Cheryl Harding, PhD, LNFA
President & CEO
Continuous training and years of service have built a staff at the James L. West Center for Dementia Care that can care for the most difficult dementia complications with compassion and expertise.
Staff members in every department receive initial and ongoing training in all aspects of memory care for many types of dementia disorders. Every resident is different, and our staff is skilled in discovering each one’s needs and abilities, at every stage of their journey.
Average staff tenure at The James L. West Center for Dementia Care is four years — a remarkable achievement in the healthcare field.
Has served as our lead medical director since the inception of James L. West Center in 1993. She also serves as the Interim Chair and Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and is the Chief Medical Officer.
Is co-medical director. Dr. Ross completed part of her fellowship training at James L. West in 2010-2011. She has served at James L. West in the co-medical director role since 2012. She is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Has partnered with both physicians to provide on-site care at James L. West since 1997. She is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
President & CEO
Director of Nursing
VP of Mission Support/ Chief Strategy Officer
Chief Financial Officer
VP of Dementia & Caregiver Education
VP of Admin Support & Human Resources
Director of Marketing & Admissions
Director of Education & Family Support Services
Director of Social Services
Director of Dining Services
Life Enrichment Director
Director of Senior Day Program
Director of Day Program
Director of Bilingual Education