PRLog - Oct. 6, 2011 - ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) – Nearly 200 former Florida Hospital Oceanside Peninsula Rehabilitation Center (PRC) inpatient rehabilitation patients gathered on Friday, September 23 to reunite with physical therapists, nurses, physicians and friends who helped them get back to living their normal lives.
Peninsula Rehabilitation Center Rehab Reunion
The former patients shared often times emotional rehab stories and personal experiences with their therapy staff and gave updates on how they were doing. Each year, patients are invited back to share their stories of recovery and how PRC’s mission of hope, health and healing brought them back to the independence they enjoy today.
One such patient who shared his testimonial with the nearly 400 guests was Wesley Yowell.
“At 52, the thought of having a stroke that would turn my life upside down was unimaginable,”
The event was held at the Daytona Beach Resort, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
About Florida Hospital Oceanside’s Peninsula Rehabilitation Center
Peninsula Rehab Center is the only licensed, in-patient, comprehensive medical rehabilitation facility in Volusia and Flagler counties. The center specializes in the medical treatment and rehabilitation for people who have experienced a stroke, multiple trauma injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, neurological disorders, spinal cord injuries and for those recovering from orthopedic surgery.
Wesley Yowell (left) smiles with Emma, a Peninsula Rehabilitation Center Occupational Therapist. Yowell recently recovered from a stroke at age 52.
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Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler is a nonprofit with a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. With five hospitals, Florida Hospital is the largest hospital system in Volusia and Flagler counties, caring for nearly 650,000 patients every year.