Rehabilation Services and Programs

ptBender Terrace strives for caring, loyal and dedicated staff that have made a commitment to clinical excellence. Our treatment team is concerned with every aspect of our residents health, recovery and lifestyle. Residents with specific needs or complications benefit from our rehabilitative expertise, concern, and personal care. Our rehabilitation programs stress comprehensive therapy, professional care, with a focus on expedited optimal recovery. Our rehabilitation program is comprehensive and designed not only for individuals whose health has been temporarily interrupted due to an illness, injury or recent operation but to improve quality of life for our permanent residents. Our rehabilitation program treats individuals of any age requiring post hospitalization therapy following or resulting from a range of conditions. Our program is designed to maximize the functional skills of our residents, by empowering them to reach their highest level of self-sufficiency and to promote their individual goals and competences based on their acceptance levels. Bender Terrace's rehabilitation program uniquely individualizes therapeutic programs to treat individuals with a variety of conditions.

Physical Therapy
Bender Terrace’s Physical Therapy programs stress the importance of our residents recapturing their former skills including:

  • Balance
  • Mobility
  • Pain relief
  • Range of motion
  • Strength

Our Physical Therapists coach residents using proven protocols for improving their abilities to:

  • Climb stairs
  • Increase stamina
  • Lie down
  • Stand
  • Sit
  • Walk 

Professional physical therapists will determine each individual’s need for specialized braces or equipment required for improved independence and safety. Improving mobility and prevention of future difficulties are every physical therapists first protocol especially for the following:

  • Fracture management
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Pain management
  • Post-operative care
  • Spinal dysfunctions
  • Sprains & strains
  • Stroke management
  • Traumatic brain injury

Occupational Therapy
The Bender Terrace Occupational Therapists will take full advantage of our resident’s desire for independence by encouraging them to engage in normal daily living and self-care skills as:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Eating

Our occupational specialists re-establish previous skills lost through illness or injury. Emphasis is placed on the improvement of hand and arm functioning and upper-body strength. Activities arranged by ability, need for safety training and other replacement skills are taught by Bender Terrace’s licensed occupational therapists. As a specialist, they recommend effective equipment for adapting to changes caused by illness or injury, which will help our residents adjust safely in their home environment. These newly learned skills enable our residents to engage in normal lives at their highest functional level.

  • Post op care
  • Stroke management
  • Pain management
  • Coordination loss
  • Fracture management
  • Perceptual motor skills training
  • Neurological diseases
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neurological injuries

Speech Therapy
Speech Pathologists from Bender Terrace evaluate and assist residents with all the areas of communication due to stroke, neurological disorders, head injury, surgery, articulation delay, or a voice disorder. Speech therapy can improve a residents ability to express words and thoughts, understand and follow directions, read, write and gesture. Cognitive and language skills are provided for residents with reduced memory, problems with concentration, problem-solving and safety skills due to brain injury or dementia.

  • Dysphasia
  • Cognitive / Linguistic deficits
  • Post-operative care
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Stroke management
  • Communication disorders





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