Elderwood Reviews

Updated Jun 28, 2020

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3.0
52%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
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Elderwood Co-CEO  Jeffrey Rubin
Jeffrey Rubin
25 Ratings
Pros
  • "Clean facility with great potential(in 3 reviews)

  • "She came in on holidays to bring treats to the nursing staff working that day(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Overworked staff because they are ALWAYS short staffed(in 6 reviews)

  • "Low pay, fair working conditions, aloof and condescending parent company(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Physical Therapist in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Elderwood part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Wonder rehab staff and excellent DOR!

    Cons

    Fluctuations in good and bad CNA’s throughout the week makes it tough to consistently stay on track with residents

  2. "Unprofessional"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Med Tech 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Elderwood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay was good for a health-care facility

    Cons

    Lost my job because the residents weren't comfortable with me having disabilities and "now I think of it I dont feel comfortable with you having disabilities either" direct quote from admin. Only issue I have is I'm on the autism spectrum which doesn't affect ability to do my job. Also chronically understaffed. High turnover among the staff and the residents

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  3. "Happy"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Hornell, NY

    I have been working at Elderwood full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Clean facility, friendly atmosphere, flexible

    Cons

    Far travel, work weekends, 12 hour shifts

  4. "Dietary aide"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Dietary Aide 

    I worked at Elderwood part-time

    Pros

    Pleasant residents , clean facility

    Cons

    Dietary employees weren’t very accommodating and not pleasant .

  5. "It’s a okay job not bad at all"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Williamsville, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Elderwood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun at times hard work and relaxing days but it’s a good company to work for

    Cons

    Boring sometimes lowerish pay hard work sometimes people call off a lot

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  6. "i like working here"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Activities Leader in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Elderwood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    free stuff sometimes not such hard management

    Cons

    low pay- rude old people of course comes with the job and management who takes elders word over yours.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Overworked, underpaid, under appreciated."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Elderwood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The residents, assisting them and their families

    Cons

    Management cares only for themselves

  8. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Residential Coordinator in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Elderwood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Small, locally run and owned

    Cons

    Technology training could be better

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  9. "Good starter position"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resident Care Supervisor in Williamsville, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Elderwood full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    PTO accrues quickly, residents are sweet

    Cons

    Staff can be petty, management doesn't follow through, horrible training

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  10. "Great Opportunity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Elderwood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Wages, health insurance including dental and vision, 401K, PTO, on-going training, retirement, advancement

    Cons

    60-90 day waiting period for benefits to take effect- standard for most companies

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