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Wyoming Pioneer Home

 


The Wyoming Pioneer Home provides a place of care for Wyoming residents challenged by the aging process. The facility operates as an assisted living home to provide a secure, dignified, high quality of life for residents regardless of financial resources.

Facility Manager: Sharon K. Skiver (307) 864-3151 ext. 2001

Director of Nursing: Dawn Larson

 

Size

We are located in Thermopolis, Wyoming on 5½ acres in beautiful Hot Springs State Park with 84,000 square feet of living space.  

Age

Established by Wyoming Statutes 25-1-201 and 25-8-101 in 1947, residents first moved into our facility in 1950. The Montgomery wing was added in 1954, and the Kuiper wing opened in 1957.

 

Residency Qualifications

To apply, an applicant must be 65 years of age or older, able to ambulate themselves to and from the restroom, as well as dress on their own, only needing minimal help with buttons, socks or shoes. Assistance with some Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) is provided.

 

Financial Qualifications

The monthly maintenance charge is determined by a person's ability to pay, and is calculated according to their total assets and monthly income.  Presently, it ranges from $0-$1,600 per month for single occupancy.

 

Services

  • Private rooms, single and double, with all utilities included, except for private telephone and private cable television.
  • Three daily well-balanced home-style meals
  • Weekly housekeeping, linen and laundry services
  • Nursing services are available 24 hours a day to help residents and order medications, and to perform monthly manicures and pedicures.
  • In-house cosmetologist, who is available two days per week for hair appointments
  • Our library is open 24 hours a day, with many large print books available.
  • Computer room with e-mail and internet access
  • Chapel with non-denominational church services
  • Transportation to local medical and dental appointments
  • Public transportation available for resident shopping and other related travel. 
  • We offer phone and cable television in our public living areas.
  • Leisure and social activities with our full-time activity director. Several activities are arranged daily. These programs are designed to meet residents’ mental, physical, social and spiritual needs.
  • Resident Council and Dietary Council meet regularly to provide input into Wyoming Pioneer Home operations.