Interactive In-service on Body Mechanics and Proper Transfer Techniques 

By Ariane Ackerman, OTR, Director of Rehabilitation We go through our day lifting all different types of objects and specific to our profession, lifting people as well.  We have this obligation to keep our patients safe during all transfers, whether it’s a supervision transfer or a Maximal Assistance transfer.  Sometimes we can be so focused on our patient’s…

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Happy President’s Day!

President’s Day is the opportunity to reflect on those who have led and shaped this amazing country. Much like our Presidents, Prime Rehabilitation Services is full of enduring and motivating people, continually proving what hard work and commitment can reap. We see the our core values in many Presidents who are an ORIGINAL, pursue BETTER,…

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Love and Team Work

by Yaffa Liebermann and Erin Berkowsky This Valentine’s Day, I would like to highlight the love and care our team is spreading around them. Within the nursing home environment, I am privileged to see the love and caring on their faces while walking in the corridors providing support to the patient with their skillful hands.…

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Kyphosis Awareness

The following post should be considered for general education and should not be a substitute for medical advice from a doctor or other medical professional. Instead, use it as a tool for awareness. The following information was inspired by a course presented by Carleen Lindsey, PT, MS, CGS, CEEAA at the APTA Conference in Washington…

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APTA Combined Sections Meeting Washington DC January 23, 2019

By Yaffa Liebermann and Katie Forman Last week I had a pleasure to be a part of annual American Board of Physical Therapy (APTA) conference in Washington, DC and I would like to share my enthusiasm with all of you. The vision of American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties is to create, promote, and sustain…

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In Honor of Martin Luther King Day

by Yaffa Liebermann and Michelle Wall Martin Luther King Day is observed in the United States on the third Monday in January each year. It is a day to commemorate the life and work of the civil rights activist. Martin Luther King Jr. was a key figure in the American Civil Rights Movement in the…

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Helpful Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

There are many ways to manage care provider’s load and avoid burning out. Providing assistance can be isolating so make sure you have a support system of people you trust to help you through the difficult and lonely times. Whether it is other caregivers, family members, friends, or a counselor, it is important to have…

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Congratulations to Belle Reve Senior Living

Congratulations to Belle Reve Senior Living in Milford, PA who continues to be in the High Performing Network category of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Health Partners. As a result of Belle Reve’s commitment and energy, exceptional care continues to be recognized.  Belle Reve’s Total Performance Score was 27! To put in perspective this…

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