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Life Care Center of Hendersonville helps hip surgery patient get home

Left to right: Christi Stansell, speech therapist; Delores Braun; and April Johnson, occupational therapist

After a fractured femur and hip surgery, Delores Braun came to Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, for rehabilitation.

When she arrived on Feb. 13, 2016, Braun could only walk 40 feet with moderate assistance and a rolling walker, and she needed help to get from her bed to the wheelchair. She was wobbly on her feet, and she needed maximum assistance with daily self-care tasks like getting dressed.

Life Care Center of Hendersonville helps woman walk after car accident

Left to right: Jim Poore, physical therapist assistant; Madeline Farrell; and April Johnson, occupational therapist assistant

Madeline Farrell was in a near-fatal car accident during the holidays 2015.

While Farrell survived, she suffered multiple breaks in her right arm and leg, and she spent a month in the hospital. She needed rehabilitation before she could return home again.

Life Care Center of Hendersonville patient picks up crocheting hobby

Helen Graham crocheting

People come to rehab centers expecting to recover from injury or illness, but sometimes their experience includes more takeaways than simply health.

This was the case for Helen Graham, who came to Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina, for therapy and went home in late August after a successful rehabilitation with a new talent.