Our experienced therapists employ a variety of therapeutic interventions for patients with neurological-muscular disorders. Comprehensive therapy plans for patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s Disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome and other related disorders aim to improve activities of daily living, functional mobility and ambulation.
Individualized rehab programs are an inter-disciplinary effort, geared toward maintaining quality of life and the management of physical, emotional and behavioral changes associated with neurological-muscular disorders.
- Communication skills re-training
- Activities of Daily Living training
- Balance, gait and mobility training
- Range-of-motion exercises
- Strength training
- Swallowing management
- Alternative nutrition management
- Psychological counseling
- Family support and teaching
Wound Care Program
Individualized would care treatment plans are developed in conjunction with a consulting Wound Care Physician, Wound Care Nurse, Registered Dietician and Physical Therapist. Our specialized team uses Shortwave Diathermy Therapy and Electrical Stimulation treatments in collaboration with Adjunctive Wound Therapy. These advanced techniques accelerate healing, manage pain and improve recovery time from chronic wounds that are not healing by other traditional methods.
Our Wound Care Program addresses the prevention and management of chronic and acute wounds associated with a broad range of medical conditions.
- Arterial and venous ulcers
- Diabetic ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
- Surgical wounds
- Incontinence related skin issues
- Obesity related skin problems
- Traumatic injury
- Wound debridement
- Electrical stimulation / Tissue ultrasound
- Wound VAC therapy
Respite Care Program
The support required to care for a loved one at home can be physically challenging and emotionally exhausting. At Amberwoods of Farmington, we offer a short-stay respite care program. Our respite care program is designed to provide short-term relief for the caregiver or for short-term placement while the caregiver is traveling. Plan to use our respite care program before you become overwhelmed and exhausted. Families can be comforted knowing that their loved one is receiving 24-hour skilled nursing care and supervision, while enjoying the opportunity to socialize and participate in recreational activities.
Our Respite Care Program features include:
- Assistance with activities of daily living
- Flexible-stay schedules
- Medication management and administration
- Rehabilitation and nursing care services
- Healthy Meals that are planned by our Registered Dietician in accordance with personal preference and dietary requirements
- 24 hour Skilled Nursing Care
- Recreational activities
Therapeutic recreational activities such as art, cooking, gardening and hand massage stimulate the senses and provide a sense of self-worth.
Customized dining enhances our program with a focus on hydration and nutrition. Fresh, appetizing cuisine is presented in an eye appealing manner to stimulate the appetite. Our nutritionally balanced meals are also available for patients who require pureed, ground or mechanically altered diets.
Media enhanced memory activities such as music, radio, television and various word games can help to facilitate a resident’s long-term memory.
Pet and nature therapies complement our therapeutic activities. Our secure courtyard allows our Memory Unit residents to enjoy the outdoors safely as they participate in socials and gardening.
We Value our Partnership with Families and Loved Ones
As a family member, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease can be an emotional journey, but the partnership that we have with you can make the biggest difference in your loved one’s quality of life. Creating ways to meaningfully engage your loved one can reap unexpected rewards. Your input and participation in your loved one’s daily routine helps to strengthen our partnership though trust and support.