Rehabilitation Care


Most individuals require additional help as they recover from surgery or trauma before returning home. Chester River Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center offers services and therapies to help individuals regain the skills needed to maintain well-being and function at their best.

Rehabilitation therapies include:

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy meets the needs of clients who have a loss of function or independence due to an injury or illness. Clients are helped to regain functional abilities such as walking, improving strength, balance and endurance, while recovering from painful injuries as well as surgical interventions. Comprehensive physical therapy offers:

  • Gait Training with Assistive Devices
  • Muscle Re-Education
  • Muscle Strengthening and Coordination
  • Prosthetic Evaluation and Training
  • Transfer Training
  • Pain Management

Treatment Services

Treatment services are individually focused emphasizing a team oriented program of services. Patients and their families are included in the planning and rehabilitation process. Specialized treatment may include:

  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation
  • Wound Care by certified professionals
  • Pain Management
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Cognitive Remediation
  • BID Therapy Treatments
  • IV Therapy
  • Rehabilitation/Restorative Nursing
  • Home Safety Assessment
  • Family Training


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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps patients return to their optimal level of well-being in activities of daily living. Functional skills such as self-feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting and homemaking are taught. Outcome-oriented occupational therapy may include the following:

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Splint Fabrication and Modification
  • Upper Extremity Strengthening and Coordination
  • Assistive Device
  • Assessment/Training
  • Instruction in Self-Help Tasks
  • Cognitive/Perceptual Assessment and Training including Recommendations for Environmental Adaptations
  • Energy Conservation Techniques
  • Safety Training

Speech Therapy

The Speech Pathologist treats clients with speech, language, swallowing and hearing impairments. The patient's ability to communicate and swallow are two functional skills improved through speech therapy. Treatment includes:

  • Speech-Language Evaluation/Therapy
  • Swallowing (Dysphagia) Evaluation and Treatment including Food Texture Evaluation and Recommendations
  • Alternative Means of Communications Assessment and Training
  • Vocal Evaluation and Treatment
  • Cognitive Assessment and Training

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