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Windsor Care Centers Participate in National Compliance and Ethics Week

November 19th, 2018

Los Angeles, CA – Keeping up its tradition of encouraging employees to follow the highest of standards of corporate compliance, Windsor nursing and care centers across California and Arizona announced today  their participation in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week.  The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics &  Health Care Compliance Association (SCCE & HCCA) organizes the annual event, which scheduled this year’s event from November 4 through 10, 2018. Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week is an extension of Windsor’s ongoing compliance and ethics program, which is overseen by Marissa Kirby, Compliance Director at S&F Management Company, a healthcare consulting company. Windsor care centers have a code of conduct that all employees are expected to follow.  The code calls on employees to act openly and truthfully in all their endeavors and avoid even the appearance of impropriety. Windsor’s team members played Compliance and Ethics Bingo to reinforce the Compliance and Ethics Program in a fun way.   Bingo winners were entered into a drawing for prizes.  Each team member was provided with an “Awareness, Recognition and Reinforcement” bracelet and inspirational quotes were shared each day. “I am thrilled to use this week to highlight the outstanding record the Windsor employees have toward compliance and recognizing the compassionate excellence they bring to every facet of their work,” said Tim Lehner, COO of S&F Management Company. Company-wide compliance and ethics education, held upon hire, and at a minimum annually, provides the opportunity to roll-out new and updated compliance and ethics program policies and reinforces with employees their compliance and ethics’ obligations.

Windsor Gardens of Salinas Nominated for Award of Excellence in Food Safety in Monterey County

October 10th, 2018

October 10, 2018 – Salinas, CA –  Windsor Gardens Rehabilitation Center of Salinas, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Salinas, CA, announced that it was nominated for the 2018 Monterey County Award of Excellence in Food Safety by the Monterey County Health Department. Each year, the Environmental Health Bureau of Monterey County thoroughly reviews the food establishments in its districts to choose nominees. Each nominee is required to meet a high level of criteria that is specifically based on the Monterey County Gold Seal requirements.  A choice group of fifteen Monterey County food establishments were nominated due to their acknowledged consistency in food safety. Three winners were selected by the Award of Excellence Food Safety Panel at the 10th Annual Food Safety Conference, held on September 24, 2018, at the Monterey County Government Center. While Windsor Gardens of Salinas was ultimately not selected as one of the three winners, it is a great honor to be one of just fifteen food establishments in Monterey County to be recognized for its diligence in providing such a high level of food safety. “The Nutrition Department at Windsor Salinas feels honored and appreciated to be recognized,” says Diane Venter, Director of Nutritional Services at Windsor Gardens of Salinas. “Food Safety is a collaborative effort. The Nutrition Department demonstrates their commitment to protecting the community health and we will continue to provide excellence."

Windsor Care Centers Recognize Winners of Semi-Annual “Shining Stars” Award

September 9th, 2018

August 21, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – Windsor skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in Southern California and Arizona presented 17 winners their Semi-Annual “Shining Stars” Award at a gala luncheon last week. Windsor launched the “Shining Stars” program in 2015 as a way for each care center to recognize an exemplary employee.  To be considered for the award, employees must be full-time, exemplify Windsor’s core values, perform quality work, and have no written disciplinary actions on their record within the past year. Each month, the management team at each care center selects an employee as that facility’s Star. The employee receives a gift, Star Award certificate, and a congratulatory letter from management. Twice a year, one Star winner from the previous six months is selected by each center to win the semi-annual Shining Star award. Winners attend a recognition luncheon with Senior Management and receive a customized award, $100 gift and an award certificate. The Southern California and Arizona regional luncheon was held on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Il Cielo in Beverly Hills. “It is an honor to take part in recognizing our “Stars” at our semi-annual Windsor Stars luncheon,” says Greg Davis, Southern California Regional Director of Operations. “This is a great opportunity for all of us to reflect on the wonderful difference each of our team members makes in our residents’ lives. Their hard work and dedication are recognized and appreciated!” The winners of the Southern California and Arizona 2018 semi-annual award are:

Austin House Assisted LivingJordan Magana
Encanto Palms Assisted LivingJanice Herd
Evergreen Arvin Post-Acute CareCarmen DeColmenero
Maryland Gardens Care CenterClaudia Jackson
Palm Valley Rehabilitation & Care CenterJessika Rosales
Ridgecrest HealthcareJulius Perez
Windsor Court Assisted LivingChristina Anaya
Windsor Gardens Care Center of FullertonGrace Alvarez
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of HawthorneFrancisco Velasquez
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Long BeachRonald Batac
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of North Long BeachAurora Rodriguez
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of San DiegoJoel Jacobo
Windsor Gardens Healthcare Center of the ValleyIzabella Bakchajian
Windsor Gardens of Los AngelesMirna Diaz
Windsor Golden Hill Subacute and Rehabilitation CenterAmanda Harbin
Windsor Palms Care Center of ArtesiaCarrie Marigny
Windsor Terrace Westlake VillageSally Rimando