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    Tara Stewart Named Director of Nursing

    Assistant Director of Nursing Tara Stewart has been named Director of Nursing effective July 1. Tara has been with Presbyterian Manor for more than 6 years, starting as a charge nurse, then working as Quality Assurance nurse and most recently MDS nurse while adding the assistant DON role to her daily tasks.Tara earned her LPN from Hutchinson Community College and her RN from Pratt Community College while working at Presbyterian Manor. She received a scholarship through the PMMA Employee Scholars...  Read More...

  • New hair stylist creating confidence one ‘do at a time

    After owning her own salon in Newton, hair stylist Joely Bartel recently made a career change for the better.“I decided it was time for a step back to be able to have less stress and enjoy life for awhile — just be a hairstylist and not an owner. I started at Salon Posh in Newton, doing hair mostly in the evenings, and Thursdays I travel to Halstead to do hair at nursing homes there. I still have kept both of those jobs as they don’t conflict with my work here at Newton Presbyterian Manor,” said...  Read More...

  • Betsy Geddes makes the move

    While she isn’t new to Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America, Betsy Geddes is new to our Newton campus as she joined us in January in her new role as the director of nursing.“We’re thrilled to keep Betsy within the PMMA family and have her bring her experience as health services director at our Sterling campus to us. She has a very warm personality that we all enjoy, and our residents and staff will benefit from having her experience on our team,” said Marc Kessinger, execut...  Read More...

  • Employee Milestone Awards Given for 2018

    Fifteen employees were recognized with milestone awards and recognition gifts at the annual employee Christmas party Dec. 14. They are:5 yearsEmily Busenitz, Dining Services AssistantLaura Stewart, Social Services DirectorTara Stewart, MDS CoordinatorRenee Ott, Restorative AideGina Entz, Preschool TeacherThomas Allen, Maintenance TechnicianMichaela Burke, CMARiley Rodriguez, Life Enrichment Assistant10 yearsCarrie Supernois, LaundryOlga Vela, CookKaren King, Floor Technician15 yearsDeanna Woodfi...  Read More...

  • Walk to end Alzheimer’s: Join Us!

    Join a team of staff, residents and family members as they participate in a walk to end Alzheimer’s Disease on October 13 in Wichita.The two-mile walk starts at 11 a.m. (with registration opening at 8 a.m. and a ceremony at 10 a.m.) at Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita.   Read More...