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Life Care of Morgan County helps Wilkie recover from hip fracture

Anna Wilkie (front) with her husband; Sylvia Harvey, director of rehab (left); and Conya Smith, physical therapist assistant.

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

Left to right: Michelle Hembree, occupational therapist; David Redmon; Conya Smith, physical therapist assistant; Cindy Mulligan, housekeeper; and Renee Varadarya, PTA

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 Brooks recover from pneumonia, sepsis

Left to right: Soledad Sepulteda, physical therapist; Wawana Brooks; and Bradley Buchanan, occupational therapist

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

Jesse Rodd, center, with Life Care leadership

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

Left to right: Renee Varadaya, physical therapist assistant; Rena Marsh; Michelle Hembree,  occupational therapist; and Luanna Vycus, speech therapist

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 Shields regain independence

James Shields with Soledad Sepulveda, physical therapist

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

Martha Collins prepares to return home, with Lea Potter, physical therapist, center, and Renee Hay, occupational therapist assistant

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 Webb recover from cattle injury

Left to right: Sarah Young, physical therapist assistant; Michelle Hembree, occupational therapist; Kenneth Webb; and Emily Machanoff, physical therapist assistant

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 Center of Morgan County helps heal unstageable wound

Harry Davis heads home after rehab and wound care.

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....