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La Habra Convalescent helps Lesso recover from fractured pelvis

Left to right: Victoria Ogundipe, physical therapist; Consuelo Lesso; Lilian Aceves, occupational therapist assistant; and Grace Ann Real, occupational therapist

Consuelo Lesso was visiting Mexico when she fell and fractured her pelvis on both sides. She was unable to walk or take care of herself when she came to La Habra Convalescent Hospital in La Habra, California, on Feb. 11, 2019. At first, she was skeptical of what her time in a “nursing home” would be like, but as time passed, she grew fond of the nursing staff and the therapists...

Entertainer recovers from sepsis at La Habra Convalescent Hospital

Left to right: Romel Salcedo, physical therapist assistant; Ronald Crnek; Annie Phillips, his significant other; and Victoria Ogundipe, physical therapist

Ronald Crnek is a musician and entertainer who has been featured on YouTube with the Newport Harbor Elks (under the name Ron Allen).

He is now also a graduate of rehabilitation therapy at La Habra Convalescent Hospital...

La Habra Convalescent Hospital helps Barthuly regain independence

Left to right: Victoria Ogundipe, Left to right: Victoria Ogundipe, director of rehab; Grace Real, occupational therapist; Walter Barthuly and his wife, Bonita; and Romel Salcedo, physical therapist assistantof rehab; Grace Real, occupational therapist; Walter Barthuly and his wife; and Romel Salcedo, physical therapist assistant

After falling and breaking his left arm and pelvis, Walter Barthuly, a compressor mechanic and marriage counselor at his church, came to La Habra Convalescent Hospital in La Habra, California, for rehabilitation...