Founded in 1950, the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) is the largest long term care association in Texas. THCA’s membership is comprised of several hundred licensed non-profit and for-profit skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), specialized rehabilitation facilities and assisted living facilities in Texas. These facilities provide comprehensive, around-the-clock nursing care for chronically ill or short-term residents of all ages, along with rehabilitative and specialized medical programs.
THCA also represents more than 190 long-term care businesses that provide products and services to the state’s approximately 1,198 nursing homes and 1,763 assisted living facilities.
Eduardo Benavides, Granger Villa
Since 2005, Eduardo Benavides has served as the Administrator of Granger Villa, an independently owned nursing facility in Granger, Texas. Eduardo is an active member of THCA, frequent participant in THCA-EF professional development, a champion of person-centered care, and a resident advocate.
Sunny Stout, Senior Care Centers LTC
Sunny Stout, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations at Senior Care Centers LTC, embodies the true definition of caregiver. Ms. Stout has been in the field of long-term care for 41 years and recently won THCA’s Better Life Award.
Savita Reddy, Park Manor of Westchase
Savita Reddy is an Occupational Therapist (OT) at Park Manor of Westchase located in Houston, Texas, and has been with the company for over six years. Her career as an OT began when her sister gave her an application to take an entrance exam for OT courses.
Rob Burrus, Texoma Healthcare Center
Rob Burrus wanted to make a difference in the lives of others, so after 22 years working in wholesale, he decided during the summer of 2009 to change career paths and entered the long-term care profession.
Margaret Estes, The Heights on Huebner
Margaret Estes is the facility administrator at The Heights on Huebner in San Antonio, TX, and has been with the community since its construction in 2009. The Heights on Huebner has grown tremendously over the past three and a half years since its opening, and is a true family of residents, friends and staff.