Stephanie Frison, RN
If ever the need should arise for assistance in recovering from surgery or an injury, Shadow Oaks offers a complete rehabilitation program with physical, occupational and speech therapy.
The rehabilitation staff is dedicated to your full recovery and quick return to your normal schedule. Through our wellness and therapy services, your recovery program is personalized to meet your specific needs . Our focus is on healing and education to quickly return our residents to their pre-surgery or pre-accident activities.
Physical therapists use a number of advanced techniques to help you or you or a family member regain muscle strength and improve coordination following an injury or illness.
They teach safe ways to climb stairs, negotiate curbs and ramps, move from a bed to a chair. Our residents can learn to walk again with appropriate support equipment, to properly maneuver a wheelchair, or to use an artificial limb. Physical therapy can also help to control or relieve both acute and chronic pain.
Occupational therapy can help you, or that person close to you, relearn the daily activities of life, including personal hygiene, meal preparation, homemaking and financial management.
Occupational therapist teach residents how to use the right techniques and equipment to
Occupational therapist also helps people with memory-attention or problem-solving deficits.
Following a stroke or other injury, speech-language pathologist work one-on-one with you or your loved one to regain functional communication in a variety of ways-speaking, listening, writing, reading, gesturing, etc. Establishing successful communication can dramatically improve recovery.
Other activities provided by the speech-language pathologist to improve daily interaction include swallowing therapy, methods for communicating with the hearing impaired and cognitive training.
Should direct nursing care be required to assist you in your recovery, the extensive rehabilitation facilities at Pepper Hill Nursing Center are available.