Vintage Senior Living Reviews

Updated August 19, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vintage Senior Living (More than a year)

    Pros

    small company residents are wonderful and they do try to accommodate residents needs at all times

    Cons

    favoritism at the top mgmt

    Advice to Management

    appreciate line staff more and build a team atmosphere


  2. Beware of the Management

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Simi, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Simi, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Staff and Residents are the most wonderful, caring and appreciative people I have ever met. To be able to assist the residents with their needs is very rewarding.

    Cons

    Certain members of the management are very unorganized, unprofessional, and uncompassionate. Money driven priorities, under payed and overworked employees created an environment of undelivered promises to the residents and unachievable goals for the employees. I have seen some great employees leave because of the management.

    Advice to Management

    You are in the Senior Care business. Learn to care! Appreciate your staff with higher wages and professional leadership in your communities. Examine your Executive Directors.


  3. Some good, some bad . . . corporate needs help

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The executive directors seem to care about the seniors in their communities and, from my experience, walk the talk. The corporate office has an open-door policy and seems to be a pretty "flat" organization (non-hierarchical).

    Cons

    Corporate doesn't respect some of those they hire and provides very little direction in terms of job responsibilities. I know of at least 3 corporate employees who were brought on board with all pomp and circumstance and then VERY suddenly and crudely laid off before they had even had an opportunity to contribute. And simply because senior management "changed their minds."

    Advice to Management

    Please carefully decide what positions you need and why, carefully select the best candidate(s), and then give them an opportunity to learn their jobs and contribute instead of just kicking them to the curb. Be transparent and respectful of others in all of your business dealings and be mindful of the need for clear and consistent communication.


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  5. Friendly work environment.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Activities Director
    Current Employee - Activities Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vintage Senior Living full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and fun place to work. Corporate is available to help and an easy phone call away. Bonus and retirement match available.

    Cons

    Demanding and can get burnt out with work load if not careful.


  6. the most dangerous and bad experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Caregiver in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Caregiver in San Ramon, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Vintage Senior Living full-time

    Pros

    REsidents are very Loving... They care the workers and none most you experience gossips and most need to watch and protect your back if you work here unless management was change and rules and regulation change.

    Cons

    Some co worker are greedy, very unprofessional, deceiving supervisor but she resigned last Apr. of 2015 dangerous people

    Advice to Management

    Be real and take care of your good employee or else you will loose all the good employee


  7. A wonderful learning experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tacoma, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vintage Senior Living full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Vintage does try to work with the employees. I have always felt that they were going with the motto of "Happy employees, happy residents". They provide benefits, including PTO and insurance. The ED even had an emergency fund for employees to help keep the stress down about unexpected emergencies that arose. On a personal note, I had a personal issue that was going to affect my work, when I went in to speak to her about it, she gave me full support and did everything in her power to assist me in getting out of a dangerous situation. That will always stick in my mind.

    Cons

    Sometimes management could be a little blind, but that happens in most companies.

    Advice to Management

    You're great. Keep up with happy employees, and you'll have happy residents.


  8. Decent place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Rosa, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Rosa, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vintage Senior Living full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice schedule, steady hours. Benefit package was excellent. There seemed to be a genuine want to provide the best care possible to residents.

    Cons

    impersonal corporate polices on hiring and management. Testing was more important then skills and personality. Became intrusive, and very dehumanizing. Some staff is required to run a 4 on 2 off schedule, and it can get frustrating to have strange days off, less days some schedules.

    Advice to Management

    Consistency is important, treat your staff well and they will do the same for you


  9. Helpful (3)

    The best part about working for Vintage is the the relationships you develop with the residents.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vintage Senior Living full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The best reason to work here is if you have a love for seniors and passionate about making the last few years of their lives memorable ones.

    Cons

    There is no growth, the pay is terrible and turnover is very high. Many of the caregivers are there primarily for the paycheck. Another problem is many do not speak english.

    Advice to Management

    They should be more involved in what goes on in the community on a daily basis and get to know the residents better.


  10. Helpful (3)

    It has not been a very rewarding experience.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    convenient. plenty of employee parking. good food.

    Cons

    communication and lack of training.

    Advice to Management

    redirect the culture of the company.


  11. My job is constantly changing and its always a pleasure to come to work.

    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    My job is constantly changing and its always a pleasure to come to work.

    Cons

    Its hard to turn off because Im so connected to my residents and families.



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