Post-Acute Rehabilitation

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Post-Acute Rehabilitation

Our experienced rehabilitation team is committed to providing outstanding results and excellent quality of care. 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.

Rehabilitation Services

  • Fully-staffed, In-House Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists
  • Therapy Offered 7 Days a Week as Appropriate
  • Expansive Therapy Gym
  • Stroke and Neurological Recovery Program
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab
  • Fall Prevention and Balance Retraining Program

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

Neurological Rehabilitation

Our Neurological Rehabilitation program specializes in treating patients with acute neurological impairments such as: stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal injury, or neurologic disorders such as Guillain-Barre, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and Lou Gehrig’s Disease also known as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). The physical, occupational and speech therapists work as a team to achieve improved function by stimulating neural connections and strengthening muscles weakened by nerve damage.

Areas of treatment focus may include:

  • Fall prevention and balance training
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Swallowing therapy to return to a safe oral diet
  • Manual therapy for normalizing tone of spastic or flaccid musculature
  • Electrical stimulation, TENS, ultrasound for muscle strengthening, and pain management
  • Function skills retraining for activities of daily living including: eating, bathing, toileting, dressing, standing and walking

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Our facility treats individuals that suffer from orthopedic and musculoskeletal debilitating conditions, as well as work-related injuries. In order to strengthen the health of those in orthopedic care, our team of professional therapists and physicians implement a wide range of therapies.

Therapies used to correct postural disorders include manual therapy and soft-tissue mobilization. Our staff works to address physical restrictions and to best treat pain. A hallmark of our blended orthopedic care is the addition of therapeutic exercise and providing easy to understand educational resources.

Areas of treatment may include:

  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • General Sprains and Strains
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS)
  • Amputee recovery/ prosthetic and preparation training
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) & Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Skull, Femur, Tibia, Ulna, Fibula, Ribs, and Vertebrae fractures

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Our Cardiac Rehabilitation program is for those who have recently had angina, angioplasty, heart attack, valve repair/replacement, heart transplant, stent placement or coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Therapy will work to safely strengthen the heart and improve individual fitness levels.

Areas of focus may include:

  • Exercise
  • Individual training
  • Personal program of cardiovascular and muscle conditioning
  • Cardiovascular aerobic workout
  • Strength training
  • Flexibility
  • Treadmills, steppers, cycles
  • Nutrition
  • Review eating habits
  • Plan healthy menus
  • Learn healthier cooking techniques
  • Introduce better diet options
  • Stress Management
  • Learn to recognize stress patterns
  • Develop tools for stress reduction
  • Address emotional, psychological and spiritual concerns
  • Counteract anxiety and depression
  • Education
  • Learn in individual and group settings
  • Learn about risk factors
  • Learn specific skills for lifestyle modification

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a program used for those with chronic lung diseases such as COPD, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. This program is designed to restore patients to their highest functional capacity. Pulmonary Rehabilitation is aimed to improve quality of life.

Areas of focus are:

  • Decreasing respiratory symptoms and complications
  • Encouraging self-management and control over daily functioning
  • Improving physical conditioning and exercise performance
  • Improving emotional well-being
  • Reducing hospitalizations
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