Santé offers a variety of services provided to patients in the comfort of their home. This is to ensure everyone can receive a compassionate continuum of care throughout their recovery. Services include nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, social workers and home health aides. A home health care provider can improve the quality of life for those recovering from a hospital stay, fighting a terminal disease or nearing the end of life.
A slipped disc, also known as a herniated disc, is a vertebral disc that is no longer in its proper place. When a disc is displaced or protruding, it can press on nearby nerves, which can lead to chronic back pain. Medical attention is not always needed, but if the pain is unbearable, a slipped disc can be treated with physical therapy, pain medication, and even surgery. Proper diagnosis is a crucial step to getting the right treatment.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that will affect nearly 5.7 million Americans this year. Many of our patients are living with this disease and require full-time care at our rehabilitation centers. This disease causes brain cell connection and cells to degenerate and die. The most commonly known symptom is memory loss, which can lead to confusion.
How do you know when an elderly parent needs inpatient rehabilitation? It’s not always an easy decision, but the team at Santé is here to help. There are a few key signs to look for when caring for a loved one. Some situations are more obvious, but others may leave you feeling unsure about what to do.