After hospitalization, many people need continued inpatient skilled nursing care to ease the transition back to home. For patients recovering from prolonged illness, accidents or trauma such as broken bones or stroke, Rehabilitation care is often required. Rehabilitation care is specific therapy designed to help patients return to good health but most assisted living facilities do not automatically provide rehabilitation care.
With Assisted Living Locators Atlanta™ we filter your options and make finding rehabilitation facilities, also known as skilled nursing care facilities, easy and hassle free. Whether your loved one requires in-home rehabilitation care or prefers to visit an out-patient rehabilitation centeror hospital, we help find the best option for your loved one. If returning home is not an option for your loved one, Assisted Living Locators Atlanta™ will help you find suitable long and short-term assistance living options with regard to maintaining independence.
These conditions typically require rehabilitative care:
- Heart Attack
- Heart Disease
- Major Surgery
- Broken Bones
Skilled nursing care (or rehab care) also include:
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
The team approach to rehabilitate the patient is key. Members of the health care team in a skilled nursing facility typically include:
- Primary care physicians experienced in internal medicine, geriatrics, neurology and family medicine
- A staff psychiatrist and psychologist are available as needed
- Nurse professionals
- Physical, occupational, and speech therapists
- A social worker and/or case manager
- Recreational therapist
- Nutritionist/registered dietitian
Assisted Living Locators™ Atlanta can provide you with solid referrals for rehabilitation care or skilled nursing care. Contact us at 404.921.0064 or request information for more rehabilitative care options.