Senior Services

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.