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North Shore-LIJ Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation

At our center you have access to a circle of integrated support services tailored to you or your loved one’s individual needs.

Short Term (Sub-Acute) Rehabilitation Services
Skilled Nursing (Nursing Home) Services
Support Services
 

SHORT TERM (SUB-ACUTE) REHABILITATION SERVICES

Healing your body, reclaiming your life
Our center is dedicated to providing result-oriented, comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Our goal is to maximize your independence, increase your function and improve your quality of life. We provide complete rehabilitative care in a short-term setting for individuals recovering from stroke, post-acute orthopedic, cardiac, neurosurgical, vascular and other medical/surgical procedures.

We know that each of our patients has a unique set of personal circumstances. Our team of nursing and rehabilitation professionals works together to design a treatment program and set goals that fit your special needs. Depending on your condition and goals, your personalized team may include:

  • Physicians, including Physiatrists and Psychologists
  • Therapists (physical, occupational, speech, recreational)
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Nutritionists
  • Case Managers

Your rehab team provides care under the direction of our physicians, as well as your primary physician. Your family and friends are encouraged to visit and participate in your rehabilitation, as well as attend patient/family conferences about your progress and your at-home care after discharge.

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SKILLED NURSING (NURSING HOME) SERVICES

Comprehensive care for the highest quality of life
When nursing, medical care and supervision are needed consistently for your aging loved one, we will provide a personalized care plan designed by a team of skilled professionals. Together, you and the skilled nursing team will make decisions on treatments that maximize function and quality of life and respect your loved one’s personal preferences. The team welcomes questions and helps you and your loved one understand all the issues related to care and treatment options.

The team, guided by a staff physician, provides updates to your loved one’s personal physician. Depending on individual needs, consultations can be arranged with specialists such as orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, psychiatrists, physiatrists, podiatrists, ophthalmologists and dentists.

The care team will also consist of skilled and compassionate nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals offering a range of specialized services including:

  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Wound care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Transfusions
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Ostomy care

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SUPPORT SERVICES

Nutrition

Healthy choices that fit your personal taste
We know that delicious food, good service and menu choice are important to your experience. A registered dietician will assess your individual nutrition needs and preferences to ensure healthy, tasty meals that fit the needs of your diet – and your taste buds. Over 30 menu choices are offered each day. Holidays and special events are celebrated with foods appropriate to the occasion.

Social Work

Your planning and preparation
Our experienced social workers are all Masters prepared and are available to help in a number of ways, including:

  • Supportive counseling
  • Discharge planning (transition to community or alternative living arrangement)
  • Guidance on treatment decision-making and preparing advance directives
  • Education regarding community and government resources

Therapeutic Recreation

Music and art therapy
Each day, organized activities and social opportunities are provided to promote creative expression, diversion and relaxation. Depending on your unique needs, you or your loved one can participate in music, games, crafts, socials, trips and exercise programs. Family members are encouraged to join in activities and pets are frequent visitors.

Support Services & Amenities

Access to everything you need

  • Pharmacy services
  • Radiology services
  • Religious services
  • Volunteer services
  • Beauty/nail salon services (unisex)
  • Laundry service
  • Internet access
  • Cable television

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