Four-year-old Beau Kirby’s wheelchair is a symbol of victory. After arriving at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center unresponsive and stroller-bound two years ago, Beau is now mobile, playful, and communicating every day.
Knoxville News-Sentinel Cortney Roark September 5, 2017 http://bit.ly/2wGfXDi Dr. Mary Dillon, medical director at the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, treats every patient in the 73-bed center like they’re her favorite patient. But she’s not acting or putting on a show. “Every patient thinks they’re her favorite patient,” Leslie Irwin, vice president and administrator at the […]
Fort Sanders Regional recently announced the 2017 recipients of the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence in Nursing Awards. More than 60 staff members throughout the facility were recognized during a special National Nurses Week ceremony and comprised the largest group yet to be honored. The awards signify the exceptional care and compassion that the honored individuals […]
Patient Tackles Outpatient Therapy with Expert Care and Upbeat Attitude A lot can happen in four months. Just ask Shelby Smith and Lisa McBride. Smith is an amputee patient at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center undergoing occupational therapy, and McBride is her clinical specialist at PNRC. In January of this year Smith was rushed to a […]