Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital

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SCOPE OF SERVICES

The Hospital offers comprehensive treatment programs on an inpatient basis including, but not limited to:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Program Management 
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Case Management
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Dietetic Services
  • Behavior Management
  • Pharmacy
  • Dialysis
  • Optometry
  • Neuro Ophthalmologist 
  • Psychology
  • Pet Therapy
  • EKSO Robotics Gait Trainer
  • Wound Care Specialist

Physical Therapy Programs

Physical Therapy programs focus on improvement of strength, endurance, flexibility, motor control and stability to support the return to normal functional activities.  The program includes patient education about the mechanism of injury, recovery process and prevention of re-injury.   In the acute program, symptom relief is achieved through medical management and/or passive modalities with progression toward an active and aggressive plan of care.  As treatment progresses, patients are weaned from supportive therapies and moved toward greater independence and self-care

The scope of services for Physical Therapy includes evaluation and treatment including but not limited to:

  • Arthritis education
  • Balance training
  • Biofeedback
  • Compression
  • Coordination training
  • Patient/Family education
  • Functional electric stimulation
  • Functional training
  • Gait training
  • High volt and low volt stimulation
  • Home exercise program development
  • Ice massage
  • Ice packs
  • Joint mobilization
  • Massage
  • Moist hot packs
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Prosthetic training
  • Rehabilitation exercise
  • Stregthening
  • Stretching
  • Support groups
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Transcutaneous electrical stimulation
  • Transfer training
  • Ultrasound

Occupational Therapy Programs

Occupational Therapy programs focus on improvement of strength, endurance, flexibility, cognitive retraining, motor control and stability to support the return to normal functional activities. The program includes patient education about the mechanism of injury, recovery process and prevention of re-injury.   In the acute program symptom relief is achieved through medical management and/or passive modalities with progression toward an active and aggressive plan of care.   As treatment progresses, patients are weaned from supportive therapies and moved toward greater independence.

The scope of services for occupational therapy includes evaluation and treatment including but not limited to:

  • Activities of daily living
  • Arthritis education
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Compression therapy
  • Coordination
  • Cryotherapy
  • Endurance training
  • Eye hand coordination activities
  • Family education and training
  • Functional evaluation
  • Functional training
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation
  • IADL training
  • Moist heat
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Paraffin
  • Patient/Family education
  • Strengthening 
  • Stretching
  • Support groups
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Transfer training
  • Ultrasound massage
  • Visual/perceptual re-training

Speech and Language Therapy Programs

Speech and language therapy programs focus on cognitive, swallowing, social and communication skills.  The program includes patient education about the mechanism of injury, recovery process and prevention of re-injury. The scope of services for speech and language therapy includes evaluation and treatment of language disorders including, but not limited to, level of care and treatment procedures.

Level of Care

Comprehensive assessments and diagnostic evaluations are made prior to the implementation of treatment.  Services are occasionally for the purpose of evaluation/diagnosis only, and may be consultative in nature, rather than direct patient care. Services may consist of one or more of the following procedures:

  • Speech/Language Assessment
  • Cognitive-Communicative Status Assessment
  • Dysphagia Evaluation and Behavioral Feeding Assessments (including bedside assessment, instrumental assessments and examinations, and feeding assessments)
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication Assessment

Treatment Procedures

  • Therapy directed at improving oral-motor control for communication/feeding/swallowing
  • Therapy for auditory comprehension/processing
  • Therapy for verbal language expression and comprehension
  • Therapy for reading and writing disorders
  • Training for use of augmentative/alternative communication and other forms of non-vocal communication
  • Training in cognitive skills related to language comprehension/production/use (attention, visual and auditory processing, memory, reasoning/problem-solving, executive functions, and pragmatics)
  • Therapy for improving/retraining swallowing/ oral motor feeding
  • Therapy to improve speech intelligibility or articulation
  • Counseling/education concerning communication/swallowing disorders
  • Therapy in the use of valves for tracheostomy/ventilator dependent patients
  • Training procedures directed at family members or others (on equipment use or in the application of facilitative techniques)
  • Patient education and counseling;  home program preparation
  • Work and school transitioning services
  • Clinical documentation and patient care communications
  • Family-focused therapies, education and counseling
  • Staff education

The hospital also offers additional services onsite by outside sources or under arrangements, including:

  • Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Laboratory Services – waived testing
  • Clinical Psychology

The Hospital provides for the following under arrangements:

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Pathology and Clinical laboratory