The Many Benefits of Inpatient Rehabilitation for Stroke

When a loved one suffers from a stroke, it is an unexpected and life changing event for everyone in the family. Stroke can cause paralysis or weakness on one side, visual/perceptual impairment, reduced coordination and balance, language and cognitive difficulty, bowel and bladder issues and swallowing difficulty, among many other issues. Stroke impacts thinking, talking, and daily living skills. Luckily, stroke rehabilitation can help greatly improve a patient’s symptoms from a stroke and in many cases,

5 Easy and Affordable Accessibility Solutions

Want to stay in your own home? Do you cherish your memories? Are your family and friends close by? Do you like being on your own schedule? #1 Make an Entryway Accessible Install a modular ramp for entry to front, back, or side door. This will eliminate stairs for individuals who have mobility challenges or use a wheelchair a scooter. A modular ramp can be assembled in one day, is removable and reusable, fireproof, slip

How the Inter-Generational Campus Will Change Senior Housing

There are many changes in the realm of senior care, everything from improved rehabilitation equipment, remote-monitoring or telehealth equipment and so much more. One of the changes that has been highlighted recently is how inter-generational exchanges can have a positive effect in the senior care sector – for everyone involved! As reported in McKnight’s Senior Living in January 29th, 2018, “[m]any senior living communities are welcoming students of all ages – some as temporary residents

How Can a Rehabilitation Hospital Help You and Your Family?

Deciding on care for a loved one with serious medical conditions can be confusing. In south central Pennsylvania, rehabilitation hospitals offer patients opportunities to move toward wellness and independence. An inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides physical medicine as well as rehabilitation programs and services. These hospitals offer advanced treatment tailored to each patient’s goals. Patients who may benefit from this type of care include those with some of the following conditions: • Fractures, joint replacements, musculoskeletal

The Short on Rehab

What is Post-Acute Rehabilitation? It is an inpatient center that provides therapies and/or Skilled Nursing. Adults go there to recover from illness, injury, surgery, or other medical conditions following treatment in an Acute Care Hospital. Post-Acute Rehabilitation is a term used interchangeably with Short Term Rehab, Transitional Care Unit and Skilled Nursing Rehab Facility (SNF). These facilities offer many similar services, such as: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Skilled Nursing Services. All centers

Orthopedic Rehabilitation: What The Process Could Look Like

Rehab facilities can take a variety of patients. The primary goal at a rehab facility is to help the patient’s get stronger and achieve their highest level of functionality. Rehab facilities often take patients with conditions such as cardiology complications, strokes, wounds, and many other different conditions that has caused a patient to experience increased weakness. Rehab facilities also see a large population of orthopedic patients. Estimated rehabilitation times can be different for patients depending