News and Press

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 Living Jordan Magana
Encanto Palms Assisted Living Janice Herd
Evergreen Arvin Post-Acute Care Carmen DeColmenero
Maryland Gardens Care Center Claudia Jackson
Palm Valley Rehabilitation & Care Center Jessika Rosales
Ridgecrest Healthcare Julius Perez
Windsor Court Assisted Living Christina Anaya
Windsor Gardens Care Center of Fullerton Grace Alvarez
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Hawthorne Francisco Velasquez
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of Long Beach Ronald Batac
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of North Long Beach Aurora Rodriguez
Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of San Diego Joel Jacobo
Windsor Gardens Healthcare Center of the Valley Izabella Bakchajian
Windsor Gardens of Los Angeles Mirna Diaz
Windsor Golden Hill Subacute and Rehabilitation Center Amanda Harbin
Windsor Palms Care Center of Artesia Carrie Marigny
Windsor Terrace Westlake Village Sally Rimando

3 Arizona Windsor Facilities Awarded AHCA/NCAL 2018 Bronze National Quality Award

July 25th, 2018

3 Arizona Windsor facilities receive the 2018 Bronze - Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). July 25, 2018 – Phoenix, AZ – Three Windsor skilled nursing, assisted living and rehabilitation centers in Arizona announced that they have received the 2018 Bronze - Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). Implemented in 1996, the National Quality Award Program was created to recognize long-term care and post-acute providers across the nation that have demonstrated a commitment to providing and improving the quality of care for their residents. The three Windsor facilities that received the award are:

  1. Encanto Palms Assisted Living in Phoenix, AZ
  2. Maryland Gardens Assisted Living in Phoenix, AZ
  3. Palm Valley Rehabilitation and Care Center in Goodyear, AZ
“We are so proud of Encanto Palms, Maryland Gardens and Palm Valley for achieving this prestigious award,” says Jeron Walker, Southern California and Arizona Regional Director of Operations for Windsor. “This a true reflection of the amazing care provided each and every day by a team of world-class caregivers. The award program has three levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Providers begin the quality improvement process at the Bronze level, where they develop an organizational profile with fundamental performance elements such as vision and mission statements and key strengths and challenges. Bronze applicants must also demonstrate their ability to implement a performance improvement system. As recipients of this year’s Bronze award, each facility can now advance to meet the criteria required for the Silver Achievement in Quality Award