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Rehabilitation Services at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE

Rehabilitation Services

Accreditation
The Rehabilitation Department, as part of Good Samaritan Health Systems, is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).


Scope
The Rehabilitation Department offers both an individual and a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of individuals of all ages, with a wide range of medical conditions.  The main goal of treatment is the restoration of function and maximization of independence in all activities of daily life. These services are provided to both inpatients of Good Samaritan Hospital and outpatients from the surrounding area.


Services
The Rehabilitation Department offers the following professional services provided by licensed clinical staff.

  1. Occupational Therapy - Therapist helping an individual with simple everyday task to increase the quality of life.
    provides services to all age groups and many different types of disabilities, including orthopedic and neurological impairments, and performs evaluations and treatment procedures to enable patients to achieve their maximum level of independence in living skills. Treatment is directed toward maximizing the patient's independent functioning through remediation of deficits and compensatory techniques to perform daily living tasks.

    Inpatient services are provided Monday through Saturday and holidays.
    Outpatient services are provided Monday through Friday.

  2. Physical Therapy -
    provides services to all age groups and many different types of disabilities, including orthopedic and neurological impairments, and performs evaluations and treatment procedures to alleviate pain and discomfort, increase movement and strength and to improve the overall quality of life.


    Inpatient services are provided Monday through Sunday and holidays.
    Outpatient services are provided Monday through Friday.

  3. Speech Therapy - Therapists helping an individual with educational issues.
    provides services to all age groups that have communication or swallowing difficulties. Services include language, speech, voice, fluency and swallowing evaluation and treatment.

    Inpatient services are provided Monday through Friday.
    Outpatient services are provided Monday through Friday.

Team
The Rehabilitation Department Team consists of occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech therapists with a support staff of rehabilitation technicians and office staff.


How to contact us or make a referral
Call (308) 865-7183 Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

 

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