Rehabilitation

Five Star bets on wellness, rebrands rehab division

The senior care chain has reshaped its footprint in wellness services for health maintenance and rehabilitation therapy.

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An awakening

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.

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Back on my feet

After some missteps, the nurse manager told resident blogger Kathleen Mears she can once again stand to transfer. 

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The risks of being home alone

Seniors can jeopardize their health when they refuse home health services after being discharged from the hospital. 

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A change in dosage

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.

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Physical therapy: Experience vs. equipment

Physical therapists must balance high-tech tools with acquired tricks of the trade to help patients get better, and stay better. 

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Pa. to provide training, support for family caregivers

New legislation will help family members who care for senior loved ones at home following hospital discharge. 

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Interdisciplinary rehab helps seniors with chronic pain

New findings suggest that the more people at the rehabilitation table, the more seniors with chronic pain benefit. 

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The therapy coding overhaul

CMS's recent changes to therapy code sets are rocking the provider world. This primer will help your facility transition to the new CPT codes and the new Medicare reimbursement rules that are coming next.

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Volunteers of America buys into Centrex Rehab

Nonprofit Volunteers of America has become part owner of Centrex Rehab, allowing the company to nearly double in size.

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