Utilizing a Team Approach
Barclay Friends offers Post-Acute rehab, also considered short-term nursing care, on-site through Encore Rehabilitation Services. Our senior rehab program is staffed by licensed, certified physical, occupational, and speech therapists who focus on results-oriented programming to help older adults enjoy active and healthy lifestyles.
Physical therapists provide therapy to patients who have experienced neuromuscular, orthopedic and/or musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Our programs promote functional training, wellness, maintenance of good health and proper body mechanics for each patient. Physical therapists also work with individuals to prevent loss of mobility by developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.
Occupational Therapy is designed to increase a patient’s independence with activities of daily living (ADLs) fir those who have experienced a loss of ability caused by hospitalization, aging, illness, injury or development disability. Our occupational therapists assist those in recovery from stroke, arthritis, orthopedic conditions such as hip fractures, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and many other conditions. Our therapists also work on cognitive strategies to help changes in mental status due to various diagnoses, injuries or incidences.
Speech-language pathologists are professionally trained to diagnose and treat communicative disorders and evaluate individuals who are experiencing problems eating and drinking. During a Dysphagia evaluation, the speech-language pathologists will see patients who have had brain injury, stroke or other neurological diseases. The feeding process is observed to determine posture, behavior and oral movements during eating and drinking. In the area of communication and cognition, our speech-language pathologists provide evaluations and treatment for a variety of impairments and disorders.