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