Our fully licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants help clients improve their strength, mobility, coordination and functional tasks. Therapists use a variety of state of the art and specialized equipment (Lite Gait, Bioness L300 Plus, Ergys 2, Game Cycle) and aquatic therapy to assist in the clients’ rehabilitation. Our therapists work directly with staff and family members to help educate and train them on everything from assisting clients with mobility as a client progresses to assistive device repairs. Our 1:1 approach provides client-focused rehabilitation with better outcomes.
Our fully licensed occupational therapists use a variety of strategies to promote skill development and independence in all daily activities, which includes things like: bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding and toileting. Occupational Therapists may also recommended use of adaptive equipment; such as a grab bar, raised toilet seat, shower chair or a long handled sponge. Our therapists also assist with more complex skills which are necessary as more independence and community access are achieved. These skills include:
- Personal finance management and budgeting
- Community access training
- Personal shopping
- Meal preparation
- Time management
- Housework & basic home maintenance
Our fully licensed Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP’s) prevent, assess, and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication, social communication, and swallowing disorders. Speech therapy at Eisenhower Center focuses on:
- Improving cognitive-communication skills in the areas of attention, memory, problem solving, reasoning, organization, orientation, pragmatics, and executive functions by providing abstract cognitive training programs and hands-on ADL and IADL activities.
- Improving receptive and expressive language including reading, writing, auditory comprehension, and verbal expression for functional daily language use at home, work, or school.
- Improving swallowing safety using the National Dysphagia Diet by providing diet recommendations and modifications, compensatory swallowing strategies, and education.
- Improving motor speech disorders (e.g., dysarthria, speech apraxia, stuttering) through therapy focused on planning, sequencing, and muscle coordination during speech tasks using oral motor, breathing, articulation, resonance, and phonation exercises.
- Improving voice disorders (e.g., vocal fold nodules, spasmodic dysphonia) by providing therapy focusing on pitch, volume, and vocal quality.
- Training and support for augmentative-alternative communication via speech generating devices or communication books/boards.
Supporting the journey of rehabilitation and recovery, our fully licensed counseling therapists address emotional, behavioral, and family issues and work with our clients to develop coping skills to address:
- Adjustment to disability or current life circumstances
- Substance abuse
- Post-Traumatic Stress
- Anger management
- Impulse control