Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Services

Our experienced contracted rehabilitation team is committed to providing outstanding results and excellent quality of care. We offer traditional as well as advanced programs. Residents are empowered through individualized programs to reach goals of increased independence and ability. Resident families are also encouraged to participate in therapy sessions, caregiver education, and training. All residents are screened to identify any needs for evaluation or treatment.

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 achieve safety in a variety of areas.

Areas of treatment focus may include:

• Increase strength and mobility in the body and lower           extremities
• Increase motor control for a resident who has suffered a     stroke
• Improve coordination, balance and the ability to walk           following a fracture
• Improve 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

Services integrate nursing care, therapy, activities, dietary and other departments to enhance the function of each patient, improving the quality of life.  

Outpatient Therapy

Our experienced staff also offers all three disciplines on an outpatient status. The Administrative staff will review the insurance coverage prior to the initiation of services and assist with the referral intake information.
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