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Whitton recovers from hip fracture at Rensselaer Care Center

Sandra Whitton with Brenda Butler, occupational therapist

Sandra Whitton came to Rensselaer Care Center in Rensselaer, Indiana, for rehabilitation on June 29, 2018, after she fractured her right hip in a fall.

The injury left Whitton weak and in need of moderate assistance with getting dressed. She also needed some assistance for walking, bed mobility, getting in and out of bed, standing balance, bathing and cognition...

Rensselaer Care Center rehabilitates amputee

Left to right: Rachel Valone, physical therapist assistant; Vernon Odle; and Aaron Anderson, physical therapist assistant

On Feb. 9, 2017, Vernon Odle came to Rensselaer Care Center in Rensselaer, Indiana, for help with mobility after having an above-the-knee amputation.

Odle needed total assistance for bathing, as well as extensive assistance with bed mobility and swallowing and moderate assistance with cognition, dressing, walking, standing and transferring from one surface to another....

Rensselaer Care Center helps Cross recover strength

Robert Cross with Lori Semrau, occupational therapist assistant

Muscle weakness brought Robert Cross to Rensselaer Care Center for rehabilitation after a bout with infection.

Cross needed assistance with walking, transferring from one surface to another (such as from the bed to a wheelchair), bathing and grooming. He had trouble balancing while standing as well....