Our Team

Our team at Mount Hope know each and every one of our residents by name and care for them like they are family.

We are not your typical nursing home in the Wichita, Kansas area. The Mount Hope difference means our staff, many of whom grew up here, take a genuinely interest in what goes on in each nursing home resident’s day-to-day life. We are a small Kansas community, deeply invested in the well-being of each individual. We address concerns of residents and their family with compassion to ensure every resident is not only comfortable, but also well-adjusted and happy in their new home. Mount Hope is a non-profit facility with a hands-on approach that allows us to keep the best interest of our residents at the heart of everything we do.

Management Team

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Gina Terry, BSCHA

Administrator

Gina Terry started her Mount Hope Nursing Center journey in 2002, after serving the community as an EMT for 19 years. Since joining the team as a CNA, Gina has also served as a restorative aide, activities director, and social services director before making the transition into her current role as administrator. Gina truly loves her work and has a soft spot for each of Mt. Hope’s residents. Gina has completed EMT training, EMT Intermediate training, CNA training and restorative training. She has also served as a social services activity director and as an administrator-in-training, and holds a degree in Healthcare Administration. In her free time, Gina enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and fishing.

Learn more about Gina

Christi Moore

Director of Nursing

Christi Moore grew up in Mount Hope, Kansas and during high school, she worked at the Nursing Center doing laundry and housekeeping and discovered how much she wanted to help others. After going off to college at Butler, she spent nine and a half years as a paraprofessional at Heartspring, and then spent some time at Hutchinson as a Rheumatoid Nurse. Then Christi returned to Mt. Hope and spent a year and a half as a Charge Nurse before becoming Director of Nursing. She and her husband, Justin, have one major thing in common: both of their families owned businesses. Christi’s parent owned and operated a local body shop, and her husband’s family owned and operated a local hotel and café. Christi likes to spend her spare time being a mom to her two girls, working in her yard, and with her husband on home improvements.



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Shannon McCaskill

Social Service Designee

Shannon has been with Mount Hope Nursing Center for 13 years, holding various positions. She started working as the Social Service Designee in June of 2017. She lives in Mount Hope, is married, and has two children. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys spending time with her family.

 
 
 


Mary Andresen

Life Enhancement Director

Mary has lived in Haven for over 29 years, been married over 22 years, has 6 grown children, and 19 grandchildren. One of her children hasn’t married, so more toddler chasing is on the horizon. Mary attended Hutchinson Community College and received her CNA. She started her healthcare career working for a rheumatologist in the Hutchinson area. She then went on to work with developmentally challenged children as a paraprofessional for several years meeting their unique needs. This gives her a distinct perspective on the needs of our seniors. She serves as the treasurer of Haven Township and is a member of Haven Baptist Church. She owns her own art studio and unwinds by working in her flower gardens.

Mary says, “It is such a privilege to be a member of the staff at MHNC. I love talking to and spending time with each resident, getting to know and love on them is such a treat. My main goal, daily, is to enhance their lives through hospitality and activity. Some days all one needs to do is hold their hand, drink a beverage, and stare out the window. Others, a rousing game of bingo. It is an honor to be chosen by them to do both”!!




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Peggy Tyner

Environmental Services Director

Having joined Mount Hope back in 2006, Peggy Tyner is one of the many talented and dedicated people making Mount Hope the place so many people proud to call home. Born in Quincy, Illinois she later went to school in Hannibal, Missouri. Peggy and her husband Richard have raised 3 children. She enjoys various crafty activities such as sewing, quilting, and gardening. She is also a big fan of watching the Wichita Thunder hockey team.



Dave Terry

Director of Maintenance

Dave Terry joined the Mount Hope Nursing Center team in 2014. Hailing from Halstead, Dave works here with his wife, Administrator Gina Terry. Together they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. An interesting tidbit about Dave is that he ran a karaoke business for 15 years! When he’s not working to take care of all the grounds at our wonderful facility, you may find Dave enjoying the outdoors or spending time with his grandkids.




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Kathy Darosett

Food Services Director

Kathy Darosett joined the Mount Hope Nursing Center family in 2016, bringing with her nearly 20 years of professional dietary experience. Kathy was born in Hutchinson but grew up and attended school in Newton. She has 4 children, two of whom work here at Mount Hope Nursing Center! When she isn’t busy making sure the meals delivered to our nursing home residents are nutritious as well as delicious, Kathy enjoys spending her time crafting and sewing.



Jasper

A Good Boy

Jasper is the youngest member of our Mount Hope Nursing Center family. While having just been born in 2018, Jasper is proud to already be well-behaved and fully potty-trained. Jasper has taken on the unofficial role of Morale Director for our residents, but it turns out he’s also working his magic on our staff. Since beginning his work at Mount Hope, Jasper has spent countless hours walking the hallways and getting his paws on the residents who welcome all 10 pounds of him into their lap. Jasper craves attention and wants to share the adventures he has inside our facility. Check out Jasper’s blog! When Jasper isn’t hard at working making all of us smile, he can be found playing fetch and chasing his own tail.



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The professional and caring staff at Mount Hope treats every resident like family. From respite care to long-term care, trust our trained staff to give you peace of mind in knowing your loved one will feel welcomed and well-cared for.

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Contact us with your questions. We would be happy to sit down and discuss your specific situation. We can help you learn about the options you have in order to make the best decision that is right for you and your loved one.

Visit our newly remodeled facility at 704 E. Main in Mount Hope, Kansas. We are just 18 miles northwest of Wichita on K-96. From Wichita or Maize, you’ll turn left onto 101 1st St. N and find us 2 miles down the road on your right. Coming on K-96 from the Hutchinson or Haven area, turn right onto North 279th St. In a half mile, turn left onto Main St. and you’ll soon find us on your left.

Give us a call at (316) 667-2431.

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