Our senior health center, The Birches, offers exceptional short-term care and senior rehabilitation services backed by a 5-Star CMS rating. We use the latest treatments and technology to recover and return home after a serious illness or hip, knee, or some other joint replacement surgery. Our friendly, dedicated care team works closely with our residents, family and personal physician to create a personalized plan. Our restorative rehabilitation services — including speech, occupational and physical therapies — are available in a relaxing setting to help you recover quickly and get back to doing what you love.
Our rehabilitative therapy department is home to a therapy gym dedicated solely to rehabilitation.
Services and amenities include:
- Licensed nursing associates on-site 24/7
- Assistance with activities of daily living
- Medication management
- Chef-prepared, restaurant-style meals
- Calendar of activities and social events
- All-private suites with a refrigerator, microwave and private bathroom
- Outdoor sitting area
- Private family room
- Laundry service
- All utilities paid, including cable and local phone service
- Salon and day spa
- 24-hour security
- Emergency response system
- Multipurpose room
State-of-the-art rehab equipment.
Our rehabilitative therapy department is home to a therapy gym dedicated solely to rehabilitation. To help accelerate your recovery, our therapy gym uses the latest equipment:
Biodex Balance System™ — A one-stop checkup tool for balance and a powerful treatment tool to help reduce your fall risk.
VitalStim® Therapy — Following a stroke or illness, this noninvasive tool provides painless external electrical stimulation therapy to reeducate the throat muscles needed for swallowing.
Vectra Genisys® Therapy System — This machine relieves acute pain, re-educates or relaxes muscles, or speeds healing and recovery by applying electrotherapy, ultrasound or laser therapy.
Short-term rehabilitation frequently asked questions
At The Birches, we provide short-term rehab through physical, speech and occupational therapies. You don’t need to be a resident here to receive expert care from skilled pathologists and therapists, who use the most advanced treatments and technologies to quickly get you home doing what you love.
It’s similar in that it helps restore strength and mobility. Occupational therapy helps people adapt to their social and physical environment through relearning things like dressing, memory training and coordination exercises.
Skilled speech and language pathologists address communication issues and swallowing dysfunctions. Our staff will design treatment plans to help with language ability, provide alternate communication strategies and give appropriate diet recommendations.
We’re here to help when you’re planning post-hospital care for your loved one. We accept referrals for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation from your doctor or hospital discharge planner.
Yes. We accept direct admissions into our rehabilitation program on a case-by-case basis, depending on availability.