Bethesda’s Outpatient Therapy Program in Willmar will resume seeing clients for medically essential appointments beginning June 1.
Bethesda’s long-standing Outpatient Therapy Program has served community members of all ages. However, due to coronavirus (COVID-19), visitors and patients were temporarily restricted from accessing the Outpatient Therapy Program in our Wellness Center location. As some restrictions are slowly lifted, Bethesda is again accepting appointments for essential outpatient therapy and rehabilitation needs.
Patients from across West Central Minnesota can choose Bethesda’s Outpatient Therapy services, which works with all forms of payment options, including Medicare and private insurance. People who need help in obtaining a physician referral to Bethesda’s Outpatient Therapy can contact Outpatient Therapy at (320) 214-5619 for assistance.
Scheduled appointments will follow all necessary precautions and adhere to state and federal guidelines for enhanced safety of our patients and staff. Specific safety procedures will be explained to patients when they schedule their appointment.
Bethesda’s comprehensive services include physical, occupational and speech therapy. Each outpatient session is individualized for each client to promote independence, choice and dignity. Services we currently offer include:
- Physical therapy, which focuses on restoring and maintaining movement and functional ability. Individuals who have experienced a stroke, joint replacement, cardiac or respiratory problems, or balance impairments, can benefit from physical therapy.
- Occupational therapy, which addresses important elements in the treatment of individuals experiencing functional limitations in self-care skills, such as dressing and bathing, as well as activities of daily living, such as cooking, cleaning, and driving a car).
- Speech therapy, which assists in the treatment of a 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.
Outpatient therapy services are available to people living in the community, as well as to Bethesda residents and tenants. Bethesda’s experienced outpatient therapy staff offers convenient hours to meet people’s needs.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Bethesda’s Outpatient Therapy office at (320) 214-5619.