In mid-March, Deborah Houston experienced a tragic fall in her room at home that left her with a ruptured spleen that was bleeding into her stomach. She was sent to University of Tennessee for emergency surgery, during which a tracheotomy and peg-tube were placed in order to save her life. She was admitted to us … Continued

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One weekend, Nancy McClain became very ill and her son had to call for an ambulance. She was initially admitted to Roane Medical and was diagnosed with having a heart-attack. Later, she was transferred to Oak Ridge Methodist Medical, and was then discharged to us. She had developed several severe diabetic ulcers that required treatment, … Continued

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We want to introduce you to Danny. Danny Boy (as he likes to be called) came to us with complications from diabetes, increased weakness, decreased heart function, and blindness. Danny says his therapy has helped get him stronger so he can go back home. He has been with us for about a month and a … Continued

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Kenneth came to us 16 days ago with a tracheostomy in place due to complications from sleep apnea.  He had been hospitalized and has resided in other long term care facilities for over two months.  He is quick to tell us how he feels blessed to have found Harriman Care and Rehab.  He states that he … Continued

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Marilyn came to stay with us in December of 2012 after a short hospital stay for pneumonia and generalized weakness.  Marilyn has  been a pleasure to get to know and has shared her personal story with us with great pleasure.  Among her many accomplishments Marilyn is a Polio survivor and has succeeded in life despite … Continued

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Another day of therapy for Cindy, standing tall in her fight against MS. Cindy was diagnosed with MS almost 27 years ago. She has been unable to stand for almost eight years now. Recently, she went to her doctor and expressed her wish to stand to help decrease the contractures that were starting in her legs. … Continued

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Today I would like to introduce you to Colleen. She was here in June of 2012 with a broken wrist and right leg. She worked very hard with rehab and participated in a variety of activities. She would help with cooking activities, cleaning, and outdoor activities to assist with her return to home. She was … Continued

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I want to introduce to Yvonne Hill who came to Harriman Care and Rehab to recover from decreased balance, activity tolerance, and general weakness. She has been working with therapy for the last month and half, and has made major improvements. Yvonne will be able to return home later this week with improved balance and safety. … Continued

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