Short Term Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation can be defined as the reshaping of lives and the restoring of lost abilities after an illness or injury. It means treating the whole patient – physically, emotionally, and socially. At Clinton Manor Living Center, physical, occupational, and speech therapies are provided by licensed and certified staff, who are devoted to helping patients reach their optimum level of functioning.
Employee Aiding Elderly Man During Physical Therapy: Clinton Manor in New Baden, IL

Physical Therapy

Skilled physical therapy treatments include:

  • Training in areas of bed mobility, transfers and gait (with or without an assistive device)
  • Treatment of lower extremity dysfunction
  • Strength training and coordination
  • Pain Management
  • Balance Training
  • Amputee care and prosthetics
  • Osteopathic release
  • Wound Management
  • Physical agent modalities such as ultrasound

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy addresses important elements in the treatment of individuals experiencing functional limitations in self-care skills and activities of daily living. An occupational therapy treatment plan may include:

  • Fine and gross motor control development
  • One-handed dressing techniques, grooming, bathing and home management skills
  • Training in the use of self-help aids
  • Cognitive skills development
  • Upper body strengthening and coordination
  • Home evaluation to assess need for adaptive equipment and to promote safety
Elderly Woman Walking with Her Walker: Occupational Therapy at Clinton Manor in New Baden, IL
Employee Helping Elderly Lady with Speech Therapy at Clinton Manor

Speech & Language Therapy

In speech and language therapy patients are evaluated and treated for hearing, language, communication and swallowing disorders. The focus is on improving speech- language expression, comprehension, and oral motor skills for more accurate speech production. Speech therapy may include:

  • Speech comprehension recovery after stroke, injury or illness
  • Sequencing of tasks
  • Home safety planning
  • Pill and medication management