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Dogs join Christmas Pet Parade at Life Care Center of Hendersonville

On Dec. 7, 2017, Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, welcomed 12 dogs to the building for the facility’s Christmas Pet Parade.

The Hendersonville Kennel Club brought the canines, all service dogs, which paraded around the building. Several dogs and their handlers wore Christmas outfits....

Life Care Center of Hendersonville named a preferred provider

On Nov. 17, 2017, Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, was selected to be one of five facilities in Henderson and Buncome counties to be a post-acute preferred provider.

“As part of this network, we will be collaborating with Park Ridge Hospital and other post-acute providers in the community to improve patient care at the local level,” shared Kathy Carver, director of business development....

Life Care Center of Hendersonville takes part in emergency drill

On Oct. 19, 2017, Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, partnered with the Henderson County Emergency Management department and the Hendersonville Fire Department to complete an emergency drill.

The drill is required yearly by regulations (once per year for an evacuation drill and once per year for a tabletop discussion with county emergency management)....

Life Care Center of Hendersonville helps Mann “grow” independent

Clara Mann welcomes a sun-kissed day in Hendersonville, North Carolina, reminiscing about her youth.

She eagerly propels her chair in the new therapeutic vegetable, herb and sensory garden at Life Care Center of Hendersonville...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville housekeepers sing for residents

Residents at Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, have an unusual group of entertainers – three members of the facility’s housekeeping department.

When Keith Rice, Earlene Cullen and Jamie Hamby put down their mops and dusters, they are often picking up a guitar or microphone...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville helps rehabilitate “Miracle Child”

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently got to be part of Narcia Ridenour’s amazing journey of recovery from partial paraplegia.

Ridenour suffers from scoliosis, a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways. In May 2014, she had her first back surgery, which was followed by another one in November 2014, another one in December 2014 and a fourth one in December 2015....

Life Care Center of Hendersonville leader accepts Eli Pick award

On March 18, 2019, The American College of Health Care Administrators presented one of its 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awards to Thomas Hager, executive director of Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina...

Life Care of Hendersonville staff takes part in dementia experience

The therapy department at Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently invited all associates to participate in a dementia simulation and training day.

The rehab team prepared and practiced for this special event before guiding 60 associates through the experience on March 6, 2019...

Life Care of Hendersonville named a Best Nursing Home for rehab

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, was recently named a 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home for Short-Term Rehab.

This year, the publication changed how it lists its ratings. Centers around the country were rated in an Overall category, and those that offer short-term rehabilitation were rated in an additional category – Short-Stay Rehab...

Life Care Center of Hendersonville crowns Valentine’s king and queen

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, has a fun Valentine’s Day tradition – crowning a Valentine’s king and queen. 

For the past 14 years, associates, as well as family members and visitors, have voted on this Valentine’s court, putting their nominations in by secret ballot...

Life Care of Hendersonville wins 2018 Business Development Award

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for parent company Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division.

On Jan. 9, 2019, the Eastern Division held a banquet at the company headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility in each of its four regions...

Santa visits Life Care Center of Hendersonville on Christmas Day

On Christmas Day 2017, Santa (Brian Jeffery, youngest son of Dorothy Jeffery, activity director) visited Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Santa brought stockings full of presents for residents and handed them out one by one to each resident in the facility....

Life Care Center of Hendersonville wins Business Development Award

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for parent company Life Care Centers of America’s Blue Ridge Region.

On Dec. 5, 2017, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at the company headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility in each of its five regions....