What Sets Us Apart

Facility

  • Modern, 132 bed nursing facility opened in 2002
  • Located within the city limits of Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, the state’s “flagship university”
  • Many research and training partnerships with the University’s School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and other academic departments
  • Five subdivisions “neighborhoods,” Cherry Hill, Elm Estates, Walnut Grove, Oak Terrace, & Maple Lane, each catering to various special needs
  • Central courtyard and three private neighborhood courtyards
  • Beautifully designed, decorated, and maintained
  • Notably “odor-free”

Dining

  • Fully-equipped commercial kitchen with experienced food service staff
  • Main dining room and three separate homelike dining areas in neighborhoods
  • Special restorative dining room for residents needing special assistance
  • Themed menus for special events and holidays
  • Soft serve ice cream
  • Registered dietician oversight for all menus and special diets

Staff

  • Qualified and experienced licensed and certified staff in all areas
  • Many long tenured employees for consistency and stability
  • Passionate, caring staff at all levels of the organization

Rehabilitation Services

  • Rehabilitation specialists for physical, speech, and occupational therapy
  • Therapy available 6 days a week
  • Fully equipped rehabilitative gym on-site
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services now available

Accommodations

  • 44 private rooms 29 semi-private rooms with wall dividers
  • 10 semi-private suites with curtain dividers
  • Adjoining bathrooms in private and semi-private rooms
  • All rooms cable ready (small extra monthly charge for cable service) and have hook-ups for personal phones
  • Residents may decorate their own rooms!

Safety

  • Adjustable high/low hospital quality beds without side rails
  • Top quality wander-guard and door security systems

Activities

  • Monthly activity calendar with wide variety of daily options
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Daily exercise classes
  • Chapel and religious services
  • Movie Nights
  • Community outings on facility bus and van

Special Care Unit

  • 16 bed Alzheimer’s and dementia care unit
  • One of the first Alzheimer’s demonstration projects in Missouri
  • Self-contained, secured unit with separate dining and recreational areas
  • Specially trained long-term staff