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Catholic Care Center

Catholic Care Center offers all levels of care on one convenient campus

You have earned a comfortable retirement, and you will find it at Catholic Care Center, the largest continuing-care retirement community in South Central Kansas. Catholic Care Center’s exceptional care, in a quiet country setting, is just minutes from shopping, dining and professional services.  The community offers independent living, assisted living, memory support residences, adult day program, long-term care, post-acute care and Catholic Care at Home services.

Independent living at Catholic Care Center

Shepherd’s Crossing, the independent living community at Catholic Care Center, is perfect for those looking to live an active retirement free from the burdens of yard work and home maintenance. Shepherd's Crossing's homes are located on several beautifully landscaped acres. Each home features two bedrooms, two baths, a fully equipped kitchen, living and dining room, sunroom, FEMA-approved internal emergency shelter and utility room. With eight spacious plans and many customization options available, you'll find a style that fits your taste.

Shepherd's Crossing independent living features and amenities include:

  • Wellness and enrichment opportunities
  • Interior and exterior home maintenance
  • Lawn care and landscaping
  • Snow removal
  • Via Christi Home Technology
  • Variety of social opportunities
  • Water, trash, cable television (standard service) and Internet
  • Access to dining, homemaker and home health services
  • Community center (coming June 2016)

Assisted living at Catholic Care Center

Assisted Living at Catholic Care Center caters to individuals who value independence but may benefit from assistance with medications, bathing, dressing and other daily activities. Assisted Living features beautiful apartments ranging in size from studio to two bedroom/two bathroom, and residents enjoy restaurant-style dining, weekly housekeeping and laundry, cable television, 24/7 access to the nursing team and a wide variety of wellness-focused opportunities for social, intellectual and spiritual enrichment. The innovative design of the assisted living residence with its intimate neighborhood settings makes access to dining, activities and the many beautiful outdoor spaces convenient and enticing.  

Our residences include:

  • Six studios
  • 24 one-bedroom units
  • 22 one-bedroom deluxe units (more spacious)
  • Eight two-bedroom, two-bathroom units
  • Wellness center
  • Multipurpose room
  • Beauty and barber shop
  • Computer communication center
  • Library
  • Gift shop
  • Elegant dining room
  • Putting green
  • Patio
  • And many social settings

We provide a program targeted to the unique needs and preferences of every resident. We encourage resident self-direction and participation in decisions with emphasis on independence and dignity.

Skilled nursing at Catholic Care Center

When you or a loved one requires a higher and sustained level of care, Catholic Care's nursing center is there to help. We provide both intermediate and skilled nursing for continuing long-term care and rehabilitation. This is the right choice if you or your loved one:

  • Are being discharged from a hospital.
  • Require continuing care and rehabilitation.
  • Need the expertise of speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and restorative aides to provide a continuum of care focused on function and independence.

Catholic Care Center therapists are dedicated solely to the residents, so therapy sessions can be scheduled at the resident's convenience. Our therapy team screens each new resident upon admission and routinely thereafter. The goal: Ensuring that each individual is able to achieve the highest quality of life.

Come and enjoy our not-for-profit difference where your loved one's health and happiness are more important than our bottom line.

Skilled nursing services provided include:

  • Supervised skilled nursing
  • Meals planned by a dietitian
  • Social services
  • Pastoral care services
  • Wellness focused activities
  • Housekeeping and laundry
  • Maintenance
  • Medication review
  • Cable TV

Memory Support Residences and Adult Day Program at Catholic Care Center

For those with Alzheimer’s or dementia, Catholic Care Center offers Memory Care, The Meadows and Adult Day Program. Catholic Care Center’s Memory Support Residences are accredited by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America as Programs of Distinction for Excellence in Dementia Care. We are the only community in the state of Kansas to earn this accreditation.

Memory Care's rooms are divided into four neighborhoods. Each neighborhood is designed to create a sense of community among residents and features a neighborhood kitchen, dining room and living room. Memory Care residents enjoy a wide variety of stimulating activities and outings and benefit from the specialized cognitive support programing.

The Meadows features private and semi-private rooms divide into two neighborhoods. Each neighborhood features a dining room, living room and open kitchen. Residents in The Meadows enjoy the same activity focused programming as those in Memory Care, but also benefit from a higher level of nursing support.

Adult Day Program is an excellent opportunity for people living still living in a private home to come and enjoy the same outstanding dementia focused activities, outings, and support as our residents, The day program is hosted from 6 am-6 pm, seven days a week and full- or half-day accommodations are available. Many caregivers find that our Adult Day Program gives them the much-deserved break while also providing the structure and stimulation that is imperative for someone with memory loss.

Wichita community leader in caregiver education and support

The first Monday of each month at 10:30 am, the Catholic Care Center hosts a caregiver support group. Everyone is welcome to attend this valuable meeting and we encourage both resident families and community members to join us.  

We host a variety of community education events throughout the year. These events are always offered at no cost and are open to the public. To join our mailing list and receive invitations to these and other educational opportunities, please email Jennifer at