Assisted living residents may receive the following therapies in their apartments through outpatient therapy or home health services. In-patient therapy is available through the skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.
Focuses on strengthening large muscle groups (anything from the waist down) to improve walking, sitting, standing, stairs, etc.
Focus is on improving fine motor skills (anything from the waist up) – ability to hold eating utensils, brushing hair & teeth, etc.
If necessary, focus is on speech improvement or swallowing ability (typically needed after a patient has suffered a stroke).