Margaret Schmidt We are back this month with the third installment of RehabCare Advantage’s series on mobile applications in therapy. Therapists are increasingly using apps as tools in therapy, and in January, we reported that more than half of occupational therapists use them. Today we bring you some of the b
Margaret Schmidt A solid education foundation is imperative to success in therapy. RehabCare believes in investing in education at every step to give therapy students ample opportunities to succeed and best serve our communities.
RehabCare’s Student Programs division focuses on teaching and recruiting the br
Margaret Schmidt Prior to successful interdisciplinary care with RehabCare , George, 77, spent four previously discouraging weeks at an acute rehabilitation facility and faced the prospect of long-term care. George had lived at home with his wife and family nearby, but he experienced a rapid cognitive decline t
Margaret Schmidt As part of RehabCare Advantage’s series on mobile applications in therapy and to highlight what we know are increasingly popular tools, we are featuring apps for speech language pathologists this month. Mobile apps are widely used across all rehabilitation disciplines and are facilitating reco
Margaret Schmidt Judge Christina Reiss of the United States District Court of Vermont gave final approval of the Jimmo vs. Sebelius settlement on Thursday, January 24, officially establishing that CMS will “Revise relevant portions of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, after considering input from Plaintiffs’ C
Margaret Schmidt The Joint Commission recently announced that its long-standing Long Term Care accreditation program will be replaced by a new Nursing and Rehabilitation Center accreditation program effective July 1, 2013. In addition, The Joint Commission will now also offer a certification option for facilitie
Margaret Schmidt A recent study at the University Geriatrics Institute of Montreal shows that language therapy can have a positive impact on patients with long-term aphasia, even months or years after the patient’s initial trauma or stroke.
“My hope is that these findings will change clinical attitudes towards
Margaret Schmidt Mobile applications for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists are becoming increasingly popular as they can be convenient and resourceful tools not only for facilitating rehabilitation techniques but also for continuing clinical education. In fact, the Ame
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