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Schoellkopf Health Center upgrades short-term rehabilitation wing

by jmaloni

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Thu, Jun 5th 2014 11:10 pm

Unit manager Sheri Pugh, RN, left, and certified nursing assistants Barbara Adams, center, and Lucy Rhinehardt prepare a newly renovated room for the next short-term rehab patient at the Schoellkopf Health Center. The center, located on Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center's downtown campus, recently completed a $350,000 floor-to-ceiling makeover to the patient lounge and 12 single-occupancy rooms on its Rooker Rehabilitation Unit.

The upgrades will benefit patients who come to Schoellkopf for brief convalescent stays. Short-term rehabilitation is often prescribed for stroke patients as well as people recovering from orthopedic procedures such as knee or hip replacements.

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