The Work We Do: Wesley Gardens

September 16, 2021

At Wesley Gardens nursing home in Rochester, NY, 1199ers care for a broad range of patients—from seniors on a memory care unit to young adults in physical rehabilitation. As at nursing care facilities across the country, Wesley Gardens workers struggled during the pandemic. They were and remain dedicated to keeping themselves and their residents safe.

Though some became sick or had to care for family members affected by COVID-19, Wesley Gardens workers persevered. They came to work every day and cared for the residents who need them, Today, as vaccination numbers go up and New York State is re-opening, Wesley Gardens workers can welcome visitors back in the facility, while continuing to be vigilant about safety and protection. 1199 Magazine visited Wesley Gardens recently to talk with workers about their work and their experiences moving through the pandemic.