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We are located at:The Gardens at Kingman Assisted Living Center
1031 Detroit Avenue
Kingman, AZ 86401
(928) 753-2273 Schedule a Tour of our Location
Management & Team
Pat Watkins is the Manager at The Gardens at Kingman Assisted Living Center. She began working there in 1994 as an administrative assistant, while attending community college.
Before working at The Gardens, Pat worked on a grassroots project to establish an adult day care center and was proud to be at the opening of the Mohave Adult Day Care Center.
After working in the insurance industry, Pat decided to switch gears and attended Mohave Community College, where she enrolled in the Social Services curriculum, focused on addressing the needs of seniors.
Pat has been Manager at The Gardens at Kingman Assisted Living Center since 2003, the year she completed her training to become a Certified Assisted Living Facility Manager. She is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the facility and loves providing residents a comfortable, home-like atmosphere where they can thrive.
At The Gardens at Kingman Assisted Living Center, we work closely with you and your family to provide a care plan that helps promote a sense of well-being. The program is tailored to meet your needs, respect your privacy and enhance your comfort.
Linda Silvernale is an Administrative Assistant at the Gardens at Kingman Assisted Living Facility. She began her career with Creative Care in 2000, when she was hired by The Gardens Rehab & Care Center to work in the Environmental Services Department. She quickly rose to become Environmental Supervisor and then moved into the Accounts Payable/Receivable Department. After a year Linda was offered the position of Central Supply Director. For the next three years she was in charge of ordering all medical supplies, office supplies and durable medical equipment for the facility.
In 2006, Linda transferred to The Gardens Assisted Living Facility, where she was able to put her vast experience to work as a Certified Caregiver and Med Tech. She soon immersed herself in the day-to-day operations and requirements of The Gardens, earning a promotion to Administrative Assistant. Linda's duties include scheduling healthcare appointments and transportation for residents, and she is also happy to give potential residents and their families tours of the Gardens at Kingman.
At The Gardens Assisted Living Facility, we feel that dignity is treating every resident with individual value and respect. We hire and train our professional caregivers to respond to each resident's needs and preferences.
Caregiver Supervisor/Activities Coordinator
Marcela began her career with The Gardens at Kingman Assisted Living Center as a prep-cook in 1998. A short while later, a position in the housekeeping department became available and Marcela was transferred. In 1999, Marcela received her training as a certified caregiver. As she was mastering the required duties for all the different shifts, she found the time to assist the activities director in planning scheduled events.She became quite knowledgeable about the internal operations of our facility. It was a logical step for management to ask her to step into the position of Activities Coordinator upon the retirement of the previous director. In addition, Marcela had undertaken the training of all newly hired employees, and was officially named the Caregiver Supervisor.
As Activities Coordinator, Marcela schedules daily activities which may include bingo, arts/crafts, seated kickball and sit-down exercises, ice cream socials, musical entertainment and a weekly Christian Fellowship hour. The holidays are big events at The Gardens with Halloween Trick-or-Treat, Family Day Thanksgiving Dinner and a special visit from Santa where gifts are distributed to all the residents on Christmas Eve. Training of individuals joining The Gardens includes learning all state mandated regulations, proper techniques of assisting with bathing, personal grooming, monitoring of medications and correct charting procedures. As supervisor, she works alongside each new employee showing them the day to day methods and duties of their assigned shift.Marcela says she really enjoys the residents company, and that is evidenced by her caring and compassionate nature. Stop in some Tuesday afternoon, grab an ice cream cone, and listen to the karaoke group. You'll be more than welcome.