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THE BUCKINGHAM RECEIVES HIGHEST HONOR FROM GREYSTONE COMMUNITIES AT ANNUAL EVENT
“We are extremely proud of the entire team at The Buckingham and this stellar accomplishment,” said Julie Fenske, executive director of The Buckingham. “Our team is extremely focused on service and the quality of life of our residents. The operations team is to be highly commended for their dedication to serving the residents of The Buckingham in such a superior manner.”
To qualify for the Diamond Award, a community must meet stringent criteria on nine operational benchmarks. Depending on the score achieved in each area, a community can be awarded one, two, three or four diamonds. The operational benchmarks include a resident expectation survey, employee expectation survey, first impression visits, financial ratios, hospitality culture implementation, task force participation, professional employee growth, successful licensure and community accomplishments. Greystone is one of the top senior living community developers in the nation, and was part of the development team for The Buckingham.
ABOUT THE BUCKINGHAM
The Buckingham is Houston’s premier life care senior living community located in the heart of the Memorial neighborhood. Situated on a 17-acre site along Buffalo Bayou at 8580 Woodway Drive, The Buckingham offers resort-style services and amenities for active, independent seniors, as well as all levels of health care services on-site at The Plaza at The Buckingham. The community features 205 independent living residences; 42 private assisted living apartments; 16 private memory support apartments; and 60 private skilled nursing suites.
The Buckingham is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit senior living community sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), a Texas-based nonprofit organization that sponsors sister communities Edgemere in Dallas, Querencia at Barton Creek in Austin, The Stayton at Museum Way in Fort Worth, Mirador in Corpus Christi, and The Barrington of Carmel in Indianapolis. For information visit www.buckinghamhouston.com, or call (832) 426-1372.