Bethesda offers an outpatient therapy program that allows you to stay in your own home and come to our Wellness Center to receive rehabilitation services. Our comprehensive services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy, are flexible and individualized to promote independence, choice and dignity. Outpatient therapy services include:
Physical Therapy focuses on restoring and maintaining movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. Individuals who have experienced a stroke, a joint replacement, cardiac or respiratory problems, balance impairments, or have movement disorder such as Parkinson’s will benefit from physical therapy.
Occupational Therapy addresses important elements in the treatment of individuals experiencing functional limitations in self-care skills (i.e. dressing, bathing) and activities of daily living (i.e. cooking, cleaning, driving a car). It helps people return to the activities they want through therapeutic use of activities.
A treatment plan may include:
- Fine and gross motor control development
- Upper body strengthening and coordination
- Home evaluations/adaptive equipment training
- Hand therapy
- Cognitive skills development
Speech Therapy is the evaluation and treatment of variety of hearing, language, speech, and swallowing disorders. The focus is on improving speech-language abilities and oral motor skills for improved speech production and safe eating.
Speech therapy may include:
- Receptive/ expressive language therapy
- Speech enhancement
- Swallowing therapy
- Cognitive rehabilitation
Pool Therapy at Bethesda offers a warm water therapy pool. It is an excellent tool available to all appropriate therapy patients. The pool will benefit individuals experiencing balance problems, limited weight bearing following a fracture or pain due to arthritis.
The pool includes:
- Wheelchair accessible ramp
- Underwater Bikes
Outpatient Therapy Services are available to the community as well as our resident family at Bethesda Grand. Our experienced therapy staff offers convenient hours to meet your needs.
Who do we serve?
- Individuals of all ages
- Bethesda residents/tenants/clients