Our Mission

Kendal~Crosslands Communities is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community (formerly known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community) located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Founded on Quaker values, we offer Independent Living cottages and apartments, Personal Care, and Skilled Nursing all nestled on over 500 acres of rolling countryside in the heart of the Brandywine Valley.

Our Mission

Kendal~Crosslands Communities is committed to ensuring that the later years of life are filled with the potential for love, growth, friendship, peace, and dignity through services and communities that allow residents and staff to thrive

Our Vision

Kendal~Crosslands Communities strives to be one of the leading not-for-profit charitable organizations in the United States serving older people. We embrace collaboration and draw upon the Quaker heritage that recognizes the unique personal worth of each individual to create a supportive environment where trust and understanding grow from open communication and thoughtful listening. We endeavor to create a community where kindness, compassion, and mutual respect are made visible through meaningful interaction among residents, staff, board members, and administrators that supports all residents in the midst of friends and emphasizes each resident’s worth as a whole person.

Our Values

  • Enhance quality of life

  • Promote collaboration, consensus-building

  • Welcoming diversity

  • High-quality health and wellness services

  • Environmental Stewardship

  • Maintain physical settings

  • Financial Integrity

  • High-quality work experience

  • Contribute to the broader community

  • Culture of kindness

  • Growth and development opportunities

  • Maintain integrity and ethical standards

Infusing Values in Daily Life

At Kendal~Crosslands Communities, our values are infused in our daily living and working environments. The deep roots that sustain us help ensure that residents and staff share the spirit of community and collaboration and the respect for each individual.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

CARF is an international, non-profit accreditor of health and human services, covering aging services, behavioral health, medical rehabilitation, employment, community services, and more. CARF certification requires a service provider to commit to quality improvement, focusing on the unique needs of each person the provider serves.