Apple Rehab has several different locations throughout the state of Connecticut. One of their locations is called Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center. Like the Shelton Lakes location, this facility is in Shelton, Connecticut. You can learn more about this location here to determine if it is the right fit for your elderly loved one.
It is important to consider facility violations before sending a loved one to that facility. Here are the recent violations at Apple Rehab Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center:
Type of violation: Class B health code violation
Violation description: A nursing assistant called a resident a derogatory name when unable to transport the resident. An allegation was made, and the nursing assistant was terminated.
Fine amount: $1,530.00
Date of violation: 11/28/17
The main care options at Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center are:
- Short term rehabilitation
- Skilled nursing care
- Long term care
- Wound care
- IV therapy
- Pulmonary care
- Hospice care
- Respite care
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Physical therapy
- Enteral feedings
Specialty services at this facility include:
- Rehab team home safety evaluations
- Comprehensive discharge planning
- Support groups
- Resident and family education groups
The rehabilitation program also offers assistance from therapists that work with residents who have undergone joint replacement surgery, orthopedic surgery, cardiac surgery, stroke, or suffered from an injury or an illness.
Occupational, Speech, and Physical Therapy
Occupational, speech, and physical therapy are available at Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center. Some occupational therapy resources include splinting, meal prep, rehabilitative dining, and nonverbal and verbal communication techniques.
Some speech therapy services include cognitive and memory retention programs, swallowing evaluations, and nonverbal and verbal communication techniques. Finally, physical therapy services available are neuromuscular retraining, therapeutic exercises, balance restoration, physical conditioning, orthotics, prosthetics, and bracing, and mobility retraining.
Amenities at the Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center include:
- Live entertainment
- Multi-purpose room
- Semi private rooms and private rooms
- Outings such as fishing trips
- Barbershop and beauty salon
- Meeting rooms
- Cable television
- Art programs
- Religious services
- Recreation room including a kitchen
Choosing a Facility
The Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center is a good option if you are looking for a facility in or near Shelton, Connecticut. As always, make sure that you choose a facility carefully. Miscommunication is always possible, and it can lead to issues in a home. If you need additional help choosing a facility for your elderly loved one, you can contact me for assistance.