Clinical Liaison Joan Daniels

Massachusetts native, registered nurse and senior healthcare industry leader, Joan Daniels brings a lifetime of clinical, contract management, provider performance analysis and regulatory compliance expertise to her role as the new Assisted Living Locators Manasota Clinical Liaison.


Her proven track record of providing clinical oversight and acting as an expert liaison and patient advocate, as well as her ability to translate in-depth medical, legislative and regulatory language to be more accessible, make Joan an adept Clinical Liaison. She is looking forward to assisting the families of Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties research and select the best senior care for their loved ones.


Throughout her well-respected career, she repeatedly has been charged with ensuring the highest quality standards in overall patient care and enhancing patient quality of life and satisfaction. Most recently, Joan led a healthcare provider team as the Clinical Director for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (MassHealth) with facilities including skilled nursing homes, adult day health and day habilitation.


Prior to her time as a Clinical Director, Joan also held leadership positions in the senior care industry, including tenures as the Assistant Director in charge of quality assurance for senior care for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She excelled in this role due to her commitment to quality of care and patient satisfaction thanks, in large part, to her extensive experience as a registered nurse caring for others.


Throughout her many years leading teams in the healthcare and senior care industries, Joan consistently has demonstrated the utmost dedication and care for her patients, while helping them successfully navigate what often are stressful times. She is excited to help the clients of Assisted Living Locators Manasota as they transition themselves or their loved ones into senior care. Her wealth of experience and her positive, caring attitude are sure to lift spirits, instill a sense of calm and help to alleviate worry. 


Joan became a registered nurse in 1968 and has since expanded her education, licensure and certifications, making her a true healthcare powerhouse. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and a Master of Science in Quality Systems Management and earned American Nurses Credentialing Center certifications as a Nurse Executive and Gerontological Nurse. She has been recognized for her outstanding performance on the Chronic Hospital Management Team, the Case Management Screening Team and the Institutional Management, Case Mix Implementation team. Prior to relocating to Florida, Joan was a Massachusetts Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and has since obtained her State of Florida registered nursing license.


Begin your senior care search by contacting the team at Assisted Living Locators Manasota at 941.479.3500 or via email at