Administrator – Patty Wiggins, Licensed Administrator since 1996. She has worked as a housekeeper, Laundry person, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medication Aide, Activities and Social Service Director, and Business Office Manager. She has been in the nursing home industry since 1982.
Medical Director– Dr. Angela McGuire, D.O. is an Oklahoma Native. She is a General Practice specialist. She attended and graduated from Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 2005. She is affiliated with many hospitals including Creek Nation Community Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Medical Center. She is a veteran having spent 12 years serving with distinction in the US Navy.
Director of Nursing – Ms. Sally Maples started at Cedarcrest in December 2015. We very blessed to have her as a part of our team. Sally has extensive expertise with Geri-psych, which has proved to be so valuable for our Alzheimer’s residents. She has past experience working with nursing homes, hospices, and hospitals. She was born in Idaho but grew up in Grove, Oklahoma. Sally completed her education in Neosho, Missouri and received her RN License.
Dietary Supervisor– Ms. Marie Chambers, employed at Cedarcrest since 1995. Certified Dietary Manager since 1987. She has been in the foodservice industry since 1983. Marie is the one who ensures everyone has the right diet, special likes, and three meals prepared every day. If you ever visit Cedarcrest, you will see that meal times are a special time. Residents start gathering 30 minutes before so “they can be the first to the next meal.”
Housekeeping Supervisor – Ms. Teresa Green has been making Cedarcrest shine since October of 2013. The compliment that Cedarcrest consistently hears is “this building doesn’t smell like a nursing home.” The reason is Ms. Teresa Green. She has an amazing staff that works hard every day keeping Cedarcrest smelling and looking good.
Maintenance – Mr. Terry Finch, employed at Cedarcrest since October 2016. He has 25 years prior maintenance experience and another 5 years as a small business owner. He has served 6 years in the Army National Guard and the Navy. He started his Prison Ministry in 2010 and he still volunteers part-time to his ministry work.
Social/Activities Directors – Ashlynn Stanbery has been at Cedarcrest since July 2014. She started out in our Nurse Aide Training Program and advanced to a C.M.A. And the continued her advancement and has been working as our Social/Activities Director since 2016. Ashlynn has received special recognition many times from our visitors and staff
Angela Dodson has been at Cedarcrest since March 2018. She has been working in the healthcare industry since 2015. She attended the University of Oklahoma for 2 years. Angela has done volunteer work for the PTA President and volunteer work for Alcohol and Drug Counselling and Support. Angela has just completed her Social/Activities Directors Course in April 2018
They are the two ladies who keep Cedarcrest having fun. Music entertainers, pet therapy, gardening arts/crafts, music exercise class, bible studies, church services, Bingo, wine and cheese parties….its all in a fun-filled day! Many events are for groups but also individualized for specific interests.
Business Office Manager – Ms. Sandra Rogers, employed at Cedarcrest since September 2007. She has been employed in the nursing home industry since 2000. Ms. Rogers has an employment history with the Bixby school system prior to nursing homes. We are blessed to have Sandra who “holds down the fort every day.” She keeps staff organized and families happy.