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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....

Life Care of Morgan County resident wins Christmas card contest again

Pat Jackson

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....

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

Left to right: Michelle Hembree, occupational therapist; Kathy Steelman, certified nursing assistant; Nancy Robinson; and Sarah Young, physical therapist

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 with Sarah Young, physical therapist assistant

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....