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3 Care Programs for a Speedy Recovery

Walker Methodist | Aug 18, 2014

It’s been said that despite its inevitability, getting old is the one thing that seems to catch everyone by surprise. Whether you’ve suffered a stroke, required surgery, are struggling with a mental health issue, or have been injured, finding a program that aids in and encourages recovery can be extremely important. We understand the desire to begin feeling strong and healthy after various health circumstances, so we’ve compiled 3 assisted living care programs that will help with a speedy recovery process.

Rehabilitation Programs


The ultimate goal of a rehabilitation programs is to help you return to your highest possible living functionality. Depending on the type of care needed, the length and involvement of programs will vary. Some routines involve re-teaching how to perform certain actions and some routines focus on compensatory strategies. In almost all situations, the earlier an individual can start the therapy program, the higher their chances are for making a stronger, faster recovery.

Rehabilitation is not an easy process. It can be tiring and frustrating, but with consistency and diligence results will be achieved.

Transitional Care

Transitional care programs are a great option for those who are ready to leave the hospital setting, but may still be vulnerable and need care or assistance before returning home. This recovery program is quickly growing, as some seniors are discharged, but have specific care and medical needs that can be too complex for families and friends to manage alone.

Transitional care options provide a more intimate environment with one-on-one care, allowing a personalized team to help the individual regain some independence, build strength and smoothly transition to a comfortable lifestyle faster than they may be able to otherwise. Many of those who go through transitional care programs have reduced the risk of being readmitted to the hospital.

This type of short-term health care provides the care setting for ultimate recovery so you can return home. With specialized programs for short-term dementia, medication regulation, and a thorough cardio-pulmonary program, transitional care provides a high-quality comfortable setting to complete your recovery.

Adult Day Programs

Adult Day programs can be particularly beneficial for seniors who are transitioning themselves back into the social aspect of their life. Sometimes following a health situation, rehab and hospitalization can cause seniors to isolate themselves. We find that being exposed to various activities not only aids in shifting back into a healthy social life, but can stimulate mental and physical health as well.

Adult Day programs include enriching activities, healthy meals and access to rehabilitation therapies and health services. Seniors who participate in day programs have the opportunity to enjoy a supportive social life combined with attentive health care and a wealth of conveniences. They are able recharge with a range of services including health and medication monitoring, fitness classes and even spa treatments. In addition to these daily programs, members can enjoy birthday celebrations, story and spirit groups, culinary arts classes, crafts, breakfasts, outings, school visitors, pet therapy, health education and after-hours programming. 

To learn more about care options available and which programs for a speedy recovery are right for you, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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