Excellence in Long Term Care
W. R. Winslow Memorial Home does indeed provide the most excellent care in the surrounding community. The nursing home is a non-profit church owned and operated facility. It is owned and operated by the Carolina Conference of Seventh Day Adventist. Winslow Memorial, a skilled nursing facility has been serving the elderly since 1960. In February of 2006, the residents and staff began occupying a new building that was built about 1 mile south of the old building. An array of services are offered, from in house transportation to Physical, Occupation, and Speech therapy just to name a few. The nursing home has had lots of stability with its administrators and staff. In its history, the facility has only had 9 administrators and several 15 year plus employees. Employees enjoy working at Winslow and many have the best things to say about the facility. Several employees have family here in the nursing home. Because of the longevity and stability at Winslow, they have over the years enjoyed a very close relationship with those in this community.
Winslow Memorial has a full activity calendar keeping everyone busy. Crafts and balloon volleys are some of the favorites. Going fishing and out to eat are also high on the favorite list. Many local churches are very involved with residents at Winslow. At least two churches a week come and interact with the residents, presenting some form of gospel singing program.
We are located in scenic Elizabeth City, an area rich in history, which is distinguished by its favorable climate, proximity to the Outer Banks and southeastern Virginia, with the open waters of rivers and the Albemarle Sound nearby. A cordial atmosphere welcomes newcomers and visitors alike. The fine quality of life is enhanced by the availability of a regional medical center, the affordability of recreational, and cultural opportunities. Its livability is exemplary. In fact, Elizabeth City was recently named one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America".