Senior Rehabilitation Center in Wausau, Wi
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When surgery, illness or injury keeps you from doing the things you enjoy, senior rehabilitation services at Benedictine Living Community-Wausau 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 our fully equipped senior rehabilitation center.
For those recovering from surgery or injury and who are able to live at home, we also offer outpatient therapy sessions in our Wausau, WI, 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.
Our rehabilitation environment features a variety of amenities and programs to enhance your stay:
- Private rooms with private bathrooms and walk-in showers
- Whirlpool spa
- Spacious, comfortable lounge area
- Separate dining and entrance
- Flat screen TVs and cable service
- Social and recreational activities
- Available nursing services
- Social services
- Respite care
- Home safety evaluations
- Therapeutic wellness programs
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
What are the differences among physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy for seniors?
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.