Patient Name: Mary Brewster Patient Age: 93 Admission Date: 1/9/18 Admitted From: Discharge Date: 2/8/18 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 1/9/18-2/8/18 Reason for Stay: Weakness How did patient hear about Gallatin Center? Chelsea Groce Details of Experience:
On January 9, 2018, Mary Brewster transported from home to receive therapy due to extreme weakness. Upon arrival, Mary was greeted by the floor nurse and floor techs. Over the course of the week, she received a therapy evaluation to be able to begin therapy, met with the nutritional team to pick and choose her healthy meals, activities discussed the daily therapeutic recreation calendar, and then she met with the Concierge Director to ensure things are going well and her stay at Gallatin Center was excellent while being healing at the community.
Her Physical Therapist Assistant, Robert, shared “Mary has had a dramatic change with her walking and cognition. She started off with moderate assistance, now being able to walk over 500 feet on her own!”
Mary subjected her stay at Gallatin Center as beneficial. She also shared that her therapy was great and the people were very pleasant. Mary stated “I can get around better and walk a lot better.” Mary will be returning home on the 8th of February. We send Mary our thoughts and prayers and hope nothing but the best for her and her family! We know she will continue to do wonderful progress and healing.
Patient Name: Bobbye Allen Patient Age: 84 Admission Date: 10/1/17 Admitted From: Sumner Regional Medical Center Discharge Date: 12/05/17 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 10/1/17-12/5/17 Reason for Stay: Pneumonia How did patient hear about Gallatin Center? Chelsea Groce Details of Experience:
On October 1st, Bobbye Allen was transferred from Sumner Regional Medical Center with an arriving diagnosis of pneumonia . When arriving upon admission at Gallatin Center, Bobbye was greeted by her nurse and techs. Throughout the next few days, Bobbye met several other department managers including that of the concierge to discuss recreational programming, menus, therapy, and person-centered evaluations to get to know Bobbye as an individual and what her interests.
When Bobbye began therapy, she was dependent with transferring and assisting herself to daily needs and desires, with the help of the stellar therapy team including that of Lordez, Kacey, Robert, Jessica, Bridgett , and Cindy! Over the course of the weeks to follow, Bobbye is now able to complete daily tasks with only minimal assistance and verbal cuing. Bobbye’s favorite part of being at Gallatin Center was the pet therapy program as she was able to spend time with the friendly fury friends that visited her room at her room.
Bobbye looks forward to returning home, but she shared that Gallatin was “a very nice place and the people are very friendly here.” Bobbye plans to discharge home on Tuesday, December 5th. We are all thrilled that she will be able to spend the holidays at home with her loved ones. Best wishes, Bobbye! We pray for continued health, success, and strength for you in 2018!
Patient Age: 68 Admission Date: 9/22/17 Admitted From: Sumner Regional Medical Center Discharge Date: November 1, 2017 Discharged To: Home with grandson Length of Stay: September 22nd to November 1st Reason for Stay: Weakness/ shortness of breath How did patient hear about Gallatin Center? Margie heard about Gallatin Center from Hospital Information taken by Chelsea Groce
Details of Experience:
On September 22nd 2017 , Margie Wheeler was brought by ambulance to Gallatin Center for short term stay. Upon arrival, Margie was greeted by her nurse and some of her techs. Throughout the week, she met several other department heads such as the concierge department to cover any questions, discuss recreational programming, menu for meals, and personal information about Margie so the team could create a comprehensive care plan to best suit her journey of healing.
When Margie was evaluated by therapy her therapist ,Bridgett , shared ”when Margie started therapy with us, she would get out of breath really easily and have limited tolerance to complete any therapy, including walking.” Over the next several weeks, Margie began a program called “NU STEP”. This program lasted an hour and would build tolerance from low to high. Bridgett, the therapist, stated “she started getting stronger using 2.5 lbs. weights on each foot, rode the bicycle, and started lifting arm weights as well.”
