Short Stay Rehab

Short term rehab patient with chronic pain walking with walker being assisted by two staff persons

How to Manage Chronic Pain During a Rehab Stay

Managing chronic pain during a rehab stay is crucial for ensuring a successful recovery and enhancing the quality of life for patients. At the Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation, we use a combination of effective strategies that are customized to each patient’s individual needs. Understanding Chronic Pain Chronic pain is defined as pain that […]

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The Importance of Discharge Planning for a Successful Recovery

For short term rehabilitation patients, the road to recovery often extends beyond their hospital and skilled nursing facility stays. For patients recuperating from injury, illness, or surgery, the transition from a rehab stay to the comfort of home or assisted living must be implemented carefully to ensure patient safety and success. Discharge planning is an

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The Importance of Occupational Therapy in Rehab

Short term rehabilitation plays a pivotal role in helping individuals regain their independence and quality of life after surgery, illness, or injury. Though each patient’s needs are unique, occupational therapy is usually included in their care plan. The importance of occupational therapy in rehab is undeniable, due to its focus on regaining functions to complete

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The Importance of Mental Health Services in Rehab

Mental health plays an integral role mental health in the rehabilitation journey, the challenges faced by our residents, and the comprehensive services we offer to ensure a holistic approach to healing. Join us as we emphasize mental well-being alongside physical recovery, promoting a stigma-free and supportive environment for all.   Understanding the Connection between Physical

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Common Challenges Faced by Patients During the Short Term Rehab Process

The road to recovery after illness, injury, or surgery can be challenging, but with the right support and care, patients can overcome these obstacles and regain their independence. At The Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation, our team of skilled professionals is equipped to handle the common challenges faced by patients during the short term

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Why Short Term Rehab is Important After Surgery

If you are preparing for surgery, you may consider an inpatient stay in a short-term rehab center afterward to help you regain strength so you can safely return home. While many patients can return home following surgery and opt for outpatient rehabilitation, there are several reasons why short-term rehab is important after surgery. It Allows

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Navigating Cardiac Rehabilitation for Heart Patients

The rehabilitation process for recovering from a cardiac event begins with the understanding of each patient’s unique needs, followed by the creation of a care plan that allows us to provide specialized care. Navigating cardiac rehabilitation for heart patients can be challenging, but our therapy, nursing, dining, and other supporting teams collaborate seamlessly to create

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