After injuring both ankles, Bev came to West Ridge fearing she would lose her independence. She had lived alone previously and enjoyed the freedom to entertain guests at her own convenience. What she actually found at West Ridge was a staff that not only provided her with the kindness and support she needed to recover, but who also respected her need for privacy. In the end, West Ridge allowed Bev to get back on her feet and return to the life she loved. This is Bev’s story.
Pauline was at another facility receiving treatment for a broken ankle when she heard about West Ridge. Since making the switch, she has returned 3 times for treatment at the facility itself and now receives outpatient therapy in her own home.
Although she is greatly missed, the staff lights up when thinking about Pauline’s successful departure. Apart from the friendships they have formed together, nothing is more important than seeing a patient regain their independence and return home. This is Pauline’s story.
After her right knee was totally replaced, Karen was in need of specialized rehabilitation therapy. In the course of her treatment, she was astounded by the staff’s level of commitment and the connection she felt with everyone at West Ridge. When it came time for outpatient care, Karen stayed with West Ridge and plans to return when her other knee is replaced. This is Karen’s Story.
A close friend of Doris and Dwane Hughes was brought to West Ridge from another care facility when she needed more involved treatment. It was difficult to watch their friend’s condition worsen, but it assured the Hughes to see firsthand how involved the staff was both professionally and emotionally during her final days. Doris and Dwane were touched to learn that during her passing she was never alone and even in their absence, had a friend to hold her hand. This is the Hughes family’s story.