We were honored to present the 2011 National Philanthropy Day Award to our Building Committee members for their leadership and dedication in support of our Patient Addition Building Project. The Committee of volunteer Board Members, chaired by Gregg Thornton, includes Hagan Codell, Ken Hiler, Mike Kanarek, Paul Honeycutt, Jimmy Nash and Rodney Parsons. We are humbled by their generosity and grateful for their vision. Their efforts leave a lasting legacy to countless patients and their families.
Cardinal Hill's Associate Medical Director, Dr. Russell Travis, has been selected, once again, to receive the 2012 Lyal Leibrock Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Congratulations Dr. Travis!
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital has opened three new pools for our patients in the new wing of our hospital located at 2050 Versailles Road. The three pools are designed to meet the needs of our patients: • The Therapeutic Pool is at kept at 95 degrees• A larger pool averages between 86-88 degrees• The third pool is a resistance swim pool The pools can be accessed by a variety of different ways: • lift chair• stairs• zero entry ramp • ladders There is a lifeguard on duty The pools are located on the ground floor of the new wing. They are located in the same area as the Cardinal Hill Pain Institute and our Outpatient Clinic. A calendar of classes will be coming out soon!
Lexington, KY—On Tuesday, March 29, the Cardinal Hill Brain Injury team brought home the Medical News MediStar Consumer First Award for Brain Injury University, a community based program that assists Brain injury Survivors and their families with achieving the goal of returning to school and increasing their network of peer friends. In collaboration with the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital is improving the lives of the many Kentuckians who live with a Brain Injury. Brain Injury University is an educational series specifically designed by Healthcare Professionals to assist those individuals who have suffered a brain injury to achieve the following goals: understand deficits, increase knowledge and understanding as it relates to a Brain Injury, facilitate compensatory strategies to increase independence, keep up to date with the most recent research and technology, ask questions about their injury and promote rapport with healthcare providers other patients who have suffered a brain injury. These classes are structured to cover cognitive, social, physical and psychological aspects of a brain injury. Reference material and supplies are free to the patients and families. Participants have seen an increase in quality of life and are better aware of available community resources after participating in Brain Injury University. Brain Injury University beat out Baptist East Wellness Center Cancer Exercise Program, James Graham Brown Mobile Mammography Unit and Norton Healthcare’s Patient and Family Advisory Council, all Louisville based facilities. Medial News Magazine is distributed throughout the healthcare industry in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The MediStar Awards were established in 2007 as the region’s premier venue for recognizing excellence in the business of healthcare. For additional information, contact Samantha Rogers at (859) 254-5701
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital opened it's new patient care building in Lexington, Kentucky. Opening ceremonies were Tuesday, September 13th. Our guest speakers included Lexington's Mayor, Jim Gray; Kentucky's First Lady, Jane Beshear, KESS Board of Director's Chair, Mike Kanarek; Immediate Past Chair of the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees, Jimmy Nash; Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Building Committe Chair, Gregg Thornton; Cardinal Associate Medical Director, Dr. Russell Travis, and Cardinal Hill Patient Ambassador, Judy Hale Everett. This is the first major expansion done at the hospital since 1988. This new addition brings more patient rooms, larger therapy gyms, more private rooms and a new aquatic center! Check out some photos from our Dedication Ceremony at Kentucky.com Tops in Lex.com History was made! We moved our first patient into the new building on September 15th. Ms Madonna Webb from Johnson County was honored to be the first patient to cross the threshold into the new 158,000 sq. ft. patient care building! Thank you Madonna for letting us photograph this momentous occasion!
The Cardinal Hill/UK Research lab and staff were recognized for their poster presentations at two recent international conferences. The Vancouver conference had over 150 posters! Poster Presentation Awards/Honors:2012 ACRM-ASNR Annual Conference in Vancouver, CanadaFirst PlaceTitle: "Optimizing transcranial direct current stimulation for motor recovery from severe post-stroke hemiparesis: early results from an ongoing clinical trial"Authors: KC Chelette MS; Cheryl Carrico MS OT/L; Laurie Nichols BS OT/L and Lumy Sawaki MD, PhD 2012 ACRM-ASNR Annual Conference in Vancouver, CanadaSecond PlaceTitle: "Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Paired with a Novel Locomotor Training in Chronic Stroke: a Feasibility Study"Authors: Megan Danzl, PT, DPT, NCS; Kenneth Chelette, MS; Kara Lee, PT, DPT; Dana Lykins, PT, DPT and Lumy Sawaki, MD, PhD 2013 International Stroke Conference, Honolulu, HawaiiTravel Award for Junior Investigators Title: "Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Paired with Constraint-Induced Therapy to Enhance Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Motor Performance"Authors: C.L. Carrico, M.S.,OT/L, K.C. Chelette II, M.S., L. Nichols, B.S., OT/L, and L. Sawaki, M.D., Ph.D.
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital is hiring! Check out our Employment Opportunities! Physical Therapy Recruitment VideoY6fU9pDYQXE Nursing Recruitment VideobSyIHxKnEm0 Occupational Therapy Recruitment VideoNhZq8JUmjV4 Speech Therapy Recruitment Video5OVPowdQV5E
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