Amelia Manor partners with Therapy Center to deliver the highest quality rehabilitation services to our patients. Therapy Center’s focus is always to deliver the care that is best for the patient. Our quality therapy services and team of highly skilled, full-time therapists allows us to deliver personalized care to every patient we treat.
How can physical therapy help?
Physical therapy is a type of treatment prescribed when injury or illness makes daily tasks difficult or painful. Your physician may suggest physical therapy for a range of issues including back pain, tendon or ligament problems, arthritis, and a range of illness and injuries.
- Fall prevention education
- Muscle strengthening through therapeutic exercise
- Gait and balancing training
- Transfer training
- Heat and cold therapy for pain/edema management
- Patient family education training
How can speech therapy help?
Speech therapy evaluates and remediates any speech, language, cognitive and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). A Speech Language Pathologist will develop a plan of care aimed at increasing the individual’s ability to communicate and help deal with any issues related to swallowing deficits, including tube feed weaning.
A speech therapy treatment may include:
- Cognition training
- Expressive receptive language
- Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
- Voice therapy
- Aural rehabilitation (hearing loss)
- Augmentative communication
How can occupational therapy help?
Occupational therapy helps individuals overcome illness, injury, or psychological problems in order to live independent, productive, and satisfying lives. Through work, self-care, and recreational activities, Occupational Therapists help patients increase independent function and get back to daily activities.
Occupational therapy treatment may include:
- Activities of daily living retraining
- Joint protection education
- Energy conservation education
- Community re-entry training
- Pain and edema management education
- Upper extremity therapeutic exercise instruction
Qualified Medicare Part A, patients are eligible for up to 100 days* of skilled services in a benefit period. Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) are currently the only treatment setting where qualified patients can receive therapy fivereho days per week for up to 100 days. Intensive therapy after illness or injury often decreases recovery time and chance of rehospitalization.
- Must have Medicare Part A benefits
- Must have a qualifying hospital stay (minimum of three nights)
- Must be admitted into a skilled facility within 30 days of a hospital discharge with a diagnosis requires skilled nursing services and/or skilled rehab services
- Skilled services must be ordered by a physician
If a patient does not meet the Medicare Part A criteria, then it is possible that Medicare Part B or private insurance would cover rehabilitation services in a skilled nursing facility. Contact the nursing facility to discuss your individual benefit requirements.
*Within a benefit period or spell of illness. A “benefit period” begins the day a patient enters a hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF). The benefit period ends when a patient hasn’t received any hospital care or skilled care in a SNF for 60 days in a row. If a patient enters a hospital or a SNF after one benefit period has ended, a new benefit period beings. The inpatient hospital deductible must be paid for each benefit period. There is no limit to the number of benefit periods. (www.medicare.gov)