Our featured facility is Windsor Place located in Coffeyville, Kansas. Windsor Place offers a professional therapist a rewarding work environment with a wide variety of diagnosis in a quiet community. It features a very busy 161 bed Skilled Nursing Facility with a modern Alzheimer’s unit which gives residents close contact with animals, plants and caregivers. In separate buildings, there are also 21 total Assisted Living apartments. There are 2 therapy rooms, one specific for Physical Therapy and the other for Occupational Therapy, as well as a separate office area. The gyms are fully stocked with therapy equipment including modality equipment.
In an effort to combat the three illnesses that plague nursing homes, loneliness, helplessness and boredom, Windsor Place is an Eden Alternative facility with cats, dogs, birds, plants and an emphasis on the resident as an individual. The integration of children throughout each week adds to meaningful and engaging relationships with residents of Windsor Place. Residents have control of their choices in bathing, dining, activities, and other aspects of their daily lives. Windsor Place employs rehab oriented and supportive nursing staff along with progressive thinking management.
In an effort to keep Coffeyville community members engaged in the community, Windsor Place and the USD 445 school district have partnered for many years in providing intergenerational programs to Windsor Place elders. On August 25,
2008, an all-day kindergarten class began right in the middle of Windsor
Place. This Age to Age classroom is organized where children are partnered at various points throughout the day with the elders to read, exercise and learn valuable lessons that only the elders can provide. The children are also involved in activities at the school so that interaction with other children occurs and prepares them for next school year, when they will attend Community Elementary.
To read more about Windsor Place, please see their website at www.windsorplace.net.
Coffeyville is a thriving, manufacturing community steeped in history. Today it’s best known for its friendly people but in 1892 it was notable as the location of the demise of the infamous Dalton Gang. Located in Montgomery County in SE Kansas, Coffeyville is a growing city of 11,000 people with a population of 15,000 in a 3 mile radius (per the 2000 census). Coffeyville is just 70 miles north of Tulsa OK and 150 miles SE of Wichita. Independence, the county seat, is 11 miles east of Coffeyville and is home to 10,000 Kansans and to Independence Community College.
Coffeyville has a public school system with an elementary, middle school, and high school. There is also a Catholic School for grades Pre-school through 6th and the Age to Age Kindergarten program located in Windsor Place. Coffeyville Community College is home to the Red Ravens and enrolls a total of 1730 students. CCC is nationally recognized for both its academics and athletics. Coffeyville also has two 18-hole golf courses, an aquatics center, and a wonderful parks system.