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Life Care Center of Sparta participates in Operation Christmas Child

On Nov. 4, 2019, residents, associates and family members at Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, took some time to prepare gifts for children.

Each year, the facility participates in Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse that delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need around the world who wouldn’t otherwise receive a Christmas gift. ...

Life Care Center of Sparta hosts 70th high school reunion

Members of the White County High School graduating class of 1949 gathered for their 70th reunion at Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, on Nov. 1, 2019.

Several honorees live in the facility’s assisted living apartments and wanted to host their reunion at their home. The classmates were encouraged to bring guests, and many brought their adult children to the event. ...

Life Care centers in Sparta and Crossville go Hawaiian at Senior Expo

Life Care Center of Sparta and Life Care Center of Crossville joined together to have a booth at the Senior Expo in Cookeville, Tennessee, on Oct. 22, 2019.

The theme at the expo this year was Enjoy the Show. Vendors decorated their booths in movie and game show themes. Life Care’s team decided to do a Hawaiian-themed booth...

Life Care Center of Sparta sponsors Senior Day at the Fair 2019

Each year, Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, sponsors the very popular Senior Day at the White County Fair, and this year was no exception.

On Aug. 30, 2019, seniors from across the Upper Cumberland region attended, breaking a record with more than 556 in attendance...

Life Care Center of Sparta nurse wins company’s customer service award

Shelia Jared, licensed practical nurse at Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, received Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award on Aug. 28, 2019, for her dedication to customer service.

Executives from Life Care awarded Jared a cash prize during an awards ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee...

JR Horton wins Life Care’s nationwide Youth Volunteer Award

On Aug. 27, 2018, Life Care Centers of America recognized the contributions of volunteer JR Horton during the company’s annual management meeting awards dinner at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Twelve-year-old Horton received Life Care’s Youth Volunteer of the Year Award. This honor is presented to one young person each year for extraordinary volunteer service...

Life Care Center of Sparta residents knit hats for cancer patients

In January 2017, residents at Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, expressed that they wanted to do a service project to give back to the community.

Through family members going through cancer, the residents learned that the Cookeville [, Tennessee,] Regional Medical Center cancer center was out of hats for patients who had lost their hair....

Life Care Center of Sparta earns Bronze National Quality Award

Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, recently received the 2018 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.

The award honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities....

Demps named Eastern Division Director of Nursing of the Year

Stacey Demps, director of nursing at Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, was named Director of Nursing of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division on April 9, 2018.

The award was presented during Life Care’s annual Directors of Nursing Meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee. It is given to the DON in each of Life Care’s divisions who best demonstrates outstanding qualities in several areas...

Life Care Center of Sparta helps man recover from respiratory failure

After being hospitalized for respiratory failure and hypoxia caused by pneumonia, Timothy Slone needed rehabilitation prior to returning home.

Slone came to Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, on Feb. 21, 2017. Upon admission, he was very weak and socially isolated due to his hospitalization, prior living situation and additional diagnosis of mild intellectual disability....

Life Care Center of Sparta wins 2018 Business Development Award

Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division.

On Jan. 9, 2019, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, honoring one skilled nursing and rehab facility per each of its four regions. The awards recognize facilities for innovative programs in serving their communities...

Life Care Center of Sparta wins 2017 Business Development Award

Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division.

On Dec. 5, 2017, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, bestowing honors on one skilled nursing and rehab facility per each of its five regions....