Category Archives: Quality

8 Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2017-18 list

Eight Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America senior living communities are on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2017-18 list. The communities received the highest score of a five-star rating system to make the list, available today at usnews.com/nursinghomes.

PMMA locations on the honoree list with five-star ratings are:

Inclusion on the list is confirmation of the campuses’ commitment to PMMA’s mission to provide quality senior services guided by Christian values.

The U.S. News and Report list uses information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the government agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. CMS assigns one to five stars to each community for how well it performs in health inspections, nurse staffing and level of quality care. read more

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America wins Mature Media Awards

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America is on the winners’ list in the 25th annual National Mature Media Awards Program.

The Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, recognizes the nation’s finest marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs designed and produced for older adults. Recently the company announced its winners for the 25th Annual Mature Media Awards that included Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America (PMMA).

PMMA received a silver award for its 2016 Art is Ageless® calendar and also received a merit award for its redesigned campus websites. read more

14 Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2015 list

14 Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2015 listFourteen Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America senior living communities are on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2015 list. The communities received the highest score of a five-star rating system to make the list, available today at www.usnews.com/nursinghomes.

PMMA locations on the honoree list with five-star ratings are Arkansas City, Clay Center, Emporia, Lawrence, Newton, Olathe (Aberdeen Village), Parsons, Salina, Sterling and Wichita in Kansas, and Farmington, Fulton, Kirkwood (Aberdeen Heights) and Rolla in Missouri. read more

Fort Scott Presbyterian Village earns zero-deficiency rating

We’re happy to announce we earned a zero-deficiency survey from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services following its inspection on May 20. This is the sixth consecutive zero-deficiency survey for Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, and the eighth zero-deficiency rating in the past 12 years.

“It is rare for a provider to have zero-deficiency surveys for so many consecutive surveys. We are so proud of our staff for this outstanding achievement,” said Ginger Nance, executive director. “We know that their dedication to our mission and to our residents created a deficiency-free community. Every employee impacts the outcome of the survey since regulations affect every job position at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village.” read more

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor earns zero-deficiency rating

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor earned a zero-deficiency survey from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services following its annual inspection Feb. 18, 2014.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor earns zero-deficiency rating

This is the second consecutive year Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has received a zero-deficiency rating, and the fifth time in the past 11 years.

“We are so proud of our staff for this outstanding achievement,” said Sarah Griggs, executive director. “We know that their dedication to our mission and to our residents created a deficiency-free community. Every employee impacts the outcome of the survey since regulations affect every job position at Arkansas Presbyterian Manor.” read more

Wichita State studies residents’ computer use

computerIndependent living residents at Newton Presbyterian Manor have the chance to sign up for computer training this summer to help them communicate electronically with family and friends who are off-campus.

Employees at Newton Presbyterian Manor and Wichita Presbyterian Manor have been working with a team of graduate researchers from Wichita State University to recruit residents who want to learn about computers, e-mail and social networking, said Susan Fry, senior vice president for clinical services for Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. The WSU team is studying whether technology can help combat feelings of isolation among seniors. read more