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
  • Expansive Therapy Gym
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program
  • Fall Prevention and Balance Retraining Program
  • Therapy Offered 7 Days a Week as Appropriate
  • Stroke and Neurological Recovery Program
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab

 

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
  • Improve coordination, balance and the ability to walk following a fracture
  • Pain management
  • Promoting safety awareness for the well being of the resident
  • Increase motor control for a resident who has suffered a stroke
  • Improve overall strength conditioning, range of motion and endurance
  • Teaching proper body mechanics to prevent injury

 

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.
  • Prevention of further disability: home assessments and modifications, adaptive equipment
  • Maintenance of wellness: dressing and grooming
  • 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
  • Improving chewing and swallowing ability
  • Resident and family/caregiver education and training for managing ongoing difficulties with communication, cognition, and swallowing
  • Increasing comprehension and verbal expression
  • Maximizing cognitive language skills: memory, problem solving, and abstract reasoning

 

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
  • Swallowing therapy to return to a safe oral diet
  • Electrical stimulation, TENS, ultrasound for muscle strengthening, and pain management
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Manual therapy for normalizing tone of spastic or flaccid musculature
  • 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
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) & Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • General Sprains and Strains
  • Amputee recovery/ prosthetic and preparation training
  • 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
  • Personal program of cardiovascular and muscle conditioning
  • Strength training
  • Treadmills, steppers, cycles
  • Review eating habits
  • Learn healthier cooking techniques
  • Stress Management
  • Develop tools for stress reduction
  • Counteract anxiety and depression
  • Learn in individual and group settings
  • Learn specific skills for lifestyle modification
  • Individual training
  • Cardiovascular aerobic workout
  • Flexibility
  • Nutrition
  • Plan healthy menus
  • Introduce better diet options
  • Learn to recognize stress patterns
  • Address emotional, psychological and spiritual concerns
  • Education
  • Learn about risk factors

 

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