Physical therapist walking with a patient using a walker down a hallway

We understand that our residents come to us with very different and specific rehab needs which is why we have a team that will create individualized therapy programs that directly answer those specific needs. Our ultimate goal is to help our residents live a more independent lifestyle.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy provides rehabilitation services to assist patients in regaining their ability to walk, transfer between surfaces and balance. The focus is on mobility, safety, strength and regaining independence.

  • Full-time, one-on-one physical therapy
  • Training in mobility, gait stability, ambulation, posture, and positioning
  • Custom exercise programs to re-educate muscles, increase muscle function and improve coordination
  • Specialty programming and technology to promote balance and fall prevention
  • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase range of motion and manage contractures

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy instructs patients regarding strategies for improved activities of daily living such as eating, dressing, toileting, and bathing. Occupational therapy also instructs patients in techniques for loss of strength, cognition, balance, and sensation.

  • Education and training in dressing, bathing, eating and grooming
  • Activities for memory, orientation, and cognitive integration
  • Adaptive techniques and equipment to overcome physical disabilities
  • Strengthening and coordination exercises
  • Exercises to reduce the effects of arthritis or other conditions to maintain normal joint movement
  • Therapeutic environment for activities of daily living re-training with full kitchen, bathroom, and bed

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy evaluates and treats impairments of speech, language, and cognition As well as swallowing difficulties caused by accident or illness.

  • Exercises designed to recover speech, language and memory skills
  • Programs to strengthen verbal and non-verbal communication, including hearing impaired
  • Functionally appropriate diets
  • Focus on oral muscle strength and functions required for speaking and swallowing

Restorative Therapy

The Restorative Nursing Program provides mobility activities for residents to maintain their highest functional ability

Pioneer House
Health Center

415 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95841
tel (916) 953-3562
fax (916) 848-3307
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