Rehabilitation Services

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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.

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.

Areas of treatment focus may include:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Increase strength and mobility in the body and lower extremities
  • Increase motor control for a resident who has suffered a stroke
  • Pain control
  • Improve coordination, balance and the ability to walk following a fracture
  • Improve overall strength conditioning, range of motion and endurance
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic training
  • Teaching proper body mechanics to prevent injury
  • Ambulation with assistive devices
  • Promoting safety awareness for the well being of the resident

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy assists our residents in adapting to their social and physical environment by mastering tasks essential for daily living.

Areas of treatment may include:

  • Functional independence: eating, bathing, toileting, homemaking, cooking, etc.
  • Dressing and grooming
  • Adaptive equipment evaluation
  • Cognitive-Perceptual Training
  • 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
  • Dysphasia and swallowing management to improve chewing and swallowing ability
  • Maximizing cognitive language skills: memory, problem solving, and abstract reasoning
  • Oral-Motor strengthening
  • Resident and family/caregiver education and training for managing ongoing difficulties with communication, cognition, and swallowing