At Kit Carson Nursing and Rehab, we have therapist on-site to help you get the treatment you deserve. Our therapist work with patients and their families to provide balanced and continual care.
Our extensive rehabilitation services emphasize achievement. Each resident’s recovery potential is assessed and goals for improvement are established. Our rehabilitation program is exclusively provided by EVA CARE INC. and consists of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology. Each therapist is properly trained and certified in their field of specialty.
Physical Therapy is mainly to assist residents and patients to achieve their maximum functional mobility skills. Individualized treatment programs are designed to alleviate pain, correct deformities, prevent disability, and restore functional ability to the highest level.
Here at Kit Carson Nursing and Rehab a team of licensed therapist are available to work with each resident to reduce pain and improve strength, balance, mobility and endurance.
Occupational Therapy concerns with persons’ performance in activities necessary for daily life, and provides specialized services that enhance the abilities of individuals to perform and to achieve satisfaction in their daily occupations. Programs are individually designed to assist them to reach the highest independent level in all daily living skills.
Our occupational therapist treat conditions of the upper extremity. Residents learn how to increase their independence with everyday task such as dressing and bathing safely.
Speech-Language Pathologists conduct evaluation and implement individual treatment programs for residents and patients with speech, language, and swallowing disorders. Communication skills are enhanced and techniques to ensure safe swallowing are taught.
Rehabilitation therapy involves direct manipulation of muscles, joints and other parts of the body affected by an injury or chronic illness. Strength training, heat treatments, massage, and supervised exercises may all be elements of rehabilitation therapy. Individual therapy regimens will depend on the type of injury or condition, the patient’s age and specialized treatments prescribed by a physician.
Our speech therapist help resident improve language and communications skills, and swallowing abilities.