Rehabilitation Services

Hitz Memorial Home offers physical, speech and occupational rehabilitation services through Encore Rehabilitation Services, 7 days a week. Our therapy services are offered to our residents by a team of licensed, caring professionals who are skilled in adapting treatments to fit the resident’s needs. Encore Rehabilitation Services offers E-stim and ultrasound as part of their therapy regimen. Restoring our residents’ body and mind is the ultimate goal of our rehabilitation team.

Hitz to Home is our Goal!

Post-surgery rehabilitation

• Endurance / Strengthening
• Wound Care
• Stroke Recovery
• Cardiac Care
• Pain Management
• Post orthopedic Surgery
• Low vision
• Neuromuscular electrical stimulation/vital stem
• Seating Wheelchair positioning
• Contracture management
• Balance/ Fall management
• Neurological disorders
-MS, Parkinson & Cerebral Palsy
• Cognitive linguistics Therapy
• Dysphagia (Swallow) Therapy
• Speech language Therapy
• Urinary Incontinence

Our Rehabilitation Services Staff

Jessica Sams, COTA/L
– Program Director
– Over 15 years experience
– Geriatric Certified
– 15 years experience with CVA, Dementia, Orthopedic and Cardiac Rehab Patients
– Specializes in wheelchair positioning and splinting modalities
– Specializes in Ultrasound and E-Stim Certified

Heather Porter, PTA– Over 21 years of experience
– Certified in E-Stim Ultrasound modalities
– Experience with orthopedic and dementia rehab patients
David Hamilton, Speech Therapist
– Over 4 years experience
– Specializes in Swallow & Cognition
– Experience with CVA, Dementia, Communication Dysphasia
– Extensive training in Swallowing Disorders related to aging