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Iowa mom writes thank you to Madonna staff for son’s care after stroke

October 09, 2017

An Iowa mom says her family “made the right and best decision in bringing” her son, 31-year-old Cameron Hernandez, to Madonna’s Omaha Campus for recovery from a tragic incident at the gym.

Lori Hernandez says Cameron, “is well on the his way to a great recovery” after a blood vessel burst in his brain in early August, triggering a severe stroke that left him unable to walk or talk.

A little more than one month later, Cameron hugged his care team and told them “thanks” just before walking unassisted out of the hospital for home and to his family.

Lori shares the heart-felt thank you note she penned to staff for the great care, kindness and love her son received during his time spent recovering here:

"To Madonna’s entire staff: How do we ever begin to thank you all?" 

"Our entire family feels so grateful for all the phenomenal treatment our son received for the month + that he was here. With that great care also came great kindness and love from the staff."
"Cam is well on his way to a great recovery and we are so glad we made the right and best decision in  bringing him here."

"Madonna is an amazing facility from the doctors, all the amazing therapists, the case management, social workers, nurses, CNAs, housekeeping, kitchen and cafeteria."

"You have a very well-oiled operation here, full of people who are simply amazing. I have never experienced such great care or compassion in all the hospitals I’ve seen!"

"As our time here comes to a close, we find ourselves full of emotions."

"To say thank you as we say our goodbye’s just doesn’t come close to how we feel!"

"We want to give a special shoutout to Cam’s therapists and thank them deeply for the amazing work they did in Cam’s recovery."

"You have the best team Katie, Maddie, Allison, Jessie, Jen, Kelley and all the others! We will miss you so much."

"You are forever in our hearts. And thank you Dr. Anderson for getting Cam home a little early, you’re the best."

"We hope-no, we will-come back next year with the family and stop in to show you how much your hard work has paid off!"

"God bless you all, your facility will come highly recommend by the Herandez/Orlandini family."

"Cameron, Lori Hernandez and family."

To learn more about Madonna's Stroke program, click here.