Our Patient-Focused Rehabilitation Department located on Long Island, NY
The Rehabilitation Department at Winthrop-University Hospital on Long Island, NY offers a full range of rehabilitation services including both hospital and outpatient. The rehab therapists at Winthrop provide physical, occupational and speech language therapy for patients who require skilled interventions. We also have an audiologist available to provide hearing assessments. The therapists at Winthrop work with patients to create individualized rehabilitation programs that maximize each patient’s ability to function. Patients may receive therapy from one or all of the disciplines based on their unique needs. Hospital inpatient, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and home care services are all available. Multiple outpatient physical therapy facilities are located in Nassau, combining state of the art cardio, aquatic and strengthening equipment with top medical technologies.
Hospital Rehabilitation Services
The inpatient services offered at our hospital include Physical, Occupational and Speech Language Therapy, which are available to our hospitalized patients 7 days a week. Therapists provide services in all patient care areas. Therapy is provided to individuals who are admitted to our hospital for short-term patient care for reasons such as a new illness, surgery, or recovery from a trauma. Therapists work closely with patients, nurses, doctors and case managers to develop the most appropriate and safe discharge plan. Recommendations for post-hospital care are based on progress and include home care or ongoing skilled care at an outpatient or inpatient rehabilitation facility.
Rehabilitation Therapists Who Care
Winthrop's rehabilitation specialists are caring and dedicated professionals who respond to the needs of patients, their families and caregivers. The therapists practicing at Winthrop-University Hospital have been chosen due to their excellent clinical skills and because they share the same philosophies about healthcare that Winthrop symbolizes.
Our approach is very patient-focused. Our team of rehabilitation therapists and specialists emphasize the promotion of mobility, functional ability and quality of life through examinations and interventions, including therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, assistive device prescription, functional training and self-care management.
Services are provided by NYS licensed Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapy Assistants.
Long Island's Intermittent Home Health Care Services
Once the need for hospitalization has been resolved, there may be lingering needs for a less intense level of care and assistance. These can be met through Winthrop's Home Care Agency which provides physical and occupational therapy, and other services for patients, as they continue to convalesce in their own homes.