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Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care helps Wolfe heal from multiple injuries

Doris Wolfe

In September 2018, Doris Wolfe was cleaning her porch when she took a fall that fractured her left shoulder, eye, nose, both wrists and sinuses while also bruising her brain.

Wolfe was admitted to Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, for rehabilitation in October...

Whatever It Takes And Then Some - August 2018 winners

Chef

Jackie Hembree, certified nursing assistant at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, will make countless trips to the kitchen to try to get residents with dementia something they will eat. When she found out that a new resident was not eating, she identified the resident’s favorite food and asked the kitchen to serve the resident breakfast food even at lunch time...

Nursing director at Ridgeview Terrace rehabs at center after stroke

Back row, left to right: Pam Overton, occupational therapist assistant; Connie McAnulty, director of nursing; and Shanna Bennett, physical therapist assistant. Front row: Amy Rodgers, PTA, and Teresa Knisley, physical therapist

Connie McAnulty, director of nursing at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, recently got an up close and personal experience with rehabilitation at her facility.

On April 30, 2018, McAnulty experienced numbness and weakness on the right side of her body. Her family rushed her to the emergency room, and she was diagnosed with a stroke...

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care bell choir performs at local festival

Left to right: Helen Noe, Mary Jenkins, Ethel Dalton and Susan Ramaglia

On July 28, 2017, the resident hand bell choir from Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, performed for the Grainger County Opry.

This marked the seventh year in a row that the musical group, called the Southern Belles, took part in this local talent show. The opry is part of the Grainger County Tomato Festival.

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care named divisional Facility of the Year

Jennifer Henderson, executive director, receives the award from Mark Davis, vice president of Eastern Operations

On Aug. 14, 2017, Life Care Centers of America presented Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, with the Facility of the Year Award for its Eastern Division.

The award was presented during the company’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee....

Ridgeview Terrace helps patient recover from hip surgery

Helen Shelton

Helen Shelton fell and fractured her hip just hours after she cooked 20 fried pies for her class reunion.

After undergoing a total hip replacement, Shelton came to Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee, for rehabilitation on June 22, 2016.

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care’s rehab helps man recover from accident

Stan Palmer

Retiree Stan Palmer fractured a hip in an unusual way: his lawn mower rolled over on him.

The accident occurred in early September 2015, and Palmer had surgery to repair his hip. The surgery was successful, but Palmer also needed rehabilitation before he would be ready to go back home.

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care activity director wins industry award

Lisa Cabbage, activity director at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care

Lisa Cabbage, activity director at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, was recently honored as the 2015 Member of the Year by the Activity Coordinators of Tennessee, an affiliate organization of the Tennessee Health Care Association.

Cabbage is an active member of ACT and uses her membership to network with colleagues and develop fresh programming for her residents.

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care receives Silver National Quality Award

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care, a skilled nursing and rehab center in Rutledge, Tennessee, recently received the 2014 Silver Achievement in Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.