The goal of the interdisciplinary therapy team is to provide comprehensive care with one objective – to help resident’s restore quality of life as quickly as possible. Our team of licensed health professionals are dedicated to encouraging, motivating and providing challenging opportunities with rehabilitative intervention. We believe each resident deserves the opportunity to succeed and return home as independent as possible.
The physical therapist will evaluate and develop a plan of care that will help restore lost strength, mobility, coordination and balance. They work with you and your family to ensure the goals of the plan are met and outcomes are optimal. Therapeutic exercise and functional training are the cornerstone to physical therapy. Physical therapist use a variety of tools and techniques, including hands-on treatment to build muscle mass, improve bone density and increase stamina. Improving physical fitness can lead to improvement in quality of life to stay mobile and independent.
The occupational therapist will evaluate and develop a plan of care that will restore or maintain your ability to manage your activities of daily living. Occupational therapy is client-centered and much of the work done will focus on identifying and eliminating barriers to independence and participation in daily activities such as eating, bathing, dressing and cleaning. The individualized course of therapy is based on observation of strength, coordination and range of motion and will allow them to set goals to achieve your maximum potential and allow for a safe return home.
The speech pathologist will evaluate and develop a plan of care and goals based on your specific condition, evaluation results and personal goals. Speech pathology services provide identification, evaluation and rehabilitation for a variety of speech, language, fluency, voice, swallowing and cognitive disorders such as for speaking and/or eating. These speech, language and swallowing disorders may be the result of stroke. The therapist will identify the best technique for interaction, voicing or swallowing and implement treatments to successfully manage the deficit at hand. The goal is to help you gain or regain your ability to swallow and speak clearly.
The transitional room is an extension of our therapy programs and help residents make the transition to their homes. This is set up as a small apartment with a bed, dining table and small appliances that allows you to practice activities for daily living in a home-like environment.