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Life Care Center of the South Shore helps woman recover from fall

Althea Fisk

Althea Fisk entered Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, on June 6, 2017, only able to walk 12 feet with the assistance of a walker.

A recent fall at home left Fisk with a compression fracture prohibiting her independent mobility. She was unable to easily dress herself as well as perform other basic living activities without assistance....

Life Care Center of the South Shore helps cellulitis patient get home

Ronald Bryant

Ronald Bryant came to Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, on Dec. 14, 2016, for rehabilitation for his cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the skin.

When he arrived, Bryant needed moderate assistance with several self-care tasks, including getting dressed, and minimal assistance with his daily grooming, bathing and transferring from the bed to a chair....

Life Care Center of the South Shore cooks out for Council on Aging

Attendees at the luncheon

On June 22, 2017, Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, hosted a Kicking off Summer Cookout for the local Council on Aging.

About 50 attendees from Marshfield, Scituate and Norwell, Massachusetts, came to the facility for a delicious lunch prepared by the dietary staff....

Life Care Center of the South Shore honors public servants

Left to right: Danielle Cella, activity director; Fred Willette, food service director; and Stephen Jeffery, executive director

On April 28, 2017, Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, hosted a Public Service Appreciation Breakfast for local heroes.

The facility invited members of the Scituate Department of Public Works, the Scituate Fire Department, the Scituate Police Department, Brewster Ambulance Company and Scituate Selectman....

December 2016 Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners

Christmas tree stock photo

Dawn Nisby, nurse manager at Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, came in on her day off to decorate one of the nurses’ stations for Christmas. She paid for all the decorations out of her own pocket and made two trips to the Christmas tree shop.

Life Care Center of the South Shore hosts first blood drive

We wanted to give the gift of life for the holiday season,

Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, hosted its first American Red Cross community blood drive on Dec. 2, 2015.

Thirty-three people showed up to give, and of those, 28 were able to donate. These donations were able to serve up to 84 people in need.

Life Care Center of the South Shore resident wins national Christmas card contest

Kreutler

Jule Ann Kreutler, a 97-year-old resident at Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts, is being recognized nationwide for her artistic talent.

Each year, parent company Life Care Centers of America invites residents in more than 200 nursing and rehab facilities to submit Christmas card designs, and one piece is chosen for each of the organization’s geographical divisions. A total of eight designs are printed and distributed to facilities and regional offices throughout the company.

Patient finds rehab success at Life Care Center of the South Shore

Patient David Nagle with Lorraine Curtin, director of social services

On April 15, 2015, David Nagle began therapy at Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts.

Nagle had been hospitalized for an elective surgery to repair gastrointestinal bleeding. Following the procedure, complications arose along with reoccurring internal bleeding, causing Nagle’s strength to deteriorate.