Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene News

The President's Weekly Message

Succeeding at Failure

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 Coeur d’Alene helps Parker recover from broken leg

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When Doris Parker broke her left femur in a fall, she chose to do her rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Parker needed extensive assistance to walk, transfer and balance while standing when she arrived on March 16, 2019. She needed moderate assistance with bed mobility, bathing and dressing, and she had some difficulty with cognition...

Date: 07-05-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene aides recognized as mentors

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On May 23, 2019, two certified nursing assistants at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, were recognized as outstanding mentors.

Michael Cole and Catherine Livingston have been training students from the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center in Post Falls...

Date: 06-07-19 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care and Century Park centers win Best of North Idaho again

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Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene and Life Care Center of Post Falls were recently named Best Skilled Nursing Facility, and Garden Plaza of Post Falls was named Best Independent Senior Living and Best Assisted Living Community.

The awards were presented on March 28, 2019, during the “North Idaho Business Journal” annual release party for its Best of North Idaho Awards. Readers vote on their favorites in multiple categories, including health care providers...

Date: 06-04-19 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene represented at business fair

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On Feb. 19, 2019, two associates from Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, represented the facility and Life Care Center of Post Falls at the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Business Fair.

Ricky Bacon, housekeeping director, and Connie Wills, admissions and marketing director, talked to attendees at the event, which drew a crowd of more than 700 people...

Date: 03-06-19 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

July 2017 Whatever It Takes and Then Some Winners

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Cliff Clark, assistant nutrition services manager at Life Care Center of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, made an incredible display of kindness when he donated 14 of his vacation days to a fellow co-worker. His co-worker had fallen ill, and Clark stepped up to the plate to do whatever he could to help...

Date: 09-18-17 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Whatever It Takes And Then Some – May 2017 winners

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Terri May, licensed practical nurse at Life Care Center of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, helped a resident’s wife who was feeling overwhelmed. May stepped in and paid her water and utilities bill for three months so the she would not have to worry about them while she was visiting the facility....

Date: 07-20-17 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

We’re in the news!

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Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was recently featured on Qualis Health’s Medicare website. Our director of nursing, Heather Kent, shares about how we were able to reduce pain for our residents.

You can check out the video here.

Date: 06-16-16 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene rehab gives local woman her life back

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Imagine going from leading a full, active life, one day coming down with a sinus infection that migrates to your knees, and then ending up in the hospital needing surgery due to the swelling and infection in both of your knees.

This would be a sobering thought for any of us, and unfortunately, local resident Genie Wood found herself in these circumstances just a few short months ago. Thanks to a rapid and responsive hospitalization, an excellent medical and rehab team at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and extraordinary effort on Wood’s part, she is back home leading a full, active life again.

Date: 05-18-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Life Care centers in North Idaho win Best of North Idaho contest

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Four Life Care Centers of America and Century Park Associates communities recently placed first in their respective categories in the “North Idaho Business Journal” Best of North Idaho 2016 competition.

Annually, the “Coeur d’Alene Press” hosts a contest that allows members of the community to vote for which businesses are the best in their fields. Categories include automotive, cosmetology, health care, restaurants and other industries.

Date: 05-09-16 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

Dr. Drury named Life Care’s Northwest Division Physician of the Year

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Dr. Bradley Drury, medical director at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was named Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Northwest Division on March 17, 2016.

The award was given during a Life Care ceremony held at the American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Seven other division award winners and a company-wide winner were also honored.

Date: 03-18-16 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Coeur d'Alene

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