Rehab Select Blog


Five Common Misconceptions about Medicaid Eligibility: Get the Facts

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 16, 2021 9:45:00 AM

This is the third of a four-part series exploring how to navigate the complex landscape of Medicaid eligibility effectively. 

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Topics: Medicaid

Property Ownership and Medicaid: Common Myths Debunked

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM

This is the second of a four-part series exploring how to navigate the complex landscape of Medicaid eligibility with success.

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Topics: Medicaid

Preparing  Medicaid Documents Doesn’t Have to be a Nightmare — Follow this Checklist

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 30, 2021 8:15:00 AM

This is the first of a four-part series exploring how to navigate the complex landscape of Medicaid eligibility with success.

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Topics: Medicaid

Rehab Select's Therapy Director Explains the Difference between Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 24, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy are three related disciplines in rehabilitation that work together to treat patients as a whole. Each discipline has a different focus, but there are some areas of overlap. For patients with injuries or medical conditions that limit their physical capabilities, a combination of the three therapies can help restore their life.

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy

How to Get the Most Value from Your Occupational Therapy Activities

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 11, 2021 1:45:00 PM

There’s no doubt the role of occupational therapy in a skilled nursing facility has evolved and grown over the last several years. Whether you’re a short-term resident recovering from an illness or injury or a long-term resident with chronic disease, the right occupational therapy team and plan can have a significant impact on your progress and your overall quality of life.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

12 Examples of  Occupational  Therapy  Goals for Adults  

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 4, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Chronic illnesses, sudden injuries, and mental and physical disabilities can make it difficult or even impossible for those suffering from them to perform many of the day-to-day functions most people take for granted.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

How to Prepare for an Occupational Therapy Evaluation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 27, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Occupational therapy (OT) for physical dysfunction helps patients remediate impairments and limitations by learning practical techniques to work around their challenges. It helps patients recovering from surgeries (e.g., joint replacement and other orthopedic surgeries,) rehabilitating after a stroke or cardiac event, or dealing with the loss of mobility due to chronic health conditions regain day-to-day functions and independence.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

Could You Benefit from Occupational Therapy Exercises?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM

According to the The National Safety Council, the U.S. experienced 14.3 million injuries in 2019 alone. Unfortunately, many of us will suffer from an injury that seriously affects our health at some point in our lives. Others of us may have to cope with the impacts of long-term illness.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

Physical and Occupational Therapy: How They Work Together

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 13, 2021 11:18:00 AM

Physical and occupational both play a key role in rehabilitation and recovery. At Rehab Select, our expert teams of occupational and physical therapists work together to create a holistic treatment program for our patients in short- and long-term care.

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy

What Is Occupational Therapy and How Does It Work?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 5, 2021 8:45:00 AM

For patients recovering from prolonged illnesses or injuries — strokes, fractures, or neuromuscular diseases — making the necessary adjustments to perform day-to-day self-care, regain cognitive functions, and return to work can be challenging.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy