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Senior Rehabilitation

Feel and Function at Your Best

Peter Becker Community understands that just because aging is normal doesn’t mean one should endure pain and loss of function. The emphasis of our short-term Rehabilitation program is to restore mobility and help regain a high level of function and independence so our guests can return to their homes as quickly as possible. We are dedicated to improving, maintaining or restoring physical strength, cognition and mobility through physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Our Rehabilitation Center Was Voted #1 in Reader’s Choice polls.

Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Services

Our senior rehabilitation for Philadelphia and eastern PA older adults focuses on matching the region’s top physical, occupational, and speech therapists with short-term residents who are able to rehabilitate to the point of enjoying independent living once again.

  • Physical Therapy – Addresses flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination and balance needed for activities such as walking. This therapy involves exercise, pain management, education, ultrasound and balance strategies.
  • Occupational Therapy – Designed to help individuals achieve a level of independence in performing daily household and personal care tasks. Therapists may recommend adaptive equipment to change the environment to fit an individual’s needs.
  • Speech Therapy – Our speech-language pathologist helps patients learn strategies for safe swallowing and effective communication.
Elderly Woman and Rehabilitation Caregiver working on exercises
Dementia and Occupational Therapy - Home caregiver and senior adult woman

Who Benefits from Senior Community Rehabilitation?

Common conditions that may be alleviated with therapy are:

  • Pain issues
  • Low vision
  • Stroke
  • Fall prevention
  • Balance issues
  • Aphasia
  • Post-surgery Rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • COPD
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Transitioning to home
Woman visiting Peter Becker Community Resident at home

Transitioning to Home

In most cases, a representative of our therapy department will complete a home assessment to ensure that the transition back to home will be smooth. Our interdisciplinary team works closely with the resident, family members and the attending physician to develop a personalized plan of care. Members of our interdisciplinary team include nursing, nutrition services, resident engagement, pastoral care and support services.

To learn more about the Rehabilitation services at Peter Becker Community, please call (215) 256-9501 and speak with a member of our team.