JOPLIN, MO.--- A new nursing home in Joplin is now open for business. The Wildwood Ranch Development on Antelope Road has a different approach than other nursing homes. Residents are called neighbors and more workers are on staff to provide individualized care. The executive director tells us employees aim at providing state of the art care. The facility also provides unique opportunities for residents.
"A little bit of the design of the building would be, I guess, the most noticeable difference with our aquatic swimming pool for therapy. Just kind of the latest technology probably, we hope to set us apart even more than that is going to be the culture change and how we provide our care for our residents," said Tracey Rowe, Executive Director of Wildwood Ranch Development.
Currently, they have four neighbors, but Wildwood Ranch is built for 120 neighbors.
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