Finding the right short term rehab facility.
It is important to know what to look for in a short term rehabilitation facility. This is the best way to alleviate concerns about the healing and rehabilitation process. Short term rehab is the place people go to recover from health issues, and to receive a variety of therapy and nursing services to heal with nursing staff available 24 hours a day.
Before making the decision, make the effort to visit some rehab centers. While you’re there, ask to see patient rooms as well as common living areas. Some people feel more comfortable in a room by themselves when they are recuperating, while others enjoy the company of having a shared room. Find a place that has the option that you desire. You’ll also want to look at the menus to see what choices the residents have for meals. Is there variety in the food, are the options healthy and appetizing? Ask about social events and activities, how do residents stay active and involved?
Be sure to talk to staff while you are visiting. Ask about the availability of specialized staff, especially with regard to your particular needs. Ask about having a personalized care plan, and about the recovery process and about the specific kinds of therapy you will be receiving.
Find out if you can talk to current or past residents of the facility, to learn about their experiences there and whether they recommend it to others. Ask for the facility’s recent satisfaction survey results to see how clients rate their services. It’s an important decision, so get all the information you will need to make it.