Medical Center, Clay County- Kansas (CCMCKS)

Address: 617 Liberty,, P.O. Box 512
Clay Center,, KS 67432-0512
Phone: (785) 632-2144 Fax: (785) 6323352 Website:

Clay County Medical Center's Mission:
Provide quality medical care.
Offer comprehensive services for our communities.
Treat others with respect and dignity.
Maintain fiscal responsibility.

Services include but are not limited to:

Hospice Care- is Provided: In your home, nursing home, or assisted living facility. Hospice Provides:
Visits by professionally trained nurses, social workers, chaplain, home health aides, and other professionals as needed and as desired by the patient and/or caregivers. The nurses are on call 24 hours a day for after hours questions or needs.
Trained volunteers to give breaks to the caregiver for short periods, run errands, and many other things. Volunteers are NOT allowed to provide hands-on care.
Hospice pays for medications and medical equipment and supplies related to the terminal illness.
Meadowlark Hospice provides Bereavement Care to the family or caregivers for 12 months.


Meadowlark Hospice:

Phone: (785) 632-2225

Email Hospice

Outpatient Clinics:

Audiology Clinic: The study of hearing disorders and rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments. The Audiology Clinic performs hearing exams, performs hearing aid adjustments, sells hearing aids, and batteries.

Diabetes Clinic: The treatment plan for each patient is individually developed and monitored to assure control of blood glucose levels, and to enable the person with diabetes to reach and maintain an optimum level of health. There are different types of diabetes including Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and Gestational diabetes.

E.N.T Clinic (Ear, Nose, & Throat): Otolaryngology is the study of diseases in the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck. Common services provided by the E.N.T. Clinic are evaluation of the sinus, throat, swallowing problems, insertion of ear tubes, and cleaning ears.

Hematology Clinic: Hematology is the study of the body's blood and blood-forming tissues. Patients are typically seen to monitor lab results, monitor patient symptoms, and evaluate cancer treatments.

Nephrology Clinic: Nephrology concerns itself with the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension, and the care of those requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis and renal transplant patients.

Neurology Clinic: The study of the body's various nervous systems and it's disorders. Neurologist treat major conditions which include: behavioral/cognitive syndromes, headache disorders, neurodegenerative disorders (Alzheimer's disease/Parkinson's disease), movement disorders, seizure disorders, and carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.

Oncology Clinic: The study of abnormal tissue that grows more rapidly than normal. The oncology specialist helps cancer patients select appropriate treatment and monitor the patient's progress during treatment.

Ophtalmology Clinic: The study of the eye and its diseases. Ophthalmologist services are monitoring cataracts, glaucoma, and other eye disorders.

Orthopedic Clinic: Orthopedics is the study of the body's musculoskeletal system, extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical methods. Patients are evaluated for complaints such as shoulder, back, hip, knee pain, ankle sprains, and bunions.

Podiatry Clinic: The study of diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot. Podiatrist services are toe nail clipping, removal of ingrown toenails, callous care, fitting for orthotics, and any other foot pain.

Pulmonology Clinic: A pulmonologist diagnoses and treats lung conditions and diseases. Areas of interest: asthma, lung cancer, emphysema, and sleep apnea.

Urology Clinic: The study of the human urinary tract and reproductive organs. Urology services are for ailments of the bladder, kidney, prostate, impotence, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Respiratory Therapy – provides treatment, evaluation, monitoring and management of patients with breathing disorders or cardiovascular problems. Services:
Pulmonary Function & Arterial Blood Gas Testing
Oxygen, Heliox & Lung Expansion Therapy
Ventilator Management
Aerosol Medication Delivery

Occupational Therapy- assist patients in regaining self care skills including dressing, bathing, grooming, and eating. We recommend adaptive equipment and environmental changes to help improve patient abilities. Therapists also work with patients with a variety of upper extremity conditions and address edema control, pain management, range of motion and strength. Occupational therapy services are offered five days a week at CCMC.
Individuals must be referred by their physician and given a prescription for treatment, much like when a patient receives a prescription for medication.

Physical Therapy – Provides comprehensive rehabilitation for restoration of function as the result of illness or injury. The scope of practice of physical therapy is rather broad but centers on the restoration of normal function after injury or illness has become debilitating. Services:
Pain Management
Orthopedic/Sports Injuries
Post-Operative Care
Wound Care
Balance Rehab
Pediatric Therapy
Neurologic Rehab
Electrical Stimulation
Manual Therapy
Pelvic & Cervical Traction
Private Treatment Rooms

Speech Therapy – Speech Pathologists evaluate the patient, develop an individualized treatment for speech, language, cognitive communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related speech difficulties. Services:
Video Fluoroscopy
Swallowing, including Vital Stim Therapy
Speech, Cognitive/Linguistic Therapy
Treatment of Fluency Disorders
Voice Therapy

Support Groups: Clay County Medical Center offers several support groups for members of the community. Each of these groups provide support and education in order to help group members deal with their life changing illness.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group- meets every 2nd Monday in the in the Meadowlark Hospice office conference room located at 709 Liberty St. in Clay Center at 7:00 p.m.

Bereavement Support Groups – are open to anyone that has suffered a loss and are open to the public. These support groups focus on learning about grief and loss. Additional support is often needed when an individual suffers the loss of a loved one. Individuals can find this support in the Bereavement Support Group offered by Meadowlark Hospice. This group meets first Thursday of each month in the Meadowlark Hospice office conference room located at 709 Liberty St. in Clay Center. Additional support groups are offered in other counties.

The Cancer Support Group – meets every 2nd Wednesday in the Clay County Medical Center's Education Center at 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group – The primary focus of Clay County Medical Center's Diabetes support group is education. Group members receive the latest information on new treatments and diabetic care. The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month five times per year. Meeting months are January, March, May, September, and November.

Stroke Support Group – is open to survivors of stroke, family members, caregivers, and friends of those who have suffered a stroke. At the meeting, attendees are able to discuss coping strategies to meet the challenges of daily living. Stroke survivors are encouraged to share their experiences. The group meets every third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m., in the Clay County Medical Center education room.

Mark A. Chapman Wellness & Fitness Center – The mission of Mark A. Chapman Wellness & Fitness Center is to promote the health and wellness of our community through education and preventative measures to ensure healthier life-styles. Active members of the Mark A. Chapman Wellness Center may enjoy many health benefits including: better control of weight, decreased anxiety, decreased body fat, decreased depression, decreased risk of many diseases, increased energy, increased self-esteem, lower blood pressure, and lower cholesterol.


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