Vibra Hospital of Northern California

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

  • 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 ...
  • Tara B.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Tara Burdick arrived to LTAC ventilator dependent, requiring moderate assistance for mobility, and required dialysis three days per week. Day by day, Ms. Burdick worked hard to improve her mobility and ADLs with therapy. Within two weeks of her admission, Ms. Burdick was successfully decannulated. At the time of discharge, Ms. Burdick was ambulating independently with no assistive device and no oxygen support. She was able to perform all ADLs independently and no longer required dialysis. ... Tara Burdick arrived to LTAC ventilator dependent, requiring moderate assistance for mobility, and required dialysis three days per week. Day by day, ...
  • Bill D.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Bill Diffin arrived to LTAC ventilator dependent, requiring maximal assistance for all mobility, and a determination that he would soon be off the ventilator. Mr. Diffi n pushed hard every day to be better than the day before. With a constant positive attitude and strong interdisciplinary team supporting him, he was able make a remarkable transformation. At time of discharge, Mr. Diffi n was independent with mobility and was able to go home with family support. Thank you, Mr. Diffi n for ... Bill Diffin arrived to LTAC ventilator dependent, requiring maximal assistance for all mobility, and a determination that he would soon be off the ...
  • Carrie L.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Carrie Liston-Martin arrived to LTAC completely dependent and requiring mechanical ventilation. After a month of requiring maximal assistance for all mobility and care, Carrieʼs hard work and persistence was paying off. She was decannulated and required only minimal oxygen support. She was able to perform transfers and bed mobility with minimal assistance. Although this was a huge accomplishment, Carrie had bigger goals in mind. Her goal for discharge was to walk out of this hospital. She ... Carrie Liston-Martin arrived to LTAC completely dependent and requiring mechanical ventilation. After a month of requiring maximal assistance for all ...
  • Ramon S.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Ramon Solis arrived to LTAC with a smile on his face and a determination to improve himself. Upon arrival to LTAC, Ramon required maximal assistance for all mobility and care. Each day he had an amazing attitude to be better than the day before. Day by day, Ramon began his amazing transformation. Ramon progressed from maximal assistance for all mobility and care to requiring only minimal assistance. He was discharged to TCU, where he continued to set his goals high. Ramon discharged off ... Ramon Solis arrived to LTAC with a smile on his face and a determination to improve himself. Upon arrival to LTAC, Ramon required maximal assistance ...
  • Josh S.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Josh Shook arrived to TCU with an unclear future. Waking up one day, Josh was unable to move his legs. Josh arrived to TCU requiring maximal assistance. With an uncertain future, Josh was not ready to give up. On a daily basis, Joshʼs strong work ethic and persistence to get back to his prior level of function was unwavering. Upon discharge Josh was able to walk with loft stand crutches with minimal assistance. Thank you Josh for consistently pushing not only yourself, but our clinicians ... Josh Shook arrived to TCU with an unclear future. Waking up one day, Josh was unable to move his legs. Josh arrived to TCU requiring maximal ...
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