Kenmore, NY – July 9, 2019 – Schofield Residence, Ken-Ton’s independent non-profit long term care organization is a 5-STAR out of 5-STAR Nursing Home on Medicare assigns the overall star rating based on a nursing home’s performance on key measures: health inspections, quality measures and staffing.

“We’re so pleased to be recognized with this top rating,” notes Olivia Rozycki, administrator of Schofield Residence. “Our staff works very hard and was also awarded 5 out of 5 stars overall for quality measures. This is much above the average for New York State and National averages.”

Each year, more than 300 individuals, ages 50 and up, come to Schofield to heal and, hopefully, go home. Schofield’s rehab offers excellent tailored therapy six days a week and is led by Ashley Smith, Ph.D. Dr. Smith’s team includes thirteen physical and occupational therapists/assistants. Combined, the team has 95 years in therapy experience.

Dr. Richard Carlson, Jr. and Dr. Margaret Eberl oversee the Residence’s medical services with Dawn Friend, RN, director of Nursing. A podiatrist, ophthalmologist, and dentist come in every week or as needed. A certified wound specialist is available at the Residence and on call to assist Schofield Care’s Home Health patients or Adult Day Health Care Program.

Schofield’s Certified and Licensed Home Health teams offer a comprehensive array of skilled services as well as personal care assistance in the home to more than 250 patients in Erie and Niagara Counties. With Schofield Home Care, a resident can have excellent continuity of care when they are ready to go home. 

Founded in 1910 by Dr. Jennie Schofield, Schofield offers award-winning adult day health care, home health, short-term rehab and long term care in Erie and Niagara counties. Schofield Care recently announced a strategic alliance with The GreenFields Continuing Care Community aimed to strengthen both non-profit organizations and prime them for future growth. Schofield invites you to tour its programs and welcomes your inquiries – call our Admissions team at (716) 436-6314 or email