Services

OCCUPATIONAL, PHYSICAL & SPEECH THERAPY

At Adira, it is always our therapists’ primary goal to create an individualized care plan to restore our patients’ prior level of functioning so they can return home. Our therapists will assess each patient’s needs, provide treatment for recovery and also help patients reintegrate into their communities as necessary to ensure a smooth transition.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Our Physical Therapy program focuses on the treatment need to improve the mobility, balance, strength and endurance of our patients.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Improving self-care, safe performance of daily activities, and the development of fine motor skills needed to regain independence are the focus of our Occupational Therapy program.  Following an assessment, our therapists will provide patients with training on specialized adaptive equipment as needed as well as address any issues related to visual perceptual function and cognition.

SPEECH THERAPY

Our Speech Therapy program provides treatment needed to treat various swallowing disorders. After an initial assessment, our Speech and Language Pathologists will provide therapeutic interventions that address a patient’s communication and language skills and development of skills to compensate for memory and executive functioning skills.

THERAPEUTIC DIETS

For every patient, our dietician evaluates their nutritional requirements and preferences to design a diet program that meets their individual medical requirements and provides adequate calories to facilitate healing. This is done upon admission and periodically throughout the recovery process as a patient’s medical needs or preferences change.

Our therapeutic diet focuses around creating a customized nutritional plan for each patient that is integral to their success, happiness and recovery. We take into account each individual’s preferences, allergies and ensure the diet is in compliance with medical requirements.

AMPUTEE REHABILITATION

Adjusting to life after the loss of a limb takes patience and resolve from patients and their loved ones. At Adira, we help patients and their families to find the physical and emotional strength to make the transition and live life to the fullest again.

From wound care and pain management to physical and occupational therapy, we provide comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation for patients who have experienced limb loss.

We understand how difficult rehab after limb loss can be, and offer the expertise, encouragement and compassion needed to move forward. At every stage, our goal is to help our patients maximize their functional independence and find the emotional strength and confidence to successfully transition to home, work and the community.

WOUND CARE

For patients with complex wounds, Adira at Riverside Rehabilitation offers an integrated care system of professional, clinical and technical resources. We treat a variety of wounds, including ostomies, diabetic ulcers, arterial/venous ulcers, pressure ulcers, burns and pre- and post-flap surgery.

COMPLEX WOUND PROGRAM INCLUDES:
  • Professional skin care and clinical wound management
  • Patient-specific seating protocols
  • IV therapy (antibiotics)
  • Nutritional counseling
ADIRA AT RIVERSIDE COMPLEX WOUND PROGRAM SPECIALTIES INCLUDE:
  • Physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Physical therapy designed to increase strength and mobility and enhance wound healing
  • Occupational therapy to assist patients in returning to their everyday activities
  • Psychology services
  • Care management services

NEURO-REHABILITATION

Our Neuro-Rehabilitation program helps patients suffering from neurological issues to restore their optimal health levels and regain independence in performing their daily activities. At Adira, our approach is always to assess each patient’s individual needs and develop an individualized care plan to achieve their goals.

Therapy may be required from injuries, infections, degenerative diseases, structural defects, tumors, and disorders in the circulatory system that can result in impairment of the nervous system.

SOME OF THE CONDITIONS THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
  • Vascular disorders: ischemic strokes (caused by blood clots), hemorrhagic strokes (caused by bleeding in the brain), subdural hematoma, and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs)
  • Infections: meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and brain abscesses
  • Trauma: brain and spinal cord injury
  • Structural or neuromuscular disorders: Bell palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Functional disorder: headache, seizure disorder, dizziness, and neuralgia
  • Degenerative disorders: Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer’s, and Huntington chorea.

CARDIO-PULMONARY REHABILITATION

Our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program has a dedicated team of therapists specially trained on exercises, education and support to help patients learn to breathe and function on the highest level possible.

We monitor each patient’s heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen levels to help improve their overall physical condition and manage COPD. Our program also teaches our patients breathing and relaxation techniques, ways to manage shortness of breath and how to exercise safely and effectively.

Our approach is always individualized since each patient’s limitations and needs is unique. Our team sets rehab goals for each patient, utilizing special equipment to enable maximum recovery.

LONG-TERM SKILLED NURSING CARE

Adira offers 24 hour skilled medical care for patients with acute and chronic conditions that are in need of long term care. We have a designated floor specifically for our long term residents with staff members catered to their individual needs.

Our team assists long term residents with any physical or emotional needs over an extended period of time. These include help with their daily activities and any medical needs such as administering medications, making doctors appointments, managing money, personal hygiene, and any other responsibilities that they are unable to perform on their own.

RESPITE CARE

At Adira, we understand that long term private caregivers often need a break. We have a qualified and caring medical team, offering temporary care and housing for your loved one whether they are an dependent elderly, sick or handicapped person.

With us, you can feel confident that during the period of a few days or weeks, our skilled nursing team will provide high quality and professional care for your short term relief.

ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA CARE UNITS

At Adira, we understand the importance of specialized care for those suffering with Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Our staff is highly trained in handling residents who suffer from these illnesses and have a dedicated floor to ensure a safe and calm environment for managing their needs.

Family members can feel confident knowing that their loved ones are well taken care of and in a happy and loving environment at Adira. Our team is attentive to our Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Unit patients, compassionate and experienced in the high level of care and attention required to maximize their comfort and safety.

STROKE & TBI REHABILITATION

No two Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are ever alike, the challenges always substantial for both patients and their families.

At Adira, we offer medical nursing, therapy care, and an individualized plan to best address the complex needs of our residents. Our highly qualified team aims to optimize recovery for our patients at every stage in order to achieve the greatest success in their physical and functional well being.

Our treatment includes stimulating a response and enhancing mobility and physical function in order to regain independence and maximize their ability to perform daily tasks.

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