You helped a business owner recover from stroke

“It was the long weekend of August, 2006,” Wade Mitchell recalls. “I went to sleep Friday night and didn’t wake up.”

Wade suffered a bilateral stroke. He spent 10 days at Royal University Hospital before moving to the in-patient ward in Saskatoon City Hospital’s Rehab department. “It was like starting over with a blank page. I couldn’t walk, talk, or write. I was confined to a wheelchair and needed help to do everything.”

Just 49, he was determined to return to his work as owner of a successful paving business. With the help of staff, and through his own determination, he did that in six months.