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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. 6, 2016, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove in Ooltewah, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility in each of its five regions. The awards recognize facilities for innovative programs in serving their communities.

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 hosting hurricane evacuees

Life Care Center of Hendersonville, led by Executive Director Thomas Hager, took in 11 evacuees from Hurricane Matthew.

Life Care Centers of America, the center’s parent company, runs three skilled nursing and rehab centers in South Carolina, two of which were under the state’s mandatory evacuation orders. Life Care Center of Hendersonville is hosting 11 residents from Life Care Center of Charleston.

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....

Hager wins ACHCA’s facility leadership award

On April 4, 2017, Thomas Hager, executive director at Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, won the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award during the annual American College of Health Care Administrators Convocation.

The award goes to administrators of facilities that meet eligibility requirements with regard to survey results, occupancy and quality measures....

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....