Vibra Hospital of Northern California

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Kevin C.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    It's not unusual for patients with serious medical conditions to experience depression. Kevin Cox was no exception. Arriving at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, Kevin required extensive wound care and was mobility dependent. But Kevin also arrived determined. He had every intention of walking out of Vibra at discharge. Despite requiring maximal-dependent assistance for mobility and care, Kevin remained focused. He fought hard every day in therapy. He worked closely with his ... It's not unusual for patients with serious medical conditions to experience depression. Kevin Cox was no exception. Arriving at Vibra Hospital of ...
  • Betty B.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    When Betty Berlik arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, the outlook was grim. On dialysis due to an acute kidney injury, Betty also required a ventilator to breathe. She was dependent for all mobility and care. But Betty had several things going for her that would lead to an impressive recovery. First was Betty's supportive family, who were a consistent presence during her recovery. Then, the strong interdisciplinary team that cared for Betty during her stay at Vibra. Finally, ... When Betty Berlik arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, the outlook was grim. On dialysis due to an acute kidney injury, Betty also ...
  • Thomie H.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Thomie Hogan arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California with one goal in mind: walking out the door on his own two feet. The challenge facing Thomie was great. He arrived at Vibra with acute hypoxic respiratory failure and pneumonia. This left him severely deconditioned and weak. But Thomie was up to the challenge. At first, Thomie required maximal-dependent assistance for all mobility and care. But he worked hard every day in therapy and with his interdisciplinary care team. Soon, ... Thomie Hogan arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California with one goal in mind: walking out the door on his own two feet. The challenge facing ...
  • Oma T.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    When Oma Tripplett arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, she had a long road ahead to recovery. Oma suffered from acute respiratory failure, requiring a ventilator to breathe. She was also severely deconditioned. But she arrived with an unwavering determination to get back to her prior level of independence When Oma admitted to Vibra, she required moderate assistance for all mobility. Each day, Oma pushed harder than the day before. She let nothing deter her from her overall ... When Oma Tripplett arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, she had a long road ahead to recovery. Oma suffered from acute respiratory ...
  • Barbara S.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Barbara Smith admitted to Vibra Hospital of Northern California after an ATV accident. The accident left Barbara with numerous medical issues, including: Multiple fractures Lung contusion Ventilator dependent Requiring maximal-dependent assistance for all mobility But when Barbara arrived at Vibra, she had an unwavering determination to walk out on her own two feet. Day after day, Barbara pushed harder than the previous day. Barbara's constant positive attitude would serve her well. ... Barbara Smith admitted to Vibra Hospital of Northern California after an ATV accident. The accident left Barbara with numerous medical issues, ...
  • Julianna M.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Julianna Merritt arrived to LTAC with a history of IV drug use and a determination that she would not continue down her previous path. From early on, she walked the hallways of the hospital passing the success stories that lined the first floor. She made it her goal that she would one day make it to the wall. With help of our clinical social worker, Jamie Hail, and a strong interdisciplinary team, Mrs. Merritt was able to make a life transformation. We are proud to say, that she is drug ... Julianna Merritt arrived to LTAC with a history of IV drug use and a determination that she would not continue down her previous path. From early on, ...
  • Kathleen L.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Kathleen Leskowitz arrived to LTAC ventilator dependent and unable to tolerate even minimal mobility secondary to end stage COPD. However, she also came to LTAC with plenty of determination. With the diagnosis of acute respiratory failure and end stage COPD, the outlook was grim. Day after day, Mrs. Leskowitz fought hard in therapy. At the time of discharge, Mrs. Leskowitz was able to walk with a 4WW with only minimal oxygen support. She is a true testament that hard work and a strong ... Kathleen Leskowitz arrived to LTAC ventilator dependent and unable to tolerate even minimal mobility secondary to end stage COPD. However, she also ...
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