Monday, August 21st, 2017

The Heritage of Huntington opens new center

Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013

The Heritage of Huntington, 1180 W 500 N, has completed the construction of the new Center for Rehabilitation and is hosting a series of open houses to introduce the facility to the community. A Community Open House will be held this Sunday, August 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. including refreshment and giveaways.

The construction also included an addition to the Memory Lane unit of The Heritage. This addition includes four private rooms, a new kitchen/dining area and large welcoming lounge in the Memory Lane area.

The new Center for Rehabilitation includes an extra large therapy gymnasium with iPad and Wii technologies. The area has a private entrance and parking and includes outpatient therapy. Sixteen private rehabilitation suites were also added as part of the construction. All come complete with separate living and sleeping areas and private baths with walk-in showers. Flat screen TV and phone are included along with complimentary WiFi. The Center for Rehabilitation also has a family lounge, a media center in the lounge and open hour dining and a coffee Bistro. Transportation is available to those using the facility.

Rehabilitation services available at The Heritage include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, weekend treatments, home safety analysis, adaptive equipment evaluation, rehabilitative nursing, family and patient education, prevention and wellness education, balance training and fall prevention, community reintegration and worker’s compensation. Medicare coverage is available for short-term rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation programs may be completed for joint replacement, post cardiac surgeries, fractures, pain management, neuropathy, amputation, arthritis, deconditioning and wound care. Special programs are also available for orthopaedic conditions, stroke/CVA, edema management, neurological conditions, multiple sclerosis, systemic vascular disease, dysphagia (swallowing) and dementia care.

For more information about The Heritage of Huntington call Peggy Bradley, Admissions/Marketing, at (260) 355-2750 or visit the website at www.ummh.org.