The 19-year-old Penn State cheerleader who fell from of a Calder Commons apartment window will be going to a rehab facility near her home in Kentucky, family spokesman Randy Jepson said.
Paige Raque, who fell 39 feet out of a Calder Commons apartment window on the night of Oct. 13, remained in critical condition until the end of October, when she was transferred to rehabilitation, as previously reported.
Jepson said that Raque is now becoming more acquainted with daily tasks and is getting her personality back. Jepson said that Raque’s condition is getting better, according to doctors, and she is happy to be back with her family for the holidays.
“The family is hoping to see more of 'Paige' and not just someone who can respond to commands,” Jepson said. “When you think back to about a month ago it was a very trying situation and everyone is much more optimistic in what they have seen now.”
Jepson said doctors are hopeful for a full recovery and that Raque’s recovery signs so far are pointing to that.
The State College Police Department began investigating last week whether alcohol may have played a part in the fall, as previously reported. Police were granted a search warrant to examine her blood alcohol content test results relating Raque during the time she was treated at Mount Nittany Medical Center after she was admitted for head trauma, as previously reported.