Saint Mary's Home of Erie, PA

Saint Mary's East Rehabilitative Services

As part of our healthcare continuum, Saint Mary’s East and Saint Mary’s at Asbury Ridge offer in-house physical, occupational and speech therapies, as ordered by the resident’s physician. These services are contracted through Alliance Rehab HVA.

Physical Therapy

  • Individualized programs for residents suffering from pain, weakness, decreased endurance or loss of balance/motion
  • Therapeutic exercises designed to improve ability to function or ambulate
  • Assessment and treatment for those having difficulty with activities, mobility or safety at home or in the community
  • Rehabilitation following an illness or injury to help recover previous body function

Occupational Therapy

  • Evaluation of performance in areas that include self-care, upper extremity mobility and visual perceptual skills
  • Treatment of problems including challenges with bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding, decreased arm/hand function, and impaired visual perception
  • Assessment of positioning needs and alteration of positioning to improve safety and function
  • Evaluations for discharge to home

Speech Therapy

  • Oral rehabilitation for hearing and speech impairments
  • Receptive and expressive communications disorders
  • Cognitive retraining for Activities of Daily Living (ADL) safety awareness and problem solving
  • Swallowing therapy