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Saunders finds rehab success at Garden Terrace at Overland Park

“She came to us with limited functional use of her right arm, and upon discharge exhibited pain-free, full functional use.”

After a fall at home fractured her right hip and caused a right shoulder injury, Eula Fay Saunders needed rehabilitation.

Saunders was also struggling with atrial fibrillation and an infection. When she arrived at Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas, on April 25, 2018, she was unable to wheel herself in a wheelchair and needed extensive assistance with bathing...

Garden Terrace at Overland Park helps patient recover from broken leg

Frances Miles works on computer exercises with Patricia Strohm, occupational therapist assistant

After a fall broke her leg, Frances Miles came to Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas, for rehabilitation.

When Miles arrived on June 8, 2017, she was unable to put weight on her right leg, so she needed extensive assistance to get around, transfer from one surface to another, balance and take care of involved self-care tasks...

Rehab at Garden Terrace improves dementia patient’s quality of life

Frances DiGeorge

Rehabilitation can truly help some dementia patients live a better quality of life.

Frances DiGeorge, 94, is one of these patients. Diagnosed with vascular dementia, her decline in cognition stemmed from a lack of blood to her brain. She had been living at a different nursing home but had declined not only cognitively but also physically....

Garden Terrace at Overland Park helps man recover from falls

Darrell Cox with Jaime Renz, physical therapist assistant

Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas, was recently able to help a gentleman who had declined beyond what his wife was able to help him with.

Darrell Cox came to the facility on Oct. 28, 2016, after having four falls within a few months. He needed extensive assistance with bathing and cognition, and he needed moderate assistance with getting dressed and grooming, as well as speaking....