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Success Story: James

April 5, 2017 — In the fall of 2015, James was involved in a very serious car accident which, by all accounts, should have killed him. Neurologists said he had suffered one of the worst brain injuries they had ever seen. But James is a fighter and came to Meadowbrook in July of 2016 after having spent several months... Read More

Meadowbrook 2017 Chili Cook Off

April 5, 2017 — February 24th, Meadowbrook held its 5th Annual Employee Chili Cook Off. There were six entries this year which staff members sampled and voted for their favorites. We also had an expert panel of judges who know something about hot things, the firemen from Fire District #1 in Gardner. After much consideration, and second and third... Read More

Employees of the Month

April 5, 2017 — Michelle Garcia – Social Services Michelle is wonderful. She does an amazing job working with our patients. Amber Encarnacion, RN – Nursing Amber is wonderful with our residents. She always has a smile on her face and can tell she really cares for her patients. She always helps her colleagues and is kind to everyone.

Happy Birthday!

April 5, 2017 — Residents Tim A. April 01 Barbara M. April 03 Brenda R. April 07 Carolyn H. April 08 Jerry S. April 12 Robert S. April 12 Bob H. April 13 Merakol M. April 13 Laddie Y. April 18 Matthew M. April 21 Juan A. April 30 Staff Rachel L. April 01 Cierra R. April 03 Justin... Read More

Letter from the CEO

April 5, 2017 — Sunday, April 2nd, marked the beginning of the 2017 Major League Baseball season and I, for one, could not be happier to see the boys of summer once again take the field, throw out the first pitch and launch us into another exciting season of America’s pastime. But the start of April has another tradition,... Read More

Letter from the CEO:

March 9, 2017 — As we begin to bid farewell to the cold winter wind and look forward to warm breezes, chirping birds, fresh cut grass, budding flowers and, of course, March Madness basketball, I cannot help but think back upon the past few months and remember fondly those residents that we have recently lost. While I know they... Read More

Success Story: Thomas

March 9, 2017 — Thomas was admitted to Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital for physical and occupational therapies for strengthening, gait and transfer training after suffering a cerebral vascular accident with left sided weakness. Upon admission, Thomas was unable to ambulate at all and could only propel himself in the wheelchair for short distances with his feet. After receiving specialized therapy,... Read More

Employees of the Month

March 9, 2017 — Jackie Tipps, Social Work Jackie is an awesome Social Worker. She works well with families and patients. Even when she is having a bad day, she has a smile on her face. Donna Oswald, HIM Donna is always willing to help. She does a great job not only with medical records and all of the... Read More

Happy Birthday!

March 9, 2017 — Residents Dennis B. March 03 Carlos R. March 05 Richard B. March 06 Kenneth L. March 27 James S. March 28 Staff Heather F. March 02 Andrea S. March 02 Crystal G. March 05 Christina P. March 13 Kristi R. March 13 Esther W. March 16 Charlotte M. March 19 Mitchelle H. March 22 Jamie... Read More

Letter from the CEO

February 9, 2017 — Did you know that Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital was one of the first hospitals in all of Johnson County? That’s right – the huge greater Kansas City, KS healthcare complex got its start right here in Gardner, first with Reece Hospital (1934) and Gardner Community Hospital in 1960 (which is now Meadowbrook). We are very proud... Read More