I believe that one of the most important tools any administrator, CEO or owner of an organization is going to need is creativity.
At Presbyterian Village North in Dallas, TX, we offer services in assisted living, skilled nursing, certified Alzheimer and dementia care, hospice and palliative care, and inpatient and outpatient rehab. As a not-for-profit organization, we offer Five Star-rated continuing care in the Dallas Metroplex to individuals of all faiths. As a company, we're focused on delivering care in the right way — concentrating our efforts on what's important to each individual with whom we come in contact.
We found long ago that movement in warm water is the perfect solution for those suffering from pain. While in the water, patients can stretch and move pain-free in its soothing warmth.
By developing a well thought-out plan and starting early, you will ensure your new investment will be beneficial to your residents, your community and your bottom line.
It's not hard to get seniors into the water to perform aquatic therapy with the HydroWorx therapy pool at her facility, says Katie O'Shea, PT, DPT, GCS, MBA, the rehabilitation program manager and master clinician at PowerBack Rehabilitation in New Jersey.
Many seniors today are accustomed to an active lifestyle and wish to continue this lifestyle well into retirement age. But because of injury, chronic health issues or disease, exercise—traditional, land-based exercise—is out of the question.