Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services


Our goal at Adira at Riverside is to restore you to your optimal level of function, so you can return home as soon as possible.

Our therapists will assess your needs, create a personalized care plan, provide treatment using state-of-the-art best practices, and help you manage a smooth transition and reintegration into your community.


Improvement of mobility, balance, strength and endurance after illness or injury.


Restore and improve fine motor skills, visual and perception and cognition, and provide training on specialized adaptive equipment to enable self care, employment and independent living.


Speech and language pathologists assess and provide therapeutic interventions to treat swallowing disorders, communication and language issues, and provide training to compensate for deficits in memory and executive function.


Upon admission and regularly throughout your stay, Our Certified Dietician evaluates your nutritional needs to design a diet plan optimized to facilitate your healing process. Religious dietary requirements, personal preferences and allergic diet limitations are strictly observed while providing appealing dining options.


We understand how physically and emotionally difficult the loss of a limb can be, and we can provide the compassion, encouragement and expert rehabilitation therapy you need to overcome your loss and recover.

From wound care and pain management to prosthetic training, physical rehab and occupational therapy, we provide comprehensive “whole patient” treatment designed to help you regain function, restore independence and confidence and successfully transition to home, work and the community.


Adira at Riverside Rehabilitation offers an integrated care system of professional, clinical and technical resources for complex wound care.

We treat a wide variety of complex wounds, including ostomies, diabetic ulcers, arterial/venous ulcers, pressure ulcers, burns and pre- and post-flap surgery.

  • Professional skin care and clinical wound management
  • Patient-specific seating protocols
  • IV therapy (antibiotics)
  • Nutritional counseling
  • 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 helps patients with impairments of the nervous system restore their neurological health and the ability to perform the daily tasks of living.

We make a complete assessment of your needs and prepare a personalized care plan.

Then we work tirelessly with you to help you achieve the best possible results.

Neuro-Rehabilitation is effective in treating:
  • Stroke (ischemic or hemorrhagic), subdural hematoma and transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Symptoms of diseases such as meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and brain abscesses
  • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
  • Structural or neuromuscular disorders, including Bell’s palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Functional disorders such as headache, seizure disorders, dizziness, and neuralgia


With one of the best cardiopulmonary rehabilitation programs in the area, Adira at Riverside is ready to help you regain your breathing capacity after a heart attack, cardiac catherization, angioplasty or congestive heart failure.

Our program can also help treat a variety of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms.

Starting with assessment and monitoring of blood pressure and oxygen levels, we create a personalized plan just for you, using special equipment and proven techniques to improve your lung capacity and oxygenation.

We also help you learn to reduce the stress and anxiety associated with shortness of breath through relaxation and breath control techniques.

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.


At Adira at Riverside, we don’t just treat a patient or a condition. The goal of our long-term skilled nursing care team is to help you live your life to the fullest.

Whatever the length of your stay, you’ll be welcomed in the comfortable and compassionate environment of our dedicated long-term care floor.

In addition to 24-hour acute and chronic long-term care including administering medications and personal hygiene, our care providers help residents with their daily activities including scheduling appointments, managing money, and other tasks that they are unable to perform on their own.


Caregivers, you deserve a break.

Family and other private long-term care providers can rely on us when they need to make time for themselves.

Whether you need temporary care coverage for a few days or a few weeks, you can be confident in the comfortable housing and comprehensive skilled nursing care your elderly, sick or handicapped dependents will receive at Adira at Riverside.


Alzheimer’s and other dementias present unique challenges for care providers. Family members can be confident that their loved ones at Adira at Riverside will be well taken care of in a happy, loving environment.

Our attentive, compassionate and experienced team on the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Unit floor are highly trained in providing the specialized care and attention required to maximize patient comfort and safety while managing their condition.


No two stroke and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are ever alike. They always present unique and complex challenges to both patients and their families.

At Adira at Riverside, we perform a detailed assessment and then create a personalized therapy plan that includes skilled nursing, personal care and rehabilitation.

Our treatment begins with stimulating a response and works to rebuild mobility and physical function so the patient can regain independence and perform the tasks of daily living.

Our highly qualified team works around the clock to achieve the greatest possible success in their physical and functional recovery.


With the area’s only NYS Medicaid-certified vent unit, Adira at Riverside provides an unmatched level of respiratory therapy and care. Our specialists, dedicated unit and state-of-the-art equipment and training ensure that your loved ones are comfortable, safe, and on the road to breathing freely once again.

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