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John Knox Village: Far More Than Just a Retirement Community

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John Knox Village: Far More Than Just a Retirement CommunityWhat is John Knox Village?
This not-for-profit Life Plan Community (previously called “continuing care retirement community”) in Lee’s Summit is bursting with amenities and filled with neighborhoods and neighbors who make you feel
at home.

With more than 1,000 homes, and more on the way, you’re sure to find the type of home that fit your expectations and your budget.

Unlike many senior living communities, a Life Plan Community offers maintenance-free independent living plus a full continuum of on-site health care, from assisted living and rehabilitation to memory support and skilled nursing care. Most importantly, it offers the security of knowing you’ll have care options, should you need them.

Retirement has never looked so appealing. Spend each day doing just what you please: meet new friends, learn something new, enjoy activities and events with your neighbors –endless options for your kind of fun.
To learn more, call (816) 251-8000 or visit

John Knox Village has been a trusted, local health care provider in Lee’s Summit, Mo., for more than 45 years. As a locally owned, not-for-profit organization with deep roots in this region, we’re committed to patient-centered, mission-oriented care both for those living at the Village, and for seniors across the Kansas City region.

Village Care Center. A 440-bed skilled nursing center with care neighborhoods for rehabilitation (post-surgery) care, memory care, long-term care, and Village House, a short-term inpatient hospice care unit.
Village Assisted Living. A warm and welcoming community of 183 apartments for those still living active lives but needing additional assistance. Of these, 64 are assisted living memory care apartments.

Health Care in Your Neighborhood
We have continued to grow our health care services out into the community and now care for about 4,000 patients per year in numerous Kansas and Missouri counties.

Village Home Health. Our dedicated home health care team sees patients in 12 counties on both sides of the state line – as well as at John Knox Village. We provide skilled nursing care; speech, physical and occupational therapy; medical social services and home health aides.

Village Helpers In-Home Care. Companion and personal care services to make life easier and help you stay in your home with confidence. Whether you need assistance after a hospital stay, 24-hour care and companionship, or respite time for a faithful caregiver, we provide quality private-duty care as often and as long as you need it.

Village Hospice. Village Hospice is there when it is time for care to shift from finding a cure to offering comfort, in the place your loved one calls home. Our compassionate professionals work with your physician to provide specialized care for your loved one, and support for you and your family in eight Missouri counties, as well as at Village House.

Your One-Stop Source
After Joint Replacement Surgery
When you think “joint replacement,” think “John Knox Village.” Nearly every part of the Village’s health care services can assist you in your recovery after you are discharged from the hospital.
Not quite ready to go home yet? The Village Rehabilitation Unit at the Village Care Center helps people from all over the metro area recover from illness, injury or surgery. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, you’ll find physical, occupational and speech therapy, a therapy gym and a Rehab to Home room to help you practice the skills you’ll need to return home at your highest level of independence. The Village Care Center works closely with local hospitals to provide a seamless transition to the next level of care before patients are discharged to their homes.

Need home health rehabilitation? Village Home Health has been selected as a preferred provider by several local hospitals and health care systems to ensure that when patients are sent home they will receive high quality recovery and rehabilitative care. They work hand-in-glove with the physicians and discharge planners to ensure a smooth transition and successful recovery after surgery. Village Home Health also can provide you with a medication management system that helps you take the right amount of the right medicine at the right time of day.

Need a Helping Hand? If you worry that you may fall and want to be able to reach someone at all times in an emergency, Home For Life Solutions can provide you with an emergency pendant and a pull-cord system for your home. If you need a helping hand around the house while you’re off your feet, Village Helpers In-Home Care can assist you with your daily needs. They can help with your therapy exercises, offer gentle reminders about medication and take you to and from your physician and outpatient therapy appointments. They also can help with bathing, dressing, grooming, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry and errands.

Outpatient therapy. John Knox Village’s outpatient therapy clinic, located in Village Assisted Living, offers physical, occupational and speech therapy services for those who have been discharged from hospital, rehab or home health services, but still need ongoing therapy to complete their recovery.

Helping you maintain your health at every turn.

Whether you’re just around the corner in a Village neighborhood, in the Kansas City region, or moving to the area to be closer to family and friends, John Knox Village’s full continuum of senior living and senior care has a wide variety of lifestyle options, short-term and long-term health care services to meet your specific needs.

To learn more about any of the retirement living options, health care services, or employment opportunities, call any of the numbers above, or call (816) 251-8000, or visit these websites:  and

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