Meet Our Staff

Keosauqua Health Care Center is proud of our caring, dedicated staff. Managers and staff are empowered to create a home-like environment for the Residents. Caring staff combined with continuing education ensures Keosauqua Health Care Center is working to improve upon the services they provide to local seniors. Not only do we strive to meet the physical needs of each Resident but also their psychosocial well being.

Our caring staff is here to guide you and answer any questions you may have.

Greg Sandidge - Administrator

Greetings I am your new Administrator. I live near Hamilton, Illinois. I am Married to my wife Sherri and we have two children, Trevor, and Jonathan. I come to Keosauqua Health Care Center with the following goals: to improve census, patient outcomes, our CMS Star Rating and our financial results. I have over 25 years of healthcare management experience. I have worked in Skilled Facilities, Assisted Living, Mental Health, Home Health, and Public Health. I currently serve as Wythe Township Supervisor in Illinois. I am active in the Church of All Saints in Keokuk, Iowa, and the Knights of Columbus Council 619. I have been involved with Boy Scouts of America for over 11 years with Troop 50 of Warsaw, Illinois. I have served on many committees and community organizations. In my spare time I am a successful Grant Writer. I hope to work to accomplish all these goals and work towards a very bright future here at Keosauqua Health Care Center.

Dr. Dana Brecount – Medical Director, DO

Doctor Brecount is the Medical Director here at Keosauqua Health Care Center and she also is a Family Physician at Van Buren County Hospital. She grew up in Southeast Iowa and completed her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at the University of Iowa, then later graduated from Des Moines University in 2010 as a Doctor of Osteopathy. Doctor Brecount completed her residency in Kirksville, Missouri at Northeast Regional Medical Center and then started her career at Van Buren County Hospital in 2013. She joined Keosauqua Health Care Center as the Medical Director in 2015. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two boys. During the summer she and her family enjoy going boating and four-wheeling. A fun fact about our Medical Director is that she has run four half marathons! Doctor Brecount is a great asset as the Medical Director here, and we really enjoy the resident-centered care that she provides.

Mallory Segebart – Director of Rehabilitation Reliant

Mallory has been with the Keosauqua Health Care Center team since 2018 as a Physical Therapist  Assistant, although recently in May of 2022 she has accepted the Director of Rehab position. Mallory has obtained her A.A. in Human Services and her A.S. in PTA from Kirkwood Community College, she also obtained her B.A. in Psychology from The University of Iowa.

Mallory has enjoyed working in the long-term care industry. “I am so thankful that I chose this path because the connections I have made with residents and members of the community has been a confirmation on why I chose to do this career.”

In Mallory’s free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, live music, being active, trying new things, and traveling with her dog, Kase. KHCC is grateful for Mallory’s desire to succeed and the dedication she puts into each of our residents.

Heather Wiley – Business Office Manager & Human Resources

Heather is excited to be joining the leadership team. She’s passionate about the staff and is looking forward to serving them in her role as the Human Resources Coordinator. In Heather’s free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, six kids, and family. Heather was just married to her best friend of eleven years. Heather previously worked on the floor as a dedicated CNA for four years and CMA for a couple short months.

Amber Mellinger – Admissions Director

Amber has been with us since 2013, first as a CNA, our Activity Director and now as our Admission Director. Amber is valued in our facility for her attention to detail and organization. Outside of work you can find her enjoying time with her husband and two daughters.

Lilly Perkins - Assistant Director of Nursing

Lilly has been with Keosauqua Health Care Center since June of 2021, currently Lilly holds the title of ADON. Since her time with KHCC she has continued to prove her skills and dedication. Lilly graduated from Arkansas Tech University of May 2012 where she went to work in a clinic before going to Baptist Health care in Fort Smith where she spent 9 years working in geriatric psych and neurology. In Lilly’s free time she enjoys being with her family, baking and cooking, hiking, and going for motorcycle rides. KHCC is grateful to have Lilly for her bubbly personality, trusting experience, and her hard work ethic.

Bethany Millard - Social Service Director, LPN

Bethany is our Director of Social Services, she joined the KHCC team in December, 2022. Bethany’s passion for Long Term Care started here when she worked as an Assistant Activity’s Director throughout her high school years. She then went to college and graduated from Iowa State University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Community and Public Health in May of 2020. Bethany then pursued Nursing at Indian Hills Community College and Graduated with her LPN licenses in November of 2021. In Bethany’s free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being involved in her church, doing any outdoor activities, home improvement projects, and spending time with her dog, Tobias.

Daniel Clark - Dietary Manager

Daniel is our Dietary Manager at KHCC, he joined our team in October, 2022. Before taking this position he had worked in food service, starting as a server and working his way up to Assistant Manager. This is where his passion for the industry sparked, leading him to his Food Safety Protection Manager Certification, and he is now currently in the 6-month process of getting his CDM certification. Daniel had interest in being a paramedic, which lead him into the Healthcare field where he is happy to have found a place on our team. Outside of his position at KHCC he enjoys playing video games, reading books, and watching anime.

Daisy Westercamp - Activity Director

Daisy has been with Keosauqua Health Care Center since 2019 as a dedicated CNA and has recently stepped into the Activity Director role. She is excited to share her love of arts, crafts and photography with the residents. Outside of work she enjoys time with her husband and two daughters.

James Caviness - Maintenance Director

James was born in Keosauqua and moved out of state before moving back in 2021. James has a lifelong career of heavy equipment maintenance as well as general maintenance. I enjoy outdoor activities such as camping and fishing. James has been a true asset to our team here at Keosauqua Health Care Center and we are excited for everyone to see the improvements he has been making to our facility.

Shyla Andrews - Transportation & HIM

Shyla has been a CNA since 2014 starting out in behavioral health, she then decided to do some travel nursing. She now calls Keosauqua Health Care Center her home working in transportation and medical records. Shyla says “taking care of people has always been what I’ve enjoyed.” Outside of work Shyla has three children, a goat and two dogs that keep her busy. In her spare time she enjoys DIY projects.

Korby Hornbaker - Scheduler

Korby has worked at Keosauqua Health Care Center since 2017 as a CNA and CMA. She is excited about furthering her career here with us as the scheduler. Korby is a mother to two amazing kids and two fur babies. She enjoys family time, road trips and spending time with the love of her life, Travis.

Paige Nelson - MDS

Paige has been a nurse at Keosauqua Health Care Center since 2019 and recently moved into the MDS position. Paige enjoys working at KHCC because it feels like one big family. She is excited to keep growing and learning more things as a nurse here at KHCC. In her spare time she enjoys her fur babies, spending time with her family and traveling.

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Long Term Care

Long Term Care

By choosing Keosauqua Health Care Center for long term care, we understand that residents and families are placing their trust in us to provide quality care and excellent customer service. Our dedicated medical team provides a full spectrum of nursing and specialty services 24-hours a day.
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Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Services

Keosauqua Health Care offers a full-time, therapy and rehabilitation team. We provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Our goal is to assist each individual to achieve their highest possible level of function and independence.
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Specialized Services

In addition to our short term and long term care services, Keosauqua Health Care Center offers specialized services. At our facility we believe in a holistic approach to care by meeting the needs of our residents medically, socially and mentally.
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