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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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    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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    New cooking program sparks engagement in residents and staff

    Food has a way of bringing people together.That’s why Topeka Presbyterian Manor started a new program in January called “Teaching Kitchen,” where residents are taught how to create delicious dishes and the health benefits of the ingredients.“It’s a new concept,” said Atul Karki, dining services director. “The idea is to increase engagement in residents through a fun, educational program.”Each month Atul and his staff come up with a tasty, healthy r...  Read More...

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    It takes a team

    Environmental Services Supervisor Stacey Backer says “amazing” staff works together to keep residents safe and healthyStacey Backer says that when it comes to her position as environmental services supervisor, it’s all about the residents she and her staff serve.“Overall cleanliness and safety for our residents is what’s most important,” she says. “We want them to have a clean room, heating and air and clean laundry.”It takes a team to keep Topeka ...  Read More...

  • More than a position, a mission

    From retail to a publications company, Randy Lemmons has worked a wide variety of positions. But as Topeka Presbyterian Manor's new activities assistant, he can say this is a mission."This truly gives me an opportunity for ministry. My favorite part of the job is interacting with residents individually.   Read More...