Category Archives: Employees

Occupational therapy department gets patients back to everyday life

In honor of Occupational Therapist Month, we’re celebrating our community’s occupational therapists Celice Stancil, left, and Tyler Stoddard.

April is Occupational Therapist Month, which provides the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on our Salina Presbyterian Manor’s occupational therapists. Celice Stancil is our occupational therapy director, and Tyler Stoddard is our occupational READ MORE

Activities are the heart and soul of Presbyterian Manor lifestyle

Life enrichment team members from left, top row, Emily Riddle, health care; Jodi Gawith, restorative aide; Nicole Jacoby, memory care and assisted living; and Cierra Haith, health care. From left, seated, are Pat Piper, memory care; Pam Meehan, volunter coordinator and activity assistant; and Cathy Boos, life enrichment director. Follow the exciting events organized by the life enrichment team on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/salinapresbyterianmanor/.

Have you ever stopped to count how many activities are going on during any given day at Salina Presbyterian Manor? Cathy Boos has.

Cathy, our life enrichment director, has done the math. She found that we offer an average of 14 activities a day.

“I READ MORE

Welcome Grecia

Grecia Castaneda-Torres

Grecia Castaneda-Torres was trying to decide whether to go back to school or look for a new job. She had been a case manager and kinship specialist for St. Francis Community Services, but she also had experience as a certified nurse’s assistant, READ MORE

October is national Physical Therapy Month

From left: Randall Decker, PTA; Paige Gridley, PTA; Kelly Pruitt, PT and Kim Fulkerson, RPT.

You probably think physical therapy is something you need only after an injury or when your health is in decline. But modern physical therapy is turning the focus toward prevention of falls, help with chronic pain and other common wellness concerns READ MORE

Getting to know: Amy Breneman

Amy Breneman

When Amy Breneman was getting ready to finish nursing school, she was convinced she would go into the highly stressful world of the intensive care unit at a hospital. Instead, she wound up in the highly satisfying world of senior care.

“Getting to READ MORE

Getting to know: Stephanie Goetz

Stephanie Goetz, newly promoted health services director.

In just a few short years, Stephanie Goetz has advanced from rehabilitation nurse to one of the greatest positions of responsibility and leadership at Salina Presbyterian Manor.

Stephanie was recently promoted from director of assisted living to health services READ MORE

Education assistance fund winners

From left, Allison Beales, Kelsie Hall and Ana Arvelo.

Three employees at Salina Presbyterian Manor will receive assistance to continue their education through Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Employee Education Assistance program.

Allison Beales

CNA in health care, pursuing LPN.

Employee since 2016. What READ MORE