Posts Tagged ‘physical therapy’
Building a Plan for Success
Guest Post by Christopher Nigroni, OTR, DOR At Regency Grande Nursing Center, our rehab team prides itself on thorough, client- specific discharge planning. The Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc. team here and across all our NJ/NY/PA locations strives for excellent therapy services and patient care. But what does that mean without proper discharge planning? A proper…Read More
Free Dementia Course
In this ever-changing healthcare environment, there are times when the patient’s perspective can get misunderstood. Relias has made available for free a powerful and insightful educational training course, “A Day in the Life of Henry: A Dementia Experience” to promote empathy for Dementia Sufferers. “A Day in the Life of Henry provides professionals across the healthcare…Read More
What’s Your Section GG Plan?
As you are aware, Section GG had the most changes in the MDS revisions effective October 1, 2018, including adding 36 new items, modifying existing text, and changes to when the inactivity codes should be used. All Section GG new item additions focus on patient function with coding on the admission and discharge assessments. While…Read More
PDPM – The Question on Everyone’s Mind
by Vanessa Cardenas, Chief Operating Officer The question on everyone’s mind regarding the new payment model, the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is, “Since, counting therapy minutes does not affect reimbursement under PDPM, will my facility still be paid for all three therapy components (PT, OT, and SLP) even if therapy is not actively treating or…Read More
World Physical Therapy Day
Guest post by Floraine Emata-Pagcu, PT, DOR Saturday, September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day. This day is an opportunity for physical therapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution our profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent. The human body is remarkably easy to damage and break,…Read More
Are You Prepared for PDPM?
As of this moment, you may be wondering how the proposed Patient-Driven Payment Model, or PDPM for short, will impact your business. As you are aware, this new reimbursement model is not just a revision of the current Resource Utilization Group (RUG) system. It is a total overhaul of the payment model used by SNFs…Read More
What Patients Say About Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
“[Therapy was] A+. Will recommend the Care Center to anyone asking.” – Jean W., Liberty, NY “I came in needing much help. Thank you for getting me back together! Excellent staff.” – Nancy D., Wharton, NJ “This group was incredible and more than wonderful. I have never seen such seasoned professionals come together and perform…Read More
Mobile Therapy Services, Sharing Energy Conservation Tips
Mobile Therapy Services Providers of skilled PT, OT, and SLP in the comfort of your home with treatment plans individually designed to provide optimal and realistic functional gains. Our focus is to restore, maintain, encourage and adapt movement to promote maximum mobility and function through exercises, utilizing items within the home. We would like to…Read More
10 Tips to Help You Recover After a Stroke
Keep on Moving: There is a myth which would have one believe that all progress occurs within the first 6 months post brain attack. Research and clinical evidence suggests there is a re-mapping and reorganization of the brain and new synapse connections continue to occur if rehabilitation is continued. The Importance of Equal Weight Bearing:…Read More
Muscle strengthening related to function
Recently, muscle strengthening related to function was presented to the therapists in the facilities where we provide rehabilitation services. I would like to share with you the highlights of this presentation. Integrated Muscle Action: A single muscle action results in a chain reaction The agonist is the prime mover contracted in a concentric way The…Read More