Our nurses are licensed and certified in IV therapy (Intravenous Therapy), from Peripheral Cannulas to Central Lines and PICC Lines. They will work closely with your personal physician to deliver IV therapy to treat a variety of conditions including dehydration, nutrition-related problems, the management of pain and the delivery of IV antibiotics for all types of infections around the clock.
Our comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation program offers the therapeutic, clinical and technical resources needed to address a wide range of orthopedic conditions, including:
- Joint Replacement
- Rotator Cuff
- Lumbar/Cervical Laminectomy/Disectomy
- Arthritis and osteoporosis
We employ a fully-trained, licensed and certified orthopedic clinical care staff on-site and we are dedicated to providing the best orthopaedic therapy and care possible.
Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
Our therapy department consists of several licensed and skilled therapeutic nurses. We are able to provide physical, occupational and speech therapy every day of the week as ordered by the patient's physician. As part of an integrated treatment program, these advanced therapeutic services address a wide range of orthopedic, neurological and other disabilities, diseases and conditions, including:
- Joint replacement
- Neuromuscular diseases
- Cardiac conditions
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Post-surgical complications
- Diabetes complications
Our stroke rehabilitation program has helped patients return to the highest possible level of function, regain greater independence in accomplishing tasks of daily living, and enjoy an improved quality of life.
Our personalized program incorporates physical, cognitive and psychological components, including:
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy
- Gait, balance and mobility training
- Psychological support
- Dysphagia therapy
Our post-stroke rehabilitation department is dedicated to providing skilled nursing care to return individuals to their highest possible level of every day functioning. The goal of stroke rehabilitation is to help one become as independent as possible. Even though rehabilitation services do not “cure” the effects of a stroke, rehabilitation can help to substantially improve the function and quality of life of an individual.
TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition)
In consultation with our team of clinical pharmacists, Registered Dieticians, our trained Registered Nursing staff and your physician, Total Parenteral Nutrition, or TPN is administered when the patient's gastrointestinal tract is nonfunctional, has a disorder requiring complete bowel rest, or because their absorptive capacity is impaired. A solution containing electrolytes, glucose, essential vitamins, minerals and proteins are customized to the individual patient's requirement until normal nutrition can be resumed.
This program is administered with instruction from your primary physician.
From your first day of admission, our nursing and rehabilitation team begins to customize a plan, unique to your needs, so that you are ready for the challenges involved with returning home or to an alternate level of care. Working with our case manager/social worker, we will arrange for wheelchair, walkers, dietary needs, wound care, and/or medication management; in addition to patient education needed to ensure a safe transition home. In addition, we offer a continuity of care with our Home Health Agency Stay Well Home Health.
Helpful tips for a successful transition home:
- Be an active presence in the discharge planning process.
- Make sure you understand why your loved one was in the hospital.
- Plan to provide extra help and support to your loved one during the recovery period.
- Understand what symptoms and signs your loved one should be monitored for, and who to call if you have concerns.
- Make sure the discharge instructions are clear regarding medications - make sure you take the medications as they're prescribed on discharge from the skilled nursing facility.
- Prepare the home for your loved one's recovery.
- Understand what home health services will be provided.
- Make sure follow-up has been arranged with a primary care doctor or other outpatient health provider.
- Understand your symptoms so you know when to call the doctor or go to the hospital.
- Do you have increased shortness of breath?
- Swelling in your feet, ankles, legs, arms or stomach?
- Are you experiencing any chest pain?
- Consider calling your doctor if you feel or notice the following:
- New, more, or worse dry coughing
- More shortness of breath
- New dizziness
- No energy; more tired than usual
- Increased pain/discomfort
- Any unusual feeling
The Wound Care program at our rehab facilities is designed to provide the best medical treatment of wounds. Moreover, our program places a priority on wound prevention and self-management. From the day of admission, a comprehensive personalized treatment plan is developed which focuses squarely on achieving optimum healing to improve your quality of life when you return home or to a higher level of independence.
The would care program is designed to treat a wide range of problems, including:
- Diabetic ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
- Arterial and venous ulcers
- Surgical wounds
- Other complex wounds*
*Wounds may result from conditions that compromise circulation, such as: diabetes, traumatic injury, surgical breakdown, congestive heart failure, vascular disease, incontinence, obesity, renal failure, and other complications.
Our complex wound care program also includes:
- Vacuum (Wound VAC) therapy
- Weekly rounds from wound care Nurse Practitioner