Post- Acute Rehab Innovation in Rehabilitation
Dignity means regaining independence and having choices after a health crisis. At Foss, our state-of-the-art rehabilitation services will help you recover from surgery, injury or illness. Our expertly trained team of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists utilize evidence-based treatment protocols designed to help you return home as soon as possible.
Omni VR – a virtual rehabilitation system designed specifically for the need of geriatric patients and more medically complex conditions.
Omni Cycle – an advanced therapy cycle with interactive Biofeedback designed to improve exercise participation and performance.
At Foss, leading-edge treatments and rehabilitation equipment include Electrical Stimulation, Patterned Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation (PENS), Therapeutic Ultrasound and Shortwave Diathermy. These interventions are used to increase comfort and tolerance to treatment by decreasing pain, inflammation and edema. This enables participation in more intensive therapy which can aid in a quicker recovery.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. What is the nursing aid to patient ratio?
The ratio of nursing aid to patient can range from 1:6-1:8 based on the acuity mix of the residents.
2. How often will the patient work with the rehab team; physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy?
Residents in Post-Acute Care (TCU-Transitional Care Unit) will be seen by the rehab team 5 to 6 times a week.
3. Will my loved one have choices in regards to meal options?
Residents do have choices at every meal. We take into consideration any specific diagnoses.
4. How long will my loved one be at Foss?
The length of stay, and rehab program plan, is based on the specific diagnosis, progress of the resident and Medicare guidelines.
5. What are next steps, after rehab is complete and discharge is pending?
Foss provides a discharge planner to assist with next steps for discharge to the appropriate setting and needed care.