Country View Living, the long-term living community in Dimmitt, Texas, is so thankful for Dimmitt and the surrounding communities patience during construction and initial opening of the facility. Now Country View Living wants to give back! During August 2019, CVL will give back $1.00 per purchase of a Starbucks Drink to the surrounding school districts to help purchase supplies for their school. Today, August 1stis the first day you can purchase a Starbuck’s Drink and earn a dollar for your school. The event will end on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00pm. Here is how you can earn a [...]
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Proud is the perfect word that describes Marcella Martinez’s, ADON-RN, feelings for Country View Living, and what it has offered Castro County and the surrounding communities. Martinez has been with Castro County Hospital District (CCHD) for the past 14 years, and is now expanding her management skills as the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) at Country View Living, the new long-term facility in the CCHD family. She has always had a love of caring for people, from her years in the Emergency Room at Plains Memorial Hospital, as well as working as a first responder as a EMT-Basic, and now [...]
Castro County Hospital District (CCHD) always encourages their staff to expand their education. Yissell Feliu, a LVN at the Medical Center of Dimmitt will be returning to school in the fall to transition from LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) to an RN (Registered Nurse). She will be working less hours due to going back to school, but you will still see her around the clinic. Yissell was nominated as the August Clinic spotlight. She has been with CCHD for a little over a year, and works with Sheila Higgins, FNP-C. Being an LVN, Yissell has the ability to provide patient care [...]
Country View Living (CVL), the newly opened long-term living facility, in Dimmitt Texas is reaching out to offer their service and high quality of care to not only Castro County residents, but the surrounding area as well. The new state of the art facility that opened in March of 2019, offers more than your average long-term living community. They have opened their doors not only to people who need care, but to the community as well. They have done this by offering the only Starbuck’s Coffee within 48 miles of Dimmitt, TX and the surrounding communities. In addition, Country View [...]
The Medical Center of Dimmitt is proud of their employees; hard work and dedication, and Michelle Calderon a Medical Record and Scheduler is no exception to that. This month the clinic is honoring Michelle who has been with Castro County Healthcare District (CCHD) for 11 years, as the July Clinic Spotlight. Michelle has always worked closely with people and felt she could really utilize her experiences and be beneficial in her role at the Medical Center of Dimmitt. “The most rewarding thing about my job is seeing the smile on our patients, and the feeling that we had a [...]
Plains Memorial Hospital (PMH) offers patients extended care for a smoother transition through their Swing Bed program. Swing Bed can serve each patient differently, especially for extended care following an extensive surgery, neurological disorders such as stroke, generalized weakness due to certain chronic condition, and when someone no longer needs acute care but they are not quite ready to go home. The Recovery Near Home program (Swing Bed) at Plains Memorial Hospital allows them to receive the extended care they need without the need to change facilities. It is a unique program that acts as a bridge between the hospital [...]
There are many different people who assist you at the Medical Center of Dimmitt. Your first point of contact can affect your overall experience at Castro County Healthcare’s Clinic. One of those people that greet you with a smile, or a upbeat hello on the phone is Erika Presas, a Registration Clerk and Scheduler. “The most rewarding thing about my job is knowing at the end of the day that I helped someone out,” said Erika. “Even if it’s as simple as making someone an appointment.” Erika has been working for CCHD since January of 2016. She originally [...]
Country View Living’s (CVL) focus on community and their residents has been a top priority since opening in March 2019. Their new Dietary Manger, Chas Fristoe’s, goals and focus falls in line with the newly opened senior living facility in Dimmitt, Texas. Fristoe started at Country View Living on Thursday, May 30th with excitement and a determined drive. He comes to CVL after four years at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) in Canyon, Texas where he was the Chef Manager. He has had a total of 17 years of experience in the food industry at multiple levels and positions such [...]
Country View Living is offering a free fitness membership to anyone 65 years and older in Castro County. The only requirement for those who are eligible for the membership is that you take time to make a resident’s day. This could be by saying hello, giving a hug, or going to visit one of the residents. “We are excited to be able to provide this service to our senior community,” said Laura Kimball, CVL Administrator. “It is another way we can bring in the community to our facility, allowing our residents to still feel a part of the community.” Wednesday, May [...]
On April 27, 2019, the Plains Medical Foundation hosted their fourth Hats and Heels Gala at Sunrise Farms in Nazareth, Texas. The 2019 Gala was also a record setting year in sponsorship donations and earnings for the Castro County Hospital District. The Plains Medical Foundation is in its 18thyear, established in 2000, and continues to assist with the financial needs among the communities and patients served by Plains Memorial Hospital, newly opened Senior Living Facility, Country View Living, The Medical Center of Dimmitt, and the numerous departments within the Castro County Healthcare District. “It is great to see how each year [...]