Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Our physical, occupational, and speech therapists work with residents confronting a variety of conditions, from stroke to dysphasia to Parkinson’s disease, as well as conditions resulting from elective surgeries, multiple trauma, recovery from amputations. Our in-house rehabilitation team creates an individualized treatment program developed with the interdisciplinary team of nursing, social services, activities and dietary in consultation with your physician. Our objective is to play an integral role in helping you reach your maximum functional ability.

Our rehabilitation program includes:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and pulmonary rehab therapy
  • Cardiac Recovery
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Program
  • Continence Improvement Program
  • Contracture Management
  • Dysphagia Management and Treatment
  • Fall Management
  • Orthopedic Fracture Recovery
  • Pain Management and Modalities
  • Patient/Family Training and Education
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Specialty Program
  • Stroke (CVA) Recovery Program
  • VIP (Validation In Process)
  • Wound Care and Skin Management

Physical Therapy focuses on identification, prevention and rehabilitation of individuals with physical impairment and pain. Following evaluation, the physical therapist develops an individualized treatment program addressing the areas of lower extremity strength, balance, coordination, functional movement, ambulation, endurance and general mobility. The goal is to achieve safety in a variety of areas including:

  • Walking
  • Posture
  • Rising/Sitting
  • Standing
  • Pain Reduction
  • Patient Education
  • Post-Amputation Care

Occupational Therapy addresses activities of daily living skills. The Occupational Therapist assists the patients in achieving their highest level of functioning, and in maximizing independence by focusing on:

  • Dressing\Grooming
  • Eating
  • Bathing\Toileting
  • Homemaking
  • Community Reintegration
  • Home Assessments and Modifications
  • Splinting
  • Adaptive Equipment

Speech/Language Therapists provide a continuum of services including assessment, education and treatment of patients with communication, cognition and swallowing problems. Treatment programs are directed towards improving communication skills in the area of comprehension and expression. Patients admitted to the facility that are receiving nutrition partially or exclusively via a gastrostomy tube are evaluated for their potential to return to solid foods as appropriate. Speech therapists work to restore abilities in:

  • Listening
  • Swallowing
  • Speaking
  • Thinking
  • Hearing