Our patient-centered rehabilitation program is designed to meet your individual needs. Our goal is to work with you, your family and rehabilitation physician to formulate a specialized treatment plan to help you reach your fullest potential of returning to a productive and independent life.
We provide interdisciplinary teams of rehabilitation professionals with expertise related specifically to your condition and diagnosis. Your rehabilitation team may include:
- Medical doctor specializing in rehabilitation (physiatrist)
- Case manager/ social worker
- Rehabilitation nurse
- Therapists to work with you on practical, lifestyle, physical, and communication skills and functionality
- Respiratory therapist
- Vocational counselor
- Your caregiver and family members will also play an important role in your rehabiliation
You will receive individual as well as group therapy. Therapy is available daily and will be tailored to meet your therapy needs and functional goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy per day, five days per week or it may be available seven days a week based on your specific medical needs.
Your Advance Directive/Living Will enables you to state in writing your decisions about your health care and your feelings about accepting or refusing medical treatments. If you have an exisitng Advance Directive/Living, bring it with you.
The POLST form allows you to state in writing your decisions about life sustaining care you would receive if your heart stopped beating or you stopped breathing. If you have an existing POLST form, bring it with you. If not, you will be asked to complete one while you are at St. Luke’s.