Let’s Do Something Special

“Let’s Go Do Something Special!”  What happens when we have an Rx for STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries)?  A 2012 Cochrane Systematic Review reported that clinical assessment by a health care provider combined with individualized treatment of identified risk factors, referral if needed, and follow-up REDUCED the rate of falls by 24%! See the following blog.

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Activity/Therapeutic Recreation, Stroke – Jim’s Story

The initial assessment by the Activity Director, Marie, at Valley View Rehab discovered Jim’s love of history, that he was a WWII veteran, his affinity for playing cards (Rummy, Go Fish, Checkers), and his need for social interactions. Motivational Interviewing was key in revealing his strongest yearnings, which included returning home to his lovely wife, Gloria, and to experience more …

Mary’s Dementia Walker

STEADI coordinates well with the goals of value-based health care, better rehab outcomes, and decrease medical costs. Therefore, the quadruple aim is achieved. It has a multitude of evidenced based research. I’ve used STEADI successfully for 15 years. It is fun and easy to use!   EXCITING TIMES!  October 2019 U.S. Senate Committee on Aging report:  https://www.aging.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SCA_Falls_Report_2019.pdf How is your …

Henry’s Dementia Walker

STEADI coordinates well with the goals of value-based health care, better rehab outcomes, and decrease medical costs. Therefore, the quadruple aim is achieved. It has a multitude of evidenced based research. I’ve used STEADI successfully for 15 years. It is fun and easy to use!   EXCITING TIMES!  October 2019 U.S. Senate Committee on Aging report:  https://www.aging.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SCA_Falls_Report_2019.pdf How is your …