Rehabilitation Services

Ellen offers Physical, Occupational, and  Speech Therapy provided by licensed therapists. Our experienced and professional staff provide a therapy program tailored to each resident’s unique needs. In therapy, our goal is to assist each resident in achieving the highest level of function possible.

Physical Therapy

Provides training for and focuses on:

  • Walking
  • Balance
  • Transfers
  • Lower extremity strengthening
  • Pain management
  • Post-surgical orthopedic rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy

Provides training for and focuses on:

  • Self-care activities including dressing, grooming, bathing, and home management skills
  • Upper extremity strengthening and coordination
  • Recommendations for adaptive equipment
  • Seating and positioning
  • Activities for orientation and memory
  • Independence with self-feeding

Speech Therapy

Provides training for and focuses on:

  • Increasing skills for written and verbal communication
  • Oral muscle strengthening for speaking and swallowing
  • Improving swallowing skills and techniques
  • Assessing for appropriate diet level

At Ellen, therapy is performed in an open and spacious gym that overlooks a courtyard and has an abundance of natural light. Our rehabilitation staff has a unique ability to make therapy as pleasant and enjoyable as possible while working towards each resident’s individualized goals. We invite you to call (570) 253-5690 or come in to speak with a facility representative, or tour our therapy department at a time convenient for you.