Recovering from illness, injury or surgery can be quite a challenge. Often, it will test one’s physical, mental and emotional strength. The rehabilitation professionals at Rose Blumkin Jewish Home thoroughly understand these challenges and offer insight and support every step of the way.
Our therapy staff provides services for residents in long-term and short-term care as well as for community outpatients.
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Post-stroke rehabilitation
- Speech therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Joint replacement rehabilitation
Wellness to fortify mind, body and spirit.
What creates a culture of wellness? The mind and spirit need joy, laughter and mental stimulation. The body needs to move to stay healthy and strong. That’s why whole-person wellness is such a big part of the rehabilitation experience at Rose Blumkin Jewish Home.
For long-term residents, it starts with a lifestyle filled with activity, a healthy diet and social connection.
The Rose Blumkin Jewish Home therapy and wellness team will help you regain your independence and get you back to where you want to be.
For additional details about our rehabilitation therapies or to schedule a private tour, please complete the form or call Erika or Shelly at 402-374-4075.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you’ve experienced neuromuscular or skeletal dysfunction, physical therapy at Rose Blumkin Jewish Home provides individualized therapeutic treatment to help restore function and may include:
- Training in mobility, gait stability, posture and positioning
- Exercise programs to increase muscle function, coordination and endurance
- Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion
- Wound care
- Pain management
Also meant to restore strength and mobility, occupational therapy helps people adapt to their social and physical environments through:
- Education and training in areas such as dressing, bathing, eating and grooming
- Activities for memory, orientation and cognitive integration
- Adaptive techniques or equipment to overcome physical disabilities
- Strengthening and coordination exercises
- Exercises to maintain normal joint movement to reduce the effects of arthritis or other conditions
Speech-language pathologists address general communication issues and swallowing dysfunction. Treatment plans are designed for individual needs such as:
- Recovery of speech, language and memory skills
- Verbal and nonverbal communication, including programs for the hearing-impaired
- Oral muscle strength and functioning required for speaking and swallowing
- Appropriate diet recommendations
In many cases, short-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation are a covered benefit under traditional Medicare A plans as well as Medicare Insurance replacement plans, after an inpatient hospitalization. Coverage depends on meeting Medicare eligibility requirements, as well as individual plan benefits. Our Admissions team is happy to help you understand what may be covered.