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Windsor Gardens Rehabilitation Center of Salinas Dedicates Sub-Acute Unit in Honor of Veteran Employee Mary Robinson

June 27th, 2018

Skilled nursing and rehabilitation center Windsor Gardens Rehabilitation Center of Salinas renames sub-acute care unit in honor of veteran employee Mary Robinson. ​​June 27, 2018 – Salinas, CA – Windsor Gardens Rehabilitation Center of Salinas (“Windsor Salinas”), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Salinas, CA announced today the dedication of the Mary Robinson Sub-Acute Unit in honor of employee Mary Robinson for her outstanding service. Robinson began working as Director of Operations for SnF Management, LLC, a management consulting company to Windsor Salinas, in January, 2007. Seven years later, she was hired at Windsor Salinas as their Senior Administrator. In June, 2016, Robinson was promoted to director of Sub-Acute Programs at Windsor Salinas overseeing operational workflow for the care and services of ventilated and acutely comprised patients. To recognize the commitment and value that Robinson brought to patients, families and countless employees throughout her tenure with Windsor Salinas over the past decade, Windsor hosted a special dedication ceremony at Windsor Salinas. It selected the renaming of the Sub-Acute Unit as the most appropriate way to honor Robinson’s service. As Pam Norris, Regional Clinical Director for Windsor, explained, “We gave the loving gift of a living legacy to a very special woman.” Over 120 friends, family members and co-workers attended the dedication ceremony. A musical reception was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony of the renamed unit, and a speech by Rachyl Bruton, Administrator at another Windsor care center, The Ridge. Bruton  spoke about Robinson’s role and influence in the organization. “Mary has been my mentor, colleague, and friend for over 20 years,” says Bruton. “Mary decorated and helped design the Rehabilitation Home Transitional Care Unit in The Ridge, while at the same time worked on the respiratory unit at Windsor Gardens Salinas. She has always been project-driven, available to answer questions and share her knowledge, 24-7. I have tremendous gratitude for everything she has done for me, my employees, and the rest of Windsor. “

Seven Windsor Facilities Awarded AHCA/NCAL 2018 Bronze National Quality Award

June 5th, 2018

7 Windsor facilities receive the 2018 Bronze - Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). ​​June 5, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – Seven Windsor skilled nursing, assisted living and rehabilitation centers throughout California and Arizona announced today 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. “We congratulate this year’s Bronze award recipients and look forward to offering continued support and guidance on their journey to improve quality care,” said AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Board of Overseers Chair Alana Wolfe. “The dedication and focus on quality that each organization has shown garners recognition. It will serve their patients and residents well.” The seven Windsor facilities that received the award are:

  1. Windsor Post-Acute Care Center of Modesto
  2. Windsor Gardens Convalescent Center of San Diego
  3. Windsor Country Drive  Care Center
  4. Windsor Manor Rehabilitation Center of Concord
  5. Windsor Park Care Center of Fremont
  6. Windsor Post-Acute Care center of Hayward
  7. Windsor The Ridge Rehabilitation Center
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.

Windsor El Camino Care Center Achieves CMS 5-Star Rating

May 2nd, 2018

Windsor El Camino Care Center, a 178-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Carmichael, California, announced today it has been awarded a 5-Star overall rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes and navigate the intricacies of choosing the appropriate facility for their family member. Nursing homes are assigned an overall star rating between one and five stars by CMS and specific ratings in each of the following three areas:

  1. Health inspections (state conducted inspections of food preparation, infection control, medication management, residents’ rights and quality of life, and proper skin care);
  2. Nurse staffing (average number of nursing care minutes patients receive daily); and
  3. Medical quality measures (self-reported and claims-based medical data for the latest four calendar quarters).
“We are thrilled to be distinguished as a 5-Star center”, says Jeff Barbieri, Windsor El Camino’s Administrator. “Each team member within our center contributes greatly to provide an exceptional experience for our patients and their families. This achievement is a testament to the professionalism and dedication of our 5-Star staff.”