Pleasant Hope, MO
SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital's Amputee Program is a comprehensive medical rehabilitation program providing clinical, technical and professional resources for individuals who have had a lower extremity amputation. It provides individualized treatment programs aimed at helping each patient achieve independence and enhance quality of life. Therapeutic objectives of the Amputee Program include training in skills and techniques for:
In addition to inpatient rehabilitation, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital's amputee continuum of care also includes home health care, Day Institute services and outpatient prosthetic gait training.
Treatment programs are individualized to each patient, and are developed to accomplish a number of therapeutic goals, including:
Patients are accepted for inpatient rehabilitation on the basis of physician referral. In order to be admitted to an SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital inpatient unit, it should be demonstrated that the individual:
A thorough evaluation is done to develop an individualized treatment plan. The patient's rehabilitation is coordinated by a team consisting of:
Next levels of care in the rehabilitation continuum for amputee patients include: