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Life Care of Kansas City gets broken back patient home in 2 weeks

Lois Nigh

After a fall fractured her lower back, Lois Nigh was able to return home after only two weeks of therapy.

Nigh arrived at Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, on Sept. 10, for rehabilitation after back surgery. She was experiencing pain and decreased mobility, and she needed supervision with walking, getting in and out of bed, standing and all her hygiene tasks, including getting dressed.

Life Care Center of Kansas City helps Moore recover from aneurysm

Eloise Moore

Few skilled nursing and rehabilitation patients have as complete a turnaround as Eloise Moore experienced at Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas.

Moore had suffered a brain aneurysm and was 100 percent dependent when she arrived at the facility for therapy on June 13, 2016. She couldn’t walk, stand, sit, bathe, get dressed or manage her medication on her own. She was on a feeding tube and couldn’t swallow or speak.

Life Care Center of Kansas City helps Reeves regain independence

Cynthia Reeves

When Cynthia Reeves arrived at Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, on March 10, 2016, she required total assistance for all her mobility and daily tasks except for sitting.

An electrolyte imbalance had led to several complications for Reeves, including acute kidney failure. As a result, she had a prolonged hospital stay. She needed help regaining her independence before she could return home.

Life Care Center of Kansas City helps Fujisaki get his life back

Paul Fujisaki

Paul Fujisaki has come a long way – from death’s door to almost being able to take care of himself.

On Feb. 19, 2016, Fujisaki arrived at Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, with a prognosis of only two weeks to live. Needing complete assistance, there were more things that Fujisaki couldn’t do than that he could: walking, standing, getting out of bed, grooming, swallowing, getting dressed or even sitting.