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. Our rehabilitation department is overseen by Dr. Catherine Lee, M.D., board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Our physical therapy team works toward specific goals to achieve the resident’s highest functional level of independence and safety within their living environment and within the community. Physical therapy focuses on the identification and rehabilitation of individuals with physical impairments from a variety of neurologic, orthopedic and cardiorespiratory conditions. Following an evaluation, our experienced physical therapists develop an individualized treatment program with a one on one treatment style to meet the resident’s goals.

Areas of treatment focus may include:

  • Increasing strength, endurance, and range of motion for functional activity tolerance
  • Increasing balance, coordination and motor control for functional activity performance
  • Increasing functional mobility, including wheelchair and ambulation training
  • Pain management
  • Wound care
  • Fall prevention and recovery
  • Injury prevention and wellness

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. The occupational therapist trains residents to adapt and function in their social and physical environment by mastering tasks essential for daily living. They also specialize in educating and training residents with various impairments including vision and/or hearing deficits to function safely and independently in their environment with the use of adaptive equipment and techniques.

Areas of treatment focus include:

  • Functional independence training: dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, toileting, cooking and homemaking
  • Assessment, training, and implementation of adaptive equipment
  • Prevention of further disability
  • Home assessments
  • Community integration activities

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 production and intelligibility skills with voice disorders
  • Increasing comprehension and verbal expression
  • Improving chewing and safe swallowing functions
  • Maximizing cognitive and language skills, memory, problem solving, and abstract thinking to improve performance with activities of daily living
  • Resident and family/caregiver training for managing ongoing difficulties with communication, cognition and swallowing.