Ashley Bates takes on new role

Ashley Bates, RN, is the new clinical nurse lead for Arbor Lane and Stone Heights neighborhoods at Friendship Haven. In her new role, Bates will assist the neighborhoods with training, compliance, validations and serving as a mentor for new hires. Her all-encompassing role will help with shift transitions and ensure all charting is up-to-date and the neighborhoods function as seamlessly as possible.

Bates came into this role after being the night-shift float nurse for the Simpson Health Center. Bates has been employed at Friendship Haven since 2011.

Friendship Haven is a not-for-profit, life plan community, offering innovative and responsive services to aging adults. Living options on its campus include independent living town homes and apartments, assisted living, skilled nursing care, adult day services, rehabilitation therapy and memory support programs.