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    Hoyer-Manual vs Power

    For those of you that have a Hoyer, is it manual or powered? My father is getting ready to be discharged from rehab, and I would like to get him a powered Hoyer. I am being told this may not be...
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    Thank you all for your comments. His Case Manager...

    Thank you all for your comments. His Case Manager at Shepherd is great and is providing us with information post rehab. I was curious what others had done.
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    What did you do after inpatient rehab?

    My father is an incomplete C3, Asia C. He's currently at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA for rehab. He lives in Sarasota, FL (traveled to Shepherd for inpatient rehab). He only has a few more weeks in...
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    Looks like that's my sister. She must have posted...

    Looks like that's my sister. She must have posted too. At this point we have it smoothed out. His current hospital has agreed to keep him until Shepherd can admit him on Friday now (yay!). Thanks all...
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    UPDATE!! Hospital is saying my dad needs to be...

    UPDATE!! Hospital is saying my dad needs to be out ASAP and they can't delay discharge anymore. I have called every contact we have at Shepherd (left all a voicemail), I have called his case manager...
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    Thank you 2drwhofans for your insight.

    Thank you 2drwhofans for your insight.
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    by KellyA
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    My father is not a Vet unfortunately. His...

    My father is not a Vet unfortunately.

    His current health insurance is a Medicare replacement plan with no max on rehab length. So he doesn't have straight Medicare since it's a replacement plan...
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    Thank you all for your knowledge and support. I...

    Thank you all for your knowledge and support. I am also putting my foot down and not transferring him locally to a rehab facility only to then be "stuck" and then not getting him to Shepherd....
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    Looks like my first reply didn't go through, so I...

    Looks like my first reply didn't go through, so I apologize if there are two similar messages.

    My father is currently at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, FL. Sarasota memorial hospital...
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    by KellyA
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    Delay in rehab?

    My father was recently injured on 1/3/17 with an incomplete C3. He lives in Florida and is at a hospital in Florida. He has been at the hospital since 1/3. He had decompression surgery on 1/11. He...
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    Thank you everyone for your feedback. Based on...

    Thank you everyone for your feedback. Based on our research the Shepherd Center seems to be the best fit for my father. We had looked into Craig Hospital in Colorado too.
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    Thanks all for the feedback. I have excess milk...

    Thanks all for the feedback. I have excess milk so it may be something we will look into. My father is able to breathe on own and can eat and drink (no feeding tube).
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    Breast milk for SCI?

    My father is a new C3 incomplete as of 1/3/17. He currently lives in Florida and is at a hospital in Florida. He will be moved to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA for rehab next week. I have a very...
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