Linda W. is a 58 year old local resident who just had a total right knee replacement. After her discharge from the hospital, Linda arrives at the
Premier and is quickly situated in a private room on the third floor. It is lunch time and Linda is impressed with her menu choices including kosher options. As Linda enjoys lunch, she looks around her room and notices how much it feels like a hotel. Right after lunch the "Rehab Team" arrives full of energy and helps Linda learn how to safely get in and out of bed. After a stroll down the hall, Linda is given a wheelchair ride down to the first floor Rehab-Gym. Wow, Linda thinks, this place looks and feels like a health club! Linda meets her physical and occupational therapy team and begins her road to recovery. She can hardly believe that she is doing range of notion and leg strengthening exercise on her first day. Over the next several days, Linda rehabs in the gym twice a day. As her knee grows stronger, she rides an exer-cycle, climbs stairs, does leg lifts with weights and practices activities of daily living functions such as getting in and out of a bath tub and in and out of bed.
After one of her exercise appointments, Linda and her husband head out to the
Premier's sun drenched outdoor patio where they enjoy coffee and pastries from one of the lobby kiosk carts. In between therapy sessions, Linda take advantage of the
Premier's Wi-Fi network and does some on-line shopping on her iPad. She also enjoys curling up with a book in one of the many cozy lounge areas on the third floor.
After 4 full days at the
Premier Linda is ready to go home and begin her therapy on an outpatient basis. Way to go Linda!