We see every patient experience as another chance to help restore both the physical and emotional quality of life for those we serve. That’s why we’ve carefully crafted programs to ensure our patients can get back to good health, and live full and happy lives.
The Dementia Capable Care Program enables individuals at every stage of the dementia continuum to stay successfully engaged in meaningful activity and to have healthy relationships. We believe that individuality and abilities should be discovered, celebrated, and honored, and that people can live to their emotional, spiritual, and functional potential at every stage of the disease. Our occupational and speech therapy teams are certified Dementia Care Specialists. Learn more.
The musculoskeletal system impacts nearly every patient a therapist treats, either directly or indirectly. Ortho Connections is a comprehensive guide to the treatment of a wide range of orthopedic disorders, including protocols and evidence-based resources on appropriate treatment progressions for these conditions. This unique program helps promote mobility and independence while helping reduce the risk of unplanned hospital visits.
PreHab Ortho Rapid Recovery
PreHab Ortho Rapid Recovery is designed for patients who are planning for an elective or required surgery. It targets physical and biomechanical relationships that are vital both pre- and post-surgery to help patients better heal post-surgery, improve outcomes, and decrease the need for additional services after surgery. These programs consist of a cardiovascular component, resistance training, flexibility training, and practicing functional tasks.
The Cardiac Recovery Program is designed to meet the unique needs of individuals recovering from cardiac surgical procedures or acute MI. The program includes interventions and best practice recommendations for managing the rehabilitation needs of cardiac patients, including endurance training, maximizing independence in function, and monitoring relevant vital signs.
Don’t Skip a Beat
The Don’t Skip a Beat program is designed to meet the needs of individuals recovering from or managing cardiopulmonary disease. Many individuals have functional deficits resulting from or exacerbated by cardiopulmonary conditions as either the primary cause or secondary complicating factor. The program includes interventions and best practice recommendations for the most common causes of cardiopulmonary issues.
Mission Cognition is a Cognitive Rehab Therapy (CRT) Program with the primary goal of functional application of cognitive skills to improve a person’s ability to reintegrate into the community at the highest level achievable. Any person who has suffered a neurological impairment that is affecting their ability to perform the activities of daily living (ADLs) can benefit from CRT.
More Than a Memory
The More Than a Memory Program is designed to aid in the accurate staging of individuals with dementia-related cognitive difficulties in order to create and implement a person-centered, abilities-based maintenance program that allows individuals to maintain their best ability to function throughout the stages of dementia.
TMC’s Neuro Connections Program encompasses treatment of any disease process or trauma that results in dysfunction of either the central or peripheral nervous system, including best practices for dosage and frequency of therapeutic interventions, as well as diagnosis-specific considerations for assessment and treatment.
TMC’s InVENTive Rehab Program is designed to meet the unique needs of residents with artificial airways (tracheostomy or mechanical ventilation). Swallowing difficulties, voice problems, and respiratory coordination for speech and swallowing can all be impacted by the presence of an artificial airway, but with strategic and focused rehabilitation, they do not have to continue to negatively affect quality of life.
The Dysphagia Program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are experiencing difficulty with the process of swallowing. The program includes intervention, compensatory education, and best practice recommendations for managing the rehabilitation needs of these patients through an interdisciplinary care approach.
Rehab and restorative dining are valuable pieces of the rehabilitation puzzle for individuals experiencing difficulties in independently managing their dining activities. Therapeutic interventions can take various forms, but are all aimed at assisting the resident in achieving and maintaining their maximum level of independence with dining.
The absence of proper positioning can create a situation where the improper positioning causes or worsens other conditions. The Comfort First Program is focused on identifying and correcting underlying positional abnormalities and then addressing the resulting risks for decline related to acute illness or occurring as a result of an existing disease process.
TMC’s No Boundaries Restraint Reduction Program is focused on identifying and correcting underlying issues that could lead to the use of restraints within the long-term care population. The program components focus on understanding why restraint use is undesirable, understanding the underlying impairments, and implementing alternatives that improve the quality of life of the residents.
The Beyond Sight Program is designed to meet the unique needs of patients and residents with visual limitations impacting their functional abilities. The program is focused on strategies to help the individual compensate for lost visual function and regain as much independence as possible.
The Mobility, Voice and Exercise Program (MoVE) is designed to meet the unique needs of patients with Parkinson’s disease. The program includes interventions for the most common complications related to Parkinson’s, including decreased mobility, decreased independence, communication deficits, pain, swallowing difficulties, and decreased postural control.
TMC’s Positioning, Orthotics, Stretching, Exercise Program (POSE) is focused on identifying and correcting abnormalities causing contractures or risk for contractures in the long-term population. The accurate identification of, and intervention for, the appropriate contributing causes to contracture can improve quality of life for residents and decrease caregiver burden.
It is a widespread misconception that urinary incontinence (UI) is an inevitable part of aging. The Programs Reducing Incontinence Disorders and Embarrassment Program (PRIDE) is designed to work in collaboration with individuals to aggressively address factors which contribute to incontinence, through comprehensive assessment and focused intervention with the goal of improvement in continence management.
Pain Busters is a comprehensive guide to the treatment of specific types of pain commonly encountered in the Skilled Nursing setting, as well as pain treatment in general. This program is focused on accurate identification of pain levels, interventions to target pain sources, and resulting functional limitations.
The Balancing Act
The Balancing Act Program is designed to be a comprehensive fall-prevention and intervention program focusing on both risk reduction and appropriate interventions after a fall has occurred. Identifying the underlying deficits that led or could lead to a fall form the basis of intervention. The program includes education for patients and interdisciplinary team members.
One of the definitions of wellness is, “an approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases.” To promote that approach, our UpIT! Wellness program is designed to be an interactive tool in promoting resident health and wellness for our AL and IL residents.
Many of the top diagnoses for Hospital Readmissions from the Skilled Nursing setting are respiratory in nature and COPD and pneumonia comprise 23% of total readmissions. Our respiratory therapy program is designed to assist communities in improving care to their residents managing respiratory issues, through an interdisciplinary approach that leverages both frontline medical interventions and supportive rehabilitation to achieve long-term outcomes.