Health Needs Are No Burden at Berkley East
As seniors age, they may become less capable of performing daily activities. Some may experience disease, injury, or health issues that reduce their independence.
At Berkley East Healthcare Center, our skilled staff is here to help seniors regain their independence and improve their quality of life.
If your loved one has recently been in the hospital and needs care at a skilled nursing facility in Santa Monica, Berkley East could be the perfect place. Our highly trained staff can help him or her reach their full recovery potential.
At Berkley East, we offer the following services:
- Individualized patient care plans
- Specialized wound care
- Catheter and colostomy care
- Enteral administration (feeding tube)
- Pain management
- Diabetic management and education
- Intravenous therapy
- Transportation services
- Laboratory testing services
- Ileostomy care
- Imaging services
- Mental health services
- Vision, dental, and audiology services
- IV therapy
- Dementia care
- Respite stays
- Enteral feeding program
- Off-site dialysis
- Nutrition and hydration programs
- Medication management and education
- Restorative nursing
- Pain management
- Hospice program
- Bowel and bladder programs
- On-staff registered dietitian
- Laboratory testing and X-rays
Our rehabilitation team provides personalized therapy services to help your loved one reach his or her highest potential of ability and independence. Through an individual recovery plan, our therapists strive to help your loved one safely transition from hospital to home. This is achieved through the following services:
Our physical therapists at Berkley East focus on rehabilitation and recovery from physical impairments, pain resolution, and injury prevention. Each facility has a full-service gym and a smaller arena used for training.
Our occupational therapists focus on rehabilitation and recovery of functional independence, which includes skills for eating, bathing, toileting, cooking, dressing, and grooming.
For those affected by stroke, brain injury, dementia, and other neurological disorders, the speech therapists focus on rehabilitation and recovery of speech, comprehension, chewing and swallowing abilities, and cognitive language skills.
Involving a family member or caregiver in therapy services can promote carryover from skills gained in physical and occupational therapy for a patient’s successful transition back to home. The therapy teams work with family members and caregivers to help them understand the patient’s needs at home and offer functional and emotional support.