Our Services - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Departmental Mission the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is committed to work as interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to maximize quality of life and function ability.

Goals:

  • To maintain medical stability, give chance of expected recovery if any, prevent complications, improve functions and reintegrate person to society through interdisciplinary team approach.
  • To Maximize Individual patient functionality and prepare our patients for an independent living return home, work and increased quality of life.

 

Description:

  • Rehabilitation at Care Hospital 60-bed share and single rooms  Inpatient Rehabilitation Program offers comprehensive care to address the many needs of our patients and their medical conditions.
  • Our team provides specialized care in a home-like setting environment to promote recovery from the most critical and complex medical and surgical conditions.
  • Patients will benefit from specialized, intense Rehabilitation Program for medical needs that will prevent them from being admitted into lower level of care such as skilled nursing facility.

Cases for admission in rehabilitation ward:

  • Neurological diseases (Guillain barre, Multiple Sclerosis, Transvers Myelitis).
  • Spinal cord Injury.
  • stroke. 
  • Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Cerebral Palsy.
  • Amputation.
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases.
  • Injuries and diseases of the Nerve.

 

Rehabilitation Services Include but are not limited to the following services:

  • Physical therapy.
  • Speech Therapy.
  • Occupational Therapy.
  • Social Worker.
  • Psychological evaluation and support.
  • Patient and Family Education.
  • Family meeting / Counseling.
  • Multidisciplinary team meeting weekly.
  • Wound Care Management.
  • Patient recreational Activities.
  • Discharge planning or transfer.
  • Equipment Specification.
  • Assistive devices/ Walking Aids.
  • Swallowing Assessment.
  • Home Evaluation and Advice for modifications.
  • Driving Assessment.

 

Major Diagnostics and Therapeutic Modalities Used:

 

  • For Physical Therapy:
    • Short-wave Diathermy.
    • cryotherapy.
    • Combi 400 (Combination device with electrotherapy, ultrasound and laser).
    • Infra-red.
    • Cavitation US.
    • Thermal Capsule.
    • Treadmill and static cycle and suspension therapy.
    • fluidotherapy.
    • Interferential Therapy.
    • Hydrotherapy.
    • traction.
    • Gait training and supply of walkers, crutches or canes.
    • Continuous Passive Motion Machines (CPM).
    • Magnetic Field Therapy.
    • Radial shock wave.

 

  • For Occupational Therapy:
    • Pegboards with different sizes, shapes and colors.
    • Color, shape and size discrimination knob board.
    • Wooden picture cards with different colors and shapes.
    • Sensory / Dexterity Kit.
    • Bilateral sander with resistance.
    • Screw board.
    • Standing frame.
    • Supinator / Pronator.
    • cones.
  • For Swallowing Pathologist:
  •  Fibroptic Endoscopic Evaluation of swallowing and modified barium swallow.

 

  • For Medical:
    • Botulinum Toxin.
    • Phenol Injection with or without sedation.
    • Intra-articular injection.
    • Nerve Block.

 

Criteria for admission to the service 

           Outpatient Admission Criteria:

  • Age group: Pediatric (2 years-13 y/o and Adult (14y/o & above).
  • Medically stable.
  • Does not demonstrate a severe behavioral and personality disorder.
  • Patient demonstrates a need and potential benefit for therapy

Intervention/ services.

∙       In-Patient Admission Criteria:

  • Patient must be 2 years of age or older.
  • Patient must have clear diagnosis and at least need two.

   Rehabilitation discipline with potential goals. 

  • Breathes independently without mechanical assistance.
  • Does not demonstrate a severe behavioral and personality

   disorder. 

  • Patient demonstrates a need and potential benefit for therapy

   Intervention/ services.

Out Patient -Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy:

  • OPD: Saturday to Thursday 8 am to 9 pm.

 

In-patient:


      ∙      Services and Hours:

  • Physician Services: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Nursing Services: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Speech, Swallowing, Physical and Occupational Therapy are.
  • available Sunday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Recreational Therapy is available Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Case management, social services, nutrition, radiology, laboratory, ICU, pharmacy, psychologist, dialysis are hospital-based and available throughout the patient’s stay.
  • Patient access/insurance verification 24 hours per day, 7 days per Week.

 

Continued Stay Criteria

  • Patient must demonstrate that they are benefitting from the program, that they are making progress toward reasonable goals and that acute rehab is the most appropriate level of care.
  • Rehabilitation services will be completed or stop in the case of :
  1. Patient achieved all goals
  2. DAMA
  3. In cases of non-voluntary discharge

 

Discharge Criteria

  • The patient will be discharged from the Care Hospitals Inpatient Rehabilitation Program if any of the following are met:
  1. Treatment goals necessitating the inpatient setting are met.
  2. Absence of participation in the interdisciplinary Rehabilitation program.
  3. The individual has limited potential for recovery (e.g., the individual’s functional status has remained unchanged or additional functional improvement appears unlikely within a reasonable time frame).
  4. The individual is unable to actively participate in an intensive rehabilitation program (most typically defined as at least 3 hours of therapy per day, 5 days per week).
  5. The overall medical status is such that no further progress is anticipated or only minimal gains that could be expected to be attained with either less intensive therapy or regular daily activities.
  6. Community Reintegration upon discharge will be proceed by occupational therapy with coordination with persons served, Families/support systems, Providers in the continuum of services and other relevant stakeholders.
  7. Multidisciplinary Family discharge meeting with persons served, Families/support systems and other relevant stakeholders, minimum two weeks before discharge to facilitate the discharge process.
  8. If there is any change on the Discharge or transition plan there will be family meeting with persons served, Families/support systems and other relevant stakeholders.

 

Location

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Building 1- 3C & 3D ward with 30 beds and  In patient Gym (Male &Female)
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OPD, Building 2 ground floor, and Outpatient Gym (Male& Female).

 

Contact

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

0114377522

PMR@care.med.sa

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