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COMPLEX CHALLENGES AND CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT

 

New Glarus Home provides a holistic, person-centered plan of care that is specific and tailored to each resident to address and fulfill the mind, body and spirit and to create and maintain independence, choice and dignity in our skilled nursing setting.

Preventative and Proactive Care

We feel that smooth care transitions are a crucial part of a sound care program so partnering with primary care physicians are essential for personalized care coordination. Effective communication with residents and their loved ones about advanced care planning, day-to-day needs and changes is a large part of what we do - these conversations are led with help of the primary care physician, our Nurse Practitioner and the Interdisciplinary Team. At New Glarus Home, education is a priority. We feel that through education of staff on topics and conditions that affect our residents and their families, that we can provide a culture of care that goes above and beyond addressing the physical needs, but can enhance the residents overall choice and well-being.

 

Innovative and Effective Care

New Glarus Home focuses on improving the quality of care for our residents through effective transitions among levels of care. This includes transitions to and from other levels of care and the hospital. We feel that it is essential to reduce the amount of avoidable hospitalizations that can cause disorientation, higher frequencies of infection, and additions of unnecessary medications. This is done through communcation with primary care providers and through education of staff at New Glarus Home. All of these things contribute to fewer impatient admissions, readmission's and emergency room visits for the residents.

Short-Term Post-Acute Rehabilitation 

REHABILITATION

The Chalet at Glarner Village Post-Acute Nursing & Rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy are available in an inpatient setting. The medical director leads the team in developing an individualized treatment program designed to help achieve optimal independence and to prevent further decline in function.

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Physical Therapy services enable individuals to restore and/or achieve optimal movement and function and to relieve pain. Through evaluation and treatment programs, the physical therapist can treat persons with a variety of ailments including:

  • Amputations

  • Arthritis

  • Balance / gait disorders

  • Low back and neck pain

  • Other orthopedic / athletic injuries

  • Treatment following joint replacement surgery

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Occupational therapy services enable individuals to achieve independence in their lives despite their disabilities. The Occupational Therapist facilitates, promotes, maintains and enhances performance in activities of daily living skills regardless of physical, developmental, social and emotional problems. Services include:

  • Hand rehabilitation

  • Neuromuscular re-education

  • Retraining in daily living activities

  • Stroke rehabilitation

  • Wheelchair management

 

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

These services enable individuals to maximize functional speech, language, cognition and swallowing skills. Services are provided to residents of all ages who have a range of diagnoses such as:

  • Motor speech disorders

  • Treatment of aphasia

  • Treatment of swallowing disorders

Planning an elective surgery?
 
Reserve your spot in our care setting by calling us today.  We will coordinate your transition from the hospital so you can concentrate on get your recovery. 
Call us today at (608) 527-2126.