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    Charge nurse does lots of ‘follow-up and follow-through’

    “I’m a patient advocate for sure,” said Allison King, charge nurse for Parsons Presbyterian Manor. “I like helping people feel better, and I always want what’s best for them.”Her desire to better the lives of others inspired Allison to choose nursing as a career. She began as a certified medication assistant at Presbyterian Manor while she advanced her education at Labette Community College.Allison worked on an as-needed basis as a licensed practical nurse, th...  Read More...

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    Social worker an integral part of residents’ care team

    Babette Collins begins each new relationship with a resident in the same way: with a deep dive into their life story.The social services director at Parsons Presbyterian Manor coordinates the care plan for each resident in long-term care. It all begins with a social history. This conversation about the resident’s life may take upwards of two hours, depending on how much they want to share.“I feel honored to listen to their story,” Babette said.   Read More...

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    Parsons welcomes Becky Nash

    Becky Nash has been in the workforce for 40 years, but when she accepted the position of life enrichment director at Parsons Presbyterian Manor in September, she began the second job of her career.Prior to joining the Presbyterian Manor, Becky worked for “Farm Talk,” a weekly agricultural newspaper. She joined the paper after graduating from Labette High School in Parsons.Given its small staff, Becky did “a little bit of everything” at the paper. She liked the job and app...  Read More...

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    Assisted living supervisor embraces family atmosphere at Presbyterian Manor

    For Assisted Living Supervisor Rachel Schneider, what really stands out about Parsons Presbyterian Manor is the shared sense of family.“PMMA really embraces the family atmosphere. Staff here are welcoming and helpful to all who walk in the door,” Rachel said. “The staff develops relationships with our family members and genuinely cares how they are.”Rachel also feels supported in her work by staff members who are always eager to lend a helping hand or share their knowledg...  Read More...

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    Therapists are an essential part of care

    Parsons Presbyterian Manor’s therapists are an essential part of helping temporary and long-term residents live their lives to the fullest and retain as much independence as possible for as long as possible.Therapy is provided through a partnership with Aegis Therapies®. The therapy department works hard to help residents regain strength and wellness after surgery or illness and return to doing the activities they choose to do.Please take a moment to meet our therapists. We appreciate ...  Read More...