Traveling Dance Company Performs for Patients at Frazier Rehab Institute

12/6/2012

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Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
BarbaraMackovic@KentuckyOneHealth.org
Phone: 502-587-4230
Cell Phone: 502-641-5461
Direct Phone: 502-562-7075

Frazier Rehab Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a traveling dance company as part of the ongoing Arts in Healing program at its downtown Louisville facility.

Dancers from The Trey McIntyre Project, based in Boise, Idaho, will perform at several locations throughout Frazier Rehab, including at nursing stations, in hallways and in the therapy gyms.

The Arts in Healing program is a partnership with the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and provides many therapeutic and healing benefits for patients.


WHAT:                   Arts in Healing program brings dance to Frazier Rehab

WHERE:                Frazier Rehab Institute
                                200 Abraham Flexner Way          
                                Louisville, Ky 40202

WHEN:                   Friday, December 7
                                10 a.m.

OPPORTUNITIES:
                                Dancers performing for patients of Frazier Rehab                            
                                Interviews with patients/administrators about the impact of the program
                
About Frazier Rehab Institute
Frazier Rehab Institute, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is a comprehensive rehabilitation system with more than 20 locations throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana, providing therapy in acute care settings for inpatient and outpatient rehab needs.  Comprehensive rehab programs, highly skilled therapists, state-of-the-art-facilities and innovative therapeutic techniques have earned Frazier Rehab Institute national recognition.  Patients span the age range from infancy to geriatrics with a wide variety of diagnoses, which include neurologic (spinal cord injury, brain injury and stroke), amputations, multiple trauma, orthopaedic, arthritis, cardiopulmonary, congenital, developmental, degenerative, and general medical cases.

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System.
The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has nearly 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with more than 13,600 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana.

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