Short-Term Senior Care and Senior Rehabilitation in St. Joseph, MO
A place to rest, restore and rejuvenate.
When surgery, illness or injury keeps you from doing the things you enjoy, senior rehabilitation services at Benedictine Living Community-St. Joseph can help speed your recovery.
Inpatient short-term senior care and rehabilitation help individuals recovering from hospital stays for complex medical issues such as stroke, injury or even elective surgeries who need 24-hour care in a fully equipped senior rehabilitation center.
For those who are recovering from surgery or injury and are able to live at home, we also offer outpatient therapy sessions in our St. Joseph, MO, senior rehabilitation center. In either case, the goal of our professional, caring staff is to help the individual recover independence, move confidently, communicate effectively, and manage activities of daily life with little to no assistance.
Based on an individual’s needs, a rehabilitation plan may include:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Strength, flexibility and endurance development
- Family support to integrate the family into the individual’s plan of care
- Spiritual care
- Social services
- An engaging schedule of activities
- Consultation with our dedicated dietitian
Call (816)-671-8500, or get in touch using the form on this page to learn more about the short-term senior care and senior rehabilitation services available at Benedictine Living Community-St. Joseph.
What is the difference among physical, occupational and speech therapies?
Physical therapy helps individuals regain strength, mobility and balance. Occupational therapy is aimed at improving an individual’s ability to perform everyday tasks and adapt to their physical environment. Speech therapy seeks to improve or restore the ability to communicate verbally and to enhance eating or swallowing skills.
Who will be involved in my care?
A team including a doctor, nurse, social worker, dietitian and therapists can provide care, guide your rehabilitation process, and work in partnership with you and your family members.
When is short-term inpatient rehabilitation needed?
When you’ve experienced a significant or life-threatening injury or illness, major surgery, or an emergency trauma, your physician may prescribe short-term inpatient rehabilitation to assist in your recovery. For more information, read our blog posts, Short-Term Rehabilitation: A Closer Look and When Is Short-Term Rehabilitation Needed?
Will Medicare pay for inpatient rehabilitation?
Medicare does provide coverage for inpatient rehabilitation. Your individual coverage and costs will depend upon the circumstances of your admission. For more information, visit the Medicare website.