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Ready… Set… Go! gets former nurse moving at Life Care of Morgan County

Nancy Robinson, a retired licensed practical nurse, had to have a total knee replacement surgery.

After having the procedure done at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, she came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, for rehabilitation on Nov. 10, 2017....

Life Care Center of Morgan County helps Clark get home after accident

William Clark, a retired TVA worker, was doing yardwork at home when he flipped his tractor, breaking his leg and several ribs.

Clark had surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and came to Life Care Center of Morgan County for rehabilitation on Sept. 2....

Life Care Center of Morgan County gets Poland home after knee surgery

Cynthia Poland is thriving again in her home after a total knee replacement, thanks to rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee.

After worsening pain in her knee, Poland underwent surgery at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge by Dr. Randall Robbins....

Life Care Center of Morgan County helps Trail recover from infection

Cellulitis, a serious skin infection, had left Robert Trail weak.

Trail came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, on June 9, 2017, for help recovering from this condition and regaining his independence....

Respiratory patient regains independence at Life Care of Morgan County

Joy Brown found herself weakened by a septic infection and respiratory failure. She came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, on April 17, 2019. 

“When I initially interviewed her during our Circle of Service meeting, she required several rest breaths just to complete her sentences due to her increased shortness of breath,” said Sylvia Parsons, director of rehab services...

Debbie Adams wins company’s divisional customer service award

Debbie Adams, a wound care nurse at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, received Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award on Aug. 16, 2017, for her dedication to customer service....

Life Care Center of Morgan County strengthens patient after bypass

James Foust arrived at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, on May 25, 2017, to recover strength that was lost during his recent bypass surgery.

Foust also sought assistance in gaining back normal functions that were hindered by heart disease and acute kidney disease...

Life Care Center of Morgan County helps Webb recover from accidents

Jan Webb, 46, was unfortunate enough to be involved in two car accidents, which caused multiple fractures of her spine. 

After having surgery to fuse her spine, Webb came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, on May 12, 2017....

Whatever It Takes And Then Some – April 2017 winners

Marilyn Browning, assistant director of nursing at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, gave her own time and money to help a resident provide Easter dinner for residents and associates. When the resident, who wanted to make some signature dishes for the facility Easter dinner, started feeling under the weather...

Life Care Center of Morgan County residents attend baseball game

“They said, ‘Take us out to the ball game,’ and that’s exactly what we did,” said Becky Davis, activity director at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Residents had voiced in their monthly Resident Council meeting that they would like to go to a Tennessee Smokies Minor League Baseball game....

Life Care Center of Morgan County helps Shields regain independence

James Shields required rehabilitation after suffering from pleural effusion, a buildup of fluid in the tissues between the lungs and the chest cavity.

When he arrived at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, on March 20, 2018, Shields needed moderate assistance with bathing and minimal assistance with grooming, walking, bed mobility and transferring from one surface to another...

Collins finds recovery at Life Care Center of Morgan County

After a stay at Parkwest Medical Center due to respiratory failure because of the flu, Wartburg, Tennessee, resident Martha Collins needed rehabilitation before she could return home independently.

Collins took the next step in her recovery by coming to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg for physical and occupational therapies....

Life Care of Morgan County helps Wilkie recover from hip fracture

When Anna Wilkie fractured her hip, she came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, in December 2018 for rehabilitation.

Wilkie was unable to put weight on her right leg when she arrived, so she could not walk and needed extensive assistance to get in and out of bed or in and out of chairs...

Redmon recovers from car accident at Life Care Center of Morgan County

Kingston, Tennessee, resident David Redmon was in bad shape after being involved in a car accident.

Redmon suffered multiple fractures and deficits that impaired his strength, mobility and independence in daily life. Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, turned those outcomes around for him...

Life Care Center of Morgan County celebrates associates with 25 years or more of service

On Feb. 11, 2019, Don Tyndall, executive director of Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, presented six associates with a goody bag and an invitation to a special dinner honoring them for their years of service.

Life Care of Morgan County helps Webb recover from cattle injury

Subright, Tennessee, resident Kenneth Webb was working with cattle when he was injured with a left tibia fracture. 

His active lifestyle had to take a pause.

However, Webb is back on his feet after rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Life Care of Morgan County helps Brooks recover from pneumonia, sepsis

After being in the hospital for pneumonia and sepsis, Wartburg, Tennessee, resident Wawana Brooks was weak and needed rehabilitation to get back to her normal lifestyle.

Brooks came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg on Oct. 29, 2018. When she arrived, she needed help to transfer from one surface to another, such as from bed to a wheelchair or a wheelchair to a regular chair...

Life Care Center of Morgan County wins Business Development Award

Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Cumberland Region.

On Jan. 9, 2019, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, bestowing honors on one skilled nursing and rehab facility per each of its four regions...

Life Care Center of Morgan County helps Marsh regain strength

Rena Marsh, a resident of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, came to Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, on July 19, 2018, in need of assistance to regain her strength after chemotherapy.

Upon her admission to the facility, Marsh required maximum assistance when walking and getting in and out of bed. She also received wound care for a cutaneous abscess that had been further limiting her mobility...

Life Care Center of Morgan County helps heal unstageable wound

On Nov. 15, 2017, Harry Davis arrived at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee, with encephalopathy (brain disease), weakness and an unstageable pressure sore wound.

The care team got to work on helping Davis regain his independence and health, and healing the wound, which was 10 by 3 centimeters....

Life Care of Morgan County resident wins Christmas card contest again

When it comes to Christmas cards, third time is a charm for Pat Jackson, an 83-year-old resident at Life Care Center of Morgan County in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Each year, parent company Life Care Centers of America invites residents in more than 200 nursing and rehab facilities to submit Christmas card designs, and one piece is chosen for each division....