Encompass Health and TTU Men’s Basketball join forces to celebrate National Rehabilitation Week
LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — Staffers at South Plains Rehabilitation Hospital will be celebrating National Rehabilitation Week September 19-23, 2022. This year’s theme is “The Art of Rehabilitation”.
On Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m., the Texas Tech Men’s Basketball Team visited the staff and patients of South Plains Rehabilitation Hospital to celebrate the staff’s dedication and success.
“The event was designed to recognize the importance of rehabilitation in the healthcare sector and the achievements of occupational, physical and speech therapy, as well as the care provided by National Rehabilitation Week to our rehabilitation nurses and our entire rehabilitation team,” said Ronald Loweke, MHA, CSSGB, CPHQ, Chief Executive Officer . “We are very honored to have the Texas Tech basketball team at our hospital today to visit our patients to lift their spirits and encourage them on their path to rehabilitation. Many family members of our patients have told me that this is the first time in a long time that they have seen their loved ones smile and laugh since they were admitted to the hospital.”
Celebrations during National Rehabilitation Week are designed to promote the power of rehabilitation, highlight the skills of people in need of rehabilitation care, and recognize the professionals who deliver the services to the community.
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About the UMC healthcare system
The UMC Healthcare System is a national, award-winning healthcare system comprised of over 4,800 team members and more than 30 care facilities. We are proud to be the primary teaching hospital for Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center and to provide the best care in West Texas and East New Mexico. Whether you’re coping with a chronic condition, dealing with an unexpected illness, or just working to stay healthy, we’re passionate about helping you get healthy and help you stay healthy. To learn more, visit umchealthsystem.com. At UMC, you are our passion.
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