LaVerna Village offers Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy and Speech Therapy Services to meet the needs of our residents.
The Therapy Department includes a flat screen television, as well as;
Lymphedema Care –
(Lymphatic obstruction is a blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from tissues throughout the body and allow immune cells to travel where they are needed. Lymphatic obstruction may cause lymphedema, which means swelling due to a blockage of the lymph passages.)
- Wii Fitness for balance
- New workout equipment, including a recumbent stepper, staircase, parallel bars, free weights, resistance weights and moist heat therapy.
- Full kitchen available for home management and safety assessment.
- Community re-entry programs for promotion of independent living.
- A restorative program for maintenance of all individual’s mobility.
- Outpatient appointments are available
- Private rooms for our short-term skilled residents (as space allows)
LaVerna Village has also recently expanded the Physical & Occupational Therapy Department. This new space will allow for shower access, before and after pool use, as well as, locker space for all personal belongings.
The Occupational Therapy Department now offers all new home living space. This setting will allow for more realistic performance and preparation toward returning home. This will include a full kitchen and washer and dryer.
Therapy patients and their families will now have direct access to the Therapy Department from the lower parking lot behind LaVerna Village. There is a new entrance on the southwest side of the building.
LaVerna Village has five therapy staff members with over 40 years of experience which allows us to offer the best inpatient and outpatient therapy in the area. We will get you home faster after an injury or illness.
Meet our Therapy team..
Thomas W. Alderson, M.D.
Thomas serves as the Medical Director for LaVerna Village. He provides quality direction of all resident medical care services and programs. 24/7 INTAKE
Jeremy is our Therapy Department manager. He graduated with his Physical Therapy degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jeremy has been providing therapy services for LaVerna Village since 2002. In 2008, we were fortunate to gain his services full time, as we brought our therapy services in-house.
Jeremy is a native of Andrew County, currently residing in Rosendale.