Rehab for Danny Dodson

My husband Danny Dodson was a lineman for Fairburn Utilities for over 30 years! He had a heatstroke back in April and had fallen back on concrete and hit his head hard, after a couple of CT scans and test, they found blood clots in his brain they had to remove part of his skull to reduce the swelling and blood clots.  He stayed at Grady Hospital for around 2 months. After they felt there was nothing else medically they could do for Danny they moved him to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Center in Newnan, Ga. Not even 20 hours later he was moved to Newnan Hospital where they found he was battling 3-4 different types of infections. We stayed at Newnan Hospital for 2-3 weeks. HealthSouth had came and told me they didn't want to take Danny back because he had become so aggressive, in fact nobody wanted Danny except a rehabilitation center in McDonough but i didn't-don't have the funds to put him there as it costed $1300 a day! After talking with the doctors at Newnan Hospital we found out was that Grady was giving Danny Seroquel to help him sleep, but it was actually making him very aggressive and mean. After days of talking with the doctors and HealthSouth they decided to give Danny another chance. He was there for about 2 weeks before they said that my insurance wouldn't let him stay any longer, they weren't equipped to handle TBI ( Traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as intracranial injury, occurs when an external force injure the brain). So we were back at square one where to put Danny, it seemed like NOBODY wanted to accept him or they weren't equipped enough to handle his condition and I didn't have the funds for the McDonough location, after days of stressing Warm Springs Rehab finally accepted him they told me they could only keep him a few weeks due to my insurance wouldn't cover him any longer. last week I had went into Warm Springs and she told me that he had to go, she couldn't keep Danny there ANY MORE! I had no idea what to do, finally after speaking with his Neurologist and doctors they advised me that Danny would do amazing at the Rehabilitation in McDonough, I finally called and spoke to them again and asked them what we can do! After speaking with them Danny is being transferred there Monday, However after draining our bank accounts and selling a few things I need help! I only have enough to cover 3 weeks of rehabilitation. This location will help Danny learn to eat again, speak again, walk again and get him home and back to a semi-normal life! I've been too proud to ask for help, however I believe this facility will help get Danny back home! Please Help Us any way you can, $1, $5, $10, all  donations are appreciated! I have 3 weeks covered, I need as many weeks as it takes! please continue to pray! 
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Organizer

Melissa Braswell 
Organizer
Fairburn, GA
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