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Why The Chateau?

When you find out that you need rehab in order to bounce back from an injury or illness, the choice of where to get treatment might seem overwhelming. But don’t worry, when you choose The Chateau for your rehab journey, you’ll be in excellent hands. Why choose The Chateau? Glad you asked!

Patient-Centric Treatment Philosophy

We believe in a patient-centric approach to rehab that is open and collaborative. Our therapists will help you determine what goals you want to reach in therapy, and then together you’ll work towards those goals. Your therapist will devise a treatment plan that’s catered to where you want to be and is based on proven, evidence-based techniques. As you go through therapy, your progress will be assessed using standardized measures. These standards take all the guesswork out of tracking progress, so you’ll know exactly where you are on your road to recovery. And we’ll celebrate all the milestones along the way with you!

We also know that communication is essential to a successful rehab journey. Your treatment plan will include frequent touch points with your therapist, and we welcome family members to be involved in the conversation. In fact, we love it!

Excellent Therapy Staff

Our greatest resource is our people, and we know you’ll love our therapy staff just as much as we do. We have 10 full-time therapists on staff who are highly trained, certified, and excited to help you have a successful rehab experience. Our staff includes Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Speech Therapists.

Continuity of care is very important to us, so you’ll work with the same therapist and assistants during your sessions. They’ll get to know you and your goals, and together you’ll make some amazing progress happen. We’re all part of the same team and we love cheering you on to success.

Top-Notch Facilities

Our rehab center is a state-of-the art facility meant to give you access to all the best. We’re proud to be the only Infinity Rehab affiliate in Missouri. Our rehab wing has 15 beds for those transitioning out of the hospital and need rehab before heading home. We also offer rehab services on an outpatient basis for residents and seniors in the community.

In addition to physical therapy equipment like stationary bikes, weights, and parallel bars, we have occupational therapy facilities including a kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room so you can work on the everyday skills you’ll need once you’re back home. And we even have a Wii so you can make progress while playing a game!

Highly Rated Care

Our care is rated highly on both a national and state level. According to medicare.gov, The Chateau has an overall 5 out of 5 star rating. When it comes to rehab, 86.9% of short stay residents improved their ability to move around on their own, which outperforms both the national and state average. In a survey of rehab patients taken by Pinnacle, we received a 100% 5 out of 5 ranking on our staff’s response to concerns, compared to a 76% national average. When respondents were asked if staff treats patients with dignity and respect, we also scored a 100% 5 out of 5 ranking, compared to a 90% national average. 

But don’t just take our word for it! Here are a few testimonials from rehab graduates from the past year.

“They are wonderful. They are professional, kind, patient, and knowledgeable.”—Survey response from 5/1/18

“They are excellent, compassionate, and they help you achieve your goals.”— Survey response from 4/1/18

“They are very helpful. I would say to make sure to have them do your therapy.”—Survey response from 2/1/18

How Do I Come to The Chateau?

Now that you you know why The Chateau, how do you go about coming here?

If you’re transitioning from a hospital stay, talk to one of the hospital’s social workers and ask for a referral to The Chateau for rehab. And don’t worry, we also accept patients from hospitals outside of Cape Girardeau. If you’re a community member looking for outpatient rehab services, give us a call and ask for our admissions coordinator. She’ll help you get everything in order! 

We hope you’ll choose The Chateau for your rehab journey!

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Rehab Rundown

If you’ve experienced an injury or illness that affects your ability to carry out daily life, your doctor may decide that rehabilitation is the best course for getting you back to your normal routine. The Chateau is home to a state-of-the-art rehab facility and a skilled staff whose top goal is to help you regain and sustain an active, healthy, and happy lifestyle.

We offer a host of therapy services. Here is a breakdown of the different types of therapies we provide for seniors.

Inpatient vs. Outpatient

The Chateau offers both inpatient and outpatient rehab for seniors—and you don’t have to be a resident to participate in rehab services! Whether you’re returning from a hospitalization and need rehab before heading home or if you need to come in to work through an issue with mobility, our team will support you through the process and help get you back to where you want to be.

Physical Therapy

If you have an injury or illness that causes your body to lose mobility or function, physical therapy can get you back on the mend. The need for physical therapy can come for a variety of reasons, including rehabbing after a surgery, recovering from a fall, or if you are having trouble with pain that impedes your mobility, among others. When you begin physical therapy, you’ll work with a Physical Therapist (PT) to establish a rehab plan to get you back where you want to be. Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) also aid in the rehab process.

Physical therapy works towards goals like:

  • Increasing strength
  • Increasing balance to prevent future falls
  • Restoring lost movement
  • Healing pain that impedes mobility
  • Recovering from accidents or illness

Occupational Therapy

While the name might imply something profession-related, occupational therapy actually works towards improving your ability to perform daily activities that “occupy” your time. Occupational therapy doesn’t treat a physical ailment, but instead works towards restoring abilities and daily function. An Occupational Therapist (OT) will work with you on determining which skills are the most important to empower you to take care of your everyday needs with more independence. Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) will also work with you throughout the process. 

Occupational therapy works towards goals such as:

  • Improving logical thought processes for movement and activity planning
  • Conserving energy so it can be used where it counts the most
  • Restoring the ability to dress, prepare meals, maintain personal hygiene, and other daily functions
  • Improving muscle strength and range of motion in joints

Speech Therapy

If you’ve suffered an injury or illness that has lessened your ability to communicate, speech therapy may be able to help. Speech therapy might be necessary due to a number of factors, such as recovering from a stroke,  treating a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, or helping if you’re having difficulty swallowing, among others. If you’re having issues with communication, Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) are trained to help you set attainable goals and work with you towards recovering lost skills.

Speech therapy works towards goals including:

  • Improving abilities to use language
  • Improving cognitive functioning
  • Devising alternate communication strategies
  • Improving the ability to swallow, and alternate dietary strategies when swallowing is an issue

 

Stay tuned for our next part of this series where we explore more about what a rehab experience at The Chateau looks like.

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