News and Press
Windsor Healthcare Names Stacey Alexander as Chief Operating OfficerMay 13th, 2020
May 13, 2020 - Los Angeles, CA –Windsor Healthcare Management, Inc. (“Windsor Healthcare”), a Los Angeles-based skilled nursing facility and assisted living management company, named Stacey Alexander as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of its’ organization. Ms. Alexander will assume the roles, responsibilities and relationships previously fulfilled for the past five years by Tim Lehner, the outgoing COO.
Stacey’s professional life has been dedicated to skilled nursing care, beginning with her first nursing home administrator position in 1995. After 11 years as an administrator with such organizations as Life Care Centers of America, Kindred Healthcare and Mariner Healthcare, Stacey was promoted to Regional Director of Operations with SunBridge Healthcare in California and Colorado. She has dedicated the last eight and a half years to Preferred Care where her leadership role expanded to oversee approximately 10 facilities in three states to 61 facilities in nine states. Over the course of her career, Stacey has held numerous roles in reimbursement and managed care.
“I am excited to announce a new chapter in my career as the Chief Operating Officer for Windsor Healthcare, providing management oversight to the Windsor portfolio of facilities in California and Arizona,” says Alexander. “During these unprecedented times, I will have the opportunity to guide our team of ‘Heroes’ to continue our clinical excellence and financial stewardship. The team I will have the pleasure of leading embodies compassion, showcases courage and an overwhelming sense of pride that puts our facilities at the forefront in our communities with families and key partners.” When Stacey is away from work, she enjoys her time outdoors – hiking, relaxing at the beach, reading a good book, shopping and spending time with her family and friends.
Windsor Hampton Care Center Hosts 100th Birthday “Drive-Through” ParadeApril 30th, 2020
April 30, 2020 – Stockton, CA – Windsor Hampton Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Stockton, California, hosted a “drive through parade” to honor a resident, Dorothy Ulvang, at its’ care center who is celebrating her 100th birthday.
In a typical time, Windsor Hampton Care Center would celebrate residents’ significant life milestones, such as their centenarian birthday, with an onsite party, inviting family and friends to attend. However, due to the restrictions of COVID-19, an alternative celebration took place. Family, friends and community neighbors decorated their cars and made posters, honoring the centenarian. They drove by the facility honking, waving and sharing their good wishes. All attendees received a bundt cake, compliments of Mike Robinson of Nothing Bundt Cakes.
“During this time of pandemic, the celebratory event was a welcome opportunity for the community to come together and join in something positive while staying safe in their vehicles,” says Kriste Merin, Area Director of Business Development. “We are certain Dorothy felt the love of the entire Stockton community.”
Parade included cars from:
· Hospice of San Joaquin
· Blossom Ridge Home Health & Hospice (2 vehicles) (Birthday Person's Hospice company)
· Optimal Hospice
· Aplus Home Health and Hospice
· Community Hospice
· Victor Randolph: KRVR: The River 105.5, KVIN: The Vine 107.1
· Tim Ulmer: Ulmer Photography (past State of California Small Business of the Year), past Stocktonian of the year.
· Cindy Foster: Member of Mayor Michael Tubbs, Reinvent Stockton Task Force
· GNR Enterprises: Glenn Richardson
· Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce: CEO Douglas Wilhoit
· Nor Cal Ambulance (Vehicle and ambulance)
· Stockton Fire (Vehicle, truck and hook/ladder rig)
· Various staff family members
TV footage from the event can be seen at KCRA at https://www.kcra.com/article/stockton-woman-s-100th-birthday-celebrated-with-parade/32326313
Windsor Care Centers Implement Strategies to Limit COVID-19 ExposureMarch 12th, 2020
|Windsor facilities across California and Arizona are carefully monitoringthe spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and are employing multiple strategies to limit the possible spread of the virus. Many of these stepsare the same as those the facilities use every day to detect and prevent the spread of other respiratory viruses. They are also closely following the recently released guidelines published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).|
|Some of the specific steps being taken are:|
a) Posting signs at the entrance instructing visitors not to enter if they have symptoms of a respiratory infection.
b) Advising employees to stay home if they have symptoms of a respiratory infection.
c) Assessing residents’ symptoms of respiratory infection upon admission to the facility and implementing appropriate infection prevention procedures for incoming symptomatic residents.
d) Residents with fever or acute respiratory infections will be restricted to their rooms.
e) Communicating regularly with local and state public health sources regarding the disease and its spread.
f) Supporting hand and respiratory hygiene, as well as cough etiquette by resident, visitors and employees. This includes: (i) ensuring employees clean their hands according to CDC guidelines; (ii) increasing the availability and use of alcohol based hand rubs; (iii) making sure tissues are available and sinks are well stocked with soap and paper towels for hand washing,
g) Increasing their stock of personal protective equipment.
|“Windsor facilities are committed to providing the safest possible environment to their residents, visitors and employees and will continue to implement best practices,” says Heidi Capela, Vice President of Clinical Services. “We will continue to remain in contact with federal, state and local authorities to ensure they stay abreast of all relevant developments.”|