The Therapy Center in Dublin, Georgia
Rehabilitation is a combination of medical care, therapy and education. It is designed to help individuals who may have suffered illnesses or injuries, such as strokes, orthopedic fractures and joint replacements, head trauma, spinal cord injuries, amputations and neuromuscular disorders. Through rehabilitation, patients increase their strength, knowledge and abilities so they may return to their normal activities as soon as possible.
Fairview Park Hospital provides individualized testing, evaluation and therapy procedures based on your unique needs at our 15-bed acute care facility. We sincerely care about your recovery and we will make every effort to get you back to your old self through both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.
To schedule an appointment at The Therapy Center, please call (478) 274-3880.
Who needs therapy?
Some common diagnosis / conditions that we effectively treat include:
- Parkinson’s disease
- Guillain-Barre disease
- Orthopedic impairments
- Muscular dystrophy
- Degenerative neurological disorders
- Congenital deformities
- Multiple sclerosis
- Major multiple trauma
- Brain injury
Treatment we offer
- Physical therapy: A registered physical therapist helps patients work on balance, increase or recover strength, gait train and learn to use a walker or cane. Physical therapy rehabilitates damaged joints, alleviates pain from chronic conditions and assists with preventing further injury.
- Occupational therapy: An occupational therapist focuses on strength and coordination in your upper extremities and fine motor skills as well as assists patients with daily living activities. They make recommendations on equipment and train patients to use equipment that enables them to perform activities in the home setting to achieve independence.
- Speech language pathology: Speech therapy focuses on relearning and understanding written and spoken language. A speech pathologist may also provide swallowing assessments, education or training. Our therapists work with patients with aphasic difficulties, dysarthria, cognitive and judgment difficulties, non-verbal communication, higher-level language skills for job and community re-entry and patients with dysphasia difficulties.
- Rehabilitation nursing: Specially trained rehabilitation nurses assist patients in developing and carrying out treatment plans, relearning former skills and acquiring new ones.
- Clinical rehabilitation specialists: A clinical rehabilitation specialist, who is most commonly a registered nurse or a licensed therapist, will perform your assessment. They are highly trained to assess you for rehabilitation. A physician specializing in rehabilitation who determines if you will qualify for and could benefit from acute inpatient rehabilitation then reviews the information they gather.
- Patient program management: Our case managers meet with patients and their families throughout treatment, providing assistance in adjusting to home and family life.
Other staff members from various disciplines provide the latest treatments resulting in positive outcomes well above the national average. Therapy is provided five to seven days a week in order for patient to increase their strength, knowledge and abilities so they may return to their normal daily routines as soon as possible. Education is also given to family members who will be the caregivers/assistants to the patient once they return to their home environment.
Inpatient hospital stay
Depending on your needs, you may need inpatient rehabilitation. When checking in, we recommend that a family member accompany you to the hospital. In addition, we ask that patients bring the following items:
- Enough comfortable clothes for several days such as sleepwear and rubber-soled shoes
- Personal toiletry items
- All items such as eyeglasses, hearing aids, dentures and any necessary communications aids
- Insurance card
- Current medication for patients not coming directly from the hospital
- A copy of medical records for patients coming from home
- Spending money for snacks, gift shop items and more
Visiting hours are:
Monday through Friday: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Meals are served at 7:30 a.m., noon and 5:00 p.m. Family members are welcome to join patients or arrange for their own meals.
If you or a loved one need any packages or mail sent to the hospital, please send it to:
Fairview Park Hospital
Attention: Inpatient Rehab Unit
200 Industrial Blvd
Dublin, GA 31021