Compassionate, Person-Centered Care.
Kirkhaven is, first and foremost, a place where people live. By embracing a philosophy of person-centered care, our assisted living and senior care community empowers individuals to direct the decisions that affect their day-to-day activities. We strive to create whole, home-like environments where residents can retain flexibility, spontaneity, and connection within the community.
- Respecting and valuing the individual as a full member of society.
- Providing individualized emotional and physical spaces for care that are in tune with people’s changing needs.
- Understanding the perspective of the person in all care and activities.
- Providing supportive opportunities for social engagement to help people live their life and experience well-being.
Are you interested in learning more about Kirkhaven & getting started with the admissions process?
Mission, Vision, Values
Our Mission at Kirkhaven is to provide seniors in our care with an array of exceptional, specialized services that promote meaningful living experiences in a safe and comforting environment.
We work every day with compassionate professionalism to create an environment where residents can share a lifetime of experiences and safely participate in a community that empowers them to embrace living with assurance and dignity.
We put seniors first and provide compassionate care with the utmost professionalism, keeping seniors at the center of all that we do, and working to the best of our ability to exceed expectations.
We treat everyone with respect, celebrate each person’s unique gifts, and value the diversity of those around us.
Every resident, every staff member, and every volunteer adds value to the environment and experience at Kirkhaven. We treat each other with kindness and work together toward a common mission.
We lift each other up, listen actively, extend forgiveness, and positively support each other so that everyone can achieve success in their lives.
We embrace continuous improvement. We seek opportunities to learn, grow, share, and be creative. We take calculated risks to ensure the best positive outcomes for our seniors and our staff.
For more information or to schedule a tour, reach out today to get started!
Board of Directors
- Chair Leticia Fornataro, AIA
- Vice Chair Mark Muthig
- Treasurer Mary-Joy Lipari, CSA
- Secretary Desirae Davis
- James Beikirch, BPS, CDE
- Robert Biernbaum, DO
- Terry Cotton
- Jillian Farrar, Esq.
- Duane Girdner
- Elaine Hiscock
- Angie Kettell
- Matt Minisce
- Richard Potts
Questions about how to apply? Ready to begin the admissions process?
Request a PRI (Patient Review Instrument) and Screen to be completed by a local nursing agency or hospital social worker and sent to Kirkhaven by fax (585-461-9160) or email.
Complete an Application Form. Our financial worksheet is very straightforward and we do not require any additional documentation.
Have the applicant’s primary care physician submit medical information by fax (585-461-9160) or email. A Release of Health Information Form can be filled out by the applicant, the applicant’s provider, or facility to enable Kirkhaven to obtain the pertinent medical records.
Every person’s medical needs are different. Once we receive all of the required forms, the application will be reviewed by our care team to determine if Kirkhaven can meet the applicant’s unique needs.
Print and fax applications to 585-461-9160, email email@example.com, or mail to the following address:
254 Alexander St
Rochester, NY 14607
he health and safety of our residents, rehab patients, and staff is our top priority. If you cannot find the information you are looking for below, we welcome you to submit questions regarding our COVID-19 emergency management plan to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kirkhaven in the News
December 1, 2021. Ally Peters from WROC TV 8 spoke with Kirkhaven's Director of Nursing, Mark Irwin about access to Covid Booster Vaccines.
August 24, 2020 Spectrum News reports on how a local Girl Scout troop is using artwork to spread cheer to residents at Kirkhaven.