By Kelsey Ryan. The Wichita Eagle
ComfortCare Homes is hosting an open house for its latest advanced memory care location, Founders Crest, from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at 6887 Rockhill Road, according to a news release.
The new facility includes 24-hour care, licensed nursing team, beauty salon, therapy room, medical suite for examinations, electronic security system, family style dining, housekeeping and laundry.
The Eagle previously reported that the new building cost $2.6 million and will house 26 people with advanced dementia.
Residents will begin moving in Tuesday.
The new facility will include other services at an additional fee, including hospice, in-house visits by a primary care provider and preventive oral health services by GraceMed.
ComfortCare Homes also has locations in Kansas City, Baldwin City, Pittsburg, Omaha and Newton. It was started in 1993 by Charles and Mary Lou Stark.
Project architect is Tom Compton of Compton Associates and general contractor is Accel Construction.
For more information, call 316-685-3322 or go to www.comfortcarehomeswichita.com.Previous: KMUW/NPR RADIO: Seniors With Alzheimer’s Benefit From iPod Therapy
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