People of LifeCare

Azubuike “Zuby” Ikwueme, RN

Azubuike “Zuby” Ikwueme has been with LifeCare Hospitals of Plano for more than two years and is one of the happiest, most dedicated RNs you could meet. He goes above and beyond for each patient and welcomes every person he meets with a warm and gracious smile.

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Lakisha Boone, LP/VN II

Lakisha Boone goes above and beyond every day not only for her patients at LifeCare Hospitals of North Carolina, but also for her family, coworkers and community. A Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurse, ENT and a mother of four boys, Lakisha still finds the time to get involved in the community as a volunteer firefighter. Now she, her husband, who has been a firefighter for 19 year, and her two oldest sons are selflessly involved in the fire department in Nash County.

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Lance Haley, Patient

A long hospital stay was not how Lance Haley imagined ringing in the 2016 New Year.  Lance had suffered from a recurring wound on his big toe after having stepped on a thorn. The sore, however, hadn’t caused any complications, so it was left to heal naturally. 

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Michael Kelly, Patient

“The better I got, the more they (hospital staff) tried to be the person that I needed to be… I was always friendly, to anybody. That’s one thing I had to get back.” Michael and Kathy are both excited to be looking forward; their anniversary is coming up and their youngest daughter just got married. The road to recovery has been one with trials, but is also one filled with inspiration and love.

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Thomas Payeur, Patient

We highlight the success story of Thomas and his recovery from pressure sores due to a previous injury. He received the treatment he needed from Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital and Dr. Glenn Herrmann. The wound care program at Colorado Acute is recognized for their expertise in complex and non-healing wounds, and is a member of the LifeCare Health Partners family of hospitals.

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Tracy Hodsden, Patient

LifeCare Health Partners shares a success story about Tracy in Florida, who was treated at Complex Care Hospital at Ridgelake for his Workers Comp injuries that he sustained. Complex Care Hospital at Ridgelake is in LifeCare's family of hospitals nationwide. LifeCare Health Partners fulfilling their mission to Accelerate Healing, Restore Health and Improve Life.

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Whitney Bennefield, Patient

Whitney Bennefield, raises her left hand to wave good bye to her care team at Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital as she is transported to Craig Hospital; the next destination on her road to recovery.

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