The Absolute Orthopedic Home Recovery Program is designed for patients who elect to receive one-on-one rehabilitation at home under the direct supervision of the Orthopedist. It is a 6-week intensive program tailored to each individual patients' needs. "Standard Orders" include coordinated Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. A Physical Therapist will plan a visit within 24 hours of hospital discharge, and One-on-one therapy 5 times per week for 2 weeks, then decreasing as appropriate.
The therapists will:
Assess safety and durable medical equipment needs in the home, provide a written home
exercise program in addition to gait training and stair management, provide hands-on
instructions regarding activities related to personal care and light house work.
The therapist goals are to:
- Acclimate the patient to their own home environment.
- Build the patients range of motion, strength and endurance.
- Guide the patient to increase activity, optimize the patients' capabilities toward independent transfers and ambulation, maximize patient and caregiver’s confidence.
Additional plan of care options include:
Skilled Nursing - to assess the patients' post-op clinical status, inclusive of other medical problems.