Rehabilitation

Tips for Regaining the Gift of Speech After a Stroke

Recovery After Stroke: Regaining the Gift of Speech

Stroke Recovery: Speech Therapy

According to the American Stroke Association®, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. After a stroke, it is very common to have communication problems.

Technology and Post-Acute Care

Technology and Post-Acute Care

Sometimes after staying in a hospital, older adults still require some kind of skilled care. They don’t need to be in the hospital, but they’re not quite ready to return home without additional time and support. 

Technology incorporated with post-acute care offers a lot of opportunities for improvement of care quality. It’s more organized, accurate and reliable. Helping older adults and caregivers alike, technological advancements in Post-Acute Care are enhancing the care process and the quality of outcomes. 

Occupational Therapy Gets You Back to Your Life

The Value of Occupational Therapy in Getting Back to Your Life

Occupational Therapy

Because of the high cost of inpatient care and limitations on health insurance coverage, many hospital patients today are being discharged before they have completely recovered. They need additional time, care and support to fully recuperate from an illness, surgery or accident and return home safely.

Fortunately, post-acute rehabilitation in a short-term rehabilitation center provides patients with an ideal bridge between the hospital and a safe return home.

Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Short-Term Rehabilitation Experience

‘Pre-Hab’: How to Get The Most Out of Your Short-Term Rehab Stay

Margie Hennessy, Director of Admissions at Saunders House in Wynnewood, Pa, says, “Because of health insurance coverage issues and the high cost of hospital care today, patients are often discharged before they’re completely ready to go home. They frequently need additional recovery time and care to fully recuperate from their illness, accident or surgery in order to return home safely and confidently.

Tips for Preparing for Your Joint Surgery and Making a Successful Recovery

Preparing for Your Joint Surgery and Making a Successful Recovery

Marilyn Kerr, R.N., Director of Nursing, Saunders House, says, “Today, joint surgery is a very common and increasingly popular procedure, especially among mature adults who seek to maintain active lives despite the unavoidable effects of time and wear and tear on the body. Fortunately, with appropriate pre-surgery planning and skilled post-procedure rehabilitation, people achieve major improvements in their comfort, function and lifestyle.”


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