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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....

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

Left to right: Sarah Young, physical therapist assistant; Cynthia Poland; and Lea Potter, physical therapist

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

Robert Trail

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....

Debbie Adams wins company’s divisional customer service award

Debbie Adams, a wound care nurse at Life Care Center of Morgan County

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....