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. Out team of licensed health professionals are dedicated to encouraging, motivating and providing challenging opportunities with rehabilitative intervention. They believe each resident deserves the opportunity to succeed.
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 your stamina. Improving your physical fitness can lead to improvement in your 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 a client-centered and much of the work they do will focus on identifying and eliminating barriers to your independence and participation in daily activities such as eating, bathing, dressing and cleaning. The individualized course of therapy based on observation of your strength, coordination and range of motion will allow them to set goals to achieve your maximum potential and allow for a safe return to 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 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.