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Life Care Center of Banner Elk models therapy sessions on Olympic events

From Feb. 10 – 21, 2014, rehab patients at Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C., enjoyed a special Olympics-style spin on their therapy sessions.

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Therapy at Life Care Center of Banner Elk helps Allen walk again

Raheem Allen is walking again, thanks to rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C.

He came to the facility on Nov. 18, 2013, after fracturing his right leg. Such a setback would affect anyone, but for him, it was especially difficult since a traumatic brain injury years earlier had caused weakness on his left side.

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A rehab poem by a Life Care Center of Banner Elk resident

We talk a lot about our therapy services at Life Care Center of Banner Elk, but what really matters is what our residents think.

Here is a poem from one of them, Raheem Allen.

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Life Care Center of Banner Elk wins Business Development Award of Excellence
Chris Green, Vicki Hood, Latessa Morris, Jennifer Berry, Radd Nesbit, Star Gardner, Beecher Hunter

Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C., recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Blue Ridge Region.

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Life Care Center of Banner Elk earns perfect score on annual state survey
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Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C. achieved a deficiency-free state survey in mid-September 2013.

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Back-to-School Fling at Life Care Center of Banner Elk provides supplies for 200 kids
Nell Taylor with the Wooly Worm Festival mascot

Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C., held a very successful Back-to-School Fling on Aug. 10, 2013, to provide school supplies for area children. Area businesses generously contributed school items for kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Life Care Center of Banner Elk takes residents fishing
Anthony Dacchille holds up a catch while Roselynn Silverman looks on

Many tourists visit the Banner Elk, N.C., area during the summer to enjoy the region’s natural beauty, and on July 31, 2013, residents from Life Care Center of Banner Elk got to get out and enjoy the weather during a fishing trip.

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Life Care Center of Banner Elk honors certified nursing assistants
Celebrating National CNA Week

Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C., celebrated National Nursing Assistants Week (June 13 – 20, 2013) with a different treat each day for the certified nursing assistants.

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Barney Fife impersonator visits Life Care Center of Banner Elk
Humphrey with Barney Fife

As part of National Nursing Home Week, David Browning, portraying Barney Fife from “The Andy Griffith Show,” made an appearance at Life Care Center of Banner Elk, N.C.

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Kentucky Derby event at Life Care Center of Banner Elk leads to fun and cash prizes
Gaddy with Onyx

Imagine the thrill of hearing hooves pound the pavement as the finest racehorses blast out of the gate for the Kentucky Derby

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