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Sep 26 2017

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The Methodist Home difference:

  • Physical and occupational therapy offered seven-days-a-week
  • Speech/Language/Dysphagia therapy offered five-days-a-week
  • All private rooms and bathrooms
  • 2,000 square foot Rehabilitation Center
  • Orthopedic nurse practitioner available on-site for joint injections (pain management) and related services
  • Bi-lingual rehabilitation specialists
  • Comprehensive individualized programs
  • Outpatient services are available upon physician referral
  • Patient care overseen by the Director of Rehabilitation Services and a physiatrist
  • Specialty rehabilitation for stroke, joint replacement and amputees
  • Bladder re-training inclusive of Bladder Scanner for neurological, urological and stroke cases
  • Gait and balance training
  • Home management training
  • IV Therapy/IV Antibiotics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pain management
  • PICC line insertion and re-insertion on-site
  • Respiratory/tracheostomy care
  • Therapeutic recreation

Discharge process (Care coordination)

The Methodist Home�s social workers expertly coordinate care of residents when they return home to prevent re-hospitalization. Services include:

  • Setting up home care services and/or outpatient therapy
  • Ordering necessary durable medical equipment
  • Providing a community resource directory
  • Scheduling follow-up appointments and ordering medications
  • Weekly follow-up calls for one month to ensure that all services, medication and equipment are in place

The Methodist Home offers a beautifully decorated private room and bath reserved for care of adults who need round-the-clock skilled nursing for a short period of time. Respite care provides high-quality, uninterrupted care for your loved one, while giving you the extra time you need.

A Respite Care guest must:

  • Be an adult
  • Be under a physician’s care for chronic or acute medical illness
  • Be medically stable and free of infectious disease
  • Provide a current medical history and results of a recent medical exam.

Reservations are required for Respite Care stays. For more information contact our Admissions Department .

The Methodist Home s Rehabilitation Center is the cornerstone of our subacute/short-term rehabilitation program.

  • Are you looking for a conveniently located top-notch facility (and professional staff) to get back in shape after a knee, hip or shoulder fracture?
  • Do you need to find the best place for your elderly mother to recover after hospitalization due to a serious illness or accident?
  • Is additional therapy or recovery care needed before you can safely return home and manage the transition?

We help our guests get back to life with our state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center, highly qualified therapists and knowledgeable, caring staff. We offer physical and occupational therapy seven-days-a-week and speech therapy services five-days-a-week.

Our interdisciplinary staff collaborates closely with attending physicians from New York Columbia Presbyterian and Montefiore Hospitals.

Guests may commute to our central location (free on-site parking) or stay in our secure short-term accommodations. We offer 40 private rooms with full bathrooms for our short-term guests.

What are your treatment goals?

Treatment goals may include:

  • Walking and/or climbing stairs independently
  • Standing up (using the latest equipment for orthopedic and neurological conditions)
  • Preventing falls (with advance balanced training)
  • Managing daily routines such as bathing and dressing
  • Transfer techniques such as getting in and out of bed (or the car)
  • Regaining strength and endurance overall.


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