Margie stated to me “the therapy group has been really good, I can walk and breathe better even with my COPD, everyone has been really good to me and I would recommend this place to anyone.” We are all happy Margie will have the opportunity to return home on November 1st to be with her family as a stronger person. We all loved having her here, but thankful she has improved to go home. We wish the best wishes to Margie!
Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing is proud to share that they are a recipient of this year’s Silver National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)!
Gallatin Center was one of only six post-acute care providers in the state of Tennessee to be invited to this year’s award class.
The Silver award is one of three progressive recognition levels through the American Health Care Association’s National Quality Award program. The platform recognizes through a nationally-accrediting body, those who have made an incredible commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and those with disabilities.
Patient Age: 89 Admission Date: 9/6/17 Admitted From: Macon Co. General Hospital Reason for Stay: Kidney Infection
Details of Experience:
Mr. Charles Webster arrived to Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing from Macon County General Hospital on September 9, 2017. He was transferred to Gallatin Center with an admitting diagnosis of a kidney infection. When Charles arrived, he was greeted by his nurse, certified nursing assistant, and Robert, his therapist. Mr. Webster’s goals were to become stronger and to heal his kidney infection.
Robert, his therapist, stated “Over the course of Mr. Webster’s stay, he has showed major improvement. At the very beginning, he was very weak and had trouble with transfers (sit-to-stand) and his balance was fair. Since I have been working with him, his strength and transfers have improved and his balance has become more stable. He is now walking 600 feet with his walker!”
Mr. Webster shared “the CNAs are great and are really fast at getting me what I want and need. Everyone is really nice to talk to. The place is clean and everything is lovely.” At this time, Mr. Webster does not have a definitive discharge date, but we are thrilled to have had the opportunity to support such a driven and steadfast gentleman. He has made incredible strides in his mobility and health.
Team members were honored and proud to represent the Gallatin Center community in partnership with the Sumner County chapter of Habitat for Humanity! The Gallatin Center philanthropic mission is unprecedented and represents the highest standard of supporting the local community.
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Quality and Gallatin Centers for Rehabilitation and Healing proudly hosted 45 physical therapists, and additional medical professionals within the community alongside Sumner Regional Medical Center on Monday, September 25th. Led by three-time Paralympic gold medalists, Dennis Oehler & Todd Schaffhauser, the continuing education program presented best practices for supporting amputee patients.
Patient Age: 62 Admission Date: 8/3/17 Admitted From: Tristar Summit Medical Center Reason for Stay: Fractured Hip
Details of Experience:
Eva Davis arrived at Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing on August 3rd 2017 from TriStar Summit Medical Center. Due to her fractured hip, she required rehabilitation to assist strengthening her muscles and joints due to her fall. Ms. Davis was greeted by her nurses and techs upon her arrival at Gallatin Center. Within the next 48 hours, Eva Davis was greeted by each department manager, where they shared their role and what they love about the Gallatin Center community.
Within the first two weeks of Ms. Davis’s stay, she was given a clinical order to undergo therapy multiple times per week to continue building her strength post-surgery. “It was a struggle at first for me to do anything due to my hip,” stated Ms. Davis. “After three weeks, I started gaining my strength back and being able to do more and walk so much better.” The therapy team shared, “when she first arrived, it was difficult for her due to her hip pain, she truly could not do much, but after working with her she is now walking without a walker and with assistance!”
Eva Davis continues to thrive with the support from the Gallatin Center team as she continues to achieve her goals and progress towards her discharge date. At this time, Eva is walking with assistance, capable of completing additional lower extremity exercises, and also riding the bicycle to assist building her strength!
Quality and Gallatin Centers for Rehabilitation and Healing are proud to co-host Todd Schaffhauser and Dennis Oehler alongside Phoenix Physical Therapy in Lebanon, TN to support the community and offer unprecedented levels of support for amputee patients, families and healthcare professionals.
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