What is Rehabilitation?
Rehabilitation describes specialized healthcare dedicated to improving, maintaining or restoring physical strength, cognition and mobility with maximized results. Typically, rehabilitation helps an individual gain greater independence after illness, injury or surgery. Rehabilitation can also be explained as the process of helping an individual achieve the highest level of function, independence, and quality of life possible.
When is the right time to shift the patient to Rehabilitation?
The right time to shift a patient to rehab is immediately after discharge from an acute care hospital.
Why is rehab important for patients?
Rehab is a bridge for people to transit from hospital to home. It becomes difficult for a family to provide hospital like care at home. At Rehab patient are trained to regain strength and mobility post trauma or an episode by a multi-disciplinary team. Patient on tracheostomy or post trauma require intensive therapy sessions during the first three months to regain optimal function.
Who do we treat?
We provide rehabilitation care to Neuro, Ortho, Cardiac, Pulmonology, Paediatric and Geriatric patients.
Difference between Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy?
- Rehabilitation is the process of Enhancing and Restoring functional ability and quality of life to those with Physical impairments and Disabilities.
- Physiotherapy is used to help the people who are affected by injury, illness through Manual therapy, Exercises, Education. Physiotherapy treatment combines exercises to build strength and range of motion with pain relieving techniques.
- In simpler words, Physiotherapy is a part of the rehabilitation process.
How does OC Life Care handle a Medical Emergency?
We have a highly trained staff; the minute an emergency is detected, the patient will be referred to the nearest medical centre or one of your choice.
Do you have any admission criteria?
Yes. Every prospective patient is required to get medical clearance before admission. Our medical team, supervised by our medical director will go through all the medical records and test results and make a decision.
What is the ambience at Life Care Center like?
We always maintain a very homely atmosphere and are not like a typical busy hospital setting. The common areas such as the library, home theatre, pantry etc create a more informal space which adds to your comfort levels
What kind of food do you serve your patients ?
We serve nutritious, homely, fresh, tasty and customised food.
How can i be in touch with my loved ones while I am here?
We are very technologically-driven and ensure that you are connected with your family via Skype and FaceTime, which makes you feel completely at home when you are here.
Who is in OC Life Care Team?
OrangeCross Life Care has a very robust, qualified, highly-experienced and compassionate team that comprises of:
- Nursing staff
- Occupational therapist
- Speech therapist
- Wellness Coaches
- Paramedical team