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Medical personel: Rehab centers typically cater to people with injuries requiring in patient rehabilitation. Thus you will find physiatrists, probably a consulting neurologist, neurosurgeon and orthopedist; pain specialist, speech therapist, occupational and physical therapist and assistant therapist, and nursing staff. There are often psychologists and psychiatrists. ...Read more
Some do and: Some do not. Some of the larger ones like md anderson, mayo and moffitt do offer these services. Cancer rehabilitation has been proven to enhance quality of life and should be offered. If a cancer center does offer cancer rehab, ask your oncologist to send you to a general physiatrist for recommendations and a possible rehabilitation plan. I hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Development: Many nicus have developmental follow up clinics to evaluate progress and needs after going home from the nicu and the children are prescribed physical, occupational, and speech therapy as is warranted. The therapy occurs on developmentally appropriate levels which is often through play therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hospital based: Typically, cardiac rehabilitation programs are based in hospitals. Rarely, an hmo or other similar organization may offer similar services. Likewise, sometimes community colleges or organizations like the ymca may have rehabilitation programs. These are usually for healthier people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Level of care: Honestly there is considerable variation from place to place about how this works. However if you want to get a sense of how things "ought" to work you should search for the "level of care and utilization system" of the american association of community psychiatrists. It is a bit complicated but covers the factors that determine medically appropriate residential care. ...Read more
Yes: Boredom for seniors can be a risk factor. Plus it's a nice way to make friends. ...Read more
Minimal: Cardiac rehab is conducted under EKG monitoring just like in a hospital. The majority of patients have undergone angioplasty/stent placement or bypass surgery. Such patients have been "revascularized." prior to being enrolled in rehab, a patient has a stress test to be certain there are no significant signs of ischemia (inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle). Rehab strengthens the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not just execise: A nurse and an exercise physiologist evaluate a patient and assess what level of fitness they are and design a program to meet a pespecified goal. They are then given instuctions and meet with a class 2 or 3 times a week. While exrecisiin the pts are monitered and have there blood pressures and rythm checked prior to and after execise. Often dieticians will come and advise as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardiac rehab: Cardiac rehabilitation is targeted to help minimize risks. For less stable patients, we monitor them during the exercise phase. The risks are pretty minimal but since patients have cardiac problems as the reason they are there, as the saying goes stuff happens.......But rarely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: The va offers mobility training, vision aids for low vision, psychological counseling and family service. Service connected veterans with low vision related to their service are eligible without question for these. Others might be eligible depending upon their individual circumstances. ...Read more
Assist the blind: The va hospitals have rehabilitation programs for a variety of dysfunctions and blindness is one of the core programs. Your va ophthalmologist can direct you to this assistance which is a valuable part of their program. ...Read more
Nursing, therapist: The rehabilitation department is usually occupied with physical therapist, occupational therapist, and nursing staff -- and they can be registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and nursing assistant. There is always a supervising physician responsible as the medical director of the facility --. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: After a total knee replacement, you will definitely need physical therapy. The setting will depend on your general health and other medical co-morbidities. The different settings could include home with outpatient therapy, home with home health therapy, at a skilled nursing facility, or at an inpatient rehabilitation facility. Your doctors will help determine the most appropriate rehab setting. ...Read more
Try AA: Depending on how much you have been drinking or using an addictive drug, you can stop it without medical detoxification, and begin to attend a 12 step support group each day to get you on the path to sobriety. If you have already tried this and failed multiple time then an inpatient rehab setting is the next step, and often successful. The advantage is you are away from temptation. ...Read more
What to do if a family friend's son is a gambling addict. Looking for rehab center and how much they are?
Gambling: Many questions. Great that you're concerned about your friend. Of course if they do not want help ? Long-term or 30 days 60 day not necessarily as a good therapist. Personal life situation, they have to be involved -have to like the situation and be ready. Please use internet to search out places in your area if that's what you need. If can go anywhere in the world same. Ask around for quality. ...Read more
Daily routines: Patients receive therapies, physical, occupational, speech and recreational in order to restore needed function, strength and endurance. They also meet with psychologists and social workers as appropriate. Different facilities offer unique options depending on location, exposure or resources. Some are more academic, some perform research and appear fairly creative. Routines are need based. ...Read more
If someone is a danger to themself can you get them committed to a drug rehab center against their will? I know you can do this with a mental ward
No: Not at a drug or alcohol treatment facility. They will not take dangerous individuals there. Psychiatric wards will and do admit those that are dangerous to themselves or others involuntarily, but it also a complicated procedure. I would call your local hospital about their policies and practices before rushing to a decision. ...Read more
At my grandma’s rehab center, i’d see that the aids did all the work and the lpns told them what to do, and the rns passed out drugs. Is that the way it’s done?
Different work: There are multiple kinds of "work" in a rehab center or hospital. Some of this you never see, or may not recognize as "work". Making sure the medications are correctly prepared, documented, and given is work also. Different training, different responsibilities and tasks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Working closely with: Working closely with the rehab team is crucial. They will provide education and training for not only the patient but the family/caregivers, recommend specific equipment, and assist with the transition to an appropriate home rehab or outpatient therapy program. It is also important that a follow up appointment is scheduled with the family physician and all specialists involved with care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone is a drug addict can i have them committed to some type of rehab center against their will? Just as u can do with ppl with mental problems
What do you advise if i want to check into a rehab center for emotional issues will this affect my job?
Probably not: Each job requirements vary, but mental,illness is recognized and should be addressed in your employee handbook. If you need inpatient help, it would seem you would be effective in your job role anyway. Speak w your counselor or psychiatrist to,discuss your goals,for wanting inpatient vs outpatient help. This may a work comp covered event if your job contributed to the problem. ...Read more
How old do you have to be to go to a rehab center and how long to stay for pt after broken pelvis?
See below: Some rehab hospitals have pediatric units but most do not. There is no particular age requirement. With regard to a broken pelvis, the answer to length of stay will depend on the extent of the injury to the pelvis, where the pelvis was fractured, if the person is able to bear weight on the legs as well as many other factors. I would expect at least one week and maybe up to 4 weeks in most cases. ...Read more
When mom was in rehab center people came and went from her room and never washed their hands. What should I have done?
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See below: The best way is to be there for your loved one. Rehab facilities have very liberal visiting hours in general and the more you can be there the better. Rehab teams love to get families involved with the rehabilitation process as well. ...Read more
, My mother-in-law is currently in a rehab center due to a broken femur. Now, she has a dry-blood clot on her heel, what could be the cau?
Pressure sore: The most common thing that looks like that is actually a pressure sore on the heel secondary to the increased time she has been in bed from the fracture and surgery. Ask for a wound care consult, it needs to be cared for correctly. Try to keep pressure off her heel. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neurologist : 90, pelvic fx 5mo ago. Rehab center 1mo then no pt, weakening, leg on side of fracture is shaky bearing wt even with walker. What cause?
A vital center: Where patients with pulmonary disease will participate in a rehabilitation program that will increase their exercise and daily living activities tolerance. They will teach things from coping strategies, appropriate exercises, breathing techniques and development of pulmonary health and prevention of progression of pulm disease. Best of luck and hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I work at a wildlife rehabilitation center. I am more likely to contract rabies. What should I do?
7months baby(Down Syndrome).Rehabilitation center recomend(Physiotherapy+Early intervention),anther centr said always Down Synd dont need Physiotherpy?
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