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The President's Weekly Message

Just Do It

Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda earns perfect score on state survey

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Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Florida, recently achieved a deficiency-free state survey.

To pass the state survey each year, nursing facilities must meet hundreds of criteria. These address not only nursing care and resident safety, but also patients’ rights, food services and administration...

Date: 10-03-18 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

July 2018 Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners

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JoAnne Welling, receptionist at Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Florida, helped an anxious resident relax. One evening, the resident called the front desk, and Welling walked her through deep breathing exercises and soothing visualization techniques. Other associates had been in the room several times to help the resident, but it took Welling’s approach..

Date: 09-24-18 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda participates in local chef competition

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On Aug. 16, 2018, Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Florida, participated in the Charlotte County Senior Living Top Chef competition held at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda.

Twelve local skilled nursing and assisted living facilities participated in the event, which raised money for the local Senior Friendship Center. Categories included Hot Appetizers, Cold Appetizers and Dessert...

Date: 08-31-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda named a Best Nursing Home

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Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Florida, was recently named a 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home.

U.S. News & World Report rates centers using data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services covering health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of care....

Date: 12-29-17 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Life Care of Punta Gorda thanks first responders for role in hurricane

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On Sept. 9, 2017, at 5:30 a.m., the National Weather Bureau bulletin indicated the storm path of Hurricane Irma had changed course. 

The entire state of Florida was under storm alert watching the hurricane’s path. Throughout the week, all indications had the eye of the storm headed for the east coast until that day....

Date: 12-18-17 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Whatever It Takes And Then Some – March 2017 winners

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Elijah Lubin, certified nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Punta Gorda, Florida, brought his Nintendo Wii to give to a young resident who didn’t want to join activities. The games helped the resident stay active and keep his mind busy. Lubin also takes time to sit and chat with confused residents to calm them and picks up shifts when help is needed....

Date: 05-19-17 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda wins annual Halloween costume contest

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On Halloween, rehab departments at Life Care’s centers in Florida dressed up in an array of creative team costumes for the annual contest.

Participants included 13 out of 21 facilities in the division. 

“The contest between facilities has been going on for almost five years,” said Tammy Whitehead, regional rehab director.

Date: 12-19-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

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