What is a Convalescent Home?

The difference between convalescent homes and nursing homes While the term convalescent home is often used synonymously with nursing home, they are really two separate things, although with a lot of similarities. Understanding what a convalescent home is and assessing whether that is the proper facility for your needs or those of a family member starts with understanding the word …

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Making Special Moments at Mount Hope

Staff coordinates thrilling Harley birthday ride for our resident motorcycle-enthusiast! Here at Mount Hope, we like to say our team goes above and beyond to provide for a healthy and enjoyable life for all our residents. But nowhere has this commitment to treating everyone like family been made more evident than a recent motorcycle ride just outside our nursing home. …

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Safe Bathrooms for the Elderly

It is never too soon to improve the bathroom safety for seniors or an aging loved one. Even if you are not aware that they have had an issue with balance or have had a fall, taking early steps can prevent this dangerous, and all too common, hazard from happening to your elderly family member or friend. Every year, millions …

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Mount Hope Named U.S. News Best Nursing Home for 2017-18

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Everyone here at Mount Hope Nursing Center is extremely happy and proud to announce that we have been recognized as one of the best nursing homes of 2017 by U.S. News, a digital news and information platform that has featured nursing home rankings since its inception in 2009. U.S. News provides readers with advice, ranking, news and analysis to aid …

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Mount Hope in Top Four Percent of Kansas Nursing Homes

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Mount Hope Nursing Center’s efforts in offering high-quality care have been recognized in a statewide report that ranked the facility among the top four percent of best nursing homes in Kansas. The report, released quarterly by the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, evaluates Kansas nursing facilities based on a composite score which reflects success in 13 long-stay measures, determined by …

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Resident Profile: Oda

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Oda grew up in Mt. Hope, so when it was time to move to a nursing facility in 2013, she knew where she wanted to go. Being from the area, she remembered when Mt. Hope Nursing Center was built, and when each addition was built. Now, Oda has been at Mount Hope Nursing Center for four years, and she is …

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