Oregon Care Center  


Oregon Care Center takes pride in providing quality care from people who care in a inviting, family-oriented environment. Oregon Care Center is a designated CMS 5-star Quality facility, AHCA Bronze Quality Award Winner and has recently received the 2019 AHCA Silver Quality Award.  They have also received national recognition, for the third year, as a 2018-19 Best Nursing Home by US News and World Report .  We are dedicated to making our residents feel “right at home!”  We offer private and semi-private rooms that have private telephones and television hook-ups. We encourage every new residents to bring personal belongings – pictures, chairs, etc. – to make it as home-like as possible.

The focus at Oregon Care Center is on rehabilitation and recuperation. We strive to help our residents recover as much functional ability to regain the independence they deserve. Nursing is available 24 hours a day from licensed staff under the supervision of a Medical Director. Individualized care programs and a handicap-equipment van for transportation for doctor appointments are also available.

Our highly trained staff of professional caregivers provide skilled nursing care services for a variety of medical conditions such as diabetes, post-surgical wound care and IV therapy. We also offer a comprehensive therapy program, provided by our in-house team of therapists. We provide 1-on-1 individualized Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy, 5 days a week, to help our patients recover from stroke, hip replacement surgery and other debilitating events. Short term rehabilitative stays also available. For the convenience of our residents, we contract medical services in-house such as chest X-rays, and electrocardiograms and blood work.

One key amenity is our open restaurant style dining. When staying at Oregon Care Center, our kitchen is always open and you can choose from a variety of menu options for every meal. Our dietary staff will work to make sure all dietary needs are met, including special diets, and family members are always welcome to share meals for a minimal fee.

We believe in supporting our community and encourage our residents to do so as well. We actively participate in community activities on a regularly basis to keep our residents active in community in which they live.  Activities include religious services, trips and excursions, resident council meetings, crafts, cooking, coffee socials, exercise and sports games, family dinners and cookouts and intergenerational events with local schools.

Other facility amenities include living room/chapel, dining room, physical therapy room, social services room and patio to enjoy the outdoors and onsite beauty shop.

A private hospice room is available for use by family who are facing end of life circumstances. Our trained staff will provide assistance and guidance and works hand in hand with your hospice during this time of need.

Location and Staff

Oregon Care Center

501 S. Monroe
PO Box 19
Oregon, MO 64473

Phone: (660) 446-3355

Carmen Cotton, Adminstrator


  • Director of Nursing: Keri Canterbury, RN
  • Social Services: Jen Hood
  • MDS Coordinator: Brandi Oliveira
  • Business Office: Lisa Kelly
  • Activities Director: Tawyna Buckles
  • Dietary Manager: Nick Sevin
  • Housekeeping/Maintenance Supervisor: Jeff Oliveira
  • Therapy Manager: Lindsey Arrowood