Riverside Health & Rehab features daily activities and enrichment programs for our residents. Our activity calendar is constantly evolving to include activities that will speak to all residents. Currently our residents enjoy regular excursions out to dine, shop and attend community events. We also provide a variety of on-site activities, including arts and crafts, bingo, card games, and worship services.
The goal of the Cardiac Rehabilitation program is to help people with heart disease recover sooner and return to full, productive lives. The facility contracts with a Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner, and Medical Specialty Pulmonologist. The patient is considered an integral part of the cardiac rehab team, along with independent primary and cardiac physicians, nurses, exercise specialists, and dieticians. Cardiac rehabilitation begins in the hospital and continues on an outpatient basis after discharge.
Consider Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation after a major cardiac or pulmonary illness such as:
The goals of cardiac rehab are that patients may expect to experience the following benefits:
What to expect in Rehab:
Physical Therapists will evaluate:
Based on the evaluation, a care plan will be developed and may focus on:
An Occupational Therapist will assess your:
Based on this evaluation your individualized treatment plan will be developed and may focus on:
The speech therapist determines if there is a developmental or acquired speech/language or swallowing issue and whether the patient would benefit from speech therapy.
This is designed for patients with short-term needs and is provided by qualified, trained professionals. The plan of care is developed with the individual needs of the patient in mind, with the goal of facilitating a return to home or improvements in functional status.
Patients are individuals who require 24-hours nursing care and some level of assistance with activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, grooming, dressing and walking. This level of care is significantly different from skilled care, in that no time limit is set on the plan of care. Therefore it is long-term in nature.
Designed as a service to the growing number of caregivers in the community. Trained professionals provide respite services – whether for a few days or a few weeks, to give caregivers a much needed rest and opportunity to take a vacation.
Other Care Services