Navigation Links
Caregivers at 8 Bay Area Nursing Homes Protest Unsafe Resident Conditions in Salinas
Date:7/28/2008

Windsor Healthcare Faced with 360 Health & Safety Violations

SALINAS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nursing home workers at Windsor Skyline Care Center and Windsor Ridge Care Center will hold a joint demonstration Tuesday asking their employer to make needed improvements in resident safety. In 2006, both of these homes made Windsor owners over $2 million in net profit. The protest will be held simultaneously at eight Bay Area nursing homes operated by Windsor Healthcare.

Since July 2007, more than 360 violations of health and safety regulations were documented at Windsor Healthcare nursing homes through federal surveys. In addition, 58 patient complaints ranging from short-staffing to fire hazards were substantiated by the Department of Health and Human Services during the same time period.

In current contract negotiations, nursing home workers - represented by SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West - have proposed various ways to help ensure quality resident care by reducing staff turn-over and establishing an employee training and education fund. However, bargaining has been unsuccessful so far, because Windsor refuses to adopt their proven solutions to raise standards for resident care. Windsor should be investing in quality of care and their workforce, not lining their pockets with profits. UHW has been negotiating for over a year with Windsor for a new labor agreement.

WHAT:

Picket for Nursing Home Resident Safety

WHO:

Salinas City Councilmember Sergio Sanchez, Democratic Nominee for California State Assembly Bill Monning, nursing home workers, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West, and community allies.

WHEN:

Tuesday, July 29

3:30pm

WHERE:

Windsor Skyline Care Center

348 Iris Drive

Salinas, CA 93906

With more than 150,000 members, SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the fastest-growing healthcare union in the United States. We represent healthcare workers in all job classifications and all healthcare settings, including hospitals, homecare, nursing homes and clinics. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all.

CONTACT: Blinker Wood

CELL PHONE: (323) 434-5733


'/>"/>
SOURCE SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Caregivers at 8 Bay Area Nursing Homes Protest Unsafe Resident Conditions in Fremont
2. Caregivers Protest Statewide to Stop Daughters of Charity From Silencing the Voice of Caregivers & Threatening Patient Care
3. Philips Web Site Offers Seniors and Caregivers Tips and Techniques for Preventing Falls
4. UPDATE: Defense Health Board Traumatic Brain Injury Family Caregivers Panel
5. Caregivers Protest Foley & Lardners Union Busting & Intimidation
6. St. Joseph Health System Caregivers Demand Foley & Lardner Stop Intimidation, and Waste of Valuable Patient Care Resources
7. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Hosts Quality Improvement Summit - Caregivers from 15 States and Canada Gather in Hartford for Intensive Learning
8. Most caregivers of young children lack basic knowledge of potentially toxic household products
9. Depression, PTSD Common Among Lung Transplant Patient Caregivers
10. Depression and PTSD symptoms in caregivers of lung transplant patients
11. SEIU Retaliates Against California Caregivers & Democratic Reform Movement
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... from high school and while 84 percent of parents report speaking with their child ... control, pornography and sexually transmitted diseases. , Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... Sourced from ... has some unique properties including its unmatched natural purity of just 6 ppm TDS ... and crisp. , Nothing Water has been available in several ShopRite and FoodTown stores ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... to needy individuals and families from eight different sites throughout Miami-Dade and Broward ... Over 1,000 volunteers worked very hard on Thanksgiving morning by putting together individual ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... November 30, 2016 , ... Northridge ... comprehensive in-house dental plan for all patients. Understanding that budget can play a ... patients a number of perks, including discounts on many valuable dental treatments. Options ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... November 30, 2016 , ... In recent ... a focus of public policymakers and system stakeholders in many states. To help ... Medical Price Index for Workers’ Compensation, Eighth Edition (MPI-WC) . , “If ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 On Thursday, ... session in red, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average managed ... close of US markets, which prompted Stock-callers this morning to ... Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA ), Smith & Nephew PLC ... NXTM ), and Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... Cancer - Technologies, Markets and Companies" to their offering. ... , , ... cancer The market value of drug delivery technologies and ... 2015-2025 are given according to organs involved and the types of ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... OLD LYME, Conn. , Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... consulting, has announced the honor of being selected as ... that include: Simpson Healthcare Executives Website at the PLATINUM ... Directed Conversations Training Module at the GOLD Level, and ... At Simpson Healthcare Executives, we are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: