Patients Age: 75 Admission Date: 2/1/14 Admitted From: Acute Care Hospital Discharge Date: Discharged To: Length of Stay: Reason for Stay: Coronary artery disease, Cognitive loss, history of falls, Hypertension
Mr. M. Sanchez is a 75-year-old man. He is currently a long term resident at Cortlandt Healthcare. He has been a long term resident since February 2014. Mr. Sanchez’s medical diagnosis includes Coronary artery disease, Cognitive loss, history of falls, Hypertension. Mr. Sanchez is a resident on the second floor and has been in a wheelchair for more then a year.
Currently PT had just finished with MR. Sanchez 7 weeks on skilled PT and 5 weeks on skilled OT and has been working towards a personal goal to ambulate in the facility with a rolling walker, to be able to dress and toilet himself. Mr. Sanchez’s son is very involved in his father care and well-being and has had several interactions with the treating physical and occupational therapists.
The staff on the second floor has also been very involved in Mr. Sanchez’s treatment plan of care. They have been educated and are able to follow through with his ambulation, toileting and dressing education. They have been encouraging him to attempt to do more for himself and have had good results.
This Monday November 9th, Mr. Sanchez will be given a rolling walker and his wheelchair will be taken away. Mr. Sanchez will be able to ambulate in and around the facility independently. Although he will still need minimal assistance for toileting and lower body dressing, he and his family are very pleased that he will be able to walk around on his own.
On October 9th, the Cortlandt Healthcare Rehabilitation Team wore pins and pink ribbons to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness! We are proud to be a member of the CareRite Centers network that supports Breast Cancer Awareness and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Cortlandt Healthcare Takes Heart Health on the Road!
On August 28, 2015 Cortlandt Healthcare’s cardiologist, Dr. Hametz, presented an informational seminar on Cardiac well-being at Jefferson Village. It was a fantastic educational event, and an extremely successful turn out. We are proud to give back to the community!
Patients Age: 73 Admission Date:June 30, 2015 Admitted From: Putnam Hospital Discharge Date: July 08, 2015 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 23 Days
Mrs. G is a very active 73 year old woman who was admitted to Cortlandt Healthcare after being hospitalized for a surgical repair of a fracture in her right leg. The fracture was a result of a fall that the resident had at home. Prior to falling the resident was dependant in all of her activities of daily living and driving a car. Upon admission to CHC Mrs. G had 21 staples in the surgical site with complaints of pain. Functionally the resident required a maximum assistance to move in and out of bed, walk, dress and toileting. The resident was evaluated and placed on a skilled PT and OT program, each program was focused on returning Mrs G. to her prior level of function. With the clinical care Mrs. G received from nursing along with the intense therapy program the resident was able to discharge to home in two and a half weeks at her prior level of function!!
Cortlandt Healthcare residents recently enjoyed the annual boat ride trip on the Hudson River! The Captain gave a great narrative for the history of the area while our residents were enjoying the beautiful, calming scenery. Cortlandt Healthcare would like to give a special thanks to the Rotary Club for sponsoring the trip and providing the wonderful lunch.
Patients Age: 58 Admission Date:June 2, 2015 Admitted From: HVHC Discharge Date: June 20, 2015 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 18 Days
We had a resident who was admitted from the hospital where she was admitted for a surgical repair. Upon admission to CHC this resident presented with significant loss of strength, decreased functional mobility and a lot of pain at the surgical site. This resident’s goal was to return to home at her prior level of function, living independently and active in her community.
This resident received skilled OT and PT as well as skilled nursing care. After 18 days of excellent rehab and care she was able to return home with her prior level of function!!
Cortlandt Healthcare hosted their Wine and Whiskey Soiree on Thursday, June 11th at the historic Manor House. Healthcare professionals in the Cortlandt Manor community were elegantly provided with a night of fine dining and a beverage and cigar bar, as well as a custom perfumery where they were able to create their very own signature scent. We thoroughly enjoyed your company and look forward to many more luxurious events for our healthcare professionals abroad. Please take an opportunity to a peruse the attached photos of the highly successful event.
Patients Age: 92 Admission Date: February 26, 2015 Admitted From: HVHC Discharge Date: May 19, 2015 Discharged To: Home Length of Stay: 83 Days
This resident was admitted to CHC after being hospitalized for a right pelvic fracture. Prior to her fall this resident was living alone in her apartment and functioning at an independent level with a rolling walker. After the fall this resident presented with reduced ability for ambulation, poor balance and experienced pain with all functioning mobility. In addition to great skilled nursing care, this resident received intensive Physical and occupational therapy. We are pleased to say that with the therapeutic exercises, balance training and pain modalities this resident was able to return to her apartment with ability to walk 200 ft. with a rolling walker, improved balance, less pain and improved functioning ability to perform all of her activities of daily living!!
Cortlandt Healthcare celebrated National Nursing Home week 2015 with great enthusiasm; the excitement was felt in the air! Every single day of the week was filled with fun activities, giveaways, refreshments and spirit! Each day of the week had its own amazing theme; we even had a special day designated to recognize our appreciation to all of our staff, residents, families and vendors! This week will be remembered and cherished for a long time by all!
Click below for a snapshot of National Nursing Home Week 2015 throughout our CareRite Network. ReNEWal Happens Here!