At Courtenay Springs Village Health Center we have a restorative nursing and rehabilitation team made up of registered nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. All of these members of our rehabilitation team work together to promote independence, safety, and help each resident attain their highest functional ability.
Our physical therapists are highly trained to diagnose and treat movement dysfunction with the use of physical and mechanical methods. These methods often include the use of massage, heat, exercise, and light treatment.
Plans of care may include:
- Mobility training
- Exercise to increase strength, range of motion, and endurance
- Balance facilitation to assist in fall prevention
- Modalities to address pain management
- Facilitating proper body mechanics to assist in prventing future injury
- Promoting safety awareness
Our occupational therapists treat those whose functional abilities have been impaired by illness, injury, or aging. They work with residents to encourage independence and improvement in activities required for daily life.
Areas of treatment within occupational therapy may include functional independence, maintenance of wellness, and increasing safety awareness.
Speech and Language Therapy
Our speech pathologists make individualized plans with residents to improve areas of chewing, swallowing, communication, fluency, and cognitive communication impairments. Our speech and language pathologists most often treat those affected by stroke, brain injury, and dementia.
Our highly trained, compassionate therapist work with residents to improve the health of their heart. Cardiovascular therapy is individualized to the needs of each patient, and our rehabilitation team strives to get each resident as healthy as possible.
At Courtenay Springs Village Health Center we offer treatments and exercises performed in water for relaxation, fitness, physical rehabilitation, and other therapeutic benefit. Our qualified aquatic therapist works with each patient individually in our heated therapy pool.
Pet Therapy, Wii Coordination Therapy, Music Therapy, Drum Therapy and Art Therapy
At Courtenay Springs Village Health Center, we understand that the rehabilitation process can be difficult. We offer pet therapy, Wii coordination therapy, music therapy, drum therapy and art therapy in order to lift spirits and ease the burdens of rehabilitation. We believe in focusing on all-around wellness, and we take care of our residents in order to help them attain their highest functional ability.