“This initiative is part of our commitment to serving the growing needs for high-quality post-acute care, especially short-term rehabilitation, in our community,”
South Holland, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2015
Villa Healthcare, a leading provider of post-hospital care, officially broke ground on a 4,740 square foot, state-of-the-art therapy gym at The Villa at South Holland on Thursday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m.
Local community officials, business leaders and physician specialists included: Matt Waterstone from Church of 1st Reform, Mayor Don Degraff, Police Chief, G. Baker, Jacki Rivera, Clerk from Thornton Township, Mike Hicks, COO of Ingalls Hospital, Dorene Albright and Vik Pancholi representing Ingalls therapy program were attendees at the groundbreaking, which kicked off the transformation to include adding 4740 square feet of new therapy space will feature the latest equipment to maximize therapy efficiency and safety, including a ceiling-mounted track system to further support patient stability, allow greater treatment customization, and better simulate home environments to ensure patient confidence in returning to normal daily activities.
“This initiative is part of our commitment to serving the growing needs for high-quality post-acute care, especially short-term rehabilitation, in our community,” said Mark Berger, Villa Healthcare CEO. “We know optimal recovery requires not only the very best technology and medical care, but also a fresh, uplifting environment with plenty of natural light and aesthetics that promote healing and motivation.”
The Villa at South Holland has had more than 350 successful discharges to home over the last year, and the average stay for short-term guests recovering from a knee or hip surgery is just 12-14 days. Villa Healthcare credits their guests’ success – significantly above national and state averages -- to a unique approach to transitional care. Guests receive premier specialty care led by board-certified physicians and licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists from nearby Ingalls Hospital in an environment inspired by luxury hotels. The new therapy gym is a continuation of significant first-floor renovations already completed to provide “Suite Recovery” services at South Holland.
The new therapy space is targeted for completion in Spring of 2016.
From short-term rehabilitation to long-term care, Villa Healthcare has near-perfect patient satisfaction scores, five-star care ratings and hospital readmission rates far lower than state and national averages. Villa Healthcare has taken its Exceptional Care, Unexpected Luxury and Passionate Service standards to locations throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.
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