal value and dignity of each resident is individually respected. Please feel free to call us for more information or to arrange a tour.

Special Events

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St. Luke’s Villa Celebrates it’s Third Year Anniversary with Our Residents, Families, Staff, and Friends!

“Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy. “ [Angels to the shepherds] St. Luke, 2. 10

On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, the residents and their families, associates of St. Luke’s Villa, Little Flower Manor, and St. Therese Residence, along with friends of St. Luke’s Villa proudly acknowledged our third year milestone!

The third year anniversary of St. Luke’s Villa was celebrated with a special mass of recognition and blessings; following a delightful societal gathering.

Joining in the joyous occasion were several administrative associates as shown left to right: John Howells, Executive Director, Diocesan Long Term Care Facilities; Monsignor Vincent J. Grimalia, Diocesan Resident Chaplain at St. Luke’s Villa; Lee Ann Emerick, Administrator, Skilled Nursing at LFM; Sister Luke Mary Angeline, Novice; Sister Mary Robert Romano, Director of Mission Integration; Maureen McHale, Director of Finance, and Cheryl Butry, Administrator, Skilled Nursing at St. Luke’s Villa.
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IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH FAVORABLE ACTIVITY – Program 1

Misericordia University Occupational Therapy Graduate Students are currently conducting two separate six week case studies that engage several Independent Living tenants as well as several Personal Care residents. The Summer Research Studies at St Luke’s Villa show the students and the professors involved.

Graduate Occupational Therapy students Phillip Terrigno, OTS; Rose Wentzel, OTS; Stephanie Pusey, OTS; Valerie Mcdonald, OTS, under the direction of Grace Fisher, Ed.D., OTR/L, chair and professor of OT at Misericordia University, are conducting a summer research investigation at St Luke’ s Villa The study involves the tenants residing in the Independent Living apartments at St. Luke's Villa this summer. Their research proposes to determine if a "tree themed drawing" and interactive discussions and reminiscence groups will improve resident perceptions of the quality of their lives.
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IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH FAVORABLE ACTIVITY – Program 2

Misericordia University Occupational Therapy Graduate Students are currently conducting two separate six week case studies that engage several Independent Living tenants as well as several Personal Care residents. The Summer Research Studies at St Luke’s Villa show the students and the professors involved.

Misericordia University Adjunct Professor Christine Hischmann, FAOTA, MS, OTR/L along with occupational therapy graduate students Maria Baldino, OTS; Julia Cantwell, OTS; Jennifer Creagh, OTS; Nicole Pelick, OTS; and Jose Ortiz', OTS are conducting a research study this summer for residents in Personal Care at St. Luke's Villa.  Their study seeks to determine how participation in a cooking group may affect resident qualify of life.  The researchers involve residents in preparing meals and snacks selected from the residents' favored treats and recipes of the past. A cook book is planned.