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Life Care of Red Bank gets motorcycle accident patient moving again

Left to right: Cayce Weekley, physical therapist; Schonna Davis, occupational therapist; Philip Stillwell; Shawn Lowe, speech therapist; Misty Chadwick, physical therapist assistant; Ocellia Whatley, occupational therapist assistant

A motorcycle accident left Philip “Ray” Stillwell with acute respiratory failure and hypoxia, an oxygen deficit.

Stillwell couldn’t walk and required assistance to get dressed, bathe, get in and out of bed and stand when he came to Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Sept. 8, 2017. He also had difficulty swallowing and was on a pureed diet....

Life Care Center of Red Bank helps Ellett recover from infection

Left to right: Jamie Wallis, director of rehab; Schonna Davis, occupational therapist; Ed Ellett; and Cayce Weekley, physical therapist

In January 2017, Ed Ellett came to Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for rehabilitation after developing an infection in his spine.

“On admission, I had an inadequate ability to swallow, could not turn over or sit up and only had minimal movement in my legs,” Ellett remembered. “I also had a lot of health issues to overcome....”

Life Care Center of Red Bank helps Andruk regain independence

Agnes Adruk surrounded by her therapy team

When Agnes Andruk came to Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on July 20, 2017, she had suffered a gastrointestinal hemorrhage and respiratory failure.

Andruk arrived at the rehab and skilled nursing center unable to walk or groom herself and requiring extensive assistance to get in and out of bed, get dressed and bathe....

Life Care Center of Red Bank helps Simpson recover after stroke

Associates pose with Simpson

Jennifer Simpson, was admitted to Life Care Center of Red Bank, Tennessee, on March 16, 2017, after suffering a stroke following a routine surgery. 

The stroke affected both sides of her body. 

When Simpson arrived, she required total assistance with most tasks...

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – June 2017

Flowers stock photo

Adrian Hullander, licensed practical nurse at Life Care Center of Red Bank, Tennessee, bought pictures and decorations on Mother’s Day for a resident who didn’t have anything on the walls of her room. Hullander also brought her a vase with flowers to help the resident feel at home....

Life Care Center of Red Bank recognizes 2016 Caregiver of the Year

Ana Lina Jumamil, nurse, Caregiver of the Year

Associates at Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee, were recognized on Nov. 18 for 2016 Nursing Home Caregiver Appreciation Day.

Tennessee designated the day to honor nursing home workers across the state, and Life Care Center of Red Bank used the opportunity to host a reception for associates and present its own Caregiver of the Year Award.

Life Care Center of Red Bank, sister centers win Best of the Best

Sherry Broom, executive director, with Kathy Goforth, business development director

Each year, readers of the “Chattanooga Times Free Press” vote for their favorite area businesses.

Life Care Centers of America’s local facilities, including Life Care Center of Red Bank, won first place in the Nursing Home category for the third year in a row, making them the only facilities to ever win this category (it was first presented in 2014).

Chattanooga Life Care centers support children’s hospital fundraiser

Jeremy Gravell, executive director at Life Care Center of Cleveland, left, and Jimmy Dale, executive director at Lynchburg Nursing Center

Five Life Care Centers of America facilities in the Chattanooga, Tennessee, area, supported Erlanger Hospital’s Children’s Classic golf tournament on Aug. 22, 2016.

Life Care sponsored a team for the fundraiser competition, which took place at The Farm in Rocky Face, Georgia. As a team, the skilled nursing and rehab company contributed $2,000 toward Erlanger’s new Children’s Hospital. The tournament raised $220,000 for the new building.

Life Care facilities in Red Bank and Hixson sponsor Senior Prom

Prom King Dick Tonsberg and Prom Queen Ruth Quinn

On June 25, 2016, Life Care Center of Hixson, Tennessee, and Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga,  Tennessee, sponsored a Senior Prom at the North River Civic Center in Hixson. 

Approximately 80 seniors from throughout the community attended the fun-filled event, including residents of assisted livingindependent living and retirement facilities.

Life Care Center of Red Bank participates in chamber of commerce expo

Left to right: Sherry Broom, executive director; Betsy Martin, director of nursing; Kathy Goforth, director of business development; and Neil Kellam, human resources director

On March 23, 2016, several associates from Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee, participated in the Chattanooga Chamber Expo and Small Business Awards Luncheon. 

The event was held at the Chattanooga Convention Center and featured more than 900 exhibitors from all over the area. More than 3,000 visitors attended the expo and gathered information from the various vendors.