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Christopher – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

Christopher – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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There was a place that I was eligible for, and that was a place called “Winning Wheels.” It was like, it was a nursing home, it’s where they had physical therapy.  And, it was tough at first, because I wanted to go home.  ... Show More

There was a place that I was eligible for, and that was a place called “Winning Wheels.” It was like, it was a nursing home, it’s where they had physical therapy.  And, it was tough at first, because I wanted to go home.  And unfortunately though, I couldn’t because my parents’ home was just nowhere near accessible at that point.  And who’s going to carry you up and down, up and down flights of stairs?  So I had to go someplace else to obtain more physical therapy, to obtain a better independence, you know, self, you know, those…that independence.  You know, being able to sit up, transfer, doing the little things so I can become as independent as possible.

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Christopher – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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Injured in 1980 at age 16, quadriplegic
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There was a place that I was eligible for, and that was a place called “Winning Wheels.” It was like, it was a nursing home, it’s where they had physical therapy.  And, it was tough at first, because I wanted to go home.  And unfortunately though, I couldn’t because my parents’ home was just nowhere near accessible at that point.  And who’s going to carry you up and down, up and down flights of stairs?  So I had to go someplace else to obtain more physical therapy, to obtain a better independence, you know, self, you know, those…that independence.  You know, being able to sit up, transfer, doing the little things so I can become as independent as possible.

Christopher – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?
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