Rehabilitation

La Paloma Healthcare Center offers Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies up to 7 days a week for patients recovering from surgery, injury, or other serious illness. Rehabilitation services are provided by our in-house team of caring licensed therapists.

The mission of our rehabilitation team is to restore each of our patients to their highest level of function through a specialized care plan designed to meet each individual's needs. We take pride and pleasure in the high percentage of patients that leave our facility and return to independence.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy emphasizes restoring independent and safe mobility. Such goals are achieved by a specialized program of exercise, instruction and pain relieving modalities to improve strength, balance and coordination.

  • Available up to 7 days per week
  • In-house full time therapists
  • Rehab Director holds Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certification
  • Ultrasound
  • Tens
  • E-Stim
  • Light treatment
  • Large Therapy gym with built-in staircase
  • Outdoor walking gardens for gait training
  • Nu-Step Machine
  • Modalities and debridement for wound care
  • Therapists will accompany patients to follow-up
    appointments when needed
  • Standardized testing protocols to ensure successful
    discharges
  • Wii therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps patients regain their maximum degree of independence in activities of daily living (ADL's). Individualized treatment programs may include grooming, dressing, self-feeding, home management retraining, splinting and strengthening to increase hand function, instruction in energy conservation, and use of adaptive equipment as well as safety while performing ADL's.

  • ADL room that simulates home environment including
    • Full working kitchen
    • Washer & dryer
    • Bathroom sink, counter and mirror
  • Mat treatment table
  • Paraffin wax treatments
  • Wii therapy

Speech Therapy

Speech/Language Pathologists assist patients in regaining their ability to communicate following a loss of speech, language or hearing. Our therapists are also instructed in assessing and treating swallowing disorders which are common following strokes, neurological impairments and other debilitating illnesses.