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Rehabilitation Care

The Villages of Wilkes offers a comprehensive approach to geriatric rehabilitation within a special area known as Independence Boardwalk.  This program, providing rehabilitation at its best, is staffed by enthusiastic and highly experienced professionals whose goal is to restore each resident's quality of life at the highest possible level.  Employees also impart a sense of family to this neighborhood by sharing their personal talents and interests, and working as a team to provide necessary care.

Our well trained therapists evaluate each resident's living environment for modifications,
train facility staff to identify changes in their functional status, and provide evaluations
for their equipment needs. They also educate family members so that they can assist in
the rehabilitation process.

Our customized therapy services and specialized protocols include:

  • Motor Control
  • Splinting
  • Adaptive Seating
  • Daily Living Skills Training
  • Dysphasia Management
  • Pain Management
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Communication Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation following joint replacement

Therapists provide written clinical notes, communicate daily with other staff,
and provide in-service nursing education on a variety of topics including:

  • Body Mechanics
  • Feeding and Swallowing
  • Communication Disorders
  • Splinting
  • Positioning
  • Sensitivity Training
  • Restraint Reduction
  • Hearing Impairment



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