OUR MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CARE TEAMS IMPROVE LIVES
Our comprehensive, person-centered care, tailored to each individual, demands expertise and experience across a wide range of disciplines. Our dedicated staff and our therapeutic partners work together to help patients heal, build confidence, regain lost skills and join with others in support and socialization. Specific disciplines include:
Nursing and medical care: on-going monitoring and care for continuity of care
Social Work: case management including resource identification and referral
Physical Therapists: assist all patients to regain mobility and relearn physical tasks, such as walking, cycling and maintaining balance.
Speech Therapists: to help improve language skills and the ability to swallow; as well as compensatory tools to address thinking and memory issues.
Occupational Therapists : work to assist our patients relearn fine motor skills for daily living, such as tying shoelaces, cooking and organizational tasks.
Recreational Therapists: lead with skills training and socialization activities –e.g. arts/crafts, brain-training, chair yoga, memory games, writing, musical entertainment and dance.
Music Therapists: offer classes in voice therapy based on music, speech and creative drama.
Boxing Training Coaches: work one-on-one with our Parkinson’s patients to strengthen their confidence, balance and coordination, and to reclaim their dignity.
Professional Chefs: prepare and cook the nourishing daily lunch program, with a focus on heart-healthy diet.
Support Group Facilitators and Psychologists: lead support groups for patient and caregivers to assist them in the challenges they face every day.
Pharmacists: offer medication management and assistance.
Community resources may also be included to provide education and support for each individual’s needs.