Tag Archives: Scotland County care Center

Care Center Completes Full Evacuation Drill in Minutes

While it was only a drill, residents and staff of the Scotland County Care Center and volunteers from the local emergency services, got firsthand experience with a complete evacuation of the local nursing home on Thursday, September 20th. “We are required to perform a full evacuation drill once a year,” said Administrator Daisy Murphy. “This […]

Bigger Is Not Always Better

I am what some folks here would call an “outsider;” one from California at that. But before I go on, I must tell you that I am really a Missouri girl, having been born in Kirksville in a hospital that is long gone, to a mother that was born and raised in Granger and Memphis, […]

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Hosts Memorial Service for Care Center Veterans

Tuesday, May 15th, the  Jauflione Chapter DAR members honored veterans living at the Scotland County Care Center and the Residential Care Facility with a Memorial Day Service. A candle lighting ceremony honoring deceased veterans who had resided at the Care Center was conducted. Those honored were: Richard Allen, Clifford Wilson, Sterling Forrester, Vern Howard, Larry […]

Residential Terrace Hosts 20th Annual Car Show

The soggy streets and roads didn’t keep 30 diehard vehicles from showing off at the 20th Annual Residential Terrace Car Show on Saturday, May 20th. The residents of both the Scotland County Care Center and Residential Terrace were thrilled to view the vehicles in the parking lot. The weather threatened rain and was chilly so […]

Local Efforts Helping to Bring Christmas to More Families

Less than 15 shopping days until Christmas! Letters to Santa Claus are being written and children are dreaming of presents under the Christmas tree. But in Scotland County, plenty of people are also remembering that it is better to give than receive. A number of programs targeting area needy families are ensuring that everyone in […]

National Nursing Home Week is May 8 – May 14, 2016

Every skilled nursing care center is a small, vibrant world.  Care centers are sharing, welcoming communities that encourage everyone to interact with the wonderful folks who populate them.  Once a year, always beginning on Mother’s Day, care centers nationwide take pride in publicly honoring the indomitable spirit of residents and recognizing staff who face each […]

Auxiliary Members Sewing Benefiting Care Center, Hospital Patients

The Scotland County Care Center/Scotland County Hospital Auxiliary have spent most of this winter sewing on Tuesdays at the Masonic Hall on the east side of the Memphis square.  That building is transformed, each Tuesday morning, into what might appear to be a scene from the old garment factory.  Many makes and models of sewing […]

Jeff Walters Hired as New SCCC Administrator

One of the community’s largest employers is under new leadership. The Scotland County Care Center Board of Directors recently announced the hire of Jeff Walters as the new administrator for the nursing home and residential care facility in Memphis. Walters will take over for Daisy Murphy, who had served as administrator since May of 2007. […]

A cappella Group Blend Will Entertain at SC Care Center

The A cappella Group Blend will be entertaining at the Scotland County Care Center on Monday, October 19th at 2:00 p.m. Blend mixes music of the 50’s and 60’s with their own twist of fun.  They were formed at John A. Logan College over ten years ago for a talent show and ended up winning […]

The Senior Stars Band ‘Remaining Tuned Up’

The Senior Stars Band originated in the mid 1980’s as the band began playing in area nursing homes and festivals in Northeast Missouri.  Throughout the years as band members moved away or died, replacement members were recruited. Currently the band plays classic old time music in nursing homes in Knox, Scotland and Lewis counties.  Each […]