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Country Meadows Retirement Communities Reviews

Updated Jun 17, 2019

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4.3
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83%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
G. Michael Leader
71 Ratings
Pros
  • "Company is family owned and operated(in 10 reviews)

  • "Good pay, plenty of overtime available, and most workers are rarely canceled(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Negative work environment and nasty coworkers and always short staffed(in 5 reviews)

  • "Communication between management and Personal Care Associates (PCA) is terrible(in 4 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (2)

    "Best company I've ever worked for."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fitness Director in Frederick, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful coworkers, supportive management, learning opportunities, interacting with and getting to know the residents, the feeling that you are doing something that matters and that brings happiness to seniors, great benefits, fair pay, management did not micromanage and allowed me to grow and develop my department under their guidaonce. They care about you as an individual and a human being, and they understand...

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    Cons

    None. I left for personal reasons unrelated to the job environment or company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2018-10-13

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    January 10, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    Thank you for being part of our fantastic Frederick team. Please pay us a visit sometime soon.

  2. "Amazing Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Employment Specialist Assistant in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Country Meadows Retirement Communities part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I have absolutely loved my time working for Country Meadows. The company offers great benefits and genuinely cares about their employees and residents. I started with the company as a Human Resources Intern, and they have exceeded every expectation I had. Not only did I learn much more than I ever expected to, but I gained an incredible amount of confidence in my newly acquired skills and abilities. My favorite thing...

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    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons.

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-06-04

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    June 6, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    Wow-we're blushing at your kind words! It was our privilege to work with you and help you build the skills to enjoy a long, fruitful career. Thank you for being part of our team. Come back to visit!

  3. "Nursing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Lancaster, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    12 hour shifts so decent life outside of work

    Cons

    No support and no real opportunity for advancement

    Advice to Management

    More support.

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-06-17
  4. "Caring Company"

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    Current Employee - Pca in Reading, PA

    I have been working at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Residents can be a joy Benefits Caring Company

    Cons

    Pay rate is competitive but still not enough for the job you do.

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-06-09

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    June 11, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    Country Meadows works hard to recruit good co-workers. We pay competitive wages, offer merit-based raises and provide a full benefits package. We are proud to promote from within for many positions and offer free Career Path courses to co-workers who want to advance their knowledge ...

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  5. "Loved everything"

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    Former Employee - Connections Coordinator in Easton, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful company, family environment, beautiful facility, amazing residents

    Cons

    Conflicts between highly emotional employees

    Advice to Management

    None

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-05-15

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    May 22, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    Thank you very much for your service to our residents who need memory support. Good luck to you.

  6. "Caregiver for elderly."

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    Current Employee - Personal Care Associate in Bridgeville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The residents are wonderful if you take the time to listen and spend time with them.

    Cons

    Company focus on money coming in, not proper care.

    Advice to Management

    Checks and balances. Accountability. Listen to people actually taking care of individuals, especially when it pertains to health concerns.

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-05-25

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    May 28, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    You are right about the residents being absolutely wonderful. We can learn so much from each one of them if we just take the time to listen. It's wonderful to read that you value those connections and precious opportunities to build relationships. However, you seem to have an incorrect ...

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  7. "My opinion of country meadows"

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    Current Employee - CCA in Hershey, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They are a great place to work for because they appreciate what we do and show it in many ways. The pay is fair also.

    Cons

    Don't really have any.

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-04-30

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    May 22, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    Country Meadows truly does appreciate every single co-worker. Thank you for all you do to make life better for our residents!

  8. "Good company that strives to provides great care"

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    Current Employee - Personal Care Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Family owned, career paths, good pay, good environment

    Cons

    In any heath care, it can be emotionally draining

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-04-30

    Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

    May 1, 2019Executive Director of Communications

    Thank you for being part of the Country Meadows family!

  9. "Patient’s Teach"

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      Former Employee - CNA/GNA in Frederick, MD
      Recommends

      I worked at Country Meadows Retirement Communities part-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Excellent teamwork, good treatment for employee.

      Cons

      Not fair share of work, manipulator co-workers

      Advice to Management

      Keep the good ones and interested workers.

      Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-04-21

      Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

      April 25, 2019Executive Director of Communications

      Thank you very much for your years of service to our residents. We truly appreciate your being part of our family. Good luck to you!

    • "Kind, welcoming, and focused on improvement"

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        Current Employee - Marketing Communications Associate in Hershey, PA
        Recommends

        I have been working at Country Meadows Retirement Communities full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        In my time at Country Meadows, everyone has been extremely kind and communicative. When I was coming on board the Home Office staff made sure I had everything I needed to feel at home, and comfortable, and set me up for success early on. It was also really encouraging to see the focus on taking any negative feed back and focus on turning it into change that would address the root of the problem instead of brushing it...

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        Cons

        No office name plates makes it a challenge to learn who/where everyone is early on.

        Country Meadows Retirement Communities2019-04-02

        Country Meadows Retirement Communities Response

        April 8, 2019Executive Director of Communications

        Welcome to our team! We are thrilled you chose to share your talents with Country Meadows. Please take advantage of our many programs to advance with the organization. And please be sure to raise a hand with any questions or concerns. We're so happy to have you!

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