We are in Columbus! He is on the 9th floor in the inpatient rehabilitation unit with a beautiful view of downtown Columbus. There are only a 3 patients right now in his unit, so he is getting a lot of attention. In fact, they had a nurse spend the night in his room so that I could actually sleep in a bed in the Ronald McDonald house. He is following simple commands from the doctors such as touch your nose which means he is entering the next phase of his recovery. He has full day ahead of him with occupational, physical, speech and recreational therapies in the morning and again in the afternoon. He will also have a session of massage therapy (I think I could use that as well!). They treat his day like a school day. It starts at 7:30 AM and will end around 4:30 PM with a break for lunch. They are also looking at taking out his trach soon, if not today. This hospital is only 2 years old so everything is new, beautiful and current. We are very eager to see how he progresses in this new environment.
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