As part of our health care continuum, Saint Mary’s at Asbury Ridge offers physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapies as ordered by the resident’s physician.

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Physical Therapy

  • Individualized programs for residents suffering from pain, weakness, decreased endurance or loss of balance/motion
  • Therapeutic exercises designed to improved 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

Respiratory Therapy

  • The program is designed to help treat conditions such as bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia, asthma and COPD
  • Assessments of a resident's pulmonary and oxygenation status are conducted and work in conjunction with physical therapy
  • Focuses on improving residents' activities of daily living (ADL) and their ability to participate in rehabilitation and exercise programs
  • Reduces readmission to health centers

For more information, please contact:

Kara Hardner, Clinical Liaison

(814) 836-5303