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Category Archives: Culture Change – Home Visits

Visit to Ravenwood – Assisted Living by Americare

by Sam Plaster, State Culture Change Coordinator

In November 2013, I visited Ravenwood – Assisted Living by Americare.   Ravenwood is a 55-resident home in Springfield, which includes The Arbors, a 15-resident special care home that serves individuals with dementia.  They also provide adult daycare and respite care to support caregivers in the community…to read more and view photos click here: Ravenwood – Assisted Living by Americare

Visit to Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility

by Sam Plaster, State Culture Change Coordinator

In October 2013, I visited Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility in Stockton.  Lake Stockton is a 75-resident skilled nursing home and 37-resident assisted living home.  The skilled home includes an 11-resident special care unit that serves individuals with dementia… to read more and view photos click here: Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility

New Generations – Autumn 2013 Quarterly Newsletter

The Section for Long-Term Care has published New Generations – Volume 11, Issue 4, Autumn 2013.  This issue is now available on our website, along with an archive of previous newsletters.  Please visit http://health.mo.gov/seniors/nursinghomes/providerinfo.php.

Visit to Bishop Spencer Place

by Sam Plaster, State Culture Change Coordinator 

In July 2013, I visited Bishop Spencer Place in Kansas City, which includes a 57-resident Medicare/Medicaid certified skilled nursing home, 40-resident assisted living home, and 114-resident independent living home…to read more and view photos click here:  Bishop Spencer Place

Visit to Oakdale Care Center

by Sam Plaster, State Culture Change Coordinator

In June 2013, I visited Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff.  Oakdale is located on a 32-acre property with a 70-resident Medicare/Medicaid certified skilled nursing home, 60-resident assisted living home, and a 36-resident residential care home.  They have duplexes, some of which are rented to staff members and residents’ family members.  This enables the family members to be close by and easily visit, share meals, and participate in activity programs with their loved ones…to read more and view photos, click here: Oakdale Care Center