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(515) 981-0604

921 Sunset Drive Norwalk, Iowa 50211

Success Stories

Harriet's Success Story

November 2022

Harriet E. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on October 28th, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Harriet’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Harriet and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. 

On November 7th, 2022, Harriet successfully discharged home. The rehabilitation length of stay was 11 days.

Linda's Success Story

October 2022

Linda C. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on September 26th, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Linda’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Linda and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. 

On October 10th, 2022, Linda successfully discharged home. The rehabilitation length of stay was 15 days.

Herbert Success Story

September 2022

Herbert B. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on July 27, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Herbert’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Herbert and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. 

On September 06, 2022, Herbert successfully discharged home. Herbert worked hard in therapy and was able to discharge home with home health services. Great Job, Herb!

Connie's Success Story

August 2022

Connie O. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on August 01, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Connie Orona’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Connie and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. On August 16th, 2022, Connie successfully discharged home. The rehabilitation length of stay was 16 days.

 

Arletta's Success Story

June 2022

Arletta P. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on June 08, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Arletta’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Arletta and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. 

On June 30, 2022, Arletta successfully discharged home.

 

Myrtle's Success Story

June 2022

Myrtle C. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on May 26, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Myrtle’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Myrtle and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed.

 

Claudia's Success Story

April 2022

I used to work at a nursing home years ago and this place is by far the cleanest facility I have ever seen and has the friendliest staff! I was really skeptical when I first came here and had a chip on my shoulder because I wanted to go home. The staff gave me my space to settle in and took the time to listen to me when I wanted talk. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking.

 

Kenneth's Success Story

March 2022

Kenneth F. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on February 18, 2022 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Kenneth’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Kenneth and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. On March 31, 2022, Kenneth successfully discharged home.

Linda's Success Story

November 2021

Linda T.  admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on November 10, 2021 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Linda’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Linda and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. On November 26, 2021, Linda successfully discharged to home. The rehabilitation length of stay was 17 days.

 

Ruth's Success Story

September 2021

Ruth J. came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab after a hospitalization to receive therapy prior to returning home. While at Norwalk, Ruth received both PT and OT to increase her strength, safety with functional mobility, safety with ADLs, and to increase gait distance and tolerance. Ruth worked very hard in therapy and was able to return home independently with home health services.

Joan's Success Story

August 2021

Joan F. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on July 31st, 2021 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Joan’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Joan and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. On August 25th, 2021, Joan successfully discharged home. The rehabilitation length of stay was 26 days.

Jennifer's Success Story

August 2021

Jennifer D. admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on July 23, 2021 under the care of Dr. Michael O’Conner. During the course of the stay, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy were initiated to efficiently and effectively identify Jennifer D.’s unique needs and tailor specialized treatment plans to successfully transition to the next level of care. 

The therapy team provided skilled interventions to address the adaptation, compensation, and restoration potential of Jennifer D. and coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate clinical care areas were addressed. On August 12, 2021, Jennifer D. successfully discharged home.

Albert's Success Story

February 2021

Albert recently transitioned to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Community from assisted living. Albert, over the past few weeks, has been working with our therapy team to improve both physically and mentally.  When Albert was asked about how his therapy has been going, he mentioned that the therapy staff are encouraging and very kind. He also mentioned that he feels his walking, standing, and concentration have greatly improved. Overall, Albert states he is feeling much better physically!

Albert shared that he can’t point out any specific staff member who is better than another because they are all good! He feels that all the staff look out for him- even the ones who wake him from his slumber each morning. Albert states that he would absolutely recommend Norwalk Nursing and Rehab!

Christine's Success Story

Christine M., was admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on 8/19/2020. A customized rehabilitation program was implemented to address functional deficits related to the diagnosis of C-Diff. Christine came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab after developing weakness from C-Dif. She worked hard with her therapies and was able to return home within 3 weeks at an independent level. Christine was discharged from Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on 9/11/2020. It was a pleasure serving your patient’s rehabilitation needs.

Gary's Success Story

Gary was admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab on 9/28 after a  hospital stay that left him with generalized weakness. Gary received  Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy while he was at Norwalk  Nursing and Rehab. A customized rehabilitation program was  implemented to address functional deficits related to the diagnosis of  Weakness. After successfully completing the therapy program at Norwalk  Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Gary Hadley was discharged to home.  Gary worked very hard and was able to discharge home in two weeks  with his wife and home health services.  It was a pleasure serving your patient’s rehabilitation needs. 

Carol's Success Story

Carol W. came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab in August 2020 after a severe car accident left her non weight bearing with a broken leg. Carol worked very hard in her therapies and was able to discharge from the facility at an independent level with transfers and after 2 months of working very hard with OT and PT. Great job, Carol!

Michael's Success Story

Michael N. was admitted to Norwalk Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on 5/4/2020. 

Michael came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab following an infection in his foot after an amputation. Michael was determined to return home and his PLOF. He was treated by PT, OT & ST services and was able to return home within two short weeks. 

Way to go, Michael! We are extremely proud of all your hard work and can’t wait to see you thrive moving forward!

Ardelle's Success Story

Ardelle K. was admitted to Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on 2/27/2020. A customized rehabilitation program was implemented to address functional deficits.

Ardelle came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab following a fall at home that caused an ankle sprain. She was treated by Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy. Ardelle worked hard to reach her goals with therapy and was able to return home with home health services within 3 weeks.

After successfully completing the therapy program at Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ardelle Keeney was discharged from Norwalk Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on 3/11/2020.