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Stroke

Our goal in rehabilitation is to improve function so that the stroke survivor can become as independent as possible. This must be accomplished in a way that preserves dignity and motivates the survivor to relearn basic skills that the stroke may have taken away – skills like eating, dressing and walking.

Tube Feeds

A feeding tube is a medical device used to provide nutrition to patients who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, are unable to swallow safely or need nutritional supplementation. Whether placement is temporary for the treatment of acute conditions or lifelong in the case of chronic disabilities, our staff is here to provide care for these... More »

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

UTIs are very common in elderly patients, and our staff is trained to test for and monitor treatment of UTIs. Our goals of treatment for UTIs are to relieve symptoms, eliminate the infection and prevent recurrence, and prevent unlikely but serious complications such as kidney damage and sepsis.

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Today, there are more options available to treat heart failure than ever before. Regular medications and lifestyle changes coupled with careful monitoring is the first line of treatment. Our caring staff specializes in the treatment of heart failure.

Wound Care Management

Our staff specializes in treatment for patients with pressure ulcers, serious wound complications or those recovering from extensive surgery.

Pneumonia

Early treatment of pneumonia is most effective, and our staff is trained to watch for the signs of pneumonia and to diagnose it early. Treatment includes antibiotics, antiviral drugs and supportive treatment (i.e., medicine to ease chest pain and relieve violent coughing, and sometimes oxygen).

Cardiac Recovery

We offer a professionally supervised program to help patients recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and procedures such as stenting and angioplasty. Our cardiac rehab program provides education and counseling services to help heart patients increase physical fitness, reduce cardiac symptoms, improve health and reduce the risk of future heart problems, including heart attack.

Pulmonary Care

Our caring staff provides respiratory failure patients the opportunity to successfully wean from ventilator dependence and achieve their highest functioning level. Due to our continuity of care, many patients return home breathing on their own.

COPD Exacerbation

Our team of healthcare professionals helps prevent or manage the problems caused by COPD in patients who struggle with this disease. Our plan typically combines exercise, breathing therapy, advice for eating well and education.

Bipap/C-pap

Patients who suffer from sleep apnea may require BiPap or C-Pap treatment options. Our staff is there to assist with these devices that increase patients’ sleep and quality of life.