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Arizona MapThe Gardens Rehab & Care Center
3131 Western Ave.
Kingman, Arizona 86401

(928) 718-0718


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Management & Team

Kurtis Yocum


Kurtis Yocum is the Administrator at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center. In 2003 graduated from Southern Utah University with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in teaching.  That same year Kurtis moved home to Kingman and began teaching for the local school district.
In 2009 Kurtis decided to leave the teaching profession and was hired at the Gardens Rehab & Care Center as the Social Services Director.  He continued in this role until 2013 when he entered into the Administrator in Training program.

Kurtis Yocum is proud to lead the wonderful staff at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center and is pleased to be able to make a difference in his community. Kurtis and his team at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center take pride in their work and continuously strive to provide the best possible care for their residents.

Tari Collins

Director of Nursing

Tari Collins is the Director of Nursing at the Gardens Rehab & Care Center. Tari has been in nursing for 35 plus years receiving her RN license from Iowa Western College. She spent 33 years in the Midwest holding a variety of nursing positions including Assistant Director of Nursing, MDS Coordinator and Director of Nursing at various Skilled Nursing Facilities. Nursing has always been her passion. In her spare time Tari enjoys quilting, cruises, and camping.

Destiny Martin

Social Services Director

Destiny Martin is the Social Services Director at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center.  She started out as a CNA over in 2015 before being promoted to Social Services Director in 2017. Being in the nursing field has always been Destiny’s dream. Working in with resident’s daily has allowed Destiny to follow in her mother’s footsteps. In her spare time, Destiny enjoy spending time with her family, camping and off-roading.

Amanda Greene

Resident Care Coordinator

Amanda Greene is the Resident Care Coordinator at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center.  She supervises the Certified Nursing Assistants and helps with day to day resident care.  Amanda is the mother to five beautiful kids.  Her family always encourages Amanda to be the best she can be and always reach for the stars.  Amanda was in retail management for many years before deciding to go back to school to continue her career in nursing.  She started with The Gardens in 2018 and is happy to be a part of such a great team and looks forward to growing within the company.

Delila McAlister

Activities Director

Delila McAllister is the Activities Director at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center.  Delila manages her activities staff and organizes fun activities for the residents daily.  She has been with the company since 2009. Delila started in the dietary department before moving over to the activities team.  Delila was born and raised in California and moved to Kingman to start her family.  Today, Delila has three beautiful girls and enjoys going to the beach in her free time.

Nicole Rosales

Certified Dietary Manager

Nicole is the Certified Dietary Manager at The Gardens Rehab and Care Center. Nicole has been employed with the company and working in dietary since December of 2010. In August of 2013, she promoted to Dietary Manager. After three years, Nicole became certified in her role. Nicole enjoys hiking, being a mother not only to her child but everyone she notices is in need of help, taking care of the elderly, and loves her family.

Walter “Jim” Cleveland

Maintenance Director

Jim Cleveland is the Maintenance Director at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center.  Jim has been in the maintenance and custodial field for over thirty years.  He started his career in maintenance and custodial while working for the school district in Utah before moving out to Arizona and starting his job at The Gardens in 2018.  Jim enjoys exploring the west in his motor home, camping and spending time in Phoenix with his two daughters.

Jessica Daugherty

Medical Records

Jessica Daugherty is the Medical Records Coordinator for The Gardens Rehab and Care Center. She graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in May of 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism. Jessica started her career at The Gardens as a receptionist in August of 2018 and transferred to medical records in February of 2019. She enjoys spending time with the residents and learning their stories, as well as helping them in whatever ways possible. Jessica spends her free time reading, writing, practicing photography, and traveling.

Amanda Rush

Business Office Manager

Amanda Rush is the Business Office Manager for The Gardens Rehab and Care Center. Amanda moved from Gilbert, AZ  to Kingman, AZ with her family in 2005 after the end of her junior year in high school. Having never been a fan of the big city, Amanda quickly fell in love with the small town charm of Kingman. She graduated from Kingman High School in 2007 and went right to work at Reddy Ice at the time working as their Office Manager. Not knowing what she wanted to do but knowing she wanted to make a difference and help others, Amanda began working for the company in 2010 as an Activities Assistant. Amanda transitioned that same year into the Accounts Receivable department as an AR Clerk. In 2012, Amanda became the Business Office Manager. Amanda is proud to be a part of a company that leads with integrity, strives to provide the community with quality care and extends the opportunity for its employees to grow from within.

Virginia Vela

Environmental Director

Virginia Vela is the Environmental Supervisor for the Gardens Rehab & Care Center.  She was born and raised in Riverside, CA and moved to Kingman, AZ in 1998.  Virginia has managed Environmental Services Departments for twenty five years and really enjoys her role. She has three kids, thirteen grandkids and one great granddaughter. Virginia likes spending lots of time with my grandkids and great granddaughter along with going to the river, fishing, camping, music and dancing.

Patricia Perry

MDS Coordinator

Patricia Perry is the MDS Coordinator at The Gardens Rehab & Care Center.  Patricia has been a nurse for forty five years and has worked in many different roles including Director of Nursing, Surgical Nurse and Public Health Nurse.  She is married with 4 children and 7 grandchildren.