Physical Rehabilitation is a vital step in helping patients return to the
prior level of function or new level of function following an illness
or injury. Our physical therapists help patients achieve that level of
function following an illness or injury help through therapeutic exercises
and recommendations for environmental and physical and adjustments
Our therapy team consisting of Physical therapists (PT), Occupational Therapists
(OT), and Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) help patients prevent ongoing
loss of independence by developing a personalized therapeutic treatment plan.
St. Joseph Home Health has one of the best, most comprehensive rehabilitation
programs in the field. Our aim is to restore strength, function and independence.
Every patient receives individualized attention and a personalized therapeutic
plan of care.
What can I expect from the Rehab Team?
Our Physical Therapists rehabilitative expertise help improve gait and
balance; enhance endurance, strength, range of motion; teach safe transfers;
prevent falls; recommend, educate and support the use of adaptive equipment
Our speech language pathologists are experts in speech, voice, language,
cognitive, and swallowing disorders. They develop an individualized plan
of treatment in collaboration with the patient and the patient’s
physician for optimal therapeutic interventions and outcomes. Patients
diagnosed with a stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral
Sclerosis (ALS), etc. may benefit from Speech Therapy.
Our occupational therapists will evaluate patients for sensation, cognition,
vision, strength, mobility and home management. Occupational Therapists
develop a plan of care focused on patient’s goals in bathing, dressing,
feeding, home and kitchen management, including meal prep. Occupational
Therapists collaborate with patients and patient’s physician and
other medical team members to ensure your home is equipped for safety
and independence—through home modification, as necessary.
What can I expect during my visit?
- Interventions to restore strength, function, balance, mobility and independence
- Interventions to improve speech and swallowing
- Teaching on simplifying work tasks to move more effectively
- Education regarding home safety and modifications
- Instruction on how to conserve energy efficiently while accomplishing daily tasks
Our team is eager to provide you with the care you need in the setting
you need. For more information regarding home rehabilitation, call our
intake department at (714)712-7110