What is The King’s Daughters Home?
The King’s Daughters Home is a not-for-profit Christian nursing home for women. It is licensed by the State of Missouri as an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) and Residential Care Facility (RCF).
Do you have to be a member of The International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons Missouri Branch to be admitted to The King’s Daughters Home?
No, you do not have to be a member to become a resident of the Home.
Do you admit men into the Home?
No. Although the organization has members who are men the purpose of the Home in 1905 was to provide a home for aged women who would not have anyone to care for them such as family as they became ill and frail. The Home has maintained this admission policy.
Do residents smoke?
No, it has been the policy of The King’s Daughters Home that residents do not smoke on the Home’s premises.
Do the residents of The King’s Daughters Home give all their assets to the Home?
In 1905, and for many years, that was true. This was true because when a lady was admitted to the Home the King’s Daughters took full care of them. Doctors, hospitals and funerals were paid. Resident could be buried in The King’s Daughters cemetery plot in Mexico, Missouri. In most cases the ladies did not have heirs so this practice met everyone’s needs. As time went on the women that would choose to reside at The King’s Daughters Home would have more family ties so the previous arrangement no longer worked. Residents own all their furniture and belongings. After their death the family may take those items.
Does The King’s Daughter Home accept Medicare or Medicaid?
No. The King’s Daughters Home is a private pay facility. The rates are reasonable. Nursing home (long-term care) insurance does apply.
What is the International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons Missouri Branch?
The King’s Daughters and Sons are Christian men and women of no particular denomination who join a circle. Circles are made up of three or more people. Within a circle the members may be of several denominations with the purpose of carrying the word of Christ through a project. In the state of Missouri, The King’s Daughters Home is their project.
Is The King’s Daughters organization part of another organization?
No, The King’s Daughters are not part of or offspring of DAR, Eastern Star, Masons or Odd Fellows or any other organization.
Who could be admitted to The King’s Daughters Home?
In the Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) ladies must be 65 years or older at any stage of health. In the Residential Care Facility (RCF) ladies must be 65 or older and more physically able.