After a stay in the hospital, Mary Parmer was experiencing edema, a swelling because of extra fluid in the body’s tissues, in her legs.
The edema made Parmer unable to walk and hampered her ability to take care of herself. She came to Alameda Oaks Nursing Center in Corpus Christi on March 30, 2017, for rehabilitation....
Marlena Johnson, certified nursing assistant at Alameda Oaks Nursing Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, noticed that a resident was losing weight and stepped in to assist. Johnson inquired into what the resident liked to eat and found out she likes strawberry Nutri-Grain bars. Johnson makes sure that these snacks are available for the resident when she feels like munching.
Osteo and rheumatoid arthritis had taken a toll on Patricia “Rene” Smith, to the point where she could no longer walk, stand up, sit down, bathe herself or get out of bed on her own. Therapy made a world of difference for her.
On June 17, 2016, Smith came to Alameda Oaks Nursing Center in Corpus Christi for physical and occupational therapies in hopes they could help her get back to her normal life.