Elaine Jeffries, Director at Rock Cove, first joined Rock Cove Assisted Living as a caregiver in November 2000. Her strong interest in supporting the philosophy of assisted living and eagerness to learn led her to assuming additional responsiblities as a Medication Aide and Lead Personal Services Assistant. She was later promoted to Resident Care Coordinater, Activity Director and Assistant director. In 2009, Elaine began providing short-term on-site assistance to Directors at other CCL managed properties. Her strong communication and team-building skills made Elaine ideal fit for a new position that CCL later created to support newly acquired communities.
As a Regional Director of Operations for CCL, Elaine provided techincal support, training and other on-site assistance to CCL managed communities. Her focus areas included customer, employee and community relations; quality assurance and general compliance. Now 16 years later, Elaine is excited to return to her home building Rock Cove Assisted Living as their Director.
Elaine is a certified instructor for Geriatric Wellness, Fundamentals of Caregiving (Washington), CPR/First Aid, and Mental Health & Dementia (Washington). Her public service includes volunteering for schools, EMT work for Skamania County EMS, Hospice, the Chamber of Commerce, and Medical Reserve Corp.
Danielle Vanwagner, nurse at Rock Cove, began working at Rock Cove Assisted Living as a caregiver in 2013 while going to school for her Nursing degree. She made the decision to go back to college and pursure Nursing to work with the geriatric population.
Danielle graduated from Linfield - Good Samaritan School of Nursing in December 2015 with Bachelors of Science in Nursing. During that time she spent many clinical hours working with the geriatric population and learning to manage clients with complex health conditions.
"I appreciate the uniqueness of our community and the commitment of our staff. The staff work hard to encourage independance with the residents, kep them healthy, and improve their quality of life."
During her time at Rock Cove she has come to know each of the residents personally through stories they have felt comfortable to share with her. She enjoys working closely with the residents to help them reach their individual health goals.
Resident Care Coordinator
Cecilia Ellison, a professional caregiver with over a decade of hands on experience combined with formal education in the field, is an invaluable contributor ensuring that Rock Cove's reputation of excellence is upheld each day. Cecilia provides the highest quality of care with a gentle kind approach making sure all resident needs are met. She holds all people with high regard and treats every customer of Rock Cove with dignity and respect, while never missing the smallest of details. She is an inspiring presence for her co-workers and leads by example, greeting every obstacle with enthusiasm while maintaining a positive attitude.
Cecelia, a firm believer in the golden rule says, "I like the people here at Rock Cove, especially the elderly, to feel that life should be spent with meaning. I help them feel that they are part of my family, I treat them with respect and always lend a helping hand whenever its needed, physically or emotionally, and try to improve their quality of life each day." This commitment to service has earned Cecilia high praise and adoration from residents, families and staff alike.
The inspiration and development for Rock Cove is provided by a local nonprofit community development corporation, Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation, (CCHC). Their mission is to provide opportunities for safe and affordable housing. CCHC serves those who are homeless or at extreme risk including the elderly, the mentally and physically disabled, and women in transitional situations. CCHC sponsors 110 units providing a wide range of housing opportunities, from low-income elderly and families to transitional housing for the mentally and emotionally challenged. To learn more about Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation, visit their website at www.columbiacascadehousingcorp.org.
Concepts in Community Living, Inc. (CCL) has provided management support to Rock Cove since it opened in 1998. CCL is a recognized pioneer in the assisted living field, helping to develop and manage hundreds of assisted living communities, providing consulting services to supportive housing developers, owners, government agencies and social service providers, and being an eminent voice in shaping best practices and policies industry-wide.
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