Article provided by: Bethany Nursing and Rehab
Bethany Nursing and Rehab is a nursing home that offers services such as Cardio/Pulmonary Therapy, Post-Orthopedic Care, and Bariatric Care at affordable prices. At our rehab in Denver, CO, we have a board-certified medical director in the facility 24/7, a registered dietician, and a massage therapist to assist patients in recovery.
Bariatric care services
Bariatric care refers to that branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and care of patients suffering from obesity. There are bariatric surgeries as well as non-invasive treatment approaches to help patients overcome obesity. At our rehab in Denver, CO, we offer comprehensive bariatric care at affordable prices.
We use a combination of diet, regular exercise, behavioral therapy, and supervise anti-obesity medications, to help bariatric patients lose weight in the safest possible way. We encourage our patients to participate in life-enriching activities like yoga, meditation, and nature walks, which not only involve them in physical activity but fosters them to develop a positive outlook on weight loss and healthy living.
Our bariatric care unit is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and ample space to meet with the needs of each resident. We have specialized Gerichairs, beds, mattresses, wheelchairs, and commodes, to meet the unique needs of bariatric patients. Furthermore, our registered dietician works closely with our bariatric patients to help them follow a well-balanced diet and to achieve weight loss.
Pulmonary rehabilitation services
Pulmonary rehabilitation is a rehab program for patients suffering from lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, etc. Our PR rehabilitation services focus on helping patients overcome shortness of breath and in improving their ability to involve in physical activities.
Our highly experienced staff team will work with you and coach you on exercises, to manage breathing-related issues. Our PR program also focuses on improving the patient stamina by helping them overcome breathlessness. Our PR therapists create customized exercise regime for each patient, based on the unique needs of their medical condition.
We start by training our patients in an easy and straightforward exercise program. We gradually increase the time and complexity of the exercises over time. We generally offer PR to our patients 3 to 4 times a week for 2-3 months or more based on patient progress.
What does an occupational therapist do for the elderly?
Occupational therapists play a pivotal role in helping the elderly overcome physical challenges. These therapists focus on coaching the older adults on self-care skills like homemaking, grooming, eating, etc. OT therapists in our facility also offer counseling to the elderly to help them develop emotional and mental stability after an illness.
Our OT program also involves teaching the elderly stretching and breathing exercises to help them relax and overcome pain. Our therapists work closely with our elderly patients to equip them with essential tools to help them lead to a better quality of life.
Call Bethany Nursing and Rehab for more information on our services. At our rehab in Denver, CO, we also offer restaurant-style dining options, private suites for short term rehab patients, and transportation to and from the doctor’s office.