Recovering from surgery, an injury, or an event like a stroke or heart attack can affect every fiber of your well-being. At The Village at Brookwood, we deliver the right, personalized rehabilitation you need to smoothly transition from hospital to home. You’ll receive the highest-quality care from supportive professionals who understand the challenges of regaining your independence.
Our dedicated rehab team in Burlington, NC, will coordinate with your physicians to create a comprehensive, individualized care plan to maximize your physical, social and emotional independence, safely and quickly.
Speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy treatments are available. For your convenience, they’re scheduled all across our campus, from our well-equipped rehabilitation gym in skilled nursing to our fitness room or heated pool in our Wellness center. And yes, even in your own private residence when appropriate.
Our therapy goals align with the Value-Based Care Delivery Model, tailoring therapy and personal care for a shorter stay and a better outcome.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does physical therapy include?
For residents who have experienced neuromuscular or skeletal dysfunction, physical therapy at The Village at Brookwood provides individualized therapeutic treatment to help restore function. Treatment 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
- Pain management
Is occupational therapy basically the same as physical therapy?
Though similar, insofar as helping to restore strength and mobility, occupational therapy helps seniors adapt to their social and physical environment 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
When is speech therapy recommended?
Speech and language pathologists address general communication issues and swallowing dysfunction. Treatment plans are designed for such individual needs 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