New Memory Care Residence Now Welcoming Visitors

PROVIDING HIGH-QUALITY CARE FOR SENIORS, IN RIDGELAND, MS

Meet Our Devoted Team

At The Orchard, we are one big family — all dedicated to providing high quality care and a vibrantly engaged community. Our experienced team members absolutely love working with our residents and bring joy and compassion with their commitment to service, each and every day. Whether it’s Chef Michael creating a new gourmet dessert or Mr. Johnny chauffeuring to a doctor’s appointment, special attention is given to the interests and needs of each individual resident.

The healthful and attractive environments of our thriving residential communities are the direct results of dedicated employees whose tenure far exceeds industry standards and we are proud to present some of our treasured team members on this page.

Commitment to Service at The Orchard

Dianne Bates

Nursing Home Administrator

Since 1993

ASSISTED LIVING ADMINISTRATION Roberta Fairchild, RN, 4 years

Roberta Fairchild, RN

Assisted Living Administrator

Since 2014

EXECUTIVE CHEF Michael Moore, 4 years

Michael Moore

Executive Chef

Since 2014

Sandra Strain

Community Relations Director

Since 2021

Lula Hairston

Memory Care Manager

Since 2005

Kimberly Robinson

Human Resources Director

Since 2021

Betty Burns

Business Office Manager

Since 2001

Vicky Small

Resident Care Manager

Since 1994

Shirley Buckley

Personal Care Attendants Manager

Since 1989

Temeka Jackson

Activity Coordinator

Since 2003

Rebecca McCandless

Activities Coordinator

Since 2018

Darylneca Myshanta Otto

Activities Coordinator – Memory Care

Since 2021

Antoinette Marie Ford

HR Resources – Coordinator/Scheduler

Since 2000

Edith Coleman

Nurses Aide

Since 2003

Kurt Aldy

Facilities Manager

Since 1990

Johnny Tyler

Driver

Since 1991

Darrell Langford

Maintenance

Since 2000

Monti Ward

Cook

Since 1996

Tremaine Ward

Dietary Aide

Since 2000