Occupational Therapy in a Home Care Setting

By: Erin Berkowsky, OTR/L An occupational therapist evaluates balance, coordination, endurance, safety awareness, strength, attention, problem-solving, vision, communication, and many other functions while the individual performs daily tasks. Occupational therapists also evaluate the home environment to identify barriers to independence. For example, structures can be identified that increase the risk of falls (e.g., throw rugs)…

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Mobile Therapy Services Inc Community Reach-Out

By: Yaffa Liebermann PT, GCS, CEO and Katie Forman CPA, COO of Mobile Therapy Services As you are aware Mobile Therapy Services Inc (MTS) is a sister company of Prime Rehabilitation Services Inc (PRS) that provides therapy services at home. MTS provides same great therapies t hat SNF residents receive from PRS, but we do…

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Mother’s Day: Mother and Child Changing Roles

By: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO I’d like to tribute this Mother’s Day blog to all mothers, their children and life changing roles. My wonderful mother, Rachel, was born and raised in Zedunska Vola, a village near Lodge Poland. Her picture, from 1938, presents her inner beauty and peacefulness. Rachel was a very dedicated student…

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April is OT Month: Celebrate Through The Year!

By: Ranjana Hallur, OT/DOR Occupational therapy is a part of a vitally important profession that helps people across the lifespan to perform everyday activities.  Our holistic and customized approach to evaluation, intervention and outcomes help people to recover from injury and regain skills. The OT team celebrated OT month at Rose Garden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center,…

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Happy Passover and Easter Weekend!

This weekend, many will be observing Good Friday, Easter, as well as Passover.  Passover and Easter are inextricably linked — both in the time of year when they occur and in their underlying messages of liberation and hope. Passover marks the biblical story of Exodus, of the Jews and their leader, Moses, fleeing slavery in…

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Life Lessons From Mister Rogers

By: Vanessa Cardenas “Hi, Neighbor”   If you grew up in the late 60’s or 70’s, that warm smiling face on your television set, who offered this daily greeting after he changed into his trusty cardigan and sneakers, has recently cropped up in lessons to share today. Mister Roger’s Neighborhood debut was over 50 years…

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Twenty-Three Years Going Strong

Eli and Yaffa Liebermann recently hosted Prime Rehabilitation Services’ 23rd year anniversary party in Garwood, New Jersey, honoring the company legacy in the contract therapy industry and acknowledging the hard work of employees past and present. Eli and Yaffa shared a brief history of Prime Rehabilitation Services from its inception in 1994 to the present…

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Tailoring Therapy To Patient Needs – A Language Lesson

By Judy Spafford, Physical Therapist We often receive admissions of patients who are Hispanic. To better meet their needs and provide more comprehensive rehabilitation, the therapists in our department decided to educate ourselves in the Hispanic culture. To do so, we all participated in a one hour continuing education course provided by PESI, entitled: Introductory…

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Graduation Season – New Therapy Grads

By Vanessa Cardenas For 23 years, Prime Rehabilitation Services, has hosted countless therapy students both at level I and level II clinical affiliations with great eagerness to pay it forward. Our seasoned clinicians share their vast knowledge freely; encouraging students to expand their “book learning” to actual practiced applications. Our founder, Yaffa Liebermann, PT, is…

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