Short-Term Rehabilitation

Our state-of-the-art rehab gym offers the newest equipment for physical, occupational, and speech therapy. We implement the use of motorized rehabilitation, virtual therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, as well as electrical stimulation to help renew strength and mobility. Our gym is also equipped with a bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen set up to retrain the resident for activities of daily living. Rehab is offered 7 days a week to promote optimal results for a safe discharge home.

Physical Therapy

Patients achieve their optimal levels of functional mobility through the use of therapeutic modalities and teaching techniques. Balance training enhances balance recovery to decrease risks for falls. Transfer training enhances independence and safety with mobility.  Stair navigation and indoor/outdoor ambulation training enhances safe discharge to home environment as well as community re-entry.

Occupational Therapy

Patients utilize state-of-the-art therapeutic techniques and teaching methods to assist and guide the residents of Little Neck Care Center in achieving their goals of independence in self-care activities, functional mobility, and feeding.  Therapeutic programs are structured to ensure carry-over of an optimal level of independent function into all areas of the resident’s lives.

Speech Therapy

This is for residents we have identified with swallowing /speech deficit and are candidates for treatment.  We help patients to improve function & manage deficit with diet modification, feeding strategies, communication strategies & devices.  We also work to determine the most appropriate diet consistency and the need for objective instrumental testing.

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