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Life Care Center of Hendersonville helps Mann “grow” independent

Left to right: Richard Steenson, occupational therapist; Clara Mann; and Jim Poore, physical therapist assistant

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

Housekeeping associates (left to right) Keith Rice, Earlene Cullen and Jamie Hamby

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...

Santa visits Life Care Center of Hendersonville on Christmas Day

Santa visits with resident Walter Uhorchak.

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

Kathy Carver, business development director

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....

Dogs join Christmas Pet Parade at Life Care Center of Hendersonville

Handlers and their dogs have fun at the parade.

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

Life Care Center of Hendersonville sign

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

Facility leaders and community emergency personnel take part in a roundtable discussion following the 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 rehabilitate “Miracle Child”

Amanda Sorrill, physical therapist, works with Narcia Ridenour on practicing stairs.

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....