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Infection patient regains independence at Wooldridge Place

Nancy Luna Elizondo, occupational therapist assistant, with Sylvia Sims

An infection left Sylvia Sims needing help with basic everyday activities.

Rehabilitation at Woolridge Place Nursing Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, helped Sims get back to a more normal lifestyle. Coming to the skilled nursing and rehab center on Feb. 19, 2019, she was experiencing dizziness...

Wooldridge Place helps Grimley recover from knee replacement

William Grimley with Rene Miranda, physical therapist assistant

After knee replacement surgery, William Grimley needed rehabilitation to recover and return home independent.

Grimley came to Woolridge Place Nursing Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Feb. 8, 2019, for physical and occupational therapies. When he arrived, he needed some assistance to walk, get dressed, balance while sitting or standing and transfer from one surface to another, such as from a chair to a wheelchair or a bed...

Wooldridge Place helps Juranek recover from aneurysm

Brenda Juranek with her speech therapist, Ashley Berry

A brain aneurysm left 65-year-old Brenda Juranek unable to swallow.

Juranek came to Wooldridge Place Nursing Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, on June 4, 2018, for speech therapy to restore her ability to eat and drink. She also had aphasia, an issue in which the brain forgets how to process language...

Wooldridge Place Nursing Center helps respiratory patient get home fast

Left to right: Liza Dionio, physical therapist;  Rene Miranda, physical therapist assistant; Eunice Jupe; and Randall Borchardt, occupational therapist

Eunice Jupe came to Wooldridge Place Nursing Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 3, 2017, after being hospitalized twice in two weeks for pneumonia.

Jupe was weak and had difficulty walking and taking care of herself due to the pneumonia, her congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease....

Wooldridge Place Nursing Center helps woman walk again

Nancy Elizondo, occupational therapist assistant, with Gayle Mantello

With numerous health concerns, Gayle Mantello came to Wooldridge Place Nursing Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, on June 16, 2017, after weeks in the hospital.

Mantello had been weak for a long time and hadn’t walked in two years. When she arrived, she required maximum assistance to roll over in bed, transfer from one surface to another, groom herself, bathe, get dressed and even wheel herself in her wheelchair....