Bridgeview Estates News

News By Category- Success Stories

Bridgeview Estates helps long-term care resident gain mobility

Oscar Ramirez (center) with his therapists

Oscar Ramirez came to Bridgeview Estates in Twin Falls, Idaho, for long-term care on May 7, 2019.

Ramirez had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and needed caregivers. He participated in physical, occupational and speech therapies...

Bridgeview Estates helps Bentley recover from stroke

Linda Bentley, front, with members of her care team

After a subarachnoid hemorrhage stroke impaired Linda Bentley’s right side, she chose to come to Bridgeview Estates in Twin Falls, Idaho, for rehabilitation.

When Bentley arrived on May 28, 2019, she needed total assistance for walking and wheelchair mobility. She needed extensive assistance for bathing and dressing...

Guyer regains strength through Bridgeview Estates rehabilitation

Doris Guyer with Leanne Campeau, physical therapist assistant

Doris Guyer developed an infection that led to generalized muscle weakness and a fall at her assisted living apartment. Thankfully, help was not far away. 

Guyer, a resident at Bridgeview Estates’ assisted living community in Twin Falls, Idaho, came to Bridgeview Estates’ skilled nursing and rehab facility on June 21, 2019....

Parkinson’s patient rehabs from knee replacement at Bridgeview Estates

Judy Frazier using the NuStep® exercise machine

Judy Frazier was impressed with what she saw when she toured Bridgeview Estates’ skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, before having a total knee replacement.

A friend of Frazier’s sister recommended the center, and Frazier chose to do her recovery there after her surgery. She arrived on May 21, 2019, needing moderate assistance for transfers in and out of bed, bathing, dressing and medication management...

LiteGait at Bridgeview Estates helps knee patient regain independence

Alicia Fort using the LiteGait with the help of Ramiro Hernandez, physical therapist assistant

When Twin Falls, Idaho, resident Alicia Fort underwent knee replacement surgery for her osteoarthritis, she knew where she was going to do her rehabilitation.

“I heard about Bridgeview’s therapy and the LiteGait® from a newspaper article,” Fort said. “I thought it could benefit me because I had trouble with my balance after my knee surgery and the machine could hold me up...”

Bridgeview Estates helps encephalopathy patient recover

Catherine Bostwick with members of her care team

Physical, occupational and speech therapies were the key to helping Catherine Bostwick recover from metabolic encephalopathy, a brain issue caused by a chemical imbalance in the blood.

Bostwick started rehabilitation at Bridgeview Estates in Twin Falls, Idaho, on March 25, 2019. She was in pain and had difficulty articulating...

Bridgeview Estates helps brain bleed patient return home

“We were able to transition back to our home in less than a month, thanks to the caring staff at Bridgeview, following a stroke and subsequent infection.”

After suffering a stroke, Twin Falls, Idaho, resident Jerry Engleman developed an intracranial hemorrhage, or brain bleed. 

Engleman came to Bridgeview Estates in Twin Falls on Dec. 22, 2018, for rehabilitation. He needed extensive assistance with getting dressed and moderate assistance with cognition, speech and bathing...

Stroke patient recovers function at Bridgeview Estates

Mary Sliman, seated, with Phomia Teefy, her daughter (seated) and (left to right) Lauren Jones, occupational therapist; Ramiro Hernandez, physical therapist assistant; and Macy Legan, speech therapist

Living on a continuum-of-care campus can be very helpful, as Mary Sliman recently discovered.

Sliman was living in Bridgeview Estates’ independent living facility when she had a stroke that affected her right side. When she left the hospital, she was in need of rehabilitation...