Our Team

Cheryl Hankins
Licensed Administrator of Oklahoma

Cheryl is responsible for the skilled nursing and long-term care daily operations at Cedar Crest Manor. Her roles include ensuring a high quality of service is provided to the residents, promoting and providing the residents with care and quality of life, and overseeing the care providers throughout the facility. Her favorite event at Cedar Crest is the Learning Circle when staff and residents have the opportunity to interact on a different level. Aside from work, Cheryl loves to camp, boat, read, and spend time with her children and grandchildren.

Why I Love What I Do:

I have worked in long-term care for 32 years and have never had a desire to work anywhere else. I love interacting with our residents and staff and getting to know them on an individual basis. Most of all, I love that I can make a difference in our residents lives.

Lenora Ann Grant
Director of Nursing

Ann plans, organizes, develops and directs the overall nursing operations. She supervises and directs the nursing department while also coordinating with other resident services to ensure continuity of care. She also oversees the training of the nursing staff in the proper provision of care to the residents. Her role directly correlates to the outstanding service each resident receives at Cedar Crest Manor. Ann’s favorite events at Cedar Crest are Bingo, Resident’s Thanksgiving and Christmas. She finds joy outside of work riding her horses, spending time with her 8 grandchildren and going on trail rides with friends

Why I Love What I Do:

I have been a nurse for 40 years, I love nursing. I love my residents and their families. I love interacting with our residents and staff while getting to know them on an individual basis. Most of all, I love that I can make a difference in our residents lives.

Cecile Perry, CNA
Social Services Director

Cecile provides many services that meet the wide range of needs of both the residents and their families. This includes, but is not limited to, meeting the resident’s psycho-social needs, assisting residents and their family with the transition from their community into skilled or long-term care, assisting residents and family in finding any necessary services upon discharge, and advocating for the resident’s rights in all aspects of care. Cecile’s favorite activity is the homecoming event at Cedar Crest and she loves it so much that she serves as the chairperson. When she is not working, Cecile loves to help others and spend time with her four children. In addition to leading a women’s ministry group for the past ten years, Cecile has also assisted with the youth department at her church, truly exemplifying her servant’s heart.

Why I Love What I Do:

I feel that one of the most rewarding things in life is helping another person resolve their problems. I’m a firm believer that there is no such thing as an unresolvable problem; just solutions that haven’t been discovered yet.

Suzy Glover, LPN
Care Plan Coroneted

Suzy Glover works as a LPN at Cedar Crest, assessing all the residents and composing a plan of care for each individual. This development of this plan includes discussing the resident with the interdisciplinary team and creating the best plan of action to provide the highest level of care. Her favorite event to partake in and watch is the homecoming because of the community both within and outside of Cedar Crest. When she is not at work, Suzy loves going to the lake on the weekends and spending time with her grandchildren and pets.

Why I Love What I Do:

I love this generation - they are the ultimate survivors. They deserve love and compassionate care. I have worked in long-term care for 32 years but I have been close to it all my life. My grandmother was a nurse’s aid and my mother was a CNA and a LPN here at Cedar Crest. I visited with residents here when I was a child, and always knew this what what I wanted to do.

Monica Lucyk, CMA
Medical Records Coordinator

Monica carries out many roles within the residency including working as a CMA and helping in administration. As a CMA, she helps residents with their medication and daily living skills, and in the office she assists with medical records. Although it was a tough choice, Monica admits that “Nursing Home Week” is her favorite event at Cedar Crest. Monica is a mother and a wife and loves to read and spend time with her family and friends.

Why I Love What I Do:

I love my job because I like knowing I can make a difference in other people’s lives. I love to see the smiles on the residents’ faces when we can give them the little things that we so often take for granted.

Elke Read
Dietary Supervisor

Elke serves as the dietary supervisor for Cedar Crest and has worked in the dietary industry for 31 years. She is responsible for the dietary department, which includes monitoring the preparation of food and ensuring that residents food choices are being met. She also serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team and assists in the care plan process. Elke’s favorite event at Cedar Crest is the Thanksgiving dinner because she loves seeing all of the residents and their families together having fun. Aside from her career, Elke enjoys going sight-seeing and gardening.

Why I Love What I Do:

I care about every resident that is here with us, and I’m proud to make sure that no one will ever be hungry or thirsty here.

Lee Blue
Maintenance Supervisor

Lee possesses several very important roles such as maintaining and servicing the equipment for the facility and the residents. Additionally, he assists families and residents by providing them with a home-like environment. His favorite event is watching the residents bowl because of how much enjoyment it brings them. Lee is recently married to his wife and has two children. He notes that his family and his church is all he needs.

Why I Love What I Do:

I get to help people, and when they tell me that I am doing a great job, I know they mean it. That means a lot to me.

Nicole Thompson, LPN
Wound Care Nurse

Nicole works with residents as a Wound Care Nurse. Her main focus is to prevent and treat skin issues which include surgical wounds and pressure wounds, and working hand in hand with the in-house wound care doctor. Nicole’s favorite event at Cedar Crest is the homecoming, and outside of work she is a mother of four amazing boys.

Why I Love What I Do:

I have been an LPN for 13 years and was a CNA for 3 years prior. Most of these years have been in long-term care, and in this field you love your residents like family.

DJuana A. Timothy Taylor, LPN
Assistant Director of Nursing

Djuana wears many hats in her career at Cedar Crest. She is the ADON supervisor on the south hall, assists with all aspects of physical therapy care, ensures training and certifications are up to date, and works with other administrative staff to ensure that the facility is in compliance with state directives. Djuana’s favorite events at Cedar Crest are the roast beef lunches and homecoming. When she is not working, Djuana spends time caring for and playing with her three children and eight grandchildren.

Why I Love What I Do:

I love knowing that I have been doing this for 28 years and it never gets old. I have learned a lot and it has definitely been incredible to use this knowledge at this facility to enhance my residents’ care.