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Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners – January 2017

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Natalie Scott, certified nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Mount Vernon, Washington, collected more than 40 donations for the resident Christmas party. She also arranged an outing and met a resident on her own time so he could see a movie in a theater, which he truly enjoyed.

Daily rehab at Life Care of Mount Vernon helps double amputee get home

Christine Rasch

Therapy sessions seven days a week is an intensive program for people recovering from surgery or illness, but for Mount Vernon, Washington, resident Christine Rasch, this approach was instrumental in getting home.

Rasch has diabetes, and after complications, she had below-knee amputations on both legs. After the most recent amputation in May 2016, Rasch came to Life Care Center of Mount Vernon for rehabilitation, determined to get well enough to go home to her spouse.

Life Care Center of Mount Vernon hosts Back the Blue Barbecue

Community members enjoy hot dogs at the barbecue

Life Care Center of Mount Vernon, Washington, held a barbecue to support law enforcement officers on July 30, 2016.

The barbecue served as a fundraiser to support the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation. About $320 was raised from selling food.

June 2016 Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners

Dorry Wartchow, accounting clerk at Life Care Center of Mount Vernon, Washington, helped a resident and her daughter capture the moment when they met for the first time in a few years. Wartchow suggested taking their picture, and then helped them print the photos for them to keep. The resident and her daughter were so thankful for Wartchow’s help. For a week, the resident had a smile on her face and would show the photo off to all of the associates.