Our experienced therapists employ a variety of therapeutic interventions for patients with neurological-muscular disorders. Comprehensive therapy plans for patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome and other related disorders aim to improve activities of daily living, functional mobility and ambulation.
Individualized rehab programs are a multi-disciplinary effort, geared toward maintaining a quality of life and the management of physical, emotional and behavioral changes associated with neurological-muscular disorders.
- Communication skills re-training
- Activities of Daily living training
- Balance, gait and mobility training
- Range-of-motion exercises
- Strength training
- Swallowing management
- Alternative nutrition management
- Psychological counseling
- Family support and teaching
Wound Care Program
Individualized wound care treatment plans are developed in conjunction with a consulting Wound Care Physician, Wound Care Nurse, Registered Dietitians, and Physical Therapists. Our specialized team uses Shortwave Diathermy Therapy and Electrical Stimulation treatments in collaboration with Adjunctive Wound Therapy. These advanced techniques accelerate healing, manage pain and improve recovery time from chronic wounds that are not healing by other traditional methods.
Our Wound Care Program addresses the prevention and management of chronic and acute wounds associated with a broad range of medical conditions.
- Arterial and venous ulcers
- Diabetic ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
- Surgical wounds
- Incontinence related skin issues
- Obesity related skin problems
- Traumatic injury
- Wound debridement
- Electrical stimulation/ Tissue ultrasound
- Ultraviolet light therapy
- Wound VAC therapy
Respite Care Program
The support required to care for a loved one at home can be physically challenging and emotionally exhausting. At Greenwich Woods, we offer a short-stay respite care program. Families can be comforted knowing that their loved one is receiving 24-hour skilled nursing care and supervision, while enjoying the opportunity to socialize and participate in recreational activities.
Our Respite Care Program features include:
- Assistance with activities of daily living
- Flexible-stay schedules
- Medication management and administration
- Rehabilitation and nursing care services
- Healthy meals that are planned by our Registered Dieticians in accordance with personal preference and dietary requirements
- 24 hour Skilled Nursing Care
Our 45 bed community “Redwood” was created in 1993 to meet the skilled care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. The Redwood Unit is secure and residents are encouraged to walk in a safe and protected environment.
Specialty Training and our unique “Alzheimer’s Ambassador” Program
Caring for individuals with dementia requires skill and expertise in understanding the disease process. Our consistent core of caregivers have been trained under the auspices of a renowned cognitive care specialist and in conjunction with the dementia care training practices of the Alzheimer’s Association. The development of our “Alzheimer’s Ambassador” program promotes “person centered care” – a unique approach to the way we deliver Alzheimer’s care. This approach to care starts with knowing our residents and connecting to them as individuals.
Therapeutic recreational activities such as art, cooking, gardening and hand massage stimulate the senses and provide a sense of self-worth.
Customized dining enhances our program with a focus on hydration and nutrition. Fresh, appetizing cuisine is presented in an eye appealing manner to stimulate the appetite. Our nutritionally balanced meals are also available for patients who require pureed, ground or mechanically altered diets.
Media enhanced memory activities such as music, radio, television and various word games can help to facilitate a resident’s long-term memory.
Pet and nature therapies compliment our therapeutic activities. “Bird Tales” was developed by our company in conjunction with the Audubon Society. The program uses multi-sensory stimulation and the natural world of birds to help residents interact with their environment. Paro, our robotic seal, has micro chip technology that simulates the behaviors of a small pet and is a non-allergenic approach to providing comfort and facilitating communication.
Gardening and seasonal outdoor activities can engage all senses and help patients rediscover their world.
We Value our Partnership with Families and Loved Ones
As a family member, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease can be an emotional journey, but the partnership that we have with you can make the biggest difference in your loved one’s quality of life. Creating ways to meaningfully engage your loved one can reap unexpected rewards. Your input and participation in your loved one’s daily routine helps to strengthen our partnership through trust and support.