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    Topeka Presbyterian Manor achieves Five-Star rating

    Topeka Presbyterian Manor recently achieved the coveted Five-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare health care communities more easily and to help identify areas about which they may want to ask questions when visiting a community. The ratings are displayed on the Nursing Home Compare Website, where each health care community is given a rating of between 1 and...  Read More...

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    Outstanding staff works hard and smart

    International Housekeepers Week falls on Sept. 8-14 this year, and Topeka Presbyterian Manor would like to take the opportunity to thank all housekeeping staff for their outstanding efforts and a job well done.Stacey Backer, housekeeping/laundry supervisor, said housekeeping’s job is simple: Maintain a clean and safe living environment for residents. But it’s also essential to the health of residents and staff, and it helps the entire community run smoothly.“The other departmen...  Read More...

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    Memorial Butterfly Garden a place to reflect on the beauty of life

    The Memorial Butterfly Garden at Topeka Presbyterian Manor provides a serene spot for residents and staff to enjoy the beauty and magical qualities of nature while paying tribute to friends and family members.Kay Jones, a Presbyterian Manor resident for six years with her husband Stephan, began thinking about establishing the garden in 2014 at the suggestion of her children, who were building their own butterfly gardens. The focus of the project took on a new meaning when fellow resident Joyce S...  Read More...

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    Therapy staff an important part of helping residents live life to the fullest

    Topeka Presbyterian Manor therapists are often the unsung heroes of care provided to temporary and long-term residents, but their services are essential to helping people regain independence after surgery or illness.Trisha Behr, director of therapy, said her staff provides therapy services to residents in Health Care as well as Assisted Living and Independent Living residents. They also offer free screening services to AL and IL as a wellness service.Therapists are an important part of helping r...  Read More...

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    Topeka Presbyterian Manor artists among Art is Ageless® masterpiece level winners

    One winning artist in Topeka Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar produced by PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America).“Jasper the Peacock,” a sculpture/3-D entry by Dorothy Jeffries (shown above, left), will appear in the calendar when it is released this fall. “Stormy Sky,” a painting by Ron Persing (shown above, right), will be featured on the new pull-out postcards in the 2020 ca...  Read More...

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