Success Stories


Leanne

Motivation was a Major Factor in Her Recovery

Leanne has lived with a rare genetic disorder all her life, although that hasn’t stopped her from participating in family life in her home and her community. She had to be admitted to a general hospital for surgery and unfortunately developed complications, including cardiac arrest and respiratory failure.

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Joe

Kindred Saved My Life

Joe came to Kindred Hospital Philadelphia unable to move and seriously ill with sepsis. At Kindred, a team including nurses, physicians and rehabilitation therapists worked to help him reach the next level – intensive rehabilitation at a Kindred joint venture rehab hospital – and then home. 

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John

Everyone Worked Together

John was working on his farm. He hopped off his tractor to shut a gate and his tractor kept moving. “I tried to jump on it, like a dummy, and fell,” John said. “The tractor ran over me.” 

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Mr. N

Great Strides Toward Recovery

Mr. N, 54, came to Kindred Hospital in January 2009 after a bad bout of pneumonia had sent him into acute respiratory failure. He arrived at Kindred after treatment at a local short-term acute care hospital left him on a ventilator for two months. Mr. N had lived for 13 years at home under tracheostomy home care and nocturnal ventilation, requiring an oxygen level of 40 percent.

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