Sentara Martha Jefferson Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy has a comprehensive program for seniors that includes a variety of services. Our physical and occupational therapists work to develop an individualized program to meet specific goals, maximize function and minimize the risk of future injury. A geriatric certified physical therapist is on staff providing specialized assessment and treatment for seniors.
Senior care services can include the following:
- Orthopedic care
- Total joint surgery rehabilitation
- Fall prevention
- Balance retraining
- Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis treatment
- Gait and functional mobility training
- Instruction in home safety
- Splinting for arthritic joints
- Cognitive therapy
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital also has the only Charlottesville Certified Aging-in Place Specialist (CAPS) who consults with individuals, builders and architects for home modifications for safe, independent living.