Senior Living Retirement Community in Jackson, Ohio

Welcome to The Four Winds, a United Church Homes Community

At Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio, our loving staff and beautiful campus create a warm, welcoming place to call home. Families appreciate the high quality of care that their loved ones receive here. But it’s more than the dedication of our staff that makes Four Winds so special. It’s the way that Four Winds remains an integral part of the greater Jackson community, where people know who we are and trust what we do.

Senior Living Retirement Community

At Four Winds, we take pride in our award-winning care and our sterling reputation. We are a smaller senior living community, providing a comfortable, casual and more personal environment for all who live, work and visit here.

Welcome home to Four Winds Community!

Services we offer at The Four Winds

Call (740) 286-7551 to schedule your visit.

See how we LIVE IT! at Four Winds

Our culture of compassion and respect sets United Church Homes apart, and our LIVE IT! standards aim to show that we don’t just say it — we bring those values to life. Our LIVE IT! program is based on three core goals we help residents achieve: Living Life with Purpose, Creating Social Connections and Living Safe and Sound.

Senior Living Options

Choose the living type and layout that fits your needs!

Your Living Options

Senior Community Amenities

Our amenities cater to your lifestyle. You decide what you want!

What’s Included?

About Four Winds in Jackson, Ohio

Four Winds offers a full range of lifestyle and healthcare services.

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About the Senior Living Community

Four Winds sits amidst the rolling hills of southeast Ohio. In our natural, rural setting, you’ll often see deer grazing nearby. Many people hear about Four Winds Community through word of mouth from friends, family members or neighbors who live in and around the city of Jackson or who have experienced our community firsthand.

Four Winds Community was named the 22nd best skilled nursing center in the state in the biannual Long-Term Care Resident Satisfaction Survey released by the Ohio Department of Aging’s Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. The survey, conducted through face-to-face interviews with residents of skilled nursing care centers and assisted living communities, gauges residents’ satisfaction with an array of focus areas related to their care and everyday life.

Woman Senior Living Community

Whether you are looking for skilled nursing, rehabilitative care or memory care, we empower our residents to experience:

  • Active community life
  • Purposeful living in mind, body and spirit
  • Faith-inspired programming
  • Freedom to do what you want each day
  • Respect for personal choice
  • A sense of belonging
  • Welcome and affirming culture

Senior Community Amenities

  • Nutritious meals and restaurant-style dining
  • Full-time chaplain and onsite chapel
  • Full community calendar of life enrichment activities
  • Onsite beauty and barber salon
  • Resident library
  • Outdoor courtyard and patio
  • Comfortable gathering spaces
  • Scheduled outings and transportation
  • Close to neighboring states: Kentucky and West Virginia
  • SAGECare certified to meet the needs of LGBT older adults
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Visit us at Four Winds today!
To learn more, call (740) 286-7551 or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Leadership Team

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    Mary Faye
    LSW, LNHA
    Administrator

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    Rachel Butcher
    RN
    Director of Nursing

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    Heather Walker
    Human Resources Manager

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    Tammy Adkins
    Memory Care Coordinator

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    Kriston Hughes
    Director of Activities

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    Jamie Howard
    Director of Marketing

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    Adam Niday
    Social Services Designee

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    Flo Higginbotham
    Business Office Manager

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    Rev. Hannah Niday
    Chaplain

Are you ready to LIVE IT! at Four Winds?
To learn more call (740) 286-7551, or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Latest Community News

UCH Strengthens Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As a member of the Council for Health and Human Service Ministries of the United Church of Christ, United Church Homes (UCH) stands with a rich tradition of institutions who were chartered to help people work to end prejudice, poverty and discrimination.

The UCH commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is one the Board of Directors embraced many years ago, according to Karl Ulrich, Chair, as a basic function of the Board’s role and responsibility.

“Diversity, equity and inclusion have long been embedded into the mission, vision and values at UCH,” said Ulrich who has served on the Board since 2016.

Rev. Beth Long-Higgins, Executive Director of the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging, said the Board has been committed to diversity for years and actively sought to nominate more diverse members to their role in the organization, including women, people of color and those who identify as LGBTQ for a more inclusive perspective.

UCH can be a stronger force for good and a role model for society at large, by advocating for important social justice issues that are aligned with its mission and values. The Board is playing a key role in defining and monitoring our social advocacy agenda.

In 2019 the Board of Directors decided to look more intentionally into diversity, equity, and justice as a strategic focus for 2020. As the public raised awareness of racial inequities in the U.S., following the deaths of Brianna Taylor and George Floyd, UCH was having its own conversation.

For four months, the Board convened weekly using a podcast series to spark conversations about racism and what more UCH could do. In August 2020, a group of UCH staff members formed a working group to write a reaffirmation statement about UCH’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Justice. The draft statement was adopted by the Board last November. “It is a reaffirmation of the organization’s journey amid the cultural context of 2020,” said Long-Higgins.

“The Board’s ongoing commitment is a guide for future actions and continued momentum for this important work.”

Long-Higgins, who facilitated the team that created the reaffirmation statement said, “We are not just interested in including diverse individuals in our midst, to work beside us or to live in our communities. As an organization we are defining how we might help to change societal structures and policies which discriminate and perpetuate the inequitable access to resources and opportunities that so many Americans experience daily.”

The organization is starting by taking a look at its own culture and policies. UCH has partnered with Genesis Consulting, a firm with extensive diversity consulting and training expertise. Genesis facilitated day-long training sessions with the Board and senior executives, UCH directors and community leaders in September. Ulrich said the work with Genesis will help UCH identify areas where we can do better.

“Outside perspectives are valuable in testing assumptions and seeing things in a new way,” said Ulrich.

Genesis will help UCH identify and implement measures throughout the organization to eliminate implicit bias, build diversity and ensure equal opportunities for all.

President and Chief Executive Officer Rev. Dr. Kenneth Daniel said UCH is starting with leadership but will implement training across all levels of the organization.

This internal focus has created three action teams with the following broad goals:

  • Increase our ability to attract, develop and retain talent
  • Enhance the customer experience and promote opportunities for innovation
  • Improve our financial performance and potential for growth

“The action teams will identify areas for improvement, focusing on employee education, recruitment and retention of diverse staff members, and outreach strategies to share our services and culture with more diverse people,” said Rev. Daniel.

Board Member Rev. Geoffrey Black said the Board will measure UCH efforts to broaden and deepen the diversity of employees and residents. He said the long-term benefit to internalizing this focus is serving more people.

“This will position us to be culturally sensitive and better attract diverse residents, recruit and retain a diverse and capable workforce, and fulfill our mission well into the future.”

In addition, Rev. Daniel stated, “UCH wants to be a force for good in our society. To do this, UCH must work hard to become an antiracism organization which stands for the principles of social justice.”

Ulrich concluded, “The organization best serves diverse and inclusive populations when the organization itself is diverse and inclusive.”


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