Rehabilitation Services

equipment in rehabilitation room

Whether your stay with us is for a few prescribed days following surgery or for a more indefinite time frame, our team of therapy experts understands that everyone needs a personalized care plan. We believe that with advanced reporting tools and modern technology, patients will experience a more seamless delivery of rehabilitation services, leading to the best possible rehabilitation outcome.

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Staff and resident using Alter-G equipment

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapy team works toward specific goals of achieving the resident’s highest functional level of independence. Physical therapy focuses on identification and rehabilitation of individuals with physical impairment and pain, as well as future injury prevention. Following evaluation, our experienced physical therapists develop an individualized treatment program. The goal is to regain safety and independence in a variety of areas.

Areas of treatment focus may include:

  • Increasing strength and mobility of the core and extremities
  • Increasing motor control for a resident with neurological deficits
  • Improving coordination, balance and the ability to walk
  • Improving overall strength conditioning, range of motion and endurance
  • Pain management
  • Teaching proper body mechanics to prevent injury
  • Promoting safety awareness for the well being of the resident

Occupational Therapy

Our professional occupational therapists use task-directed activities in the treatment of our residents whose functional abilities, daily activities and independence have been impaired by illness, injury or aging.

Occupational therapy assists our residents in adapting to their social and physical environment by mastering tasks essential for daily living. Our occupational therapists may work with residents who have debilitating arthritic conditions or those with difficulty bathing, dressing and other activities of daily living. They assist residents with impaired vision and/or hearing to function well in their environment.

Areas of treatment may include:

  • Functional independence: eating, bathing, toileting, homemaking, cooking, etc.
  • Maintenance of wellness: dressing and grooming
  • Prevention of further disability: home assessments and modifications, adaptive equipment
  • Increasing safety awareness

Speech Therapy

Our speech therapists provide a range of interventions to assess and help restore abilities in the areas of communication, swallowing and cognition. Treatment programs are designed to help residents affected by stroke, brain injury, dementia, and other neurological disorders. Our professionals also work with residents suffering from hearing impairment, respiratory illnesses, and complex medical conditions.

Areas of treatment focus may include:

  • Improving speech and voice clarity
  • Increasing comprehension and verbal expression
  • Improving chewing and swallowing ability
  • Maximizing cognitive language skills: memory, problem-solving, and abstract reasoning
  • Resident and family/caregiver education and training for managing ongoing difficulties with communication, cognition, and swallowing

After each successful recovery, we provide complete discharge planning including:

  • Advanced home evaluation to determine overall safety
  • Set up of any required medical equipment
  • Review of prescribed medications and therapies
